Is England Bigger Than Japan? (Comparison)

England is a country located in Europe and is a part of the United Kingdom, 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 England and Japan regarding various aspects.


Is England bigger than Japan?

The total area of England is 130,279 sq km, and the total area of Japan is 377,975 sq km. England is smaller than Japan by 247,696 sq km. England is around 2.90 times smaller than Japan.

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

Area of England compared to Japan

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

Area of Japan 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 Japan

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of Japan as of 8th July 2021, is 126,085,399.

Population of Japan compared to England


Here is some more data comparison between England and Japan.

The capital city of England is London, and the capital city of Japan is Tokyo.

Official Languages

England: English
Japan: Japanese

Human Development Index

HDI of England as of 2019: 0.932
HDI of Japan as of 2018: 0.919

England Timezone: 

UTC (Greenwich Mean Time)

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

Japan Timezone: 

UTC + 9 (Japan Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

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

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