Is Canada Bigger Than Japan? (Comparison)

Canada is a country located in North America, whereas Japan is an island country in East Asia, located in the northwest Pacific Ocean. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Canada and Japan regarding various aspects.


Is Canada bigger than Japan?

The total area of Canada is 9,984,670 sq km, and the total area of Japan is 377,975 sq km. Canada is bigger than Japan by 9,606,695 sq km. Canada is around 26.41 times bigger than Japan.

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

Area of Canada compared to Japan

Area of Japan:  145,937 sq mi ( 377,975 km2 )

Area of Japan 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 Japan

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of Japan as of 30th June 2021, is 126,096,027.

Population of Japan compared to Canada

Here is some more data comparison between Canada and Japan.

The capital city of Canada is Ottawa, and the capital city of Japan is Tokyo.

Official Languages

Canada: English, French
Japan: Japanese

Human Development Index

HDI of Canada as of 2019: 0.929
HDI of Japan as of 2018: 0.919

Canada Timezone:

UTC−3.5 to −8

Summer (DST):
UTC−2.5 to −7

Japan Timezone: 

UTC + 9 (Japan Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Japan:
36° 0′ 0″ N138° 0′ 0″ E

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