New York vs Kenya (Statistical Comparison)

New York is a state located in the Northeastern part of the United States of America, whereas Kenya is a country located in Eastern Africa. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between New York and Kenya regarding various aspects.


Is New York bigger than Kenya?

The total area of New York is 54,555 sq mi, and the total area of Kenya is 224,081 sq mi. New York is smaller than Kenya by 169,526 sq mi. New York is around 4.11 times smaller than Kenya.

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

Area of New York compared to Kenya

Area of Kenya224,081 sq mi ( 580,367 km2 )

Area of Kenya 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 Kenya

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Kenya as of 2020, was estimated to be around 53,771,300.

Population of Kenya compared to New York

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

The capital city of New York is Albany and the capital city of Kenya is Nairobi.

Official Languages

New York: English
Kenya: English, Swahili


New York: New Yorker
Kenya: Kenyan

ISO 3166 Code

New York: US-NY
Kenya: KE

New York Time Zone: 

UTC – 5 (Eastern Standard Time)

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

Kenya Time Zone: 

UTC + 3 (East Africa Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Kenya:
1° 0′ 0″ N, 38° 0′ 0″ E

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