Is Portugal Bigger Than France? (Comparison)

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


Is Portugal Bigger than France?

The total area of Portugal is 92,212 sq km and the total area of France is 640,679 sq km. Portugal is smaller than France by 548,467 sq km. Portugal is around 7 times smaller than France.

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

Area of Portugal compared to France

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

Area of France 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 France


According to the data from Worldometer, the current population of France estimated as of 30th April 2021 is 65,393,211.

Population of France compared to Portugal

Here is some more data comparison between Portugal and France.

The capital city of Portugal is Lisbon and the capital city of France is Paris.

Official Languages

Portugal: Portuguese
France: French

Human Development Index

HDI of Portugal as of 2019: 0.864
HDI of France as of 2019: 0.901

Portugal Timezone:

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

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

France Timezone: 

UTC + 1 (Central European Time)
UTC + 2 (Central European Summer Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

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

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