Is Corfu Bigger Than New York City? (Comparison)

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Is Corfu bigger than New York City

Corfu is an island of Greece located in the Ionian sea, whereas New York is a city is located in the southern part of New York State, USA. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Corfu and New York City regarding various aspects.


Is Corfu bigger than New York City?

The total area of Corfu is 610.9 sq km, and the total area of New York City is 1,212.60 sq km. Corfu is smaller than New York City by 601.7 sq km. Corfu is around 1.98 times smaller than New York City.

Area of Corfu:  235.9 sq mi ( 610.9 km2 )

Area of Corfu compared to New York

Area of New York City:  468.19 sq mi ( 1,212.60 km2 )

Area of New York City (NYC) compared to Corfu



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

According to the United States Census Bureau data, the total population of New York City as of 2019 was estimated to be around 8.419 Million.

Population of New York City compared to Corfu

Here is some more data comparison between Corfu and New York City.

Official Languages

Corfu: Greek
New York City: English

Human Development Index

HDI of Corfu (Ionian Islands) as of 2018: 0.865
HDI of New York City as of 2018: 0.944

Corfu Timezone:

UTC + 2 (Eastern European Time)

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

New York City Timezone: 

UTC − 5 (Eastern Standard Time)

Summer (DST):
UTC − 4 (Eastern Daylight Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of New York City:
40° 42′ 46″ N74° 0′ 22″ W

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Aashish Poudel Genuine is a web developer, writer and currently a student in Cyprus. He has created this site to help people who are willing to come to Cyprus or want to know more about this country.

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