Is Scotland Bigger Than Sydney? (Comparison)

Scotland is a country located in Europe and is a part of the United Kingdom, whereas Sydney is the capital city of the state of New South Wales, Australia. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Scotland and Sydney regarding various aspects.


Is Scotland bigger than Sydney?

The total area of Scotland is 77,933 sq km, and the total area of Sydney is 12,367.7 sq km. Scotland is bigger than Sydney by 65,565.3 sq km. Scotland is around 6.3 times bigger than Sydney.

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

Area of Scotland compared to Sydney

Area of Sydney:  4,775.2 sq mi ( 12,367.7 km2 )

Area of Sydney 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 Sydney

Based on Wikipedia, the total population of Sydney as of 2020, was estimated to be around 5,367,206.

Here is some more data comparison between Scotland and Sydney.

Official Languages

Scotland: English, Scottish Gaelic
Sydney: English

Human Development Index

HDI of Scotland as of 2018: 0.913
HDI of Sydney as of 2019: 0.945

Scotland Timezone: 

UTC (Greenwich Mean Time)

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

Sydney Timezone: 

UTC + 10 (Australian Eastern Standard Time)

Summer (DST):
UTC + 11 (Australian Eastern Daylight Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Sydney:
33° 51′ 54″ S151° 12′ 34″ E

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