Switzerland is about 13 times smaller than France.

France is approximately 551,500 sq km, while Switzerland is approximately 41,277 sq km, making Switzerland 7.48% the size of France. Meanwhile, the population of France is ~67.8 million people (59.4 million fewer people live in Switzerland).

This to-scale map shows a size comparison of France compared to Switzerland. For more details, see an in-depth quality of life comparison of Switzerland vs. France using our country comparison tool.

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