Is France Bigger Than Zambia? (Comparison)

France is a transcontinental country spanning Western Europe and several overseas regions and territories, whereas Zambia is a landlocked country at the crossroads of Central, Southern, and East Africa. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between France and Zambia regarding various aspects.


Is France bigger than Zambia?

The total area of France is 640,679 sq km, and the total area of Zambia is 752,618 sq km. France is smaller than Zambia by 111,939 sq km. France is around 1.17 times smaller than Zambia.

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

Area of France compared to Zambia

Area of Zambia:  290,587 sq mi ( 752,618 km2 )

Area of Zambia 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 Zambia

Based on the World Bank data, the total population of Zambia as of 2019 was estimated to be around 17.86 Million.

Population of Zambia compared to France

Here is some more data comparison between France and Zambia.

The capital city of France is Paris, and the capital city of Zambia is Lusaka.

Official Languages

France: French
Zambia: English

Human Development Index

HDI of France as of 2019: 0.901
HDI of Zambia as of 2018: 0.584

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)

Zambia Timezone: 

UTC + 2 (Central Africa Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Zambia:
15° 0′ 0″ S30° 0′ 0″ E

You may also like to read:

France vs Wisconsin Comparison

France vs Western Australia Comparison

France vs Victoria Australia Comparison

Leave a Comment