Is Corsica Bigger Than Italy? (Comparison)

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


Is Corsica bigger than Italy?

The total area of Corsica is 8,722 sq km, and the total area of Italy is 301,340 sq km. Corsica is smaller than Italy by 292,618 sq km. Corsica is around 34.55 times smaller than Italy.

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

Area of Corsica compared to Italy

Area of Italy:  116,350 sq mi ( 301,340 km2 )

Area of Italy 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 Italy

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of Italy as of 7th December 2021, is estimated to be around 60,366,041.

Population of Italy compared to Corsica

Here is some more data comparison between Corsica and Italy.

The capital of Corsica is Ajaccio, and the capital city of Italy is Rome.

Official Languages

Corsica: French
Italy: Italian

Human Development Index

HDI of Corsica as of 2018: 0.864
HDI of Italy as of 2018: 0.982

Corsica Timezone: 

UTC + 1 (Central European Time)

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

Italy Timezone: 

UTC + 1 (Central European Time)

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

Corsica and Italy are in the same time zone. 

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Italy:
43° 0′ 0″ N12° 0′ 0″ E

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