Is Crete Bigger Than Poland? (Comparison)

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


Is Crete bigger than Poland?

The total area of Crete is 8,450 sq km, and the total area of Poland is 312,696 sq km. Crete is smaller than Poland by 304,246 sq km. Crete is around 37 times smaller than Poland.

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

Area of Crete compared to Poland

Area of Poland:  120,733 sq mi ( 312,696 km2 )

Area of Poland 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 Poland

As per the Worldometer data, the current population of Poland estimated as of 14th June 2021 is 37,807,751.

Population of Poland compared to Crete

Here is some more data comparison between Crete and Poland.

The capital city of Crete is Heraklion, and the capital city of Poland is Warsaw.

Official Languages

Crete: Greek
Poland: Polish

Human Development Index

HDI of Crete as of 2018: 0.870
HDI of Poland as of 2019: 0.880

Crete Timezone:

UTC + 2 (Eastern European Time)

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

Poland 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 Poland:
52° 0′ 0″ N20° 0′ 0″ E

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