Is Corsica Bigger Than The Philippines? (Comparison)

Published Categorized as FRANCE
Is Corsica bigger than the Philippines

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


Is Corsica bigger than the Philippines?

The total area of Corsica is 8,722 sq km, and the total area of the Philippines is 300,000 sq km. Corsica is smaller than the Philippines by 291,278 sq km. Corsica is around 34.40 times smaller than the Philippines.

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

Area of Corsica compared to the Philippines

Area of the Philippines: 120,000 sq mi (300,000 km2 )

Area of the Philippines 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 the Philippines

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of the Philippines as of 27th December 2021, is estimated to be around 111,195,619.

Population of the Philippines compared to Corsica

Here is some more data comparison between Corsica and the Philippines.

The capital of Corsica is Ajaccio, and the capital city of the Philippines is Manila.

Official Languages

Corsica: French
The Philippines: Filipino, English

Human Development Index

HDI of Corsica as of 2018: 0.864
HDI of the Philippines as of 2018: 0.718

Corsica Timezone: 

UTC + 1 (Central European Time)

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

The Philippines Timezone: 

UTC + 8 (The Philippine Standard Time)

The Philippines doesn’t observe daylight saving time.

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of the Philippines:
13° 0′ 0″ N122° 0′ 0″ E

You may also like to read:

Corsica vs Sicily Comparison

Corsica vs the Netherlands Comparison

Corsica vs Thailand Comparison

By Aashish Poudel Genuine

Aashish Poudel Genuine is a web developer, writer and currently a student in Cyprus. He has created this site to help people who are willing to come to Cyprus or want to know more about this country.

Leave a comment