Is the UK Bigger Than Iran? (Comparison)

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

Size

Is the United Kingdom bigger than Iran?

The total area of the United Kingdom is 242,495 sq km, and the total area of Iran is 1,648,195 sq km. The United Kingdom is smaller than Iran by 1,405,700 sq km. The UK is around 6.79 times smaller than Iran.

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

Area of the UK compared to Iran

Area of Iran:  636,372 sq mi ( 1,648,195 km2 )

Area of Iran 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 Iran

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of Iran as of 3rd August 2021, is estimated to be around 85,131,865.

Population of Iran compared to the UK

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

The capital city of the United Kingdom is London, and the capital city of Iran is Tehran.

Official Languages

The UK: English
Iran: Persian

Human Development Index

HDI of the UK as of 2019: 0.932
HDI of Iran as of 2018: 0.783

United Kingdom Timezone: 

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

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

Iran Timezone: 

UTC + 3:30 (Iran Standard Time)

Summer (DST):
UTC + 4:30 (Iran Standard Daylight Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Iran:
32° 0′ 0″ N53° 0′ 0″ E

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