Is Corfu Bigger Than Athens? (Comparison)

Corfu is an island of Greece located in the Ionian sea, whereas Athens is the capital and largest city of Greece. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Corfu and Athens regarding various aspects.


Is Corfu bigger than Athens?

The total area of Corfu is 610.9 sq km, and the total area of Athens is 38.964 sq km. Corfu is bigger than Athens by 571.94 sq km. Corfu is around 15.7 times bigger than Athens.

Area of Corfu:  235.9 sq mi ( 610.9 km2 )

Area of Corfu compared to Athens

Area of Athens:  15.044 sq mi ( 38.964 km2 )



According to Wikipedia, the last known total population of Corfu as of 2011 was estimated to be around 102,071.

Based on Wikipedia, the total population of Athens as of 2011 was estimated to be around 664,046.

Population of Athens compared to Corfu

Here is some more data comparison between Corfu and Athens.

The capital city of Corfu is Corfu Town, and the administrative region of Athens is Attica.

Official Languages

Corfu: Greek
Athens: Greek

Human Development Index

HDI of Corfu (Ionian Islands) as of 2018: 0.865
HDI of Athens as of 2018: 0.872

Corfu Timezone:

UTC + 2 (Eastern European Time)

Summer (DST):
UTC + 3 (Eastern European Summer Time)

Athens Timezone: 

UTC + 2 (Eastern European Time)

Summer (DST):
UTC + 3 (Eastern European Summer Time)

Corfu and Athens are in the same time zones.

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of Corfu:
39° 35′ 0″ N, 19° 52′ 0″ E

Coordinates of Athens:
37° 59′ 3″ N23° 43′ 41″ E

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