Is Spain Bigger Than Japan? (Comparison)

Spain is a country located in Southwestern Europe, whereas Japan is an island country in East Asia, located in the northwest Pacific Ocean. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Spain and Japan regarding various aspects.


Is Spain bigger than Japan?

The total area of Spain is 505,990 sq km, and the total area of Japan is 377,975 sq km. Spain is bigger than Japan by 128,015 sq km. Spain is around 1.34 times bigger than Japan.

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

Area of Spain compared to Japan

Area of Japan:  145,937 sq mi ( 377,975 km2 )

Area of Japan 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 Japan

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of Japan as of 28th August 2021, is estimated to be around 126,062,121.

Population of Japan compared to Spain

Here is some more data comparison between Spain and Japan.

The capital city of Spain is Madrid, and the capital city of Japan is Tokyo.

Official Languages

Spain: Spanish
Japan: Japanese

Human Development Index

HDI of Spain as of 2019: 0.904
HDI of Japan as of 2018: 0.919

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)

Japan Timezone: 

UTC + 9 (Japan Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Japan:
36° 0′ 0″ N138° 0′ 0″ E

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