Virginia is a state in the Mid-Atlantic and Southeastern 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 Virginia and Afghanistan regarding various aspects.
Is Virginia bigger than Afghanistan?
The total area of Virginia is 42,774.2 sq mi, and the total area of Afghanistan is 252,073 sq mi. Virginia is smaller than Afghanistan by 209,298.80 sq mi. Virginia is around 5.89 times smaller than Afghanistan.
Area of Virginia: 42,774.2 sq mi ( 110,785.67 km2 )
Area of Afghanistan: 252,073 sq mi ( 652,867 km2 )
According to the United States Census Bureau, the total population of Virginia as of 1st July 2021 was estimated to be around 8,642,274.
Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Afghanistan as of 2020, was estimated to be around 38,928,341.
Here is some more data comparison between Virginia and Afghanistan.
The capital city of Virginia is Richmond, and the capital city of Afghanistan is Kabul.
Afghanistan: Pashto, Dari Persian
ISO 3166 Code
Virginia Time Zone:
UTC − 5 (Eastern Standard Time)
UTC − 4 (Eastern Daylight Time)
Afghanistan Time Zone:
UTC + 4:30 (Solar Hijri Calendar)
Coordinates of Virginia:
37° 31′ 17.4″ N, 78° 51′ 13.32″ W
Coordinates of Afghanistan:
33° 0′ 0″ N, 65° 0′ 0″ E
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