Is France Bigger Than Zakynthos? (Comparison)

France is a transcontinental country spanning Western Europe and several overseas regions and territories, whereas Zante/Zakynthos is one of the Greek Islands located in the Ionian Sea. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between France and Zakynthos regarding various aspects.


Is France bigger than Zakynthos?

The total area of France is 640,679 sq km, and the total area of Zakynthos is 405.55 sq km. France is bigger than Zakynthos by 640,273.45 sq km. France is around 1,579.78 times bigger than Zakynthos.

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

Area of France compared to Zakynthos

Area of Zante / Zakynthos:  156.58 sq mi ( 405.55 km2 )

Area of Zakynthos 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 Zakynthos

Based on Wikipedia, the total population of Zante as of 2011 was estimated to be around 40,759.

Here is some more data comparison between France and Zakynthos.

The capital city of France is Paris, and the capital city of Zante is Zakynthos town.

Official Languages

France: French
Zakynthos: Greek

Human Development Index

HDI of France as of 2019: 0.901
HDI of Zakynthos as of 2018: 0.864

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)

Zante Timezone: 

UTC + 2 (Eastern European Time)

Summer (DST):
UTC + 3 (Eastern European Summer Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Zante:
37° 48′ 0″ N20° 45′ 0″ E

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