West Virginia is a state in the Appalachian, Mid-Atlantic, and Southeastern regions of the United States, 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 West Virginia and Afghanistan regarding various aspects.
Is West Virginia bigger than Afghanistan?
The total area of West Virginia is 24,230 sq mi, and the total area of Afghanistan is 252,073 sq mi. West Virginia is smaller than Afghanistan by 227,843 sq mi. West Virginia is around 10.40 times smaller than Afghanistan.
Area of West Virginia: 24,230 sq mi ( 62,755 km2 )
Area of Afghanistan: 252,073 sq mi ( 652,867 km2 )
According to the United States Census Bureau, the total population of West Virginia as of 1st July 2021 was estimated to be around 1,782,959.
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 West Virginia and Afghanistan.
The capital city of West Virginia is Charleston, and the capital city of Afghanistan is Kabul.
West Virginia: English
Afghanistan: Pashto, Dari Persian
West Virginia: West Virginian, Mountaineer
ISO 3166 Code
West Virginia: US-WV
West Virginia Time Zone:
UTC − 5 (Eastern Standard Time)
UTC − 4 (Eastern Daylight Time)
Afghanistan Time Zone:
UTC + 4:30 (Solar Hijri Calendar)
Coordinates of West Virginia:
38° 38′ 27.24″ N, 80° 37′ 21.72″ W
Coordinates of Afghanistan:
33° 0′ 0″ N, 65° 0′ 0″ E
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