Washington vs South Africa (Statistical Comparison)

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Washington Size Comparison

Washington is a state located in the Pacific Northwest region of the Western 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 Washington and South Africa regarding various aspects.


Is Washington bigger than South Africa?

The total area of Washington is 71,362 sq mi, and the total area of South Africa is 471,445 sq mi. Washington is smaller than South Africa by 400,083 sq mi. Washington is around 6.61 times smaller than South Africa.

Area of Washington State:  71,362 sq mi ( 184,827 km2 )

Area of Washington compared to South Africa

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

Area of South Africa compared to Washington


According to the United States Census Bureau, the total population of Washington as of 1st July 2021 was estimated to be around 7,738,692.

Population of Washington 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 Washington

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

The capital city of Washington is Olympia, and the capital city of South Africa is Cape Town.

Official Languages

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


Washington: Washingtonian
South Africa: South African

ISO 3166 Code

Washington: US-WA
South Africa: ZA

Washington Time Zone: 

UTC – 8 (Pacific Standard Time)

Summer (DST):
UTC – 7 (Pacific Daylight Time)

South Africa Time Zone: 

UTC + 2 (South African Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of Washington:
47° 0′ 0″ N, 120° 0′ 0″ W

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

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By Aashish Poudel Genuine

Aashish Poudel Genuine is a web developer, writer and currently a student in Cyprus. He has created this site to help people who are willing to come to Cyprus or want to know more about this country.

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