Is Corfu Bigger Than Cyprus? (Comparison)

Corfu is one of the islands of the country of Greece whereas Cyprus is an independent country located in the Eastern Mediterranean region.

Today in this article we will discuss the comparison between Corfu and Cyprus regarding different aspects.

Is Corfu bigger than Cyprus?

The total area of Cyprus is 9,251 km2  and the total area of Corfu is 610.9 km2. Corfu is smaller than Cyprus by 8640.1 km2. Corfu is 15.14 times smaller than Cyprus.

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

Area of Cyprus compared to Corfu

Area of Corfu:  235.9 sq mi ( 610.9 km2 )

Area of Corfu compared to Cyprus


As per the Worldometer data, the current population of Cyprus estimated as of 9th December 2020 is 1,211,280.

Population of Cyprus compared to Corfu

The total population of Corfu in 2020 is around 39,000.

Here is some more data comparison between Cyprus and Corfu.

The capital city of Cyprus is Nicosia and the capital of Corfu is the city of Kerkyra.

Official Languages

Cyprus: Greek and Turkish
Corfu: Spain

Human Development Index

HDI of Cyprus as of 2018: 0.873
HDI of Greece as of 2018: 0.872

Cyprus Timezone:

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

Corfu Timezone: 

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

Corfu and Cyprus have the same timezones. 

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Corfu:
39° 35′ 0″ N19° 52′ 0″ E

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