Is Crete Bigger Than Venezuela? (Comparison)

Crete is the largest and most populous island of the country of Greece, whereas Venezuela is a country located on the Northern coast of South America. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Crete and Venezuela regarding various aspects.


Is Crete bigger than Venezuela?

The total area of Crete is 8,450 sq km, and the total area of Venezuela is 916,445 sq km. Crete is smaller than Venezuela by 907,995 sq km. Crete is around 108.45 times smaller than Venezuela.

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

Area of Crete compared to Venezuela

Area of Venezuela:  353,841 sq mi ( 916,445 km2 )

Area of Venezuela 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 Venezuela

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the current population of Venezuela as of 14th June 2021, is 28,360,634.

Population of Venezuela compared to Crete

Here is some more data comparison between Crete and Venezuela.

The capital city of Crete is Heraklion, and the capital city of Venezuela is Caracas.

Official Languages

Crete: Greek
Venezuela: Spanish

Human Development Index

HDI of Crete as of 2018: 0.870
HDI of Venezuela as of 2019: 0.711

Crete Timezone:

UTC + 2 (Eastern European Time)

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

Venezuela Timezone: 

UTC – 4 (Venezuelan Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Venezuela:
7° 0′ 0″ N65° 0′ 0″ W

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