Sweden vs Alaska (Statistical Comparison)

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Is Sweden bigger than Alaska

Sweden 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 Sweden and Alaska regarding various aspects.


Is Sweden bigger than Alaska?

The total area of Sweden is 450,295 sq km, and the total area of Alaska is 1,717,856 sq km. Sweden is smaller than Alaska by 1,267,561 sq km. Sweden is around 3.82 times smaller than Alaska.

Area of Sweden:  173,860 sq mi ( 450,295 km2 )

Area of Sweden compared to Alaska

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

Area of Alaska compared to Sweden


Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of Sweden as of 25th March 2022, is estimated to be around 10,209,028.

Population of Sweden 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 Sweden

Here is some more data comparison between Sweden and Alaska.

The capital of Sweden is Stockholm, and the capital city of Alaska is Juneau.

Official Languages

Sweden : Swedish
Alaska: Multiple Official Languages


Sweden: Swedish, Swede
Alaska: Alaskan

ISO 3166 Code

Sweden: SE
Alaska: US-AK

Human Development Index

HDI of Sweden as of 2019: 0.945
HDI of Alaska as of 2019: 0.936

Sweden 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 Sweden:
63° 0′ 0″ N, 16° 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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