Florida vs the Netherlands (Statistical Comparison)

Florida is a state in the United States of America located in the Southeastern part of the country, whereas the Netherlands is a country located in Western Europe and partly in the Caribbean. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Florida and the Netherlands regarding various aspects.


Is Florida bigger than the Netherlands?

The total area of Florida is 65,758 sq mi, and the total area of the Netherlands is 16,164 sq mi. Florida is bigger than the Netherlands by 49,594 sq mi. Florida is around 4.07 times bigger than the Netherlands.

Area of Florida: 65,758 sq mi (170,312 km2 )

Area of Florida compared to the Netherlands

Area of the Netherlands:  16,164 sq mi ( 41,865 km2 )

Area of the Netherlands compared to Florida


According to the United States Census Bureau, the total population of Florida as of 1st July 2021 was estimated to be around 21,781,128.

Population of Florida compared to the Netherlands

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of the Netherlands as of 2nd May 2022, is estimated to be around 17,203,317.

Population of the Netherlands compared to Florida

Here is some more data comparison between Florida and the Netherlands.

The capital of Florida is Tallahassee, and the capital city of the Netherlands is Amsterdam.

Official Languages

Florida: English
The Netherlands: Dutch


Florida: Floridian, Floridan
The Netherlands: Dutch

ISO 3166 Code

Florida: US-FL
The Netherlands: NL

Human Development Index

HDI of Florida as of 2019: 0.916
HDI of the Netherlands as of 2019: 0.944

Florida Time Zone: 

UTC – 6 (Central Standard Time)
UTC – 5 (Eastern Standard Time)

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

UTC – 4 (Eastern Daylight Time)

The Netherlands Time Zone: 

UTC + 1 (Central European Time)
UTC -4 (Atlantic Standard Time)

Summer (DST):
UTC + 2 (Central European Summer Time)
UTC -4 (Atlantic Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of Florida:
28° 37′ 49.8″ N, 82° 26′ 58.92″ W

Coordinates of the Netherlands:
52° 19′ 0″ N5° 33′ 0″ E

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