Is Scotland Bigger Than Nova Scotia? (Comparison)

Scotland is a country located in Europe and is a part of the United Kingdom, whereas Nova Scotia is one of the thirteen provinces and territories of Canada. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Scotland and Nova Scotia regarding various aspects.


Is Scotland bigger than Nova Scotia?

The total area of Scotland is 77,933 sq km, and the total area of Nova Scotia is 55,284 sq km. Scotland is bigger than Nova Scotia by 22,649 sq km. Scotland is around 1.40 times bigger than Nova Scotia.

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

Area of Scotland compared to Nova Scotia

Area of Nova Scotia:  21,345 sq mi ( 55,284 km2 )

Area of Nova Scotia 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 Nova Scotia


According to the data from StatCan, the population of Nova Scotia estimated as of 2019 was is 971,395.

Population of Nova Scotia compared to Scotland

Here is some more data comparison between Scotland and Nova Scotia.

The capital city of Scotland is Edinburgh, and the capital city of Nova Scotia is Halifax.

Official Languages

Scotland: English, Scottish Gaelic
Nova Scotia: English, French

Human Development Index

HDI of Scotland as of 2018: 0.913
HDI of Nova Scotia as of 2018: 0.895

Scotland Timezone: 

UTC (Greenwich Mean Time)

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

Nova Scotia Timezone: 

UTC – 4 (Atlantic Time Zone)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Nova Scotia:
45° 0′ 0″ N62° 59′ 58″ W

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