Is the UK Bigger Than Japan? (Comparison)

The United Kingdom is a country located in North-Western Europe, whereas Japan is an island country in East Asia, located in the northwest Pacific Ocean. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between the United Kingdom and Japan regarding various aspects.

Size

Is the United Kingdom bigger than Japan?

The total area of the United Kingdom is 242,495 sq km, and the total area of Japan is 377,975 sq km. The United Kingdom is smaller than Japan by 135,480 sq km. The UK is around 1.55 times smaller than Japan.

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

Area of the UK compared to Japan

Area of Japan:  145,937 sq mi ( 377,975 km2 )

Area of Japan 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 Japan

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of Japan as of 3rd August 2021, is estimated to be around 126,078,268.

Population of Japan compared to the UK

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

The capital city of the United Kingdom is London, and the capital city of Japan is Tokyo.

Official Languages

The UK: English
Japan: Japanese

Human Development Index

HDI of the UK as of 2019: 0.932
HDI of Japan as of 2018: 0.919

United Kingdom Timezone: 

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

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

Japan Timezone: 

UTC + 9 (Japan Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Japan:
36° 0′ 0″ N138° 0′ 0″ E

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