Is Spain Bigger Than Switzerland? (Comparison)

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


Is Spain bigger than Switzerland?

The total area of Spain is 505,990 sq km, and the total area of Switzerland is 41,285 sq km. Spain is bigger than Switzerland by 464,705 sq km. Spain is around 12.26 times bigger than Switzerland.

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

Area of Spain compared to Switzerland

Area of Switzerland:  15,940 sq mi ( 41,285 km2 )

Area of Switzerland 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 Switzerland

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of Switzerland as of 31st August 2021, is estimated to be around 8,723,736.

Population of Switzerland compared to Spain

Here is some more data comparison between Spain and Switzerland.

The capital city of Spain is Madrid, and the capital city of Switzerland is Bern.

Official Languages

Spain: Spanish
Switzerland: German, French, Italian

Human Development Index

HDI of Spain as of 2019: 0.904
HDI of Switzerland as of 2018: 0.955

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)

Switzerland 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 Switzerland:
46° 50′ 0″ N8° 20′ 0″ E

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