North Carolina vs South Korea (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 Korea is a country in East Asia. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between North Carolina and South Korea regarding various aspects.


Is North Carolina bigger than South Korea?

The total area of North Carolina is 53,819 sq mi, and the total area of South Korea is 38,750 sq mi. North Carolina is bigger than South Korea by 15,069 sq mi. North Carolina is around 1.39 times bigger than South Korea.

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

Area of North Carolina compared to South Korea

Area of South Korea38,750 sq mi ( 100,363 km2 )

Area of South Korea 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 Korea

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of South Korea as of 2020, was estimated to be around 51,836,239.

Population of South Korea compared to North Carolina

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

The capital city of North Carolina is Raleigh and the capital city of South Korea is Seoul.

Official Languages

North Carolina: English
South Korea: Korean


North Carolina: North Carolinian
South Korea: South Korean, Korean

ISO 3166 Code

North Carolina: US-NC
South Korea: KR

North Carolina Time Zone: 

UTC – 5 (Eastern Standard Time)

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

South Korea Time Zone: 

UTC + 9 (Korea Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of South Korea:
36° 0′ 0″ N, 128° 0′ 0″ E

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