Is Crete Bigger Than England? (Comparison)

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Is Crete bigger than England

Crete is the largest and most populous island of the country of Greece, whereas England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Crete and England regarding various aspects.


Is Crete bigger than England?

The total area of Crete is 8,450 sq km, and the total area of England is 130,279 sq km. Crete is smaller than England by 121,829 sq km. Crete is around 15.4 times smaller than England.

Area of Crete:  3,260 sq mi ( 8,450 km2 )

Is Crete bigger than England

Area of England:  50,301 sq mi ( 130,279 km2 )

Area of England compared to Crete


According to the Eurostat data, the total population of Crete as of 2019 was estimated to be around 634,930.

Population of Crete compared to England

Based on the ONS UK, Eurostat, World Bank data, the total population of England estimated as of 2018 was 55.98 Million.

Population of England compared to Crete

Here is some more data comparison between Crete and England.

The capital city of Crete is Heraklion, and the capital city of England is London.

Official Languages

Crete: Greek
England: English

Human Development Index

HDI of Crete as of 2018: 0.870
HDI of England as of 2018: 0.920

Crete Timezone:

UTC + 2 (Eastern European Time)

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

England Timezone: 

UTC (Greenwich Mean Time)

Summer (DST):
UTC + 1 (British Summer Time)

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of Crete:
35° 12′ 36″ N, 24° 54′ 36″ E

Coordinates of England:
51° 30′ 0″ N0° 7′ 0″ W

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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.

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