Is Cyprus Smaller Than Nigeria? (Comparison)

Nigeria is located in West Africa whereas Cyprus is located in the Eastern Mediterranean. Today in this article we will discuss the comparison between Cyprus and Nigeria regarding different aspects.


Is Cyprus smaller than Nigeria?

The total area of Cyprus is 9,251 km2  and the total area of Nigeria is 923,769 km2. Cyprus is smaller than Nigeria by 914,518 km2. Cyprus is almost 100 times smaller than Nigeria.

Area of Nigeria:  356,669 sq mi ( 923,769 km2 )

Area of Nigeria compared to Cyprus

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

Area of Cyprus compared to Nigeria


As per the Worldometer data, the current population of Nigeria estimated as of 9th December 2020 is 208,482,532.

Population of Nigeria compared to Cyprus

According to the data from Worldometer, the current population of Cyprus estimated as of 9th December 2020 is 1,211,284.

Population of Cyprus compared to Nigeria

Here is some more data comparison between Nigeria and Cyprus.

The capital city of Cyprus is Nicosia and the capital city of Nigeria is Abuja.

Official Languages

Cyprus: Greek and Turkish
Nigeria: Yoruba, Hausa, Lgbo

Human Development Index

HDI of Cyprus as of 2018: 0.873
HDI of Nigeria as of 2018: 0.534

Cyprus Timezone:

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

Nigeria Timezone: 

UTC + 1:00 (East Africa Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Nigeria:
8° 0′ 0″ N10° 0′ 0″ E

Driving Side

Cyprus: Left
Nigeria: Right

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