Is France Bigger Than Colombia? (Comparison)

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


Is France bigger than Colombia?

The total area of France is 640,679 sq km, and the total area of Colombia is 1,141,748 sq km. France is smaller than Colombia by 501,069 sq km. France is around 1.1 times smaller than Colombia.

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

Area of France compared to Colombia

Area of Colombia:  440,831 sq mi ( 1,141,748 km2 )

Area of Colombia 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 Colombia

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of Colombia as of 5th September 2021, is estimated to be around 51,478,928.

Population of Colombia compared to France

Here is some more data comparison between France and Colombia.

The capital city of France is Paris, and the capital city of Colombia is Bogota.

Official Languages

France: French
Colombia: Spanish

Human Development Index

HDI of France as of 2019: 0.901
HDI of Colombia as of 2018: 0.767

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)

Colombia Timezone: 

UTC – 5 (Colombia Timezone)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Colombia:
4° 0′ 0″ N72° 0′ 0″ W

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