New York vs Somalia (Statistical Comparison)

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


Is New York bigger than Somalia?

The total area of New York is 54,555 sq mi, and the total area of Somalia is 246,201 sq mi. New York is smaller than Somalia by 191,646 sq mi. New York is around 4.51 times smaller than Somalia.

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

Area of New York compared to Somalia

Area of Somalia246,201 sq mi ( 637,657 km2 )

Area of Somalia 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 Somalia

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Somalia as of 2020, was estimated to be around 15,893,219.

Population of Somalia compared to New York

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

The capital city of New York is Albany and the capital city of Somalia is Mogadishu.

Official Languages

New York: English
Somalia: Somali, Arabic


New York: New Yorker
Somalia: Somali, Somalian

ISO 3166 Code

New York: US-NY
Somalia: SO

New York Time Zone: 

UTC – 5 (Eastern Standard Time)

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

Somalia 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 Somalia:
10° 0′ 0″ N, 49° 0′ 0″ E

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