This is a comparison between India and the United Kingdom (UK), two large economies of the world. Let’s read.
India vs UK – country comparison
|India||United Kingdom (UK)|
|Area||around 3.3 million square kilometers||243,610 square kilometers|
|Population||close to 1.41 billion (2022) (estimated)||67.8 million (2022 estimate)|
|Currency||Indian Rupee||Pound sterling|
|Capital city||New Delhi||London|
|Life expectancy at birth (2021/UN)||67.2||80.7|
|Largest stadium||Narendra Modi Stadium (capacity – 132,000)||Wembley Stadium (capacity – 90,000)|
|Number of UNESCO World Heritage Sites||40||33|
|Busiest Airport||Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi||Heathrow Airport, London|
|Most spoken language||Hindi||English|
|Most popular sport||Cricket||Football|
|Most watched sports league||IPL (Indian Premier League)||Premier League|
– keep reading below
Which country is larger in area, India or UK?
India is one of the largest countries in the world. It is more than 13 times larger than the UK.
- Area of India – around 3.3 million square kilometers
- Area of UK – 243,610 square kilometers
Which country is more populous, India or UK?
- Population of India – close to 1.41 billion (2022) (estimated)
- Population of UK – 67.8 million (2022 estimate)
In which country the life expectancy is higher, India or UK?
The life expectancy in the UK is higher as compared with India (as ranked by most organizations like the World Bank, United Nations, etc).
In which country the population density is higher, India or UK?
The population density in India is quite high. It is 420-430 people per square kilometer (2022). In the UK too, the population density is on the higher side. It is 270-280 people per square kilometer (2022).
Highest mountain peak
- India – read here
- UK – Ben Nevis (1,345 meters)
- India – Ganga, Yamuna, Brahmaputram, Indus, Godavari, Krishna, Kaveri, etc.
- UK – Thames, Trent, Severn, Great Ouse, Wye, Tay, etc.
India vs UK economy
India is the world’s fifth-largest economy while the UK is the world’s sixth-largest economy (2022). It must be noted that the GDP per capita in the UK is much higher.
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- India – Vembanad Lake
- UK – Lough Neagh (around 390 square kilometers)
- India – North Andaman (1,408 square kilometers)
- UK – Great Britain (209,331 square kilometers)
- India – New Delhi
- UK – London
- India – Mumbai
- UK – London
Football is the most popular sport in the United Kingdom. After Football, Cricket takes the number two spot overall. However, in Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland, Cricket is not very popular. Cricket is a growing sport in these countries. In India, Cricket is the most popular field sport.
- India – Hindi, Bengali, Marathi, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, Punjabi, Gujarati, etc.
- UK – English, Scots, Welsh, and Irish