Is Cyprus Bigger Than Tenerife? (Comparison)

Cyprus and Tenerife, both are islands. The difference is, Cyprus is an independent island country, whereas Tenerife is one of the islands of Spain. Today in this article we will discuss the comparison between Cyprus and Tenerife regarding different aspects.


Is Cyprus bigger than Tenerife?

The total area of Cyprus is 9,251 km2  and the total area of Tenerife is 2034.38 km2.  Cyprus is bigger than Tenerife by almost 7217 square kilometers. Cyprus is 4.5 times bigger compared to Tenerife.

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

Area of Cyprus compared to Tenerife

Area of Tenerife:  785.48 sq mi ( 2034.38 km2 )

Area of Tenerife compared to Cyprus


Cyprus is the third most populous country in the Eastern Mediterranean. Tenerife is the most populated island in Spain.

As per the Worldometer data, the current population of Cyprus, as of 5th December 2020 is 1,211,188.

Population of Cyprus compared to Tenerife

As per Wikipedia, the estimated population of Tenerife as of 2019 was 917,841. 

Here is some more data comparison between Cyprus and Tenerife.

Official Languages

Cyprus: Greek and Turkish
Tenerife: Spanish (Canarian Spanish)

Cyprus Timezone:

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

Tenerife Timezone: 

UTC + 00:00  (Western European Time)
UTC + 01:00 (Western European Summer Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Tenerife:
28° 16′ 7″ N16° 36′ 20″ W

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