Is the UK Bigger Than Belgium? (Comparison)

The United Kingdom is a country located in North-Western Europe, whereas Belgium is a country located in Western Europe. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between the United Kingdom and Belgium regarding various aspects.

Size

Is the United Kingdom bigger than Belgium?

The total area of the United Kingdom is 242,495 sq km, and the total area of Belgium is 30,689 sq km. The United Kingdom is bigger than Belgium by 211,806 sq km. The UK is around 7.90 times bigger than Belgium.

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

Area of the UK compared to Belgium

Area of Belgium:  11,849 sq mi ( 30,689 km2 )

Area of Belgium compared to the UK

Population

According to the Worldometer data, the total population of the United Kingdom as of 26th July 2021, was estimated to be around 68,259,263.

Population of the UK compared to Belgium

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of Belgium as of 31st July 2021, is estimated to be around 11,642,205.

Population of Belgium compared to the UK

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

The capital city of the United Kingdom is London, and the capital city of Belgium is Brussels.

Official Languages

The UK: English
Belgium: Dutch, French, German

Human Development Index

HDI of the UK as of 2019: 0.932
HDI of Belgium as of 2018: 0.919

United Kingdom Timezone: 

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

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

Belgium Timezone: 

UTC + 1 (Central European Time)

Summer (DST):
UTC + 2 (Central European Summer Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Belgium:
50° 50′ 0″ N4° 0′ 0″ E

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