North Carolina vs Afghanistan (Statistical Comparison)

North Carolina is a state located in the Southeastern region of the United States of America, whereas Afghanistan is a landlocked country located at the crossroads of Central and South Asia. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between North Carolina and Afghanistan regarding various aspects.

Size

Is North Carolina bigger than Afghanistan?

The total area of North Carolina is 53,819 sq mi, and the total area of Afghanistan is 252,073 sq mi. North Carolina is smaller than Afghanistan by 198,254 sq mi. North Carolina is around 4.68 times smaller than Afghanistan.

Area of North Carolina: 53,819 sq mi ( 139,390 km2 )

Area of North Carolina compared to Afghanistan

Area of Afghanistan:  252,073 sq mi ( 652,867 km2 )

Area of Afghanistan compared to North Carolina

Population

According to the United States Census Bureau, the total population of North Carolina as of 1st July 2021 was estimated to be around 10,551,162.

Population of North Carolina compared to Afghanistan

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Afghanistan as of 2020, was estimated to be around 38,928,341.

Population of Afghanistan compared to North Carolina

Here is some more data comparison between North Carolina and Afghanistan.

The capital city of North Carolina is Raleigh and the capital city of Afghanistan is Kabul.

Official Languages

North Carolina: English
Afghanistan: Pashto, Dari Persian

Demonym(s)

North Carolina: North Carolinian
Afghanistan: Afghan

ISO 3166 Code

North Carolina: US-NC
Afghanistan: AF

North Carolina Time Zone: 

UTC – 5 (Eastern Standard Time)

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

Afghanistan Time Zone: 

UTC + 4:30 (Solar Hijri Calendar)

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of North Carolina:
35° 33′ 20.52″ N, 79° 23′ 15.72″ W

Coordinates of Afghanistan:
33° 0′ 0″ N65° 0′ 0″ E

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