Is the UK Bigger Than Russia? (Comparison)

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

Size

Is the United Kingdom bigger than Russia?

The total area of the United Kingdom is 242,495 sq km, and the total area of Russia is 17,098,246 sq km. The United Kingdom is smaller than Russia by 16,855,751 sq km. The UK is around 70.51 times smaller than Russia.

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

Area of the UK compared to Russia

Area of Russia:  6,601,670 sq mi ( 17,098,246 km2 )

Area of Russia 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 Russia

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of Russia as of 18th August 2021, is estimated to be around 145,999,299.

Population of Russia compared to the UK

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

The capital city of the United Kingdom is London, and the capital city of Russia is Moscow.

Official Languages

The UK: English
Russia: Russian

Human Development Index

HDI of the UK as of 2019: 0.932
HDI of Russia as of 2018: 0.824

United Kingdom Timezone: 

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

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

Russia Timezone: 

UTC + 2 to UTC + 12

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Russia:
60° 0′ 0″ N90° 0′ 0″ E

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