Is Crete Bigger Than Germany? (Comparison)

Crete is the largest and most populous island of the country of Greece, whereas Germany is a country located in Central Europe. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Crete and Germany regarding various aspects.


Is Crete bigger than Germany?

The total area of Crete is 8,450 sq km, and the total area of Germany is 357,022 sq km. Crete is smaller than Germany by 348,572 sq km. Crete is around 42.3 times smaller than Germany.

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

Area of Crete compared to Germany

Area of Germany:  137,847 sq mi ( 357,022 km2 )

Area of Germany 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 Germany

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the current population of Germany as of 14th June 2021, is 84,036,990.

Population of Germany compared to Crete

Here is some more data comparison between Crete and Germany.

The capital city of Crete is Heraklion, and the capital city of Germany is Berlin.

Official Languages

Crete: Greek
Germany: German

Human Development Index

HDI of Crete as of 2018: 0.870
HDI of Germany as of 2019: 0.947

Crete Timezone:

UTC + 2 (Eastern European Time)

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

Germany Timezone: 

UTC + 1 (Central European Time)

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

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of Crete:
35° 12′ 36″ N24° 54′ 36″ E

Coordinates of Germany:
51° 0′ 0″ N9° 0′ 0″ E

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