Is Wales Bigger Than Switzerland? (Comparison)

Wales is a country located in Europe and is a part of the United Kingdom, whereas Switzerland is a country located in the confluence of Western, Central, and Southern Europe. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Wales and Switzerland regarding various aspects.

Size

Is Wales bigger than Switzerland?

The total area of Wales is 20,779 sq km, and the total area of Switzerland is 41,285 sq km. Wales is smaller than Switzerland by 20,506 sq km. Wales is around 1.98 times smaller than Switzerland.

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

Area of Wales compared to Switzerland

Area of Switzerland:  15,940 sq mi ( 41,285 km2 )

Area of Switzerland 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 Switzerland

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of Switzerland as of 21st July 2021, is 8,720,748.

Population of Switzerland compared to Wales

Here is some more data comparison between Wales and Switzerland.

The capital city of Wales is Cardiff, and the capital city of Switzerland is Bern.

Official Languages

Wales: Welsh, English
Switzerland: German, French, Italian

Human Development Index

HDI of Wales as of 2018: 0.883
HDI of Switzerland as of 2018: 0.955

Wales Timezone: 

UTC (Greenwich Mean Time)

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

Switzerland 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 Switzerland:
46° 50′ 0″ N8° 20′ 0″ E

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