Is Portugal Bigger Than Zimbabwe? (Comparison)

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


Is Portugal Bigger than Zimbabwe?

The total area of Portugal is 92,212 sq km and the total area of Zimbabwe is 390,757 sq km. Portugal is smaller than Zimbabwe by 298,545 sq km. Portugal is around 4.3 times smaller than Zimbabwe.

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

Area of Portugal compared to Zimbabwe

Area of Zimbabwe:  150,872 sq mi ( 390,757 km2 )

Area of Zimbabwe 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 Zimbabwe

According to the data from Worldometer, the current population of Zimbabwe estimated as of 30th April 2021 is 15,046,048.

Population of Zimbabwe compared to Portugal

Here is some more data comparison between Portugal and Zimbabwe.

The capital city of Portugal is Lisbon and the capital city of Zimbabwe is Harare.

Official Languages

Portugal: Portuguese
Zimbabwe: There are 16 official languages in Zimbabwe (Source: Wikipedia)

Human Development Index

HDI of Portugal as of 2019: 0.864
HDI of Zimbabwe as of 2019: 0.571

Portugal Timezone:

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

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

Zimbabwe Timezone: 

UTC + 2 (Central Africa Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Zimbabwe:
20° 0′ 0″ S30° 0′ 0″ E

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