Is Corsica Bigger Than Japan? (Comparison)

Corsica is an Island of France located in the Mediterranean Sea, whereas Japan is an island country in East Asia, located in the northwest Pacific Ocean. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Corsica and Japan regarding various aspects.


Is Corsica bigger than Japan?

The total area of Corsica is 8,722 sq km, and the total area of Japan is 377,975 sq km. Corsica is smaller than Japan by 369,253 sq km. Corsica is around 43.34 times smaller than Japan.

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

Area of Corsica compared to Japan

Area of Japan:  145,937 sq mi ( 377,975 km2 )

Area of Japan 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 Japan

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of Japan as of 23rd December 2021, is estimated to be around 126,060,526.

Population of Japan compared to Corsica

Here is some more data comparison between Corsica and Japan.

The capital of Corsica is Ajaccio, and the capital city of Japan is Tokyo.

Official Languages

Corsica: French
Japan: Japanese

Human Development Index

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

Corsica Timezone: 

UTC + 1 (Central European Time)

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

Japan Timezone: 

UTC + 9 (Japan Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Japan:
36° 0′ 0″ N138° 0′ 0″ E

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