Is Northern Ireland Bigger Than France? (Comparison)

Northern Ireland is a country located in Europe and is a part of the United Kingdom, whereas France is a country located in Western Europe. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Northern Ireland and France regarding various aspects.

Size

Is Northern Ireland bigger than France?

The total area of Northern Ireland is 14,130 sq km, and the total area of France is 640,679 sq km. Northern Ireland is smaller than France by 626,549 sq km. Northern Ireland is around 45.34 times smaller than France.

Area of Northern Ireland:  5,460 sq mi ( 14,130 km2 )

Area of Northern Ireland compared to France

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

Area of France compared to Northern Ireland

Population

According to the Eurostat and United Nations data, the total population of Northern Ireland as of 2019 was estimated to be around 1.885 Million.

Population of Northern Ireland compared to France

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of France as of 21st July 2021, is 65,423,221.

population of France compared to Northern Irelan

Here is some more data comparison between Northern Ireland and France.

The capital city of Northern Ireland is Belfast, and the capital city of France is Paris.

Official Languages

Northern Ireland: English, Irish
France: French

Human Development Index

HDI of Northern Ireland as of 2018: 0.887
HDI of France as of 2018: 0.901

Northern Ireland Timezone: 

UTC (Greenwich Mean Time)

Summer (DST):
UTC + 1 (British Summer Time)

France Timezone: 

UTC + 1 (Central European Time)

Summer (DST):
UTC + 2 (Central European Summer Time)

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of Northern Ireland:
54° 40′ 0″ N6° 40′ 0″ W

Coordinates of France:
47° 0′ 0″ N2° 0′ 0″ E

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