Norway vs Alaska (Statistical Comparison)

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Is Norway bigger than Alaska

Norway is a Nordic country located in Northern Europe, whereas Alaska is a state located in the Western United States of America, on the northwest extremity of the country’s west coast. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Norway and Alaska regarding various aspects.


Is Norway bigger than Alaska?

The total area of Norway is 385,207 sq km, and the total area of Alaska is 1,717,856 sq km. Norway is smaller than Alaska by 1,332,649 sq km. Norway is around 4.46 times smaller than Alaska.

Area of Norway:  148,729 sq mi ( 385,207 km2 )

Area of Norway compared to Alaska

Area of Alaska:  663,268 sq mi ( 1,717,856 km2 )

Area of Alaska compared to Norway


Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of Norway as of 26th March 2022, is estimated to be around 5,495,517.

Population of Norway compared to Alaska

According to the United States Census Bureau data, the total population of Alaska as of 2019, was estimated to be around 731,545.

Population of Alaska compared to Norway

Here is some more data comparison between Norway and Alaska.

The capital of Norway is Oslo, and the capital city of Alaska is Juneau.

Official Languages

Norway: Norwegian, Sami
Alaska: Multiple Official Languages


Norway: Norwegian
Alaska: Alaskan

ISO 3166 Code

Norway: NO
Alaska: US-AK

Human Development Index

HDI of Norway as of 2019: 0.957
HDI of Alaska as of 2019: 0.936

Norway Time Zone: 

UTC + 1 (Central European Time)

Summer (DST):
UTC + 2 (Central European Summer Time)

Alaska Time Zone: 

UTC − 9 (Alaska Time Zone)
UTC − 10 (Hawaii – Aleutian Time Zone)

Summer (DST):
UTC − 8 (Alaska Daylight Time)
UTC − 9 (Hawaii – Aleutian Daylight Time)

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of Norway:
61° 0′ 0″ N, 8° 0′ 0″ E

Coordinates of Alaska:
64° 4′ 6.6″ N, 152° 16′ 41.52″ W

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Aashish Poudel Genuine is a web developer, writer and currently a student in Cyprus. He has created this site to help people who are willing to come to Cyprus or want to know more about this country.

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