Is Australia Bigger Than North America? (Comparison)

Australia is a country located in the Oceania continent, whereas North America is one of the continents of the world. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Australia and North America regarding various aspects.

Size

Is Australia bigger than North America?

The total area of Australia is 7,692,024 sq km, and the total area of North America is 24,709,000 sq km. Australia is smaller than North America by 17,016,976 sq km. Australia is around 3.21 times smaller than North America.

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

Area of Australia compared to Northern America

Area of North America:  9,540,000 sq mi ( 24,709,000 km2 )

Area of North America compared to Australia

Population

According to the Worldometer data, the total population of Australia as of 9th July 2021 is estimated to be around 25,804,397.

Population of Australia compared to Northern America

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of North America as of 9th July 2021, is 371,185,315.

Population of Northern America compared to Australia

Here is some more data comparison between Australia and North America.

Official Languages

Australia: None at the federal level but English is the national language of Australia.
North America: Mainly English

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).

North America Timezone: 

UTC – 10 to UTC

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of North America:
54.5260° N, 105.2551° W

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