Is Texas Bigger Than Switzerland? (Comparison)

Texas is a state located in the South Central region of the United States of America, 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 the U.S. state Texas and Switzerland regarding various aspects.


Is Texas bigger than Switzerland?

The total area of Texas is 268,596 sq mi, and the total area of Switzerland is 15,940 sq mi. Texas is bigger than Switzerland by 252,656 sq mi. Texas is around 16.9 times bigger than Switzerland.

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

Area of Texas compared to Switzerland

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

Area of Switzerland 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 Switzerland

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the current population of Switzerland as of 3rd June 2021, is 8,713,305.

Population of Switzerland compared to Texas

Here is some more data comparison between Texas and Switzerland.

The capital city of Texas is Austin, and the capital city of Switzerland is Bern.

Official Languages

Texas: No official language, but English is the primary spoken language.
Switzerland: German, French, Italian

Human Development Index

HDI of Texas as of 2018: 0.909
HDI of Switzerland as of 2019: 0.955

Texas Timezone:

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

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

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

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