Is Portugal Bigger Than Australia? (Comparison)

Portugal is a country located on the Iberian Peninsula, in south-western Europe whereas Australia is a sovereign country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent. Today in this article we will discuss the comparison between Portugal and Australia regarding various aspects.


Is Portugal Bigger than Australia?

The total area of Portugal is 92,212 sq km and the total area of Australia is 7,692,024 sq km. Portugal is smaller than Australia by 7,599,812 sq km. Portugal is around 83.5 times smaller than Australia.

Area of Portugal:  35,603 sq mi ( 92,212 km2 )

Area of Portugal compared to Australia

Area of Australia:  2,969,907 sq mi ( 7,692,024 km2 )

Area of Australia compared to Portugal


As per the Worldometer data, the current population of Portugal estimated as of 30th April 2021 is 10,172,278.

Population of Portugal compared to Australia

According to the data from Worldometer, the current population of Australia estimated as of 30th April 2021 is 25,749,055.

Population of Australia compared to Portugal

Here is some more data comparison between Portugal and Australia.

The capital city of Portugal is Lisbon and the capital city of Australia is Canberra.

Official Languages

Portugal: Portuguese
Australia: English

Human Development Index

HDI of Portugal as of 2019: 0.864
HDI of Australia as of 2019: 0.944

Portugal Timezone:

UTC (Western European Time)
UTC – 1 (Atlantic, Azores)

Summer (DST):
UTC + 1 (Western European Summer Time )
UTC (Atlantic, Azores)

Australia Timezone: 

UTC + 8, +9.5, +10

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of Portugal:
38° 42′ 0″ N9° 11′ 0″ W

Coordinates of Australia:
25° 0′ 0″ S133° 0′ 0″ E

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