Is France Bigger Than Peru? (Comparison)

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


Is France bigger than Peru?

The total area of France is 640,679 sq km, and the total area of Peru is 1,285,216 sq km. France is smaller than Peru by 644,537 sq km. France is around 2.01 times smaller than Peru.

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

Area of France compared to Peru

Area of Peru:  496,225 sq mi ( 1,285,216 km2 )

Area of Peru 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 Peru

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of Peru as of 3rd November 2021, is estimated to be around 33,479,747.

Population of Peru compared to France

Here is some more data comparison between France and Peru.

The capital city of France is Paris, and the capital city of Peru is Lima.

Official Languages

France: French
Peru: Spanish

Human Development Index

HDI of France as of 2019: 0.901
HDI of Peru as of 2018: 0.777

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)

Peru Timezone: 

UTC – 5 (Peru Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Peru:
10° 0′ 0″ S76° 0′ 0″ W

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