Is France Bigger Than The Philippines? (Comparison)

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


Is France bigger than the Philippines?

The total area of France is 640,679 sq km, and the total area of the Philippines is 300,000 sq km. France is bigger than the Philippines by 340,679 sq km. France is around 2.14 times bigger than the Philippines.

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

Area of France compared to the Philippines

Area of the Philippines: 120,000 sq mi (300,000 km2 )

Area of the Philippines 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 the Philippines

According to the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of the Philippines as of 10th November 2021, is estimated to be around 111,192,068.

Population of the Philippines compared to France

Here is some more data comparison between France and the Philippines.

The capital city of France is Paris, and the capital city of the Philippines is Manila.

Official Languages

France: French
The Philippines: Filipino, English

Human Development Index

HDI of France as of 2019: 0.901
HDI of Philippines as of 2018: 0.718

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)

The Philippines Timezone: 

UTC + 8 (The Philippine Standard Time)

The Philippines doesn’t observe daylight saving time.

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of the Philippines:
13° 0′ 0″ N122° 0′ 0″ E

You may also like to read:

France vs the Netherlands Comparison

France vs Tasmania Comparison

France vs Sweden Comparison

Leave a Comment