Is Scotland Bigger Than New Zealand? (Comparison)

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

Size

Is Scotland bigger than New Zealand?

The total area of Scotland is 77,933 sq km, and the total area of New Zealand is 268,021 sq km. Scotland is smaller than New Zealand by 190,088 sq km. Scotland is around 3.44 times smaller than New Zealand.

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

Area of Scotland compared to New Zealand

Area of New Zealand:  103,483 sq mi ( 268,021 km2 )

Area of New Zealand 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 New Zealand

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of New Zealand as of 13th July 2021, is 4,863,027.

Population of New Zealand compared to Scotland

Here is some more data comparison between Scotland and New Zealand.

The capital city of Scotland is Edinburgh, and the capital city of New Zealand is Wellington.

Official Languages

Scotland: English, Scottish Gaelic
New Zealand: English, Maori, NZ Sign Language

Human Development Index

HDI of Scotland as of 2018: 0.913
HDI of New Zealand as of 2018: 0.931

Scotland Timezone: 

UTC (Greenwich Mean Time)

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

New Zealand Timezone: 

UTC + 12 (Time in New Zealand)

Summer (DST):
UTC + 13 (New Zealand Day Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of New Zealand:
42° 0′ 0″ S173° 0′ 0″ E

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