Is Wales Bigger Than Belgium? (Comparison)

Wales is a country located in Europe and is a part of the United Kingdom, whereas Belgium is a country located in Western Europe. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Wales and Belgium regarding various aspects.

Size

Is Wales bigger than Belgium?

The total area of Wales is 20,779 sq km, and the total area of Belgium is 30,689 sq km. Wales is smaller than Belgium by 9,910 sq km. Wales is around 1.47 times smaller than Belgium.

Area of Wales:  8,023 sq mi ( 20,779 km2 )

Area of Wales compared to Belgium

Area of Belgium:  11,849 sq mi ( 30,689 km2 )

Area of Belgium compared to Wales

Population

According to the Eurostat data, the total population of Wales as of 2019 was estimated to be around 3.136 Million.

Population of Wales compared to Belgium

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of Belgium as of 19th July 2021, is 11,642,032.

Population of Belgium compared to Wales

Here is some more data comparison between Wales and Belgium.

The capital city of Wales is Cardiff, and the capital city of Belgium is Brussels.

Official Languages

Wales: Welsh, English
Belgium: Dutch, French, German

Human Development Index

HDI of Wales as of 2018: 0.883
HDI of Belgium as of 2018: 0.919

Wales Timezone: 

UTC (Greenwich Mean Time)

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

Belgium Timezone: 

UTC + 1 (Central European Time)

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

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of Wales:
52° 18′ 0″ N3° 36′ 0″ W

Coordinates of Belgium:
50° 50′ 0″ N4° 0′ 0″ E

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