Is Scotland Bigger Than Denmark? (Comparison)

Scotland is a country located in Europe and is a part of the United Kingdom, whereas Denmark is a Nordic country located in Northern Europe. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Scotland and Denmark regarding various aspects.


Is Scotland bigger than Denmark?

The total area of Scotland is 77,933 sq km, and the total area of Denmark is 42,933 sq km. Scotland is bigger than Denmark by 35,000 sq km. Scotland is around 1.81 times bigger than Denmark.

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

Area of Scotland compared to Denmark

Area of Denmark:  16,577 sq mi ( 42,933 km2 )

Area of Denmark 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 Denmark

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of Denmark as of 13th July 2021, is 5,813,270.

Population of Denmark compared to Scotland

Here is some more data comparison between Scotland and Denmark.

The capital city of Scotland is Edinburgh, and the capital city of Denmark is Copenhagen.

Official Languages

Scotland: English, Scottish Gaelic
Denmark: Danish

Human Development Index

HDI of Scotland as of 2018: 0.913
HDI of Denmark as of 2018: 0.940

Scotland Timezone: 

UTC (Greenwich Mean Time)

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

Denmark Timezone: 

UTC + 1 (Central European Time)

Summer (DST):
UTC + 2 (Central European Summer Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Denmark:
56° 0′ 0″ N10° 0′ 0″ E

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