Is Cyprus Smaller Than Turkey? (Comparison)

Turkey is a transcontinental country which is located in Western Asia. On the other hand, Cyprus is an island country situated in the Eastern Mediterranean. Today in this article we will discuss the comparison between Turkey and Cyprus regarding different aspects.


Is Cyprus smaller than Turkey?

The total area of Cyprus is 9,251 km2  and the total area of Turkey is 783,356 km2. Cyprus is smaller than Turkey by 774,105 km2. Cyprus is 84.7 times smaller than Turkey.

Area of Turkey:  302,455 sq mi ( 783,356 km2 )

Area of Turkey compared to Cyprus

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

Area of Cyprus compared to Turkey


As per the Worldometer data, the current population of Turkey estimated as of 9th December 2020 is 84,746,385.

Population of Turkey compared to Cyprus

According to the data from Worldometer, the current population of Cyprus estimated as of 9th December 2020 is 1,211,283.

Population of Cyprus compared to Turkey

Here is some more data comparison between Turkey and Cyprus.

The capital city of Cyprus is Nicosia and the capital city of Turkey is Ankara.

Official Languages

Cyprus: Greek and Turkish
Turkey: Turkish

Human Development Index

HDI of Cyprus as of 2018: 0.873
HDI of Turkey as of 2018: 0.806

Cyprus Timezone:

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

Turkey Timezone: 

UTC + 3 (Turkey Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Turkey:
39° 0′ 0″ N35° 0′ 0″ E

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