Is France Bigger Than London? (Comparison)

France is a transcontinental country spanning Western Europe and several overseas regions and territories, whereas London is the capital and largest city of England and the United Kingdom. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between France and London regarding various aspects.


Is France bigger than London?

The total area of France is 640,679 sq km, and the total area of London is 1,572 sq km. France is bigger than London by 639,107 sq km. France is around 407.56 times bigger than London.

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

Area of France compared to London

Area of London:  607 sq mi ( 1,572 km2 )

Area of London 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 London

Based on the United States Census Bureau and Eurostat data, the total population of London as of 2019 was estimated to be around 8.982 Million.

Population of London compared to France

Here is some more data comparison between France and London.

The capital city of France is Paris, and the capital city of London is London City.

Official Languages

France: French
London: English

Human Development Index

HDI of France as of 2019: 0.901
HDI of London as of 2018: 0.967

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)

London Timezone: 

UTC (Greenwich Mean Time)

Summer (DST):
UTC + 1 (British Summer Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of London:
51° 30′ 26″ N0° 7′ 39″ W

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