Is Spain Bigger Than France? (Comparison)

Spain is a country located in Southwestern Europe, whereas France is a country located in Western Europe. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Spain and France regarding various aspects.


Is Spain bigger than France?

The total area of Spain is 505,990 sq km, and the total area of France is 640,679 sq km. Spain is smaller than France by 134,689 sq km. Spain is around 1.27 times smaller than France.

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

Area of Spain compared to France

Area of France:  247,368 sq mi (640,679 km2 )

Area of France 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 France

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of France as of 23rd August 2021, is estimated to be around 65,429,550.

Population of France compared to Spain

Here is some more data comparison between Spain and France.

The capital city of Spain is Madrid, and the capital city of France is Paris.

Official Languages

Spain: Spanish
France: French

Human Development Index

HDI of Spain as of 2019: 0.904
HDI of France as of 2018: 0.901

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)

France Timezone: 

UTC + 1 (Central European Time)

Summer (DST):
UTC + 2 (Central European Summer Time)

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of Spain:
40° 0′ 0″ N, 4° 0′ 0″ W

Coordinates of France:
47° 0′ 0″ N2° 0′ 0″ E

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