Is Texas Bigger Than The United Kingdom? (Comparison)

Texas is a state located in the South Central region of the United States of America, whereas the United Kingdom is a sovereign country in north-western Europe, off the north-­western coast of the European mainland. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between the U.S. state Texas and the country of the United Kingdom regarding various aspects.


Is Texas bigger than the United Kingdom?

The total area of Texas is 268,596 sq mi, and the total area of the United Kingdom is 93,628 sq mi. Texas is bigger than the United Kingdom by 174,968 sq mi. Texas is around 2.9 times bigger than the United Kingdom.

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

Area of Texas compared to the UK

Area of the United Kingdom:  93,628 sq mi ( 242,495 km2 )

Area of the UK 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 UK

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the current population of the United Kingdom as of 3rd June 2021, is 68,215,460.

Population of the UK compared to Texas

Here is some more data comparison between Texas and the United Kingdom.

The capital city of Texas is Austin, and the capital city of the United Kingdom is London.

Official Languages

Texas: No official language, but English is the primary spoken language.
The United Kingdom: English

Human Development Index

HDI of Texas as of 2018: 0.909
HDI of the United Kingdom as of 2019: 0.932

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 United Kingdom 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 the United Kingdom:
55° 0′ 0″ N3° 0′ 0″ W

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