Is Texas Bigger Than Iceland? (Comparison)

Texas is a state located in the South Central region of the United States of America, whereas Iceland is a Nordic island country in the North Atlantic Ocean. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between the U.S. state Texas and Iceland regarding various aspects.


Is Texas bigger than Iceland?

The total area of Texas is 268,596 sq mi, and the total area of Iceland is 39,682 sq mi. Texas is bigger than Iceland by 228,914 sq mi. Texas is around 6.8 times bigger than Iceland.

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

Area of Texas compared to Iceland

Area of Iceland:  39,682 sq mi ( 102,775 km2 )

Area of Iceland 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 Iceland

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the current population of Iceland as of 29th May 2021, is 343,261.

Population of Iceland compared to Texas

Here is some more data comparison between Texas and Iceland.

The capital city of Texas is Austin, and the capital city of Iceland is Reykjavik.

Official Languages

Texas: No official language, but English is the primary spoken language.
Iceland: Icelandic

Human Development Index

HDI of Texas as of 2018: 0.909
HDI of Iceland as of 2019: 0.949

Texas Timezone:

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

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

Iceland Timezone: 


Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Iceland:
65° 0′ 0″ N18° 0′ 0″ W

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