Country size comparison
France is about 1.8 times bigger than Italy.
Italy is approximately 301,340 sq km, while France is approximately 551,500 sq km, making France 83% larger than Italy. Meanwhile, the population of Italy is ~61.1 million people (7.2 million more people live in France).
This to-scale comparison of Italy vs. France uses the Mercator projection, which distorts the size of regions near the poles. Learn more. Note: Try dragging the outline to reposition.