How Big Is Australia Compared To The Netherlands? (Comparison)

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Is Australia Bigger than the Netherlands

Australia is a country located in the Oceania continent, 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 Australia and the Netherlands regarding various aspects.


How big is Australia compared to the Netherlands?

The total area of Australia is 7,692,024 sq km, and the total area of the Netherlands is 41,865 sq km. Australia is bigger than the Netherlands by 7,650,159 sq km. Australia is around 183.73 times bigger than the Netherlands.

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

Area of Australia compared to The Netherlands

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

Area of the Netherlands 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 the Netherlands

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of the Netherlands as of 8th July 2021, is 17,173,238.

Population of the Netherlands compared to Australia

Here is some more data comparison between Australia and Netherlands.

The capital city of Australia is Canberra and the capital city of the Netherlands is Amsterdam.

Official Languages

Australia: None at the federal level but English is the national language of Australia.
The Netherlands: Dutch

Human Development Index

HDI of Australia as of 2019: 0.944
HDI of the Netherlands of 2018: 0.944

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).

The Netherlands Timezone: 

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 Australia:
25° 0′ 0″ S133° 0′ 0″ E

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

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