Is Scotland Bigger Than The Netherlands? (Comparison)

Scotland is a country located in Europe and is a part of the United Kingdom, whereas the Netherlands is a country located in Western Europe and partly in the Caribbean. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Scotland and the Netherlands regarding various aspects.

Size

Is Scotland bigger than the Netherlands?

The total area of Scotland is 77,933 sq km, and the total area of the Netherlands is 41,865 sq km. Scotland is bigger than the Netherlands by 36,068 sq km. Scotland is around 1.86 times bigger than the Netherlands.

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

Area of Scotland compared to the Netherlands

Area of the Netherlands:  16,164 sq mi ( 41,865 km2 )

Area of the Netherlands 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 the Netherlands

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of the Netherlands as of 13th July 2021, is 171,739.

Population of The Netherlands compared to Scotland

Here is some more data comparison between Scotland and the Netherlands.

The capital city of Scotland is Edinburgh, and the capital city of the Netherlands is Amsterdam.

Official Languages

Scotland: English, Scottish Gaelic
The Netherlands: Dutch

Human Development Index

HDI of Scotland as of 2018: 0.913
HDI of the Netherlands as of 2018: 0.944

Scotland Timezone: 

UTC (Greenwich Mean Time)

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

The Netherlands Timezone: 

UTC + 1 (Central European Time)
UTC -4 (Atlantic Standard Time)

Summer (DST):
UTC + 2 (Central European Summer Time)
UTC -4 (Atlantic Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of the Netherlands:
52° 19′ 0″ N5° 33′ 0″ E

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