How Big Is Australia Compared To France? (Comparison)

Australia is a country located in the Oceania continent, whereas France is a country located in Western Europe. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Australia and France regarding various aspects.


How big is Australia compared to France?

The total area of Australia is 7,692,024 sq km, and the total area of France is 640,679 sq km. Australia is bigger than France by 7,051,345 sq km. Australia is around 12.00 times bigger than France.

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

Area of Australia compared to France

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

Area of France 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 France

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of France as of 8th July 2021, is 65,419,660.

Population of France compared to Australia

Here is some more data comparison between Australia and France.

The capital city of Australia is Canberra, and the capital city of France is Paris.

Official Languages

Australia: None at the federal level but English is the national language of Australia.
France: French

Human Development Index

HDI of Australia as of 2019: 0.944
HDI of France as of 2018: 0.901

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).

France Timezone: 

UTC + 1 (Central European Time)

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

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of Australia:
25° 0′ 0″ S133° 0′ 0″ E

Coordinates of France:
47° 0′ 0″ N2° 0′ 0″ E

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