North Dakota vs South Africa (Statistical Comparison)

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North Dakota Size Comparison

North Dakota is a state located in the upper Midwestern 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 Dakota and South Africa regarding various aspects.


Is North Dakota bigger than South Africa?

The total area of North Dakota is 70,704 sq mi, and the total area of South Africa is 471,445 sq mi. North Dakota is smaller than South Africa by 400,741 sq mi. North Dakota is around 6.67 times smaller than South Africa.

Area of North Dakota: 70,704 sq mi ( 183,123 km2 )

Area of North Dakota compared to South Africa

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

Area of South Africa compared to North Dakota


According to the United States Census Bureau, the total population of North Dakota as of 1st July 2021 was estimated to be around 774,948.

Population of North Dakota 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 Dakota

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

The capital city of North Dakota is Bismarck and the capital city of South Africa is Cape Town.

Official Languages

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


North Dakota: North Dakotan
South Africa: South African

ISO 3166 Code

North Dakota: US-ND
South Africa: ZA

North Dakota Time Zone: 

UTC – 6 (Central Standard Time)
UTC – 7 (Mountain Standard Time)

Summer (DST):
UTC – 5 (Central Daylight Time)
UTC – 6 (Mountain Daylight Time)

South Africa Time Zone: 

UTC + 2 (South African Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of North Dakota:
47° 0′ 0″ N, 100° 0′ 0″ W

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

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