Is Cyprus Bigger Than Scotland? (Comparison)

Scotland is a country that is part of the United Kingdom, whereas Cyprus is an independent country located in the eastern Mediterranean. Today in this article we will discuss the comparison between Cyprus and Scotland regarding different aspects.


Is Cyprus bigger than Scotland?

The total area of Cyprus is 9,251 km2  and the total area of Scotland is 77,933 km2. Scotland is bigger than Cyprus in the area by 68,682 km2. Cyprus is almost 8.43 times smaller than Scotland.

Area of Scotland:  30,090 sq mi ( 77,933 km2 )

Area of Scotland compared to Cyprus

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

Area of Cyprus compared to Scotland


As per the data from Eurostat, the population of Scotland, as of 2019 is 5.454 Million.

Population of Scotland compared to Cyprus

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

Population of Cyprus compared to Scotland

Here is some more data comparison between Cyprus and Scotland.

The capital city of Cyprus is Nicosia and the capital of Scotland is Edinburgh.

Official Languages

Cyprus: Greek and Turkish
Scotland: English and Scottish Gaelic

Human Development Index

HDI of Cyprus as of 2018: 0.873
HDI of Scotland as of 2018: 0.913

Scotland 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 Scotland:
56.4907° N, 4.2026° W

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