Is Corsica Bigger Than Albania? (Comparison)

Corsica is an Island of France located in the Mediterranean Sea, whereas Albania is a country located in Southeastern Europe. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Corsica and Albania regarding various aspects.


Is Corsica bigger than Albania?

The total area of Corsica is 8,722 sq km, and the total area of Albania is 28,748 sq km. Corsica is smaller than Albania by 20,026 sq km. Corsica is around 3.3 times smaller than Albania.

Area of Corsica:  3,368 sq mi ( 8,722 km2 )

Area of Corsica compared to Albania

Area of Albania:  11,100 sq mi ( 28,748 km2 )

Area of Albania compared to Corsica


According to the INSEE, World Bank data, the total population of Corsica as of 2019 was estimated to be around 339,178.

Population of Corsica compared to Albania

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of Albania as of 12th November 2021, is estimated to be around 2,874,409.

Population of Albania compared to Corsica

Here is some more data comparison between Corsica and Albania.

The capital of Corsica is Ajaccio, and the capital city of Albania is Tirana.

Official Languages

Corsica: French
Albania: Albanian

Human Development Index

HDI of Corsica as of 2019: 0.858
HDI of Albania as of 2019: 0.795

Corsica Timezone: 

UTC + 1 (Central European Time)

Summer (DST):
UTC + 2 (Central European Summer Time)

Albania Timezone: 

UTC + 1 (Central European Time)

Summer (DST):
UTC + 2 (Central European Summer Time)

Corsica and Albania are in the same time zone. 

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of Corsica:
47° 0′ 0″ N, 2° 0′ 0″ E

Coordinates of Albania:
41° 0′ 0″ N20° 0′ 0″ E

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