Is France Bigger Than Norway? (Comparison)

France is a transcontinental country spanning Western Europe and several overseas regions and territories, whereas Norway is a country located in Northern Europe. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between France and Norway regarding various aspects.

Size

Is France bigger than Norway?

The total area of France is 640,679 sq km, and the total area of Norway is 385,207 sq km. France is bigger than Norway by 255,472 sq km. France is around 1.66 times bigger than Norway.

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

Area of France compared to Norway

Area of Norway:  148,729 sq mi ( 385,207 km2 )

Area of Norway 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 Norway

According to the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of Norway as of 1st October 2021, is estimated to be around 5,467,590.

Population of Norway compared to France

Here is some more data comparison between France and Norway.

The capital city of France is Paris, and the capital city of Norway is Oslo.

Official Languages

France: French
Norway: Norwegian

Human Development Index

HDI of France as of 2019: 0.901
HDI of Norway as of 2018: 0.957

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)

Norway Timezone:

UTC + 1 (Central European Time)

Summer (DST):
UTC + 2 (Central European Summer Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Norway:
61° 0′ 0″ N8° 0′ 0″ E

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