Is France Bigger Than Jamaica? (Comparison)

France is a transcontinental country spanning Western Europe and several overseas regions and territories, whereas Jamaica is an island country situated in the Caribbean sea. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between France and Jamaica regarding various aspects.


Is France bigger than Jamaica?

The total area of France is 640,679 sq km, and the total area of Jamaica is 10,991 sq km. France is bigger than Jamaica by 629,688 sq km. France is around 58.29 times bigger than Jamaica.

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

Area of France compared to Jamaica

Area of Jamaica:  4,244 sq mi ( 10,991 km2 )

Area of Jamaica 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 Jamaica

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of Jamaica as of 18th October 2021, is estimated to be around 2,975,209.

Population of Jamaica compared to France

Here is some more data comparison between France and Jamaica.

The capital city of France is Paris, and the capital city of Jamaica is Kingston.

Official Languages

France: French
Jamaica: English

Human Development Index

HDI of France as of 2019: 0.901
HDI of Jamaica as of 2018: 0.734

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)

Jamaica Timezone: 

UTC – 5 (Eastern Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Jamaica:
18° 10′ 48″ N77° 24′ 0″ W

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