Is Greece Bigger Than Syria? (Comparison)

Greece is located in Southeast Europe whereas Syria is located in Western Asia. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Greece and Syria regarding different aspects.


Is Greece bigger than Syria?

The total area of Greece is 131,957 km2 and the total area of Syria is 185,180 km2. Greece is smaller than Syria by 53,223 km2. Greece is around 1.4 times smaller than Syria.

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

Area of Greece Compared to Syria

Area of Syria: 71,500 sq mi (185,180 km2 )

Area of Syria 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 Syria

According to the data from Worldometer, the population of Syria as of 29th April 2021 is estimated to be around 17,866,066.

Population of Syria compared to Greece

Here is some more data comparison between Greece and Syria.

The capital city of Greece is Athens, and the capital city of Syria is Damascus.

Official Languages

Greece: Greek
Syria: Arabic

Human Development Index

HDI of Greece as of 2019: 0.888
HDI of Syria as of 2019: 0.567

Greece Timezone:

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

Syria Timezone: 

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

Greece and Syria are in the same Timezone.

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Syria:
35° 0′ 0″ N38° 0′ 0″ E

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