Is the UK Bigger Than Switzerland? (Comparison)

The United Kingdom is a country located in North-Western Europe, whereas Switzerland is a country located in the confluence of Western, Central, and Southern Europe. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between the United Kingdom and Switzerland regarding various aspects.

Size

Is the United Kingdom bigger than Switzerland?

The total area of the United Kingdom is 242,495 sq km, and the total area of Switzerland is 41,285 sq km. The United Kingdom is bigger than Switzerland by 201,210 sq km. The UK is around 5.87 times bigger than Switzerland.

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

Area of the UK compared to Switzerland

Area of Switzerland:  15,940 sq mi ( 41,285 km2 )

Area of Switzerland 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 Switzerland

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of Switzerland as of 18th August 2021, is estimated to be around 8,721,022.

Population of Switzerland compared to the UK

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

The capital city of the United Kingdom is London, and the capital city of Switzerland is Bern.

Official Languages

The UK: English
Switzerland: German, French, Italian

Human Development Index

HDI of the UK as of 2019: 0.932
HDI of Switzerland as of 2018: 0.955

United Kingdom Timezone: 

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

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

Switzerland Timezone: 

UTC + 1 (Central European Time)

Summer (DST):
UTC + 2 (Central European Summer Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Switzerland:
46° 50′ 0″ N8° 20′ 0″ E

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