Is Wales Bigger Than Vancouver Island? (Comparison)

Wales is a country located in Europe and is a part of the United Kingdom, whereas Vancouver Island is an island in the northeastern Pacific Ocean, and part of the Canadian province of British Columbia. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Wales and Vancouver Island regarding various aspects.

Size

Is Wales bigger than Vancouver Island?

The total area of Wales is 20,779 sq km, and the total area of Vancouver Island is 31,285 sq km. Wales is smaller than Vancouver Island by 10,506 sq km. Wales is around 1.50 times smaller than Vancouver Island.

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

Area of Wales compared to Vancouver Island

Area of Vancouver Island:  12,079sq mi ( 31,285 km2 )

Area of Vancouver Island 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 Vancouver Island

According to Wikipedia, the population of Vancouver Island estimated as of 2019 was 870,297.

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

Official Languages

Wales: Welsh, English
Vancouver Island: English, French

Human Development Index

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

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Vancouver Island:
49° 38′ 0″ N125° 42′ 0″ W

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