Is Corsica Bigger Than Belgium? (Comparison)

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


Is Corsica bigger than Belgium?

The total area of Corsica is 8,722 sq km, and the total area of Belgium is 30,689 sq km. Corsica is smaller than Belgium by 21,967 sq km. Corsica is around 3.52 times smaller than Belgium.

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

Area of Corsica compared to Belgium

Area of Belgium:  11,849 sq mi ( 30,689 km2 )

Area of Belgium 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 Belgium

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of Belgium as of 12th November 2021, is estimated to be around 11,644,543.

Population of Belgium compared to Corsica

Here is some more data comparison between Corsica and Belgium.

The capital of Corsica is Ajaccio, and the capital city of Belgium is Brussels.

Official Languages

Corsica: French
Belgium: Dutch, French, German

Human Development Index

HDI of Corsica as of 2018: 0.864
HDI of Belgium as of 2018: 0.919

Corsica Timezone: 

UTC + 1 (Central European Time)

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

Belgium Timezone: 

UTC + 1 (Central European Time)

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

Corsica and Belgium are in the same time zone.

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Belgium:
25° 0′ 0″ S, 133° 0′ 0″ E

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