Is Spain Bigger Than Alaska? (Comparison)

Spain is a country located in Southwestern Europe, whereas Alaska is a U.S. state in the Western United States, on the northwest extremity of the country’s west coast. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Spain and Alaska regarding various aspects.


Is Spain bigger than Alaska?

The total area of Spain is 505,990 sq km, and the total area of Alaska is 1,717,856 sq km. Spain is smaller than Alaska by 1,211,866 sq km. Spain is around 3.40 times smaller than Alaska.

Area of Spain:  195,360 sq mi ( 505,990 km2 )

Area of Spain compared to Alaska

Area of Alaska:  663,268 sq mi ( 1,717,856 km2 )

Area of Alaska compared to Spain


According to the Eurostat, World Bank data, the total population of Spain as of 2019 was estimated to be around 46.94 Million.

Population of Spain compared to Alaska

Based on the United States Census Bureau data, the total population of Alaska as of 2019, is estimated to be around 731,545.

Population of Alaska compared to Spain

Here is some more data comparison between Spain and Alaska.

The capital city of Spain is Madrid, and the capital city of Alaska is Juneau.

Official Languages

Spain: Spanish
Alaska: English

Human Development Index

HDI of Spain as of 2019: 0.904
HDI of Alaska as of 2018: 0.937

Spain Timezone: 

UTC + 0 to UTC + 1
(Western European Time and Central European Time)

Summer (DST):
UTC + 1 to UTC + 2
(Western European Summer Time and Central European Summer Time)

Alaska Timezone:

UTC − 9 (Alaska Time Zone)
UTC − 10 (Hawaii – Aleutian Time Zone)

Summer (DST):
UTC − 8 (Alaska Daylight Time)
UTC − 9 (Hawaii – Aleutian Daylight Time)

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of Spain:
40° 0′ 0″ N4° 0′ 0″ W

Coordinates of Alaska:
64° 4′ 6.6″ N152° 16′ 41.52″ W

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