Is the UK Bigger Than Madagascar? (Comparison)

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

Size

Is the United Kingdom bigger than Madagascar?

The total area of the United Kingdom is 242,495 sq km, and the total area of Madagascar is 587,041 sq km. The United Kingdom is smaller than Madagascar by 344,546 sq km. The UK is around 2.42 times smaller than Madagascar.

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

Area of the UK compared to Madagascar

Area of Madagascar:  226,658 sq mi ( 587,041 km2 )

Area of Madagascar 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 Madagascar

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of Madagascar as of 11th August 2021, is estimated to be around 28,463,359.

Population of Madagascar compared to the UK

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

The capital city of the United Kingdom is London, and the capital city of Madagascar is Antananarivo.

Official Languages

The UK: English
Madagascar: Malagasy, French

Human Development Index

HDI of the UK as of 2019: 0.932
HDI of Madagascar as of 2018: 0.528

United Kingdom Timezone: 

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

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

Madagascar Timezone: 

UTC + 3 (East Africa Time)

Madagascar doesn’t observe the Summer Daylight Saving Time.

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of the United Kingdom:
55° 0′ 0″ N, 3° 0′ 0″ W

Coordinates of Madagascar:
20° 0′ 0″ S47° 0′ 0″ E

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