Is the UK Bigger Than Iceland? (Comparison)

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

Size

Is the United Kingdom bigger than Iceland?

The total area of the United Kingdom is 242,495 sq km, and the total area of Iceland is 102,775 sq km. The United Kingdom is bigger than Iceland by 139,720 sq km. The UK is around 2.35 times bigger than Iceland.

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

Area of the UK compared to Iceland

Area of Iceland:  39,682 sq mi ( 102,775 km2 )

Area of Iceland 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 Iceland

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of Iceland as of 3rd August 2021, is estimated to be around 343,562.

Population of Iceland compared to the UK

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

The capital city of the United Kingdom is London, and the capital city of Iceland is Reykjavik.

Official Languages

The UK: English
Iceland: Icelandic

Human Development Index

HDI of the UK as of 2019: 0.932
HDI of Iceland as of 2018: 0.949

United Kingdom Timezone: 

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

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

Iceland Timezone: 

UTC / GMT

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Iceland:
65° 0′ 0″ N18° 0′ 0″ W

You may also like to read:

Is the UK bigger than Houston?

Is the UK bigger than Hawaii?

Is the UK bigger than Greenland?

Leave a Comment