Is France Bigger Than Greenland? (Comparison)

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


Is France bigger than Greenland?

The total area of France is 640,679 sq km, and the total area of Greenland is 2,166,086 sq km. France is smaller than Greenland by 1,525,407 sq km. France is around 3.38 times smaller than Greenland.

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

Area of France compared to Greenland

Area of Greenland:  836,330 sq mi ( 2,166,086 km2 )

Area of Greenland 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 Greenland-min

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of Greenland as of 12th September 2021, is estimated to be around 56,876.

Population of Greenland compared to France

Here is some more data comparison between France and Greenland.

The capital city of France is Paris, and the capital city of Greenland is Nuuk.

Official Languages

France: French
Greenland: Greenlandic

Human Development Index

HDI of France as of 2019: 0.901
HDI of Greenland as of 2018: 0.786

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)

Greenland Timezone: 

UTC (+) (-) 0 to UTC – 4

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Greenland:
72° 0′ 0″ N40° 0′ 0″ W

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