Is France Bigger Than Somalia? (Comparison)

France is a transcontinental country spanning Western Europe and several overseas regions and territories, whereas the Federal Republic of Somalia is a country located in the Horn of Africa. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between France and Somalia regarding various aspects.


Is France bigger than Somalia?

The total area of France is 640,679 sq km, and the total area of Somalia is 637,657 sq km. France is bigger than Somalia by 3,022 sq km. France is around 1.004 times bigger than Somalia.

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

Area of France compared to Somalia

Area of Somalia:  246,201 sq mi ( 637,657 km2 )


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 Somalia

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of Somalia as of 3rd November 2021, is estimated to be around 16,396,552.

Population of Somalia compared to France

Here is some more data comparison between France and Somalia.

The capital city of France is Paris, and the capital city of Somalia is Mogadishu.

Official Languages

France: French
Somalia: Somali, Arabic

Human Development Index

HDI of France as of 2019: 0.901
HDI of Somalia as of 2018: 0.351

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)

Somalia Timezone: 

UTC + 3 (East Africa Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Somalia:
10° 0′ 0″ N49° 0′ 0″ E

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