How Big Is Australia Compared To British Columbia? (Comparison)

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Is Australia Bigger than British Columbia

Australia is a country located in the Oceania continent, whereas British Columbia is one of the provinces of Canada situated in the westernmost part of the country. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Australia and British Columbia regarding various aspects.


How big is Australia compared to British Columbia?

The total area of Australia is 7,692,024 sq km, and the total area of British Columbia is 944,735 sq km. Australia is bigger than British Columbia by 6,747,289 sq km. Australia is around 8.14 times bigger than British Columbia.

Area of Australia:  2,969,907 sq mi ( 7,692,024 km2 )

Area of Australia compared to British Columbia

Area of British Columbia:  364,764 sq mi ( 944,735 km2 )

Area of British Columbia compared to Australia


According to the Worldometer data, the total population of Australia as of 8th July 2021 is estimated to be around 25,804,397.

Population of Australia compared to British Columbia

Based on the StatCan data, the population of British Columbia as of 2019 was 5.071 Million.

Population of British Columbia compared to Australia

Here is some more data comparison between Australia and British Columbia.

The capital city of Australia is Canberra, and the capital city of British Columbia is Victoria.

Official Languages

Australia: None at the federal level but English is the national language of Australia.
British Columbia: English, French

Human Development Index

HDI of Australia as of 2019: 0.944
HDI of British Columbia as of 2018: 0.930

Australia Timezone:

UTC + 8, +9.5, +10

Summer (DST):
UTC + 8, +9.5, +10, +10.5, +11

(Australia has various timezones, also in Daylight Saving Time).

British Columbia Timezone: 

UTC − 8 (Pacific Time Zone)
UTC − 7 (Mountain Time Zone)

Summer (DST):
UTC − 7 (Pacific Daylight Time)
UTC − 6 (Mountain Daylight Time)

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of Australia:
25° 0′ 0″ S, 133° 0′ 0″ E

Coordinates of British Columbia:
54° 0′ 0″ N125° 0′ 0″ W

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