Is Greece Bigger Than The United Kingdom? (Comparison)

Greece is a country located in Southeast Europe and the United Kingdom is located off the north­western coast of the European mainland. Greece is located at the crossroads of Europe, Asia, and Africa. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Greece and the United Kingdom regarding different aspects.


Is Greece bigger than the United Kingdom?

The total area of Greece is 131,957 km2 and the total area of the UK is 242,495 km2. Greece is smaller than the UK by 110,538 km2. The United Kingdom is 1.84 times bigger than Greece.

Area of the United Kingdom:  93,628 sq mi (242,495 km2 )

Area of the UK compared to Greece

Area of Greece: 50,949 sq mi (131,957 km2 )

Area of Greece compared to the UK


As per the Worldometer data, the current population of Greece estimated as of 27th December 2020 is 10,398,269.

Population of Greece compared to the UK

The current population of the United Kingdom is 68,062,322 as of Sunday, December 27, 2020, based on Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data.

Population of the UK compared to Greece

Here is some more data comparison between Greece and the UK.

The capital city of Greece is Athens, and the capital of the UK is London.

Official Languages

Greece: Greek
UK: English

Human Development Index

HDI of Greece as of 2018: 0.888
HDI of the UK as of 2018: 0.932

Greece Timezone:

UTC + 2 (Eastern European Time)
UTC + 3 (Eastern European Summer Time)

UK Timezone: 

UTC (Greenwich Mean Time)
UTC + 1 (British Summer Time)

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of Greece:
39° 0′ 0″ N22° 0′ 0″ E

Coordinates of the UK:
55° 0′ 0″ N3° 0′ 0″ W

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