Is France Bigger Than Iran? (Comparison)

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


Is France bigger than Iran?

The total area of France is 640,679 sq km, and the total area of Iran is 1,648,195 sq km. France is smaller than Iran by 1,007,516 sq km. France is around 2.57 times smaller than Iran.

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

Area of France compared to Iran

Area of Iran:  636,372 sq mi ( 1,648,195 km2 )

Area of Iran 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 Iran

According to the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of Iran as of 18th October 2021, is estimated to be around 85,179,153.

Population of Iran compared to France

Here is some more data comparison between France and Iran.

The capital city of France is Paris, and the capital city of Iran is Tehran.

Official Languages

France: French
Iran: Persian

Human Development Index

HDI of France as of 2019: 0.901
HDI of Iran as of 2018: 0.783

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)

Iran Timezone: 

UTC + 3:30 (Iran Standard Time)

Summer (DST):
UTC + 4:30 (Iran Standard Daylight Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Iran:
32° 0′ 0″ N53° 0′ 0″ E

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