Is Wales Bigger Than Pennsylvania? (Comparison)

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Is Wales bigger than Pennsylvania

Wales is a country located in Europe and is a part of the United Kingdom, whereas Pennsylvania is a state in the Mid-Atlantic, Northeastern, and Appalachian regions of the United States of America. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Wales and Pennsylvania regarding various aspects.


Is Wales bigger than Pennsylvania?

The total area of Wales is 20,779 sq km, and the total area of Pennsylvania is 119,283 sq km. Wales is smaller than Pennsylvania by 98,504 sq km. Wales is around 5.74 times smaller than Pennsylvania.

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

Area of Wales compared to Pennsylvania

Area of Pennsylvania:  46,055 sq mi ( 119,283 km2 )

Area of Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania

Based on the United States Census Bureau data, the total population of Pennsylvania as of 2019 was estimated to be around 12.8 Million.

Population of Pennsylvania compared to Wales

Here is some more data comparison between Wales and Pennsylvania.

The capital city of Wales is Cardiff, and the capital city of Pennsylvania is Harrisburg.

Official Languages

Wales: Welsh, English
Pennsylvania: English

Human Development Index

HDI of Wales as of 2018: 0.883
HDI of Pennsylvania as of 2018: 0.922

Wales Timezone: 

UTC (Greenwich Mean Time)

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

Pennsylvania Timezone: 

UTC − 5 (Eastern Time Zone)

Summer (DST):
UTC − 4 (Eastern Daylight Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Pennsylvania:
40° 52′ 41.16″ N77° 47′ 58.56″ W

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