Is Greece Bigger Than Japan? (Comparison)

Greece is located in Southeast Europe whereas Japan is an island country in East Asia, located in the northwest Pacific Ocean. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Greece and Japan regarding different aspects.


Is Greece bigger than Japan?

The total area of Greece is 131,957 km2 and the total area of Japan is 377,975 km2. Greece is smaller than Japan by 246,018 km2. Greece is around 2.9 times smaller than Japan.

Area of Greece: 50,949 sq mi (131,957 km2 )

Area of Greece Compared to Japan

Area of Japan:  145,937 sq mi ( 377,975 km2 )

Area of Japan compared to Greece


As per the Worldometer data, the current population of Greece estimated as of 29th April 2021 is 10,381,427.

Population of Greece compared to Japan

According to the data from Worldometer, the population of Japan as of 29th April 2021 is estimated to be around 126,158,913.

Population of Japan compared to Greece

Here is some more data comparison between Greece and Japan.

The capital city of Greece is Athens, and the capital city of Japan is Tokyo.

Official Languages

Greece: Greek
Japan: Japanese

Human Development Index

HDI of Greece as of 2019: 0.888
HDI of Japan as of 2019: 0.919

Greece Timezone:

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

Japan Timezone: 

UTC + 9 (Japan Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of Greece:
39° 0′ 0″ N22° 0′ 0″ E

Coordinates of Japan:
36° 0′ 0″ N138° 0′ 0″ E

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