Which One Is Bigger In Size? Cyprus or Nepal?

Nepal is a landlocked country located in Southeast Asia whereas Cyprus is an island country located in the Eastern Mediterranean. Today in this article we will discuss the comparison between Nepal and Cyprus regarding various aspects.


Is Cyprus Bigger than Nepal in size?

The total area of Cyprus is 9,251 km2  and the total area of Nepal is 147,516 km2. Cyprus is smaller than Nepal by 138,265 km2. Nepal is about 16 times bigger than Cyprus.

Area of Nepal:  56,956 sq mi ( 147,516 km2 )

Area of Nepal compared to Cyprus

Area of Cyprus:  3,572 sq mi ( 9,251 km2 )

Area of Cyprus compared to Nepal


As per the Worldometer data, the current population of Nepal estimated as of 4th February 2021 is 29,458,436.

Population of Nepal compared to Cyprus

According to the data from Worldometer, the current population of Cyprus estimated as of 4th February 2021 is 1,212,662.

Population of Cyprus compared to Nepal

Here is some more data comparison between Nepal and Cyprus.

The capital city of Cyprus is Nicosia and the capital city of Nepal is Kathmandu.

Official Languages

Nepal: Nepali
Cyprus: Greek and Turkish

Human Development Index

HDI of Cyprus as of 2018: 0.873
HDI of Nepal as of 2019: 0.579

Nepal Timezone: 

UTC + 5:45 (Nepal Standard Time)

Nepal doesn’t observe Daylight Saving Time (DST).

Cyprus Timezone:

UTC + 2 (Eastern European Time)
UTC + 3 (Eastern European Summer Time)

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of Nepal:
28° 10′ 0″ N84° 15′ 0″ E

Coordinates of Cyprus:
35° 0′ 0″ N, 33° 0′ 0″ E

How many Nepalese are there in Cyprus?

As of 2021 February, around 15,000 Nepalese are currently residing in Cyprus. The majority of them are on a housemaid/caregiver visa. After that, Cyprus also has a huge number of Nepalese students residing on a study visa.

You may also like to read:

Pros and Cons of Living in Cyprus

How to apply to Cyprus on a student visa from Nepal?

How can you apply to Cyprus on a student visa without paying a lot to an agent? 

How much can an international student earn in Cyprus? 

Interview With Sabin Chaudhary From Nepal (Student Life In Cyprus)

Cyprus Student Visa Detail Guide

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