Is Wales Bigger Than The Falkland Islands? (Comparison)

Wales is a country located in Europe and is a part of the United Kingdom, whereas the Falkland Islands is a group of islands also located in the United Kingdom. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Wales and the Falkland Islands regarding various aspects.


Is Wales bigger than the Falkland Islands?

The total area of Wales is 20,779 sq km, and the total area of Falkland Islands is 12,200 sq km. Wales is bigger than the Falkland Islands by 8,579 sq km. Wales is around 1.7 times bigger than the Falkland Islands.

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

Area of Wales compared to Falkland Islands

Area of Falkland Islands:  4,700 sq mi ( 12,200 km2 )

Area of the Falkland Islands 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 Falkland Islands

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of the Falkland Islands as of 21st July 2021, is 3,590.

Population of Falkland Islands compared to Wales

Here is some more data comparison between Wales and Falkland Islands.

The capital city of Wales is Cardiff, and the capital city of Falkland Islands is Stanley.

Official Languages

Wales: Welsh, English
Falkland Islands: English

Human Development Index

HDI of Wales as of 2018: 0.883
HDI of Falkland Islands as of 2018: 0.897

Wales Timezone: 

UTC (Greenwich Mean Time)

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

Falkland Islands Timezone: 

UTC – 3 (Falkland Islands Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of Wales:
52° 18′ 0″ N, 3° 36′ 0″ W

Coordinates of Falkland Islands:
51° 41′ 0″ S59° 10′ 0″ W

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