Is France Bigger Than Sweden? (Comparison)

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

Size

Is France bigger than Sweden?

The total area of France is 640,679 sq km, and the total area of Sweden is 450,295 sq km. France is bigger than Sweden by 190,384 sq km. France is around 1.42 times bigger than Sweden.

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

Area of France compared to Sweden

Area of Sweden:  173,860 sq mi ( 450,295 km2 )

Area of Sweden 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 Sweden

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of Sweden as of 3rd November 2021, is estimated to be around 10,167,925.

Population of Sweden compared to France

Here is some more data comparison between France and Sweden.

The capital city of France is Paris, and the capital city of Sweden is Stockholm.

Official Languages

France: French
Sweden: Swedish

Human Development Index

HDI of France as of 2019: 0.901
HDI of Sweden as of 2018: 0.945

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)

Sweden 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 Sweden:
63° 0′ 0″ N16° 0′ 0″ E

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