South Carolina vs South Africa (Statistical Comparison)

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South Carolina Size Comparison

South Carolina is a state located in the Coastal 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 South Carolina and South Africa regarding various aspects.


Is South Carolina bigger than South Africa?

The total area of South Carolina is 32,020 sq mi, and the total area of South Africa is 471,445 sq mi. South Carolina is smaller than South Africa by 439,425 sq mi. South Carolina is around 14.72 times smaller than South Africa.

Area of South Carolina: 32,020 sq mi ( 82,932 km2 )

Area of South Carolina compared to South Africa

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

Area of South Africa compared to South Carolina


According to the United States Census Bureau, the total population of South Carolina as of 1st July 2021 was estimated to be around 5,190,705.

Population of South 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 South Carolina

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

The capital city of South Carolina is Columbia, and the capital city of South Africa is Cape Town.

Official Languages

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


South Carolina: South Carolinian
South Africa: South African

ISO 3166 Code

South Carolina: US-SC
South Africa: ZA

South 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 South Carolina:
33° 55′ 0.84″ N, 80° 53′ 47.04″ W

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

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