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No, Quebec is about 3 times bigger than France in surface area.
However France is 8,5 times bigger than Quebec in population’s size !
The total surface area of Quebec is 1 667 441 Sq. Km. while the area of France (include the overseas regions) is 551 695 Sq. Km. from governmental sources (see below).
The total area of France includes metropolitan France (France métropolitaine) and the overseas departments and territories : French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Martinique, Mayotte and Reunion Island…
- Surface area of metropolitan France (France métropolitaine) is 543 940 Sq. Km.
- Surface area of France overseas regions (DOM-TOM) is 89 169 Sq. Km.
- Total surface area of France is 551 695 Sq Km.
So France represents only 33 % of Quebec in total surface area.
- France : INSEE Institut National de la Statistique et des Etudes Economiques (datas 2020 published March 31 2022)
- Québec : Secrétariat du Québec aux relations canadiennes, Institut de la statistique du Québec
Population of France vs Québec (official sources)
The French population is about 8,5 times bigger of Québec’s population.
France has 68 millions (exactly 68 042 591) habitants on January 1st 2023 while Quebec has 8 millions habitants (exactly 8 695 659 in 2022 – donnée provisoire) from governmental sources (see below).
So Québec represents about 12 % of France in population size.
- France : INSEE estimates (2023)
- Québec : Statistique Canada, Estimations de la population (septembre 2022). Adapté par l’Institut de la statistique du Québec.
how big is Québec compared to France?
Québec is 3 times bigger compared to France in surface area.
France is 8 times bigger than Québec in size of population :
- Surface : France 551 695 Sq. Km. vs Québec 1 667 441 Sq. Km.
- Population : France 68 M. habitants vs Québec 8 M.
Governmental sources above.
People also ask about France and Québec :
Is France as big as Ontario?
No, France is not as big as Ontario. Ontario is covering more than 1 million Sq. Km while France has 551 695 Sq. Km. .
So Ontario is 1,8 times bigger than France in surface area !
Sources are official (see above).
What country is the same size as Quebec?
Some countries are approximatively the same size as Québec in surface area (1 667 441 Sq. Km.) :
- Sudan – 1 861 484 Sq. Km.
- Lybia – 1 759 540 Sq. Km.
- Iran – 1 648 195 Sq. Km.
- Mongolia – 1 564 110 Sq. Km.
- Peru – 1 285 216 Sq. Km.
Governmental sources above (and Wikipedia).
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