Is the UK Bigger Than South Korea? (Comparison)

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

Size

Is the United Kingdom bigger than South Korea?

The total area of the United Kingdom is 242,495 sq km, and the total area of South Korea is 100,363 sq km. The United Kingdom is bigger than South Korea by 142,132 sq km. The UK is around 2.42 times bigger than South Korea.

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

Area of the UK compared to South Korea

Area of South Korea:  38,750 sq mi ( 100,363 km2 )

Area of South 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 South Korea

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of South Korea as of 18th August 2021, is estimated to be around 51,314,938.

Population of South Korea compared to the UK

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

The capital city of the United Kingdom is London, and the capital city of South Korea is Seoul.

Official Languages

The UK: English
South Korea: Korean

Human Development Index

HDI of the UK as of 2019: 0.932
HDI of South Korea as of 2018: 0.916

United Kingdom Timezone: 

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

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

South Korea Timezone: 

UTC + 9 (Korea Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of South Korea:
36° 0′ 0″ N128° 0′ 0″ E

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