Is Wales Bigger Than South Korea? (Comparison)

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

Size

Is Wales bigger than South Korea?

The total area of Wales is 20,779 sq km, and the total area of South Korea is 100,363 sq km. Wales is smaller than South Korea by 79,584 sq km. Wales is around 4.83 times smaller than South Korea.

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

Area of Wales compared to South Korea

Area of South Korea:  38,750 sq mi ( 100,363 km2 )

Area of South Korea 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 South Korea

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of South Korea as of 13th July 2021, is 51,314,750.

Population of South Korea compared to Wales

Here is some more data comparison between Wales and South Korea.

The capital city of Wales is Cardiff, and the capital city of South Korea is Seoul.

Official Languages

Wales: Welsh, English
South Korea: Korean

Human Development Index

HDI of Wales as of 2018: 0.883
HDI of South Korea as of 2018: 0.916

Wales Timezone: 

UTC (Greenwich Mean Time)

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

South Korea Timezone: 

UTC + 9 (Korea Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of South Korea:
36° 0′ 0″ N128° 0′ 0″ E

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