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How much bigger is France than England?

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France is over twice the size of England (37 percent larger), containing 643,801 square km, while the United Kingdom contains 243,610 square km. France ranks 49th in land area size among the world's countries. The United Kingdom ranks 79th in land area size.

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How much bigger is France than England?
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By comparison with the United States, France is slightly smaller in land area than the state of Texas. The United Kingdom is slightly smaller in area than the state of Oregon. France is more sparsely populated than the United Kingdom, containing 116 people per square km. The United Kingdom is more densely populated, with 264 people per square km.

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