Is France Bigger Than Quebec? (Comparison)

France is a transcontinental country spanning Western Europe and several overseas regions and territories, whereas Quebec is one of the 13 provinces and territories of Canada, located in Central Canada. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between France and Quebec regarding various aspects.


Is France bigger than Quebec?

The total area of France is 640,679 sq km, and the total area of Quebec is 1,542,056 sq km. France is smaller than Quebec by 901,377 sq km. France is around 2.41 times smaller than Quebec.

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

Area of France compared to Quebec

Area of Quebec: 595,391 sq mi (1,542,056 km2 )

Area of Quebec 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 Quebec

Based on the StatCan data, the total population of Quebec as of 2019 was estimated to be around 8.485 Million.

Population of Quebec compared to France

Here is some more data comparison between France and Quebec.

The capital city of France is Paris, and the capital city of Quebec is Quebec City.

Official Languages

France: French
Quebec: English, Spanish

Human Development Index

HDI of France as of 2019: 0.901
HDI of Quebec as of 2018: 0.908

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)

Quebec Timezone: 

UTC – 5 (Eastern Time Zone)

UTC – 4 (Atlantic Time Zone)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Quebec:
52° 0′ 0″ N72° 0′ 0″ W

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