Is Scotland Bigger Than Iceland? (Comparison)

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


Is Scotland bigger than Iceland?

The total area of Scotland is 77,933 sq km, and the total area of Iceland is 102,775 sq km. Scotland is smaller than Iceland by 24,842 sq km. Scotland is around 1.31 times smaller than Iceland.

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

Area of Scotland compared to Iceland

Area of Iceland:  39,682 sq mi ( 102,775 km2 )

Area of Iceland 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 Iceland

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of Iceland as of 13th July 2021, is 343,543.

Population of Iceland compared to Scotland

Here is some more data comparison between Scotland and Iceland.

The capital city of Scotland is Edinburgh, and the capital city of Iceland is Reykjavik.

Official Languages

Scotland: English, Scottish Gaelic
Iceland: Icelandic

Human Development Index

HDI of Scotland as of 2018: 0.913
HDI of Iceland as of 2018: 0.949

Scotland Timezone: 

UTC (Greenwich Mean Time)

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

Iceland Timezone: 


Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Iceland:
65° 0′ 0″ N18° 0′ 0″ W

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