Arkansas vs France (Statistical Comparison)

Arkansas is a state located in the South Central region of the United States of America, whereas France is a transcontinental country spanning Western Europe and several overseas regions and territories. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Arkansas and France regarding various aspects.


Is Arkansas bigger than France?

The total area of Arkansas is 53,179 sq mi, and the total area of France is 247,368 sq mi. Arkansas is smaller than France by 194,189 sq mi. Arkansas is around 4.66 times smaller than France.

Area of Arkansas:  53,179 sq mi ( 137,732 km2 )

Area of Arkansas compared to France

Area of France:  247,368 sq mi ( 640,679 km2 )

Area of France compared to Arkansas


According to the United States Census Bureau, the total population of Arkansas as of 1st July 2021 was estimated to be around 3,025,891.

Population of Arkansas compared to France

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of France as of 7th April 2022, is estimated to be around 65,527,602.

Population of France compared to Arkansas

Here is some more data comparison between Arkansas and France.

The capital of Arkansas is Little Rock, and the capital city of France is Paris.

Official Languages

Arkansas: English
France: French


Arkansas: Arkansan, Arkansawyer, Arkanite
France: French

ISO 3166 Code

Arkansas: US-AR
France: FR

Human Development Index

HDI of Arkansas as of 2019: 0.886
HDI of France as of 2019: 0.901

Arkansas Time Zone: 

UTC – 6 (Central Standard Time)

Summer (DST):
UTC – 5 (Central Daylight Time)

France Time Zone: 

France has 12 different time zones but the majority of the area observes:

UTC + 1 (Central European Time)

Summer (DST):
UTC + 2 (Central European Summer Time)

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of Arkansas:
34° 53′ 37.68″ N, 92° 26′ 33.36″ W

Coordinates of France:
47° 0′ 0″ N, 2° 0′ 0″ E

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