Is the UK Bigger Than Houston? (Comparison)

The United Kingdom is a country located in North-Western Europe, whereas Houston is the most populous city in the state of Texas, USA. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between the United Kingdom and Houston regarding various aspects.


Is the United Kingdom bigger than Houston?

The total area of the United Kingdom is 242,495 sq km, and the total area of Houston is 1,739.69 sq km. The United Kingdom is bigger than Houston by 240,755.31 sq km. The UK is around 139.38 times bigger than Houston.

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

Area of the UK compared to Houston

Area of Houston Texas:  671.70 sq mi ( 1739.69 km2  )

Area of Houston Texas compared to the UK


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 Houston

According to the United States Census Bureau data, the total population of Houston Texas as of 2019 was estimated to be around 2.31 Million.

Population of Houston compared to the UK

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

Official Languages

The UK: English
Houston: English

Human Development Index

HDI of the UK as of 2019: 0.932
HDI of Houston(Texas) as of 2018: 0.917

United Kingdom Timezone: 

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

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

Houston, Texas Timezone: 

UTC − 6 (Central Standard Time)

Summer (DST):
UTC − 5 (Central Daylight Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Houston, Texas:
29° 45′ 46″ N95° 22′ 59″ W

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