Is Canada Bigger Than Alaska? (Comparison)

Canada is a country located in North America, whereas Alaska is a U.S. state in the Western United States, on the northwest extremity of the country’s west coast. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Canada and Alaska regarding various aspects.


Is Canada bigger than Alaska?

The total area of Canada is 9,984,670 sq km, and the total area of Alaska is 1,717,856 sq km. Canada is bigger than Alaska by 8,266,814 sq km. Canada is around 5.81 times bigger than Alaska.

Area of Canada:  3,855,100 sq mi ( 9,984,670 km2 )

Area of Canada compared to Alaska

Area of Alaska:  663,268 sq mi ( 1,717,856 km2 )

Area of Alaska compared to Canada


According to the Worldometer data, the total population of Canada as of 29th June 2021 was estimated to be around 38,075,122.

Population of Canada compared to Alaska

Based on the United States Census Bureau data, the total population of Alaska as of 2019, is estimated to be around 731,545.

Population of Alaska compared to Canada

Here is some more data comparison between Canada and Alaska.

The capital city of Canada is Ottawa, and the capital city of Alaska is Juneau.

Human Development Index

HDI of Canada as of 2019: 0.929
HDI of Alaska as of 2018: 0.937

Canada Timezone:

UTC−3.5 to −8

Summer (DST):
UTC−2.5 to −7

Alaska Timezone:

UTC − 9 (Alaska Time Zone)
UTC − 10 (Hawaii – Aleutian Time Zone)

Summer (DST):
UTC − 8 (Alaska Daylight Time)
UTC − 9 (Hawaii – Aleutian Daylight Time)

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of Canada:
60° 0′ 0″ N110° 0′ 0″ W

Coordinates of Alaska:
64° 4′ 6.6″ N152° 16′ 41.52″ W

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