Is Wales Bigger Than New Zealand? (Comparison)

Wales is a country located in Europe and is a part of the United Kingdom, whereas New Zealand is an island country in the Southwestern Pacific Ocean. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Wales and New Zealand regarding various aspects.

Size

Is Wales bigger than New Zealand?

The total area of Wales is 20,779 sq km, and the total area of New Zealand is 268,021 sq km. Wales is smaller than New Zealand by 247,242 sq km. Wales is around 12.89 times smaller than New Zealand.

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

Area of Wales compared to New Zealand

Area of New Zealand:  103,483 sq mi ( 268,021 km2 )

Area of New Zealand 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 New Zealand

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of New Zealand as of 21st July 2021, is 4,863,212.

Population of New Zealand compared to Wales

Here is some more data comparison between Wales and New Zealand.

The capital city of Wales is Cardiff, and the capital city of New Zealand is Wellington.

Official Languages

Wales: Welsh, English
New Zealand: English, Maori, NZ Sign Language

Human Development Index

HDI of Wales as of 2018: 0.883
HDI of New Zealand as of 2018: 0.931

Wales Timezone: 

UTC (Greenwich Mean Time)

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

New Zealand Timezone: 

UTC + 12 (Time in New Zealand)

Summer (DST):
UTC + 13 (New Zealand Day Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of New Zealand:
42° 0′ 0″ S173° 0′ 0″ E

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