Is the UK Bigger Than North Korea? (Comparison)

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

Size

Is the United Kingdom bigger than North Korea?

The total area of the United Kingdom is 242,495 sq km, and the total area of North Korea is 120,540 sq km. The United Kingdom is bigger than North Korea by 121,955 sq km. The UK is around 2.01 times bigger than North Korea.

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

Area of the UK compared to North Korea

Area of North Korea:  46,540 sq mi ( 120,540 km2 )

Area of North Korea 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 North Korea

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of North Korea as of 18th August 2021, is estimated to be around 25,896,707.

Population of North Korea compared to the UK

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

The capital city of the United Kingdom is London, and the capital city of North Korea is Pyongyang.

Official Languages

The UK: English
North Korea: Korean

Human Development Index

HDI of the UK as of 2019: 0.932
HDI of North Korea as of 2018: 0.8

United Kingdom Timezone: 

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

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

North Korea Timezone: 

UTC + 9 (Korea Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of North Korea:
40° 0′ 0″ N127° 0′ 0″ E

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