Is the UK Bigger Than Nigeria? (Comparison)

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

Size

Is the United Kingdom bigger than Nigeria?

The total area of the United Kingdom is 242,495 sq km, and the total area of Nigeria is 923,769 sq km. The United Kingdom is smaller than Nigeria by 681,274 sq km. The UK is around 3.81 times smaller than Nigeria.

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

Area of the UK compared to Nigeria

Area of Nigeria:  356,669 sq mi ( 923,769 km2 )

Area of Nigeria 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 Nigeria

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of Nigeria as of 18th August 2021, is estimated to be around 211,673,802.

Population of Nigeria compared to the UK

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

The capital city of the United Kingdom is London, and the capital city of Nigeria is Abuja.

Official Languages

The UK: English
Nigeria: English, Yoruba, Igbo

Human Development Index

HDI of the UK as of 2019: 0.932
HDI of Nigeria as of 2018: 0.539

United Kingdom Timezone: 

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

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

Nigeria Timezone: 

UTC + 1 (West Africa Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Nigeria:
8° 0′ 0″ N10° 0′ 0″ E

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