Is the UK Bigger Than New South Wales? (Comparison)

The United Kingdom is a country located in North-Western Europe, whereas New South Wales is a state on the east coast of Australia. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between the United Kingdom and New South Wales regarding various aspects.


Is the United Kingdom bigger than New South Wales?

The total area of the United Kingdom is 242,495 sq km, and the total area of New South Wales is 809,952 sq km. The United Kingdom is smaller than New South Wales by 567,457 sq km. The UK is around 3.34 times smaller than New South Wales.

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

Area of the UK compared to New South Wales

Area of New South Wales:  312,724 sq mi ( 809,952 km2 )

Area of New South Wales compared to the UK


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 New South Wales

Based on the Wikipedia data, the total population of New South Wales as of September 2020 was estimated to be around 8,166,369.

Here is some more data comparison between the United Kingdom and New South Wales.

The capital city of the United Kingdom is London, and the capital city of New South Wales is Sydney.

Official Languages

The UK: English
New South Wales: English

Human Development Index

HDI of the UK as of 2019: 0.932
HDI of New South Wales as of 2018: 0.941

United Kingdom Timezone: 

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

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

New South Wales Timezone: 

UTC + 9:30 (Australian Central Standard Time)
UTC + 10 (Australian Eastern Standard Time)

Summer (DST):
UTC + 10:30 (Australian Central Daylight Time)
UTC + 11 (Australian Eastern Daylight Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of New South Wales:
32° 0′ 0″ S147° 0′ 0″ E

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