India and the United States of America are two large countries both in terms of area and population. The following is a comparison between these two countries. Let’s read.
India and USA – country comparison
Which country is larger in area, India or USA?
The United States of America is the third largest country in terms of area. India is smaller than the United States. It is the seventh-largest country.
- Area of India – around 3.3 million square kilometers
- Area of USA – around 9.8 million square kilometers
Which country has a larger population, India or USA?
India’s population is more than four times the population of the USA.
- Population of India – close to 1.41 billion (2022)
- Population of USA – over 333 million (2022)
Highest mountain peak
- India – read here
- USA – Denali (Mount McKinley) (20,310 ft/6,190 meters)
The USA is the country with the highest GDP in the world. India is quickly growing as an economic power and is set to enter the top 3 list of countries with the highest GDP in a few years.
- India – New Delhi
- USA – Washington, D.C.
- India – Mumbai
- USA – New York City
- India – 420-430 people per square kilometer (2022) (very high)
- USA – 33-35 people per square kilometer (2022) (low)
- India – Cricket, badminton, hockey, football, and kabaddi are the most popular sports in India.
- USA – American football, baseball, and basketball
- India – Hindi, English, Telugu, Bengali, Tamil, etc
- USA – English and Spanish
Major international airports
- Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi
- Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, Mumbai
- Chennai International Airport, Chennai
- Kempegowda International Airport, Bangalore
- Cochin International Airport, Kochi
- Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport
- Dallas Fort Worth International Airport
- Los Angeles International Airport, Los Angeles
- Chicago O’Hare International Airport, Chicago
- Denver International Airport
- Kolkata port
- Visakhapatnam Port
- Cochin Port
- Mundra Port
- Mumbai port
- Port of Los Angeles
- Port of Long Beach
- Port of New Jersey and New York
International land borders
- India – read here
- USA – USA-Mexico land border, USA-Canada land border
Largest natural lake by area
- India – Vembanad Lake
- USA – Lake Superior (shared with Canada), Lake Michigan (entirely within the United States)
- India – North Andaman (1,408 square kilometers)
- USA – Hawaii island (10,430 sq km)
In which country the life expectancy is higher, India or USA?
The life expectancy at birth in the USA (77.2) is higher than the life expectancy in India (67.2).
Major mountain ranges
- India – Himalayas, Western Ghats, Satpura range, Eastern Ghats, Purvanchal Range, Aravalli Range, etc
- USA – Rocky Mountains, Sierra Nevada, Appalachian Mountains, Alaska Range, Cascade Range, etc
- India – Ganga (Ganges), Yamuna, Teesta, Brahmaputra, Narmada, Kaveri, Indus, etc
- USA – Mississippi River, Missouri River, Rio Grande, Colorado River, Ohio River, etc
States and provinces
- India currently has 28 states and 8 Union territories.
- The US has 50 states and a federal district Washington, D.C.
India and USA comparison table
|Area||around 3.3 million square kilometers||around 9.8 million square kilometers|
|Population||close to 1.41 billion (2022)||over 333 million (2022)|
|Currency||Indian Rupee||United States Dollar|
|Capital city||New Delhi||Washington, D.C.|
|Largest city||Mumbai||New York City|
|Most popular sport||Cricket||American football|
|Most spoken language||Hindi||English|
|National Animal||Tiger||American bison (national mammal)|
|National bird||Indian peafowl||Bald Eagle|
|National tree||Indian banyan tree||The Oak|
|Largest island||North Andaman||Hawaii Island|
|Most populous state||Uttar Pradesh||California|
|Busiest Airport||Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi||Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport|
|Type of government||Federal parliamentary constitutional republic||Federal presidential constitutional republic|