Is the UK Bigger Than France? (Comparison)

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

Size

Is the United Kingdom bigger than France?

The total area of the United Kingdom is 242,495 sq km, and the total area of France is 640,679 sq km. The United Kingdom is smaller than France by 398,184 sq km. The UK is around 2.64 times smaller than France.

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

Area of the UK compared to France

Area of France:  247,368 sq mi (640,679 km2 )

Area of France 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 France

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of France as of 3rd August 2021, is estimated to be around 65,423,468.

Population of France compared to the UK

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

The capital city of the United Kingdom is London, and the capital city of France is Paris.

Official Languages

The UK: English
France: French

Human Development Index

HDI of the UK as of 2019: 0.932
HDI of France as of 2018: 0.901

United Kingdom Timezone: 

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

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

France 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 France:
47° 0′ 0″ N2° 0′ 0″ E

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