Is the UK Bigger Than California? (Comparison)

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

Size

Is the United Kingdom bigger than California?

The total area of the United Kingdom is 242,495 sq km, and the total area of California is 423,970 sq km. The United Kingdom is smaller than California by 181,475 sq km. The UK is around 1.74 times smaller than California.

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

Area of the UK compared to California

Area of California:  163,696 sq mi ( 423,970 km2 )

Area of California 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 California

Based on the United States Census Bureau data, the total population of California as of 2019 was estimated to be around 39.51 Million.

Population of California compared to the UK

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

The capital city of the United Kingdom is London, and the capital city of California is Sacramento.

Official Languages

The UK: English
California: English

Human Development Index

HDI of the UK as of 2019: 0.932
HDI of California as of 2018: 0.930

United Kingdom Timezone: 

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

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

California Timezone: 

UTC – 8 (Pacific Time Zone)

Summer(DST):
UTC – 7 (Pacific Daylight Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of California:
37° 0′ 0″ N120° 0′ 0″ W

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