Pennsylvania vs Afghanistan (Statistical Comparison)

Pennsylvania is a state located in the Mid-Atlantic, Northeastern, and Appalachian regions 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 Pennsylvania and Afghanistan regarding various aspects.

Size

Is Pennsylvania bigger than Afghanistan?

The total area of Pennsylvania is 46,055 sq mi, and the total area of Afghanistan is 252,073 sq mi. Pennsylvania is smaller than Afghanistan by 206,018 sq mi. Pennsylvania is around 5.47 times smaller than Afghanistan.

Area of Pennsylvania: 46,055 sq mi ( 119,283 km2 )

Area of Pennsylvania compared to Afghanistan

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

Area of Afghanistan compared to Pennsylvania

Population

According to the United States Census Bureau, the total population of Pennsylvania as of 1st July 2021 was estimated to be around 12,964,056.

Population of Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania

Here is some more data comparison between Pennsylvania and Afghanistan.

The capital city of Pennsylvania is Harrisburg, and the capital city of Afghanistan is Kabul.

Official Languages

Pennsylvania: English
Afghanistan: Pashto, Dari Persian

Demonym(s)

Pennsylvania: Pennsylvanian
Afghanistan: Afghan

ISO 3166 Code

Pennsylvania: US-PA
Afghanistan: AF

Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania:
41° 0′ 0″ N, 78° 0′ 0″ W

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

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