Is Texas Bigger Than Scotland? (Comparison)

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


Is Texas bigger than Scotland?

The total area of Texas is 268,596 sq mi, and the total area of Scotland is 30,090 sq mi. Texas is bigger than Scotland by 238,506 sq mi. Texas is around 8.9 times bigger than Scotland.

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

Area of Texas compared to Scotland

Area of Scotland:  30,090 sq mi ( 77,933 km2 )

Area of Scotland 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 Scotland

Based on the data from Eurostat, the population of Scotland estimated as of 2019 was 5.454 Million.

Population of Scotland compared to Texas

Here is some more data comparison between Texas and Scotland.

The capital city of Texas is Austin, and the capital city of Scotland is Edinburgh.

Official Languages

Texas: No official language, but English is the primary spoken language.
Scotland: English, Scots, Scottish Gaelic

Human Development Index

HDI of Texas as of 2018: 0.909
HDI of Scotland as of 2019: 0.913

Texas Timezone:

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

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

Scotland Timezone: 

UTC (Greenwich Mean Time)
UTC + 1 (British Summer Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Scotland:
56.4907° N, 4.2026° W

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