Is Portugal Bigger Than Spain? (Comparison)

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


Is Portugal Bigger than Spain?

The total area of Portugal is 92,212 sq km and the total area of Spain is 505,990 sq km. Portugal is smaller than Spain by 413,778 sq km. Portugal is around 5.5 times smaller than Spain.

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

Area of Portugal compared to Spain

Area of Spain:  195,360 sq mi ( 505,990 km2 )

Area of Spain compared to Portugal


As per the Worldometer data, the current population of Portugal estimated as of 30th April 2021 is 10,172,285.

Population of Portugal compared to the Spain

According to the data from Worldometer, the current population of Spain estimated as of 30th April 2021 is 46,769,739.

Population of Spain compared to Portugal

Here is some more data comparison between Portugal and Spain.

The capital city of Portugal is Lisbon and the capital city of Spain is Madrid.

Official Languages

Portugal: Portuguese
Spain: Spanish

Human Development Index

HDI of Portugal as of 2019: 0.864
HDI of Spain as of 2019: 0.904

Portugal Timezone:

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

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

Spain Timezone: 

UTC + 0 to UTC + 1 (Western European Time and Central European Time)

Summer (DST):
UTC + 1 to UTC + 2 (Western European Summer Time and Central European Summer Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Spain:
40° 0′ 0″ N4° 0′ 0″ W

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