West Virginia vs Ethiopia (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 Ethiopia is a landlocked country located in the horn of Africa. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between West Virginia and Ethiopia regarding various aspects.


Is West Virginia bigger than Ethiopia?

The total area of West Virginia is 24,230 sq mi, and the total area of Ethiopia is 426,400 sq mi. West Virginia is smaller than Ethiopia by 402,170 sq mi. West Virginia is around 17.60 times smaller than Ethiopia.

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

Area of West Virginia compared to Ethiopia

Area of Ethiopia426,400 sq mi ( 1,104,300 km2 )

Area of Ethiopia 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 Ethiopia

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Ethiopia as of 2020, was estimated to be around 114,963,583.

Population of Ethiopia compared to West Virginia

Here is some more data comparison between West Virginia and Ethiopia.

The capital city of West Virginia is Charleston, and the capital city of Ethiopia is Addis Ababa.

Official Languages

West Virginia: English
Ethiopia: Afar, English, Somali, Amharic


West Virginia: West Virginian, Mountaineer
Ethiopia: Ethiopian

ISO 3166 Code

West Virginia: US-WV
Ethiopia: ET

West Virginia Time Zone: 

UTC − 5 (Eastern Standard Time)

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

Ethiopia Time Zone: 

UTC + 3 (East Africa Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Ethiopia:
8° 0′ 0″ N, 38° 0′ 0″ E

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