France is a transcontinental country spanning Western Europe and several overseas regions and territories, whereas New Zealand is an island country in the Southwestern Pacific Ocean. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between France and New Zealand regarding various aspects.
Is France bigger than New Zealand?
The total area of France is 640,679 sq km, and the total area of New Zealand is 268,021 sq km. France is bigger than New Zealand by 372,658 sq km. France is around 2.4 times bigger than New Zealand.
Area of France: 247,368 sq mi ( 640,679 km2 )
Area of New Zealand: 103,483 sq mi ( 268,021 km2 )
Based on the World Bank, Eurostat data, the total population of France as of 2019 was estimated to be around 67.06 Million.
According to the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of New Zealand as of 1st November 2021, is estimated to be around 4,865,081.
Here is some more data comparison between France and New Zealand.
The capital city of France is Paris, and the capital city of New Zealand is Wellington.
New Zealand: English, Maori, NZ Sign Language
Human Development Index
HDI of France as of 2019: 0.901
HDI of New Zealand as of 2018: 0.931
France has 12 different time zones but the majority of the area observes:
UTC + 1 (Central European Time)
UTC + 2 (Central European Summer Time)
New Zealand Timezone:
UTC + 12 (Time in New Zealand)
UTC + 13 (New Zealand Day Time)
Coordinates of France:
47° 0′ 0″ N, 2° 0′ 0″ E
Coordinates of New Zealand:
42° 0′ 0″ S, 173° 0′ 0″ E
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