Is France Bigger Than Madagascar? (Comparison)

France is a transcontinental country spanning Western Europe and several overseas regions and territories, whereas Madagascar is an island country in Africa located in the Indian Ocean. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between France and Madagascar regarding various aspects.


Is France bigger than Madagascar?

The total area of France is 640,679 sq km, and the total area of Madagascar is 587,041 sq km. France is bigger than Madagascar by 53,638 sq km. France is around 1.09 times bigger than Madagascar.

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

Area of France compared to Madagascar

Area of Madagascar:  226,658 sq mi ( 587,041 km2 )

Area of Madagascar 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 Madagascar

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of Madagascar as of 19th October 2021, is estimated to be around 28,495,644.

Population of Madagascar compared to France

Here is some more data comparison between France and Madagascar.

The capital city of France is Paris, and the capital city of Madagascar is Antananarivo.

Official Languages

France: French
Madagascar: Malagasy, French

Human Development Index

HDI of France as of 2019: 0.901
HDI of Madagascar as of 2018: 0.528

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)

Madagascar Timezone: 

UTC + 3 (East Africa Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Madagascar:
20° 0′ 0″ S47° 0′ 0″ E

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