Is France Bigger Than Michigan? (Comparison)

France is a transcontinental country spanning Western Europe and several overseas regions and territories, whereas Michigan is a state in the United States located in the upper Midwestern region of the USA. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between France and Michigan regarding various aspects.


Is France bigger than Michigan?

The total area of France is 640,679 sq km, and the total area of Michigan is 250,493 sq km. France is bigger than Michigan by 390,186 sq km. France is around 2.6 times bigger than Michigan.

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

Area of France compared to Michigan

Area of Michigan:  96,716 sq mi ( 250,493 km2 )

Area of Michigan 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 Michigan

According to the  United States Census Bureau data, StatCan the population of Michigan estimated as of 2019 was around 9.987 Million.

Population of Michigan compared to France

Here is some more data comparison between France and Michigan.

The capital city of France is Paris, and the capital city of Michigan is Lansing.

Official Languages

France: French
Michigan: English

Human Development Index

HDI of France as of 2019: 0.901
HDI of Michigan as of 2018: 0.912

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)

Michigan Timezone: 

UTC – 5 (Eastern Time Zone)

UTC – 4 (Eastern Daylight Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Michigan:
44° 20′ 48.12″ N85° 24′ 36.72″ W

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