Is Corsica Bigger Than Zurich? (Comparison)

Corsica is an Island of France located in the Mediterranean Sea, whereas Zurich is the largest city of Switzerland. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Corsica and Zurich regarding various aspects.

Size

Is Corsica bigger than Zurich?

The total area of Corsica is 8,722 sq km, and the total area of Zurich is 87.88 sq km. Corsica is bigger than Zurich by 8,634.12 sq km. Corsica is around 99.25 times bigger than Zurich.

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

Area of Corsica compared to Zurich

Area of Zurich:  33.93 sq mi ( 87.88 km2 )

Area of Zurich compared to Corsica

Population

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 Zurich

Based on the United Nations data, the total population of Zurich as of 5th July 2017 was estimated to be around 402,762.

Population of Zurich compared to Corsica

Here is some more data comparison between Corsica and Zurich.

Official Languages

Corsica: French
Zurich: German

Human Development Index

HDI of Corsica as of 2018: 0.864
HDI of Zurich as of 2019: 0.980

Corsica Timezone: 

UTC + 1 (Central European Time)

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

Zurich Timezone: 

UTC + 1 (Central European Time)

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

Corsica and Zurich are in the same time zones.

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Zurich:
47° 22′ 0″ N8° 33′ 0″ E

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