Is France Bigger Than Saudi Arabia? (Comparison)

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

Size

Is France bigger than Saudi Arabia?

The total area of France is 640,679 sq km, and the total area of Saudi Arabia is 2,149,690 sq km. France is smaller than Saudi Arabia by 1,509,011 sq km. France is around 3.35 times smaller than Saudi Arabia.

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

Area of France compared to Saudi Arabia

Area of Saudi Arabia:  830,000 sq mi ( 2,149,690 km2 )

Area of Saudi Arabia 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 Saudi Arabia

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of Saudi Arabia as of 3rd November 2021, is estimated to be around 35,415,234.

Population of Saudi Arabia compared to France

Here is some more data comparison between France and Saudi Arabia.

The capital city of France is Paris, and the capital city of Saudi Arabia is Riyad.

Official Languages

France: French
Saudi Arabia: Arabic

Human Development Index

HDI of France as of 2019: 0.901
HDI of Saudi Arabia as of 2018: 0.854

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)

Saudi Arabia Timezone: 

UTC + 3 (Arabic Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Saudi Arabia:
24° 0′ 0″ N45° 0′ 0″ E

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