Is the UK Bigger Than India? (Comparison)

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

Size

Is the United Kingdom bigger than India?

The total area of the United Kingdom is 242,495 sq km, and the total area of India is 3,287,263 sq km. The United Kingdom is smaller than India by 3,044,768 sq km. The UK is around 13.55 times smaller than India.

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

Area of the UK compared to India

Area of India:  1,269,219 sq mi (3,287,263 km2 )

Area of India 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 India

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of India as of 3rd August 2021, is estimated to be around 1,394,286,331.

Population of India compared to the UK

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

The capital city of the United Kingdom is London, and the capital city of India is Delhi.

Official Languages

The UK: English
India: Hindi, English, Indian

Human Development Index

HDI of the UK as of 2019: 0.932
HDI of India as of 2018: 0.645

United Kingdom Timezone: 

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

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

India Timezone: 

UTC + 5:30 (Indian Standard Time)
India doesn’t observe daylight saving time.

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of India:
1° 0′ 0″ N78° 0′ 0″ E

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