New York vs Syria (Statistical Comparison)

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


Is New York bigger than Syria?

The total area of New York is 54,555 sq mi, and the total area of Syria is 71,500 sq mi. New York is smaller than Syria by 16,945 sq mi. New York is around 1.31 times smaller than Syria.

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

Area of New York compared to Syria

Area of Syria71,500 sq mi ( 185,180 km2 )

Area of Syria 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 Syria

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Syria as of 2020, was estimated to be around 17,500,657.

Population of Syria compared to New York

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

The capital city of New York is Albany and the capital city of Syria is Damascus.

Official Languages

New York: English
Syria: Arabic


New York: New Yorker
Syria: Syrian

ISO 3166 Code

New York: US-NY
Syria: SY

New York Time Zone: 

UTC – 5 (Eastern Standard Time)

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

Syria Time Zone: 

UTC + 2 (Eastern European Time)
UTC + 3 (Eastern European Summer Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Syria:
35° 0′ 0″ N, 38° 0′ 0″ E

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