Is Wales Bigger Than California? (Comparison)

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Is Wales bigger than California

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


Is Wales bigger than California?

The total area of Wales is 20,779 sq km, and the total area of California is 423,970 sq km. Wales is smaller than California by 403,191 sq km. Wales is around 20.40 times smaller than California.

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

Area of Wales compared to California

Area of California:  163,696 sq mi ( 423,970 km2 )

Area of California compared to Wales


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 California

Based on the United States Census Bureau data, the total population of California as of 2019 was estimated to be around 39.51 Million.

Population of California compared to Wales

Here is some more data comparison between Wales and California.

The capital city of Wales is Cardiff, and the capital city of California is Sacramento.

Official Languages

Wales: Welsh, English
California: English

Human Development Index

HDI of Wales as of 2018: 0.883
HDI of California as of 2018: 0.930

Wales Timezone: 

UTC (Greenwich Mean Time)

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

California Timezone: 

UTC – 8 (Pacific Time Zone)

UTC – 7 (Pacific Daylight Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of California:
37° 0′ 0″ N120° 0′ 0″ W

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Aashish Poudel Genuine is a web developer, writer and currently a student in Cyprus. He has created this site to help people who are willing to come to Cyprus or want to know more about this country.

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