Is Cyprus Bigger Than Sicily? (Comparison)

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Is Cyprus Bigger Than Sicily

Cyprus is an independent country in the Eastern Mediterranean, whereas Sicily is one of the islands in Italy. Today in this article we will discuss the comparison between Cyprus and Sicily regarding different aspects.

You can click the links below to learn about different cities in Cyprus.


Is Cyprus bigger than Sicily?

Cyprus is smaller than Sicily by 16,460 km2. The total area of Cyprus is 9,251 km2  and the total area of Sicily is 25,711 km2.  Sicily is the largest island in the Mediterranean and Cyprus is the third largest island in the Mediterranean region.

Area of Sicily:  9,927 sq mi (25,711 km2 )

Area of Sicily

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

Area of Cyprus



Sicily is the most populous island of Italy in the Mediterranean sea and Cyprus is the third most populous country in the Mediterranean.

As per the data from Eurostat, the current population of Sicily as of 2020 is estimated to be 5 Million.

Sicily population 2020

As per the Worldometer data, the current population of Cyprus, as of 5th December 2020 is 1,211,184.

Cyprus population as of 5th December 2020

Here is some more data comparison between Cyprus and Sicily.

The capital city of Cyprus is Nicosia and the capital of Sicily is Palermo.

Official Languages

Cyprus: Greek and Turkish
Sicily: Italian

Human Development Index

HDI of Cyprus as of 2018: 0.873
HDI of Sicily as of 2018: 0.838

Sicily Timezone: 

UTC + 1  (Central European Time)
UTC + 2 (Central European 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 Sicily:
37°30′N,  14°00′E

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By Aashish Poudel Genuine

Aashish Poudel Genuine is a web developer, writer and currently a student in Cyprus. He has created this site to help people who are willing to come to Cyprus or want to know more about this country.

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