Is Cyprus Bigger Than Northern Ireland? (Comparison)

Northern Ireland is a part of the United Kingdom and it is variously described as a country, province, or region. On the other hand, Cyprus is an independent country located in the eastern Mediterranean. Today in this article we will discuss the comparison between Cyprus and Northern Ireland regarding different aspects.


Is Cyprus bigger than Northern Ireland?

The total area of Cyprus is 9,251 km2  and the total area of Northern Ireland is 14,130 km2. Northern Ireland is bigger than Cyprus in the area by 4879 km2. Cyprus is around 1.5 times smaller than Northern Ireland.

Area of Northern Island:  5,460 sq mi ( 14,130 km2 )

Area of Northern Ireland compared to Cyprus

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

Area of Cyprus compared to Northern Ireland


As per the data from Eurostat, the population of Northern Ireland, as of 2019 is 1.885 Million.

Population of Northern Ireland compared to Cyprus

As per the Worldometer data, the current population of Cyprus estimated as of 6th December 2020 is 1,211,216.

Population of Cyprus compared to Northern Ireland

Here is some more data comparison between Cyprus and Northern Ireland.

The capital city of Cyprus is Nicosia and the capital of Northern Ireland is Belfast.

Official Languages

Cyprus: Greek and Turkish
Northern Ireland: English and Irish

Human Development Index

HDI of Cyprus as of 2018: 0.873
HDI of Northern Ireland as of 2018: 0.887

Northern Ireland Timezone: 

UTC (Greenwich Mean Time)
UTC + 1 (British Summer Time)

Cyprus Timezone:

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

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Northern Ireland (Belfast):
54° 36′ 0″ N5° 55′ 0″ W

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