Is Corfu Bigger Than Santorini? (Comparison)

Corfu is an island of Greece located in the Ionian sea, whereas Santorini is an island of Greece located in the Southern Aegean Sea. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Corfu and Santorini regarding various aspects.

Size

Is Corfu bigger than Santorini?

The total area of Corfu is 610.9 sq km, and the total area of Santorini Municipality is 90.69 sq km. Corfu is bigger than Santorini by 520.21 sq km. Corfu is around 6.74 times bigger than Santorini.

Area of Corfu:  235.9 sq mi ( 610.9 km2 )

Area of Corfu compared to Santorini

Area of Santorini Municipality:  35.02 sq mi ( 90.69 km2 )

Area of Santorini compared to Corfu

Population

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 Santorini Municipality as of 2011 was estimated to be around 15,550.

Here is some more data comparison between Corfu and Santorini.

The capital city of Corfu is Corfu Town, and the capital city of Santorini is Fira.

Official Languages

Corfu: Greek
Santorini: Greek

Human Development Index

HDI of Corfu (Ionian Islands) as of 2018: 0.865
HDI of Santorini as of 2018: 0.878

Corfu Timezone:

UTC + 2 (Eastern European Time)

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

Santorini Timezone: 

UTC + 2 (Eastern European Time)

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

Corfu and Santorini are in the same time zones.

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Santorini:
36° 25′ 0″ N25° 26′ 0″ E

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