Is Scotland Bigger Than Alaska? (Comparison)

Scotland is a country located in Europe and is a part of the United Kingdom, whereas Alaska is a U.S. state in the Western United States, on the northwest extremity of the country’s west coast. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Scotland and Alaska regarding various aspects.


Is Scotland bigger than Alaska?

The total area of Scotland is 77,933 sq km, and the total area of Alaska is 1,717,856 sq km. Scotland is smaller than Alaska by 1,639,923 sq km. Scotland is around 22 times smaller than Alaska.

Area of Scotland:  30,090 sq mi ( 77,933 km2 )

Area of Scotland compared to Alaska

Area of Alaska:  663,268 sq mi ( 1,717,856 km2 )

Area of Alaska compared to Scotland


According to the Eurostat data, the total population of Scotland as of 2019 was estimated to be around 5.454 Million.

Population of Scotland compared to Alaska

Based on the United States Census Bureau data, the total population of Alaska as of 2019, is estimated to be around 731,545.

Population of Alaska compared to Scotland

Here is some more data comparison between Scotland and Alaska.

The capital city of Scotland is Edinburgh, and the capital city of Alaska is Juneau.

Official Languages

Scotland: English, Scottish Gaelic
Alaska: English

Human Development Index

HDI of Scotland as of 2018: 0.913
HDI of Alaska as of 2018: 0.937

Scotland Timezone: 

UTC (Greenwich Mean Time)

Summer (DST):
UTC + 1 (British Summer Time)

Alaska Timezone:

UTC − 9 (Alaska Time Zone)
UTC − 10 (Hawaii – Aleutian Time Zone)

Summer (DST):
UTC − 8 (Alaska Daylight Time)
UTC − 9 (Hawaii – Aleutian Daylight Time)

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of Scotland:
57° 0′ 0″ N4° 0′ 0″ W

Coordinates of Alaska:
64° 4′ 6.6″ N152° 16′ 41.52″ W

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