Is Corsica Bigger Than Algeria? (Comparison)

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


Is Corsica bigger than Algeria?

The total area of Corsica is 8,722 sq km, and the total area of Algeria is 2,381,741 sq km. Corsica is smaller than Algeria by 2,373,019 sq km. Corsica is around 273.07 times smaller than Algeria.

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

Area of Corsica compared to Algeria

Area of Algeria:  919,515 sq mi ( 2,381,741 km2 )

Area of Algeria 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 Algeria

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of Algeria as of 12th November 2021, is estimated to be around 44,735,260.

Population of Algeria compared to Corsica

Here is some more data comparison between Corsica and Algeria.

The capital of Corsica is Ajaccio, and the capital city of Algeria is Algiers.

Official Languages

Corsica: French
Algeria: Arabic, Berber

Human Development Index

HDI of Corsica as of 2018: 0.864
HDI of Algeria as of 2018: 0.748

Corsica Timezone: 

UTC + 1 (Central European Time)

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

Algeria Timezone: 

UTC + 1 (Central European Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Algeria:
28° 0′ 0″ N2° 0′ 0″ E

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