Is Wales Bigger Than Jamaica? (Comparison)

Wales is a country located in Europe and is a part of the United Kingdom, whereas Jamaica is an island country situated in the Caribbean sea. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Wales and Jamaica regarding various aspects.


Is Wales bigger than Jamaica?

The total area of Wales is 20,779 sq km, and the total area of Jamaica is 10,991 sq km. Wales is bigger than Jamaica by 9,788 sq km. Wales is around 1.89 times bigger than Jamaica.

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

Area of Wales compared to Jamaica

Area of Jamaica:  4,244 sq mi ( 10,991 km2 )

Area of Jamaica 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 Jamaica

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of Jamaica as of 20th July 2021, is 2,974,598.

Population of Jamaica compared to Wales

Here is some more data comparison between Wales and Jamaica.

The capital city of Wales is Cardiff, and the capital city of Jamaica is Kingston.

Official Languages

Wales: Welsh, English
Jamaica: English

Human Development Index

HDI of Wales as of 2018: 0.883
HDI of Jamaica as of 2018: 0.734

Wales Timezone: 

UTC (Greenwich Mean Time)

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

Jamaica Timezone: 

UTC – 5 (Eastern Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Jamaica:
18° 10′ 48″ N77° 24′ 0″ W

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