Is France Bigger Than Egypt? (Comparison)

France is a transcontinental country spanning Western Europe and several overseas regions and territories, whereas Egypt is a country linking northeast Africa and the Middle East. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between France and Egypt regarding various aspects.


Is France bigger than Egypt?

The total area of France is 640,679 sq km, and the total area of Egypt is 1,010,408 sq km. France is smaller than Egypt by 369,729 sq km. France is around 1.58 times smaller than Egypt.

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

Area of France compared to Egypt

Area of Egypt:  390,121 sq mi ( 1,010,408 km2 )

Area of Egypt 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 Egypt

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of Egypt as of 7th September 2021, is estimated to be around 104,488,031.

Population of Egypt compared to France

Here is some more data comparison between France and Egypt.

The capital city of France is Paris, and the capital city of Egypt is Cairo.

Official Languages

France: French
Egypt: Arabic

Human Development Index

HDI of France as of 2019: 0.901
HDI of Egypt as of 2018: 0.707

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)

Egypt Timezone: 

UTC + 2 (Egypt Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of France:
47° 0′ 0″ N, 2° 0′ 0″ E

Coordinates of Egypt:
26° 0′ 0″ N30° 0′ 0″ E

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