Is Portugal Bigger Than Japan? (Comparison)

Portugal is a country located on the Iberian Peninsula, in south-western Europe whereas Japan is an island country in East Asia, located in the northwest Pacific Ocean. Today in this article we will discuss the comparison between Portugal and Japan regarding various aspects.


Is Portugal Bigger than Japan?

The total area of Portugal is 92,212 sq km and the total area of Japan is 377,975 sq km. Portugal is smaller than Japan by 285,763 sq km. Portugal is around 4.1 times smaller than Japan.

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

Area of Portugal compared to Japan

Area of Japan:  145,937 sq mi ( 377,975 km2 )

Area of Japan 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 Japan

According to the data from Worldometer, the current population of Japan estimated as of 30th April 2021 is 126,158,398.

Population of Japan compared to Portugal

Here is some more data comparison between Portugal and Japan.

The capital city of Portugal is Lisbon and the capital city of Japan is Tokyo.

Official Languages

Portugal: Portuguese
Japan: Japanese

Human Development Index

HDI of Portugal as of 2019: 0.864
HDI of Japan as of 2019: 0.919

Portugal Timezone:

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

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

Japan Timezone: 

UTC + 9 (Japan Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Japan:
36° 0′ 0″ N138° 0′ 0″ E

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