Is Crete Bigger Than Majorca? (Comparison)

Crete is the largest and most populous island of the country of Greece, whereas Majorca/Mallorca is the largest island of the country of Spain. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Crete and Majorca/Mallorca regarding various aspects.

Size

Is Crete bigger than Majorca?

The total area of Crete is 8,450 sq km, and the total area of Majorca is 3,640.11 sq km. Crete is bigger than Majorca by 4,809.89 sq km. Crete is around 2.32 times bigger than Majorca/Mallorca.

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

Area of Crete compared to Majorca

Area of Majorca:  1,405.45 sq mi ( 3,640.11 km2 )

Area of Majorca compared to Crete

Population

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 Majorca

Based on the Eurostat data, the total population of Majorca as of 2019 was estimated to be around 923,608.

Population of Majorca compared to Crete

Here is some more data comparison between Crete and Majorca.

The capital city of Crete is Heraklion, and the capital city of Majorca is Palma.

Official Languages

Crete: Greek
Majorca: Spanish and Catalan

Human Development Index

HDI of Crete as of 2018: 0.870
HDI of Majorca (Spain) as of 2018: 0.904

Crete Timezone:

UTC + 2 (Eastern European Time)

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

Majorca 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 Majorca:
39° 37′ 0″ N2° 59′ 0″ E

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