Is Portugal Bigger Than Bulgaria? (Comparison)

Portugal is a country located on the Iberian Peninsula, in south-western Europe whereas Bulgaria is located in Southeast Europe. Today in this article we will discuss the comparison between Portugal and Bulgaria regarding various aspects.


Is Portugal Bigger than Bulgaria?

The total area of Portugal is 92,212 sq km and the total area of Bulgaria is 110,993.6 sq km. Portugal is smaller than Bulgaria by 18,781.6 sq km. Portugal is around 1.2 times smaller than Bulgaria.

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

Area of Portugal compared to Bulgaria

Area of Bulgaria:  42,854.9 sq mi ( 110,993.6 km2 )

Area of Bulgaria 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 Bulgaria

According to the data from Worldometer, the current population of Bulgaria estimated as of 30th April 2021 is 6,905,803.

Population of Bulgaria compared to Portugal

Here is some more data comparison between Portugal and Bulgaria.

The capital city of Portugal is Lisbon and the capital city of Bulgaria is Sofia.

Official Languages

Portugal: Portuguese
Bulgaria: Bulgarian

Human Development Index

HDI of Portugal as of 2019: 0.864
HDI of Bulgaria as of 2019: 0.816

Portugal Timezone:

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

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

Bulgaria Timezone: 

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

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Bulgaria:
42° 41′ 0″ N23° 19′ 0″ E

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