Is France Bigger Than Germany? (Comparison)

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

Size

Is France bigger than Germany?

The total area of France is 640,679 sq km, and the total area of Germany is 357,022 sq km. France is bigger than Germany by 283,657 sq km. France is around 1.79 times bigger than Germany.

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

Area of France compared to Germany

Area of Germany:  137,847 sq mi ( 357,022 km2 )

Area of Germany compared to France

Population

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 Germany

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of Germany as of 12th September 2021, is estimated to be around 84,074,377.

Population of Germany compared to France

Here is some more data comparison between France and Germany.

The capital city of France is Paris, and the capital city of Germany is Berlin.

Official Languages

France: French
Germany: German

Human Development Index

HDI of France as of 2019: 0.901
HDI of Germany as of 2018: 0.947

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)

Germany Timezone: 

UTC + 1 (Central European Time)

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

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Germany:
51° 0′ 0″ N9° 0′ 0″ E

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