Is Wales Bigger Than Norway? (Comparison)

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


Is Wales bigger than Norway?

The total area of Wales is 20,779 sq km, and the total area of Norway is 385,207 sq km. Wales is smaller than Norway by 364,428 sq km. Wales is around 18.53 times smaller than Norway.

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

Area of Wales compared to Norway

Area of Norway:  148,729 sq mi ( 385,207 km2 )

Area of Norway 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 Norway

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of Norway as of 21st July 2021, is 5,465,569.

Population of Norway compared to Wales

Here is some more data comparison between Wales and Norway.

The capital city of Wales is Cardiff, and the capital city of Norway is Oslo.

Official Languages

Wales: Welsh, English
Norway: Norwegian

Human Development Index

HDI of Wales as of 2018: 0.883
HDI of Norway as of 2018: 0.957

Wales Timezone: 

UTC (Greenwich Mean Time)

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

Norway Timezone: 

UTC + 1 (Central European Time)

Summer (DST):
UTC + 2 (Central European Summer Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Norway:
61° 0′ 0″ N8° 0′ 0″ E

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