Is France Bigger Than Algeria? (Comparison)

France is a transcontinental country spanning Western Europe and several overseas regions and territories, whereas Algeria is a country located in North Africa. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between France and Algeria regarding various aspects.


Is France bigger than Algeria?

The total area of France is 640,679 sq km, and the total area of Algeria is 2,381,741 sq km. France is smaller than Algeria by 1,741,062 sq km. France is around 3.72 times smaller than Algeria.

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

Area of France compared to Algeria

Area of Algeria:  919,515 sq mi ( 2,381,741 km2 )

Area of Algeria compared to France


Based on the World Bank, Eurostat data, the total population of France as of 2019 was estimated to be around 67.06 Million.

Population of France compared to Algeria

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of Algeria as of 5th September 2021, is estimated to be around 44,733,233.

Population of Algeria compared to France

Here is some more data comparison between France and Algeria.

The capital city of France is Paris, and the capital city of Algeria is Algiers.

Official Languages

France: French
Algeria: Arabic, Berber

Human Development Index

HDI of France as of 2019: 0.901
HDI of Algeria as of 2018: 0.748

France Timezone: 

France has 12 different time zones but the majority of the area observes:

UTC + 1 (Central European Time)

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

Algeria Timezone: 

UTC + 1 (Central European Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Algeria:
28° 0′ 0″ N2° 0′ 0″ E

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