Is the UK Bigger Than China? (Comparison)

The United Kingdom is a country located in North-Western Europe, whereas the People’s Republic of China is a country located in East Asia. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between the United Kingdom and China regarding various aspects.

Size

Is the United Kingdom bigger than China?

The total area of the United Kingdom is 242,495 sq km, and the total area of China is 9,596,961 sq km. The United Kingdom is smaller than China by 9,354,466 sq km. The UK is around 39.57 times smaller than China.

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

Area of the UK compared to China

 

Area of China:  3,705,407 sq mi ( 9,596,961 km2 )

Area of China 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 China

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of China as of 31st July 2021, is estimated to be around 1,445,111,588.

Population of China compared to the UK

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

The capital city of the United Kingdom is London, and the capital city of China is Beijing.

Official Languages

The UK: English
China: Standard Chinese

Human Development Index

HDI of the UK as of 2019: 0.932
HDI of China as of 2018: 0.8

United Kingdom Timezone: 

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

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

China Timezone: 

UTC + 8 (China Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of China:
35° 0′ 0″ N103° 0′ 0″ E

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