The United States of America is a large country in North America. The United Kingdom is an island nation in Western Europe. The following is a comparison between the USA and the UK. Let’s read.
USA vs UK – country comparison
Which country is larger in area, USA or UK?
The United States of America is one of the largest countries in the world. It is more than 40 times larger than the UK.
- Area of USA – about 9.8 million square kilometers
- Area of UK – about 243,600 square kilometers
Which country is more populous, USA or UK?
The USA is more populated as compared with the UK. However, the population density in the UK is higher.
- USA population – over 333 million (2022)
- UK population – 67.8 million (2022 estimate)
USA vs UK economy
The USA has the highest GDP (nominal) in the world. UK has the second highest GDP (nominal) in Europe after Germany.
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In which country the life expectancy is higher, USA or UK?
The life expectancy in the UK (80.7/2021 UN data) is higher as compared with the life expectancy in the USA (77.2/2021 UN data).
|USA (United States of America)||UK (United Kingdom)|
|Area||about 9.8 million square kilometers||about 243,600 square kilometers|
|Population||over 333 million (2022)||67.8 million (2022 estimate)|
|Region||North America||Western Europe|
|Highest mountain peak||Denali (Mount McKinley) (20,310 ft/6,190 meters)||Ben Nevis (1,345 meters)|
|Most popular sport||American Football||Football (soccer)|
|Most spoken language||American English||British English|
|Currency||United States Dollar||Pound sterling|
|Capital city||Washington, D.C.||London|
|Largest city||New York City||London|
|Life expectancy (2021/UN)||77.2||80.7|
|Largest Island||Hawaii Island||Great Britain|
|Number of UNESCO World Heritage Sites||25||33|
|Busiest Airport||Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport||Heathrow Airport, London|
|Largest Metropolitan area||New York metropolitan area (Tri-State area)||London metropolitan area|