Crete is the largest and most populous island of the country of Greece, whereas Jamaica is an island country situated in the Caribbean sea. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Crete and Jamaica regarding various aspects.
Is Crete bigger than Jamaica?
The total area of Crete is 8,450 sq km, and the total area of Jamaica is 10,991 sq km. Crete is smaller than Jamaica by 2,541 sq km. Crete is around 1.3 times smaller than Jamaica.
Area of Crete: 3,260 sq mi ( 8,450 km2 )
Area of Jamaica: 4,244 sq mi ( 10,991 km2 )
According to the Eurostat data, the total population of Crete as of 2019 was estimated to be around 634,930.
Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the current population of Jamaica as of 14th June 2021, is 2,973,400.
Here is some more data comparison between Crete and Jamaica.
The capital city of Crete is Heraklion, and the capital city of Jamaica is Kingston.
Human Development Index
HDI of Crete as of 2018: 0.870
HDI of Jamaica as of 2019: 0.734
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Coordinates of Crete:
35° 12′ 36″ N, 24° 54′ 36″ E
Coordinates of Jamaica:
18° 10′ 48″ N, 77° 24′ 0″ W
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