Is Wales Bigger Than Glasgow? (Comparison)

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


Is Wales bigger than Glasgow?

The total area of Wales is 20,779 sq km, and the total area of Glasgow city is 175 sq km. Wales is bigger than Glasgow by 20,604 sq km. Wales is around 118.74 times bigger than Glasgow.

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

Area of Wales compared to Glasgow

Area of Glasgow:  68 sq mi ( 175 km2 )

Area of Glasgow 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 Glasgow

Based on Wikipedia, the total population of Glasgow as of 2018 was estimated to be around 612,040.

Here is some more data comparison between Wales and Glasgow.

Official Languages

Wales: Welsh, English
Glasgow: Scottish, English

Human Development Index

HDI of Wales as of 2018: 0.883
HDI of Glasgow as of 2018: 0.910

Wales Timezone: 

UTC (Greenwich Mean Time)

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

Glasgow Timezone: 

UTC (Greenwich Mean Time)

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

Wales and Glasgow are in the same time zones. 

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Glasgow:
55° 51′ 39.3″ N4° 15′ 5.16″ W

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