New York vs Japan (Statistical Comparison)

New York is a state located in the Northeastern part of the United States of America, whereas Japan is an island country in East Asia, located in the northwest Pacific Ocean. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between New York and Japan regarding various aspects.


Is New York bigger than Japan?

The total area of New York is 54,555 sq mi, and the total area of Japan is 145,937 sq mi. New York is smaller than Japan by 91,382 sq mi. New York is around 2.68 times smaller than Japan.

Area of New York State: 54,555 sq mi ( 141,300 km2 )

Area of New York compared to Japan

Area of Japan145,937 sq mi ( 377,975 km2 )

Area of Japan compared to New York


According to the United States Census Bureau, the total population of New York as of 1st July 2021 was estimated to be around 19,835,913.

Population of New York compared to Japan

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Japan as of 2020, was estimated to be around 125,836,021.

Population of Japan compared to New York

Here is some more data comparison between New York and Japan.

The capital city of New York is Albany and the capital city of Japan is Tokyo.

Official Languages

New York: English
Japan: Japanese


New York: New Yorker
Japan: Japanese

ISO 3166 Code

New York: US-NY
Japan: JP

New York Time Zone: 

UTC – 5 (Eastern Standard Time)

Summer (DST):
UTC – 4 (Eastern Daylight Time)

Japan Time Zone: 

UTC + 9 (Japan Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of New York:
42° 57′ 13.68″ N, 75° 31′ 36.48″ W

Coordinates of Japan:
36° 0′ 0″ N, 138° 0′ 0″ E

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