Is the UK Bigger Than Greenland? (Comparison)

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

Size

Is the United Kingdom bigger than Greenland?

The total area of the United Kingdom is 242,495 sq km, and the total area of Greenland is 2,166,086 sq km. The United Kingdom is smaller than Greenland by 1,923,591 sq km. The UK is around 8.93 times smaller than Greenland.

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

Area of the UK compared to Greenland

Area of Greenland:  836,330 sq mi ( 2,166,086 km2 )

Area of Greenland 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 Greenland

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of Greenland as of 3rd August 2021, is estimated to be around 56,872.

Population of Greenland compared to the UK

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

The capital city of the United Kingdom is London, and the capital city of Greenland is Nuuk.

Official Languages

The UK: English
Greenland: Greenlandic

Human Development Index

HDI of the UK as of 2019: 0.932
HDI of Greenland as of 2018: 0.786

United Kingdom Timezone: 

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

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

Greenland Timezone: 

UTC (+) (-) 0 to UTC – 4

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Greenland:
72° 0′ 0″ N40° 0′ 0″ W

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