Is Wales Bigger Than The Netherlands? (Comparison)

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

Size

Is Wales bigger than the Netherlands?

The total area of Wales is 20,779 sq km, and the total area of the Netherlands is 41,865 sq km. Wales is smaller than the Netherlands by 21,086 sq km. Wales is around 2.01 times smaller than the Netherlands.

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

Area of Wales compared to the Netherlands

Area of the Netherlands:  16,164 sq mi ( 41,865 km2 )

Area of the Netherlands 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 the Netherlands

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of the Netherlands as of 21st July 2021, is 17,174,120.

Population of the Netherlands compared to Wales

Here is some more data comparison between Wales and the Netherlands.

The capital city of Wales is Cardiff, and the capital city of the Netherlands is Amsterdam.

Official Languages

Wales: Welsh, English
The Netherlands: Dutch

Human Development Index

HDI of Wales as of 2018: 0.883
HDI of the Netherlands as of 2018: 0.944

Wales Timezone: 

UTC (Greenwich Mean Time)

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

The Netherlands Timezone: 

UTC + 1 (Central European Time)
UTC -4 (Atlantic Standard Time)

Summer (DST):
UTC + 2 (Central European Summer Time)
UTC -4 (Atlantic Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of the Netherlands:
52° 19′ 0″ N5° 33′ 0″ E

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