Is France Bigger Than New Zealand? (Comparison)

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.

Size

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 France compared to New Zealand

Area of New Zealand:  103,483 sq mi ( 268,021 km2 )

Area of New Zealand compared to France

Population

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 Zealand

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.

Population of New Zealand compared to France

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.

Official Languages

France: French
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 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 Zealand Timezone: 

UTC + 12 (Time in New Zealand)

Summer (DST):
UTC + 13 (New Zealand Day Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of New Zealand:
42° 0′ 0″ S173° 0′ 0″ E

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