Is Portugal Bigger Than Zambia? (Comparison)

Portugal is a country located on the Iberian Peninsula, in south-western Europe whereas Zambia is a landlocked country at the crossroads of Central, Southern, and East Africa. Today in this article we will discuss the comparison between Portugal and Zambia regarding various aspects.


Is Portugal Bigger than Zambia?

The total area of Portugal is 92,212 sq km and the total area of Zambia is 752,618 sq km. Portugal is smaller than Zambia by 660,406 sq km. Portugal is around 8.2 times smaller than Zambia.

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

Area of Portugal compared to Zambia

Area of Zambia:  290,587 sq mi ( 752,618 km2 )

Area of Zambia 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 Zambia

According to the data from Worldometer, the current population of Zambia estimated as of 30th April 2021 is 18,830,046.

Population of Zambia compared to Portugal

Here is some more data comparison between Portugal and Zambia.

The capital city of Portugal is Lisbon and the capital city of Zambia is Lusaka.

Official Languages

Portugal: Portuguese
Zambia: English

Human Development Index

HDI of Portugal as of 2019: 0.864
HDI of Zambia as of 2019: 0.584

Portugal Timezone:

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

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

Zambia Timezone: 

UTC + 2 (Central Africa Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Zambia:
15° 0′ 0″ S30° 0′ 0″ E

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