West Virginia vs El Salvador (Statistical Comparison)

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West Virginia Size Comparison

West Virginia is a state in the Appalachian, Mid-Atlantic, and Southeastern regions of the United States, whereas El Salvador is a country located in South America. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between West Virginia and El Salvador regarding various aspects.


Is West Virginia bigger than El Salvador?

The total area of West Virginia is 24,230 sq mi, and the total area of El Salvador is 8,124 sq mi. West Virginia is bigger than El Salvador by 16,106 sq mi. West Virginia is around 2.98 times bigger than El Salvador.

Area of West Virginia:  24,230 sq mi ( 62,755 km2 )

Area of West Virginia compared to El Salvador

Area of El Salvador8,124 sq mi ( 21,041 km2 )

Area of El Salvador compared to West Virginia


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.

Population of West Virginia compared to El Salvador

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of El Salvador as of 2020, was estimated to be around 6,486,201.

Population of El Salvador compared to West Virginia

Here is some more data comparison between West Virginia and El Salvador.

The capital city of West Virginia is Charleston, and the capital city of El Salvador is San Salvador.

Official Languages

West Virginia: English
El Salvador: Spanish


West Virginia: West Virginian, Mountaineer
El Salvador: Salvadoran, Salvadorian, Salvadorean

ISO 3166 Code

West Virginia: US-WV
El Salvador: SV

West Virginia Time Zone: 

UTC − 5 (Eastern Standard Time)

Summer (DST):
UTC − 4 (Eastern Daylight Time)

El Salvador Time Zone: 

UTC – 6 (North American Central Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of West Virginia:
38° 38′ 27.24″ N, 80° 37′ 21.72″ W

Coordinates of El Salvador:
13° 41′ 0″ N, 89° 11′ 0″ W

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