Is Spain Bigger Than The Netherlands? (Comparison)

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


Is Spain bigger than the Netherlands?

The total area of Spain is 505,990 sq km, and the total area of the Netherlands is 41,865 sq km. Spain is bigger than the Netherlands by 464,125 sq km. Spain is around 12.09 times bigger than the Netherlands.

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

Area of Spain compared to the Netherlands

Area of the Netherlands:  16,164 sq mi ( 41,865 km2 )

Area of the Netherlands 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 the Netherlands

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of the Netherlands as of 31st August 2021, is estimated to be around 17,175,836.

Population of the Netherlands compared to Spain

Here is some more data comparison between Spain and Netherlands.

The capital city of Spain is Madrid, and the capital city of the Netherlands is Amsterdam.

Official Languages

Spain: Spanish
Netherlands: Dutch

Human Development Index

HDI of Spain as of 2019: 0.904
HDI of Netherlands as of 2018: 0.944

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)

The Netherlands Timezone: 

UTC + 1 (Central European Time)
UTC -4 (Atlantic Standard Time)

Summer (DST):
UTC + 2 (Central European Summer Time)
UTC -4 (Atlantic Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of the Netherlands:
52° 19′ 0″ N5° 33′ 0″ E

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