Is Cyprus Bigger Than Israel? (Comparison)

Israel is a country in Western Asia, located on the southeastern shore of the Mediterranean Sea and the northern shore of the Red Sea. Cyprus is an island country located in the eastern Mediterranean sea. Today in this article we will discuss the comparison between Cyprus and Israel regarding different aspects.


Is Cyprus bigger than Israel?

The total area of Cyprus is 9,251 km2  and the total area of Israel is 22,145 km2. Cyprus is smaller than Israel by 12,894 km2. Cyprus is almost 2.4 times smaller than Israel.

Area of Israel:  8,630 sq mi ( 22,145 km2 )

Area of Israel compared to Cyprus

Area of Cyprus:  3,572 sq mi ( 9,251 km2 )

Area of Cyprus compared to Israel


As per the Worldometer data, the current population of Israel estimated as of 7th December 2020 is 8,716,035.

Population of Israel compared to Cyprus

According to the data from Worldometer, the current population of Cyprus estimated as of 7th December 2020 is 1,211,238.

Population of Cyprus compared to Israel

Here is some more data comparison between Cyprus and Israel.

The capital city of Cyprus is Nicosia and the capital of Israel is Jerusalem.

Official Languages

Cyprus: Greek and Turkish
Israel: Hebrew

Human Development Index

HDI of Cyprus as of 2018: 0.873
HDI of Israel as of 2018: 0.906

Cyprus Timezone:

UTC + 2 (Eastern European Time)
UTC + 3 (Eastern European Summer Time)

Israel Timezone: 

UTC + 2 (Israel Standard Time)
UTC + 3 (Israel Daylight Time) or Israel Summer Time

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of Cyprus:
35° 0′ 0″ N, 33° 0′ 0″ E

Coordinates of Israel:
31° 0′ 0″ N35° 0′ 0″ E

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