Is Cyprus Bigger Than Wales? (Comparison)

This post was most recently updated on December 28th, 2020

Wales 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 Wales regarding different aspects.


Is Cyprus bigger than Wales?

The total area of Cyprus is 9,251 km2  and the total area of Wales is 20,779 km2. Wales is bigger than Cyprus in the area by 11,528 km2. Cyprus is almost 2.25 times smaller than Wales.

Area of Wales:  8,023 sq mi ( 20,779 km2 )

Area of Wales

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

Area of Cyprus compared to Wales


As per the data from Eurostat, the population of Wales, as of the end of 2019 was estimated to be 3.136 Million.

Population of Wales compared to Cyprus

As per the Worldometer data, the current population of Cyprus, as of 5th December 2020 is 1,211,187.

Population of Cyprus compared to Wales

Here is some more data comparison between Cyprus and Wales.

The capital city of Cyprus is Nicosia and the capital of Wales is Cardiff.

Official Languages

Cyprus: Greek and Turkish
Wales: Welsh and English

Human Development Index

HDI of Cyprus as of 2018: 0.873
HDI of Wales as of 2018: 0.883

Wales 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 Wales:
52° 18′ 0″ N3° 36′ 0″ W

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