Is France Bigger Than Western Australia? (Comparison)

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


Is France bigger than Western Australia?

The total area of France is 640,679 sq km, and the total area of Western Australia is 2,642,753 sq km. France is smaller than Western Australia by 2,002,074 sq km. France is around 4.12 times smaller than Western Australia.

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

Area of France compared to Western Australia

Area of Western Australia:  1,020,373 sq mi ( 2,642,753 km2 )

Area of Western Australia compared to France


According to 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 Western Australia

Based on Wikipedia, the total population of Western Australia as of March 2021 was estimated to be around 2,675,797.

Here is some more data comparison between France and Western Australia.

The capital city of France is Paris, and the capital city of Western Australia is Perth.

Official Languages

France: French
Western Australia: English

Human Development Index

HDI of France as of 2019: 0.901
HDI of Western Australia as of 2018: 0.953

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)

Western Australia Timezone: 

UTC + 8 (Australian Western Standard Time)

Summer (DST):
UTC + 8:45 (Australian Western Daylight Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Western Australia:
26° 0′ 0″ S121° 0′ 0″ E

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