North Carolina vs South Africa (Statistical Comparison)

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North Carolina Size Comparison

North Carolina is a state located in the Southeastern region of the United States of America, whereas South Africa is a country located in the Southern part of Africa. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between North Carolina and South Africa regarding various aspects.


Is North Carolina bigger than South Africa?

The total area of North Carolina is 53,819 sq mi, and the total area of South Africa is 471,445 sq mi. North Carolina is smaller than South Africa by 417,626 sq mi. North Carolina is around 8.76 times smaller than South Africa.

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

Area of North Carolina compared to South Africa

Area of South Africa471,445 sq mi ( 1,221,037 km2 )

Area of South Africa compared to North Carolina


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 South Africa

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of South Africa as of 2020, was estimated to be around 59,308,690.

Population of South Africa compared to North Carolina

Here is some more data comparison between North Carolina and South Africa.

The capital city of North Carolina is Raleigh and the capital city of South Africa is Cape Town.

Official Languages

North Carolina: English
South Africa: There are 11 official languages of South Africa.


North Carolina: North Carolinian
South Africa: South African

ISO 3166 Code

North Carolina: US-NC
South Africa: ZA

North Carolina Time Zone: 

UTC – 5 (Eastern Standard Time)

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

South Africa Time Zone: 

UTC + 2 (South African Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of South Africa:
30° 0′ 0″ S, 25° 0′ 0″ E

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Aashish Poudel Genuine is a web developer, writer and currently a student in Cyprus. He has created this site to help people who are willing to come to Cyprus or want to know more about this country.

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