Is Portugal Bigger Than The United Kingdom? (Comparison)

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Is Portugal Bigger Than the UK

Portugal is a country located on the Iberian Peninsula, in south-western Europe whereas the United Kingdom is a sovereign country in north-western Europe, off the north-­western coast of the European mainland. Today in this article we will discuss the comparison between Portugal and the United Kingdom regarding various aspects.


Is Portugal Bigger than the United Kingdom?

The total area of Portugal is 92,212 sq km and the total area of the United Kingdom is 242,495 sq km. Portugal is smaller than the United Kingdom by 150,283 sq km. Portugal is around 2.7 times smaller than the United Kingdom.

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

Area of Portugal compared to the UK

Area of the United Kingdom:  93,628 sq mi ( 242,495 km2 )

Area of the UK 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 United Kingdom

According to the data from Worldometer, the current population of the United Kingdom estimated as of 30th April 2021 is 68,183,050.

Population of the United Kingdom compared to Portugal

Here is some more data comparison between Portugal and the United Kingdom.

The capital city of Portugal is Lisbon and the capital city of the United Kingdom is London.

Official Languages

Portugal: Portuguese
The United Kingdom: English

Human Development Index

HDI of Portugal as of 2019: 0.864
HDI of the United Kingdom as of 2019: 0.932

Portugal Timezone:

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

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

The United Kingdom Timezone: 

UTC (Greenwich Mean Time)
UTC + 1 (British Summer Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of the United Kingdom:
55° 0′ 0″ N3° 0′ 0″ W

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Aashish Poudel Genuine is a web developer, writer and currently a student in Cyprus. He has created this site to help people who are willing to come to Cyprus or want to know more about this country.

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