Is the UK Bigger Than New Zealand? (Comparison)

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

Size

Is the United Kingdom bigger than New Zealand?

The total area of the United Kingdom is 242,495 sq km, and the total area of New Zealand is 268,021 sq km. The United Kingdom is smaller than New Zealand by 25,526 sq km. The UK is around 1.11 times smaller than New Zealand.

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

Area of the UK compared to New Zealand

Area of New Zealand:  103,483 sq mi ( 268,021 km2 )

Area of New Zealand 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 New Zealand

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of New Zealand as of 18th August 2021, is estimated to be around 4,863,382.

Population of New Zealand compared to the UK

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

The capital city of the United Kingdom is London, and the capital city of New Zealand is Wellington.

Official Languages

The UK: English
New Zealand: English, Maori, NZ Sign Language

Human Development Index

HDI of the UK as of 2019: 0.932
HDI of New Zealand as of 2018: 0.931

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 Zealand Timezone: 

UTC + 12 (Time in New Zealand)

Summer (DST):
UTC + 13 (New Zealand Day Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of New Zealand:
42° 0′ 0″ S173° 0′ 0″ E

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