Rhode Island vs South Africa (Statistical Comparison)

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Rhode Island Size Comparison

Rhode Island is a state located in the New England 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 Rhode Island and South Africa regarding various aspects.


Is Rhode Island bigger than South Africa?

The total area of Rhode Island is 1,214 sq mi, and the total area of South Africa is 471,445 sq mi. Rhode Island is smaller than South Africa by 470,231 sq mi. Rhode Island is around 388.34 times smaller than South Africa.

Area of Rhode Island: 1,214 sq mi ( 3,144 km2 )

Area of Rhode Island compared to South Africa

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

Area of South Africa compared to Rhode Island


According to the United States Census Bureau, the total population of Rhode Island as of 1st July 2021 was estimated to be around 1,095,610.

Population of Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island

Here is some more data comparison between Rhode Island and South Africa.

The capital city of Rhode Island is Providence, and the capital city of South Africa is Cape Town.

Official Languages

Rhode Island: English
South Africa: There are 11 official languages of South Africa.


Rhode Island: Rhode Islander
South Africa: South African

ISO 3166 Code

Rhode Island: US-RI
South Africa: ZA

Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island:
41° 42′ 0″ N, 71° 30′ 0″ W

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

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