Is Greece Bigger Than Turkey? (Comparison)

Greece is a country located in Southeast Europe and Turkey is a transcontinental country which is located in Western Asia. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Greece and Turkey regarding different aspects.


Is Greece bigger than Turkey?

The total area of Greece is 131,957 km2 and the total area of Turkey is 783,356 km2. Greece is smaller than Turkey by 651,399 km2. Turkey is bigger than Greece by almost 6 times.

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

Area of Greece Compared to Turkey

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

Area of Turkey compared to Greece


As per the Worldometer data, the current population of Greece estimated as of 27th December 2020 is 10,398,259.

Population of Greece compared to Turkey

According to the data from Worldometer, the current population of Turkey estimated as of 27th December 2020 is 84,791,750.

Population of Turkey compared to Greece

Here is some more data comparison between Greece and Turkey.

The capital city of Greece is Athens, and the capital of Turkey is Ankara.

Official Languages

Greece: Greek
Turkey: Turkish

Human Development Index

HDI of Greece as of 2018: 0.888
HDI of Turkey as of 2018: 0.806

Greece Timezone:

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

Turkey Timezone: 

UTC + 3 (Turkey Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

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

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