Is England Bigger Than France? (Comparison)

England is a country located in Europe and is a part of the United Kingdom, whereas France is a country located in Western Europe. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between England and France regarding various aspects.


Is England bigger than France?

The total area of England is 130,279 sq km, and the total area of France is 640,679 sq km. England is smaller than France by 510,400 sq km. England is around 4.91 times smaller than France.

Area of England:  50,301 sq mi ( 130,279 km2 )

Area of England compared to France

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

Area of France compared to England


According to the World Bank, ONS UK, and Eurostat, the total population of England as of 2018 was estimated to be around 55.98 Million.

Population of England compared to France

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of France as of 12th July 2021, is 65,420,758.

Population of France compared to England

Here is some more data comparison between England and France.

The capital city of England is London, and the capital city of France is Paris.

Official Languages

England: English
France: French

Human Development Index

HDI of England as of 2019: 0.932
HDI of France as of 2018: 0.901

England Timezone: 

UTC (Greenwich Mean Time)

Summer (DST):
UTC + 1 (British Summer Time)

France Timezone: 

UTC + 1 (Central European Time)

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

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of England:
53° 0′ 0″ N1° 0′ 0″ W

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

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