Is Texas Bigger Than The Netherlands? (Comparison)

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


Is Texas bigger than the Netherlands?

The total area of Texas is 268,596 sq mi, and the total area of the Netherlands is 16,164 sq mi. Texas is bigger than the Netherlands by 252,432 sq mi. Texas is around 16.6 times bigger than the Netherlands.

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

Area of Texas compared to The Netherlands

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

Area of the Netherlands 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 The Netherlands

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the current population of the Netherlands as of 3rd June 2021, is 17,169,713.

Population of the Netherlands compared to Texas

Here is some more data comparison between Texas and the Netherlands.

The capital city of Texas is Austin, and the capital city of the Netherlands is Amsterdam.

Official Languages

Texas: No official language, but English is the primary spoken language.
The Netherlands: Dutch

Human Development Index

HDI of Texas as of 2018: 0.909
HDI of the Netherlands as of 2019: 0.944

Texas Timezone:

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

Summer (DST):
UTC − 5 (Central Daylight Time)
UTC − 6 (Mountain Daylight 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 Texas:
31° 28′ 32.52″ N99° 19′ 52.32″ W

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

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