Is Scotland Bigger Than Wales? (Comparison)

Scotland and Wales both are the countries in the United Kingdom. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Scotland and Wales regarding various aspects.


Is Scotland bigger than Wales?

The total area of Scotland is 77,933 sq km, and the total area of Wales is 20,779 sq km. Scotland is bigger than Wales by 16,766 sq km. Scotland is around 3.75 times bigger than Wales.

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

Area of Scotland compared to Wales

Area of Wales: 8,023 sq mi (20,779 km2 )

Area of Wales 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 Wales

Based on the data from Eurostat, the population of Wales estimated as of 2019 was around 3.136 Million.

Population of Wales compared to Scotland

Here is some more data comparison between Scotland and Wales.

The capital city of Scotland is Edinburgh, and the capital city of Wales is Cardiff.

Official Languages

Scotland: English, Scottish Gaelic
Wales: Welsh and English

Human Development Index

HDI of Scotland as of 2018: 0.913
HDI of Wales as of 2018: 0.883

Scotland Timezone: 

UTC (Greenwich Mean Time)

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

Wales Timezone: 

UTC (Greenwich Mean Time)

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

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Wales:
52° 18′ 0″ N3° 36′ 0″ W

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