Is the UK Bigger Than The Netherlands? (Comparison)

The United Kingdom is a country located in North-Western Europe, whereas the Netherlands is a country located in Western Europe and partly in the Caribbean. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between the United Kingdom and The Netherlands regarding various aspects.

Size

Is the United Kingdom bigger than the Netherlands?

The total area of the United Kingdom is 242,495 sq km, and the total area of the Netherlands is 41,865 sq km. The United Kingdom is bigger than the Netherlands by 200,630 sq km. The UK is around 5.79 times bigger than the Netherlands.

Area of the United Kingdom:  93,628 sq mi ( 242,495 km2 )

Area of the UK compared to the Netherlands

 

Area of the Netherlands:  16,164 sq mi ( 41,865 km2 )

Area of the Netherlands compared to the UK

Population

According to the Worldometer data, the total population of the United Kingdom as of 26th July 2021, was estimated to be around 68,259,263.

Population of the UK compared to the Netherlands

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of the Netherlands as of 18th August 2021, is estimated to be around 17,174,283.

Population of the Netherlands compared to the UK

Here is some more data comparison between the United Kingdom and The Netherlands.

The capital city of the United Kingdom is London, and the capital city of the Netherlands is Amsterdam.

Official Languages

The UK: English
The Netherlands: Dutch

Human Development Index

HDI of the UK as of 2019: 0.932
HDI of The Netherlands as of 2018: 0.944

United Kingdom Timezone: 

UTC (Greenwich Mean Time)
UTC (Western European Time)

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

The Netherlands Timezone: 

UTC + 1 (Central European Time)
UTC -4 (Atlantic Standard Time)

Summer (DST):
UTC + 2 (Central European Summer Time)
UTC -4 (Atlantic Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of the United Kingdom:
55° 0′ 0″ N, 3° 0′ 0″ W

Coordinates of the Netherlands:
52° 19′ 0″ N5° 33′ 0″ E

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