Is Scotland Bigger Than Japan? (Comparison)

Scotland is a country located in Europe and is a part of the United Kingdom, whereas Japan is an island country in East Asia, located in the northwest Pacific Ocean. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Scotland and Japan regarding various aspects.


Is Scotland bigger than Japan?

The total area of Scotland is 77,933 sq km, and the total area of Japan is 377,975 sq km. Scotland is smaller than Japan by 300,042 sq km. Scotland is around 4.84 times smaller than Japan.

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

Area of Scotland compared to Japan

Area of Japan:  145,937 sq mi ( 377,975 km2 )

Area of Japan 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 Japan

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of Japan as of 13th July 2021, is 126,081,240.

Population of Japan compared to Scotland

Here is some more data comparison between Scotland and Japan.

The capital city of Scotland is Edinburgh, and the capital city of Japan is Tokyo.

Official Languages

Scotland: English, Scottish Gaelic
Japan: Japanese

Human Development Index

HDI of Scotland as of 2018: 0.913
HDI of Japan as of 2018: 0.919

Scotland Timezone: 

UTC (Greenwich Mean Time)

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

Japan Timezone: 

UTC + 9 (Japan Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Japan:
36° 0′ 0″ N138° 0′ 0″ E

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