Is France Bigger Than New South Wales? (Comparison)

France is a transcontinental country spanning Western Europe and several overseas regions and territories, whereas New South Wales is a state on the east coast of Australia. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between France and New South Wales regarding various aspects.


Is France bigger than New South Wales?

The total area of France is 640,679 sq km, and the total area of New South Wales is 809,952 sq km. France is smaller than New South Wales by 169,273 sq km. France is around 1.26 times smaller than New South Wales.

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

Area of France compared to New South Wales

Area of New South Wales:  312,724 sq mi ( 809,952 km2 )

Area of New South Wales 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 New South Wales

Based on the Wikipedia data, the total population of New South Wales as of March 2021, was estimated to be around 8,176,368.

Here is some more data comparison between France and New South Wales.

The capital city of France is Paris, and the capital city of New South Wales is Sydney.

Official Languages

France: French
New South Wales: English

Human Development Index

HDI of France as of 2019: 0.901
HDI of New South Wales as of 2019: 0.945

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)

New South Wales Timezone: 

UTC + 9:30 (Australian Central Standard Time)
UTC + 10 (Australian Eastern Standard Time)

Summer (DST):
UTC + 10:30 (Australian Central Daylight Time)
UTC + 11 (Australian Eastern Daylight Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of New South Wales:
32° 0′ 0″ S147° 0′ 0″ E

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