Is the UK Bigger Than Africa? (Comparison)

The United Kingdom is a country located in North-Western Europe, whereas Africa is one of the 7 continents which is the second-largest and second-most-populous continent in the world. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between the United Kingdom and Africa regarding various aspects.

Size

Is the United Kingdom bigger than Africa?

The total area of the United Kingdom is 242,495 sq km, and the total area of Africa is 30,370,000 sq km. The United Kingdom is smaller than Africa by 30,127,505 sq km. The UK is around 125.24 times smaller than Africa.

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

Area of the UK compared to Africa

Area of Africa:  11,730,000 sq mi ( 30,370,000 km2 )

Area of Africa compared to the UK

Population

According to the Worldometer data, the total population of the United Kingdom as of 28th July 2021, is estimated to be around 68,259,263.

Population of the UK compared to Africa

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of Africa as of 27th July 2021, is estimated to be around 1,375,319,256.

Population of Africa compared to the UK

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

United Kingdom Timezone: 

UTC (Greenwich Mean Time)
UTC (Western European Time)

Summer (DST):
UTC + 1 (British Summer Time)
UTC + 1 (Western European Summer Time)

Africa Timezone: 

UTC – 1 to UTC + 4

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of the United Kingdom:
55° 0′ 0″ N, 3° 0′ 0″ W

Coordinates of Africa:
8.7832° S, 34.5085° E

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