Is Scotland Bigger Than California? (Comparison)

Scotland is a country located in Europe and is a part of the United Kingdom, whereas California is a state located in the Western Region of the United States of America. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Scotland and California regarding various aspects.


Is Scotland bigger than California?

The total area of Scotland is 77,933 sq km, and the total area of California is 423,970 sq km. Scotland is smaller than California by 346,037 sq km. Scotland is around 5.44 times smaller than California.

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

Area of Scotland compared to California


Area of California:  163,696 sq mi ( 423,970 km2 )

Area of California 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 California

Based on the United States Census Bureau data, the total population of California as of 2019 was estimated to be around 39.51 Million.

Population of California compared to Scotland

Here is some more data comparison between Scotland and California.

The capital city of Scotland is Edinburgh, and the capital city of California is Sacramento.

Official Languages

Scotland: English, Scottish Gaelic
California: English

Human Development Index

HDI of Scotland as of 2018: 0.913
HDI of California as of 2018: 0.930

Scotland Timezone: 

UTC (Greenwich Mean Time)

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

California Timezone: 

UTC – 8 (Pacific Time Zone)

UTC – 7 (Pacific Daylight Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of California:
37° 0′ 0″ N120° 0′ 0″ W

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