Is Crete Bigger Than Vietnam? (Comparison)

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


Is Crete bigger than Vietnam?

The total area of Crete is 8,450 sq km, and the total area of Vietnam is 331,699 sq km. Crete is smaller than Vietnam by 323,249 sq km. Crete is around 39.25 times smaller than Vietnam.

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

Area of Crete compared to Vietnam

Area of Vietnam:  128,070 sq mi ( 331,699 km2 )

Area of Vietnam 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 Vietnam

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the current population of Vietnam as of 14th June 2021, is 98,159,348.

Population of Vietnam compared to Crete

Here is some more data comparison between Crete and Vietnam.

The capital city of Crete is Heraklion, and the capital city of Vietnam is Hanoi.

Official Languages

Crete: Greek
Vietnam: Vietnamese

Human Development Index

HDI of Crete as of 2018: 0.870
HDI of Vietnam as of 2019: 0.708

Crete Timezone:

UTC + 2 (Eastern European Time)

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

Vietnam Timezone: 

UTC + 7:00 (Vietnam Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Vietnam:
16° 0′ 0″ N108° 0′ 0″ E

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