Is France Bigger Than Iraq? (Comparison)

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


Is France bigger than Iraq?

The total area of France is 640,679 sq km, and the total area of Iraq is 438,317 sq km. France is bigger than Iraq by 202,362 sq km. France is around 1.46 times bigger than Iraq.

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

Area of France compared to Iraq

Area of Iraq:  169,235 sq mi ( 438,317 km2 )

Area of Iraq 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 Iraq

According to the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the current population of Iraq as of 18th October 2021, is 41,236,386.

Population of Iraq compared to France

Here is some more data comparison between France and Iraq.

The capital city of France is Paris, and the capital city of Iraq is Baghdad.

Official Languages

France: French
Iraq: Arabic, Kurdish

Human Development Index

HDI of France as of 2019: 0.901
HDI of Iraq as of 2018: 0.674

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)

Iraq Timezone: 

UTC + 3 (Arabia Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Iraq:
33° 0′ 0″ N44° 0′ 0″ E

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