Is Texas Bigger Than France? (Comparison)

Texas is a state located in the South Central region of the United States of America, whereas France is a country located in Western Europe. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between the U.S. state Texas and France regarding various aspects.


Is Texas bigger than France?

The total area of Texas is 268,596 sq mi, and the total area of France is 247,368 sq mi. Texas is bigger than France by 21,228 sq mi. Texas is around 1.08 times bigger than France.

Area of Texas:  268,596 sq mi ( 695,662 km2 )

Area of Texas compared to France

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

Area of France compared to Texas


According to the United States Census Bureau data, the total population of Texas as of 2019 was estimated to be around 29 Million.

Population of Texas compared to France

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the current population of France as of 28th May 2021, is 65,404,115.

Population of France compared to Texas

Here is some more data comparison between Texas and France.

The capital city of Texas is Austin, and the capital city of France is Paris.

Official Languages

Texas: No official language, but English is the primary spoken language.
France: French

Human Development Index

HDI of Texas as of 2018: 0.909
HDI of France as of 2019: 0.901

Texas Timezone:

UTC − 6 (Central Time Zone)
UTC − 7 (Mountain Time Zone)

Summer (DST):
UTC − 5 (Central Daylight Time)
UTC − 6 (Mountain Daylight Time)

France Timezone: 

UTC + 1 (Central European Time)
UTC + 2 (Central European Summer Time)

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of Texas:
31° 28′ 32.52″ N99° 19′ 52.32″ W

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

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