Is Wales Bigger Than Rhode Island? (Comparison)

Wales is a country located in Europe and is a part of the United Kingdom, whereas Rhode Island is a state in the New England region of the United States of America. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Wales and Rhode Island regarding various aspects.


Is Wales bigger than Rhode Island?

The total area of Wales is 20,779 sq km, and the total area of Rhode Island is 3,144 sq km. Wales is bigger than Rhode Island by 17,635 sq km. Wales is around 6.60 times bigger than Rhode Island.

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

Area of Wales compared to Rhode Island

Area of Rhode Island:  1,214 sq mi ( 3,144 km2 )

Area of Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island

According to the United States Census Bureau data, the total population of Rhode Island as of 2019 was estimated to be around 1.059 Million.

Population of Rhode Island compared to Wales

Here is some more data comparison between Wales and Rhode Island.

The capital city of Wales is Cardiff, and the capital city of Rhode Island is Providence.

Official Languages

Wales: Welsh, English
Rhode Island: English

Human Development Index

HDI of Wales as of 2018: 0.883
HDI of Rhode Island as of 2018: 0.930

Wales Timezone: 

UTC (Greenwich Mean Time)

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

Rhode Island Timezone: 

UTC − 5 (Eastern Standard Time)

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

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Rhode Island:
41° 42′ 0″ N71° 30′ 0″ W

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