Is Corsica Bigger Than Cyprus? (Comparison)

Corsica is an Island of France located in the Mediterranean Sea, whereas Cyprus is an island country located in the Eastern Mediterranean. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Corsica and Cyprus regarding various aspects.


Is Corsica bigger than Cyprus?

The total area of Corsica is 8,722 sq km, and the total area of Cyprus is 9,251 sq km. Corsica is smaller than Cyprus by 529 sq km. Corsica is around 1.06 times smaller than Cyprus.

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

Area of Corsica compared to Cyprus

Area of Cyprus:  3,572 sq mi ( 9,251 km2 )

Area of Cyprus 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 Cyprus

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of Cyprus as of 18th November 2021, is estimated to be around 1,216,980.

Population of Cyprus compared to Corsica

Here is some more data comparison between Corsica and Cyprus.

The capital of Corsica is Ajaccio, and the capital city of Cyprus is Nicosia.

Official Languages

Corsica: French
Cyprus: Greek and Turkish

Human Development Index

HDI of Corsica as of 2018: 0.873
HDI of Cyprus as of 2018: 0.8

Corsica Timezone: 

UTC + 1 (Central European Time)

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

Cyprus Timezone: 

UTC + 2 (Eastern European Time)

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

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Cyprus:
35° 0′ 0″ N33° 0′ 0″ E

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