Is the UK Bigger Than The Sahara Desert? (Comparison)

The United Kingdom is a country located in North-Western Europe, whereas the Sahara is a desert on the African continent. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between the United Kingdom and the Sahara Desert regarding various aspects.


Is the United Kingdom bigger than the Sahara Desert?

The total area of the United Kingdom is 242,495 sq km, and the total area of the Sahara Desert is 9,200,000 sq km. The United Kingdom is smaller than the Sahara Desert by 8,957,505 sq km. The UK is around 37.98 times smaller than the Sahara Desert.

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

Area of the UK compared to the Sahara Desert

Area of the Sahara Desert:  3,600,000 sq mi ( 9,200,000 km2 )

Area of the Sahara Desert compared to the UK

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of the Sahara Desert:
23° 0′ 0″ N13° 0′ 0″ E

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