Is Portugal Bigger Than Iceland? (Comparison)

Portugal is a country located on the Iberian Peninsula, in south-western Europe whereas Iceland is a Nordic island country in the North Atlantic Ocean. Today in this article we will discuss the comparison between Portugal and Iceland regarding various aspects.


Is Portugal Bigger than Iceland?

The total area of Portugal is 92,212 sq km and the total area of Iceland is 102,775 sq km. Portugal is smaller than Iceland by 10,563 sq km. Portugal is around 1.2 times smaller than Iceland. Iceland is the most sparsely populated country in Europe.

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

Area of Portugal compared to Iceland

Area of Iceland:  39,682 sq mi ( 102,775 km2 )

Area of Iceland compared to Portugal


As per the Worldometer data, the current population of Portugal estimated as of 30th April 2021 is 10,172,277.

Population of Portugal compared to Iceland

According to the data from Worldometer, the current population of Iceland estimated as of 30th April 2021 is 343,092.

Population of Iceland compared to Portugal

Here is some more data comparison between Portugal and Iceland.

The capital city of Portugal is Lisbon and the capital city of Iceland is Reykjavik.

Official Languages

Portugal: Portuguese
Iceland: Icelandic

Human Development Index

HDI of Portugal as of 2019: 0.864
HDI of Iceland as of 2019: 0.949

Portugal Timezone:

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

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

Iceland Timezone: 


Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Iceland:
65° 0′ 0″ N18° 0′ 0″ W

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