Is France Bigger Than Turkey? (Comparison)

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


Is France bigger than Turkey?

The total area of France is 640,679 sq km, and the total area of Turkey is 783,356 sq km. France is smaller than Turkey by 142,677 sq km. France is around 1.22 times smaller than Turkey.

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

Area of France compared to Turkey

Area of Turkey:  302,455 sq mi ( 783,356 km2 )

Area of Turkey 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 Turkey

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of Turkey as of 10th November 2021, is estimated to be around 85,336,799.

Population of Turkey compared to France

Here is some more data comparison between France and Turkey.

The capital city of France is Paris, and the capital city of Turkey is Ankara.

Official Languages

France: French
Turkey: Turkish

Human Development Index

HDI of France as of 2019: 0.901
HDI of Turkey as of 2018: 0.820

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)

Turkey Timezone: 

UTC + 3 (Time in Turkey)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Turkey:
39° 0′ 0″ N35° 0′ 0″ E

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