North Carolina vs Japan (Statistical Comparison)

North Carolina is a state located in the Southeastern region 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 North Carolina and Japan regarding various aspects.

Size

Is North Carolina bigger than Japan?

The total area of North Carolina is 53,819 sq mi, and the total area of Japan is 145,937 sq mi. North Carolina is smaller than Japan by 92,118 sq mi. North Carolina is around 2.71 times smaller than Japan.

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

Area of North Carolina compared to Japan

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

Area of Japan 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 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 North Carolina

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

The capital city of North Carolina is Raleigh and the capital city of Japan is Tokyo.

Official Languages

North Carolina: English
Japan: Japanese

Demonym(s)

North Carolina: North Carolinian
Japan: Japanese

ISO 3166 Code

North Carolina: US-NC
Japan: JP

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

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

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