Is Scotland Bigger Than Latvia? (Comparison)

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

Size

Is Scotland bigger than Latvia?

The total area of Scotland is 77,933 sq km, and the total area of Latvia is 64,589 sq km. Scotland is bigger than Latvia by 13,344 sq km. Scotland is around 1.20 times bigger than Latvia.

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

Area of Scotland compared to Latvia

Area of Latvia:  24,983 sq mi ( 64,589 km2 )

Area of Latvia compared to Scotland

Population

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 Latvia

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of Latvia as of 13th July 2021, is 1,865,211.

Population of Latvia compared to Scotland

Here is some more data comparison between Scotland and Latvia.

The capital city of Scotland is Edinburgh, and the capital city of Latvia is Riga.

Official Languages

Scotland: English, Scottish Gaelic
Latvia: Latvian

Human Development Index

HDI of Scotland as of 2018: 0.913
HDI of Latvia as of 2018: 0.866

Scotland Timezone: 

UTC (Greenwich Mean Time)

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

Latvia Timezone: 

UTC + 2 (Eastern European Time)

Summer (DST):
UTC + 3 (Eastern European Summer Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Latvia:
57° 0′ 0″ N25° 0′ 0″ E

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