Is Malta Bigger Than Dubai? (Comparison)

Malta is an island country in the Southern part of Europe located in the Mediterranean sea, whereas the Emirate of Dubai is one of the 7 Emirates of the United Arab Emirates. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Malta and Dubai regarding various aspects.


Is Malta bigger than Dubai?

The total area of Malta is 316 sq km, and the total area of Dubai is 3,885 sq km. Malta is smaller than Dubai by 3,569 sq km. Malta is around 12.91 times smaller than Dubai.

Area of Malta:  122 sq mi ( 316 km2 )

Area of Malta compared to Dubai

Area of the Emirate of Dubai:  1,500 sq mi ( 3,885 km2 )

Area of Dubai compared to Malta


According to the data from Worldometer, the total population of Malta as of 5th July 2021, is estimated to be around 442,725.

Population of Malta compared to Dubai

Based on Wikipedia, the total population of the Emirates of Dubai as of 2019 was estimated to be around 4,177,059.

Here is some more data comparison between Malta and Dubai.

The capital city of Malta is Valletta, and the capital city of Dubai is Dubai.

Official Languages

Malta: Maltese, English
Dubai: Arabic

Human Development Index

HDI of Malta as of 2019: 0.895
HDI of Dubai as of 2018: 0.890

Malta Timezone: 

UTC + 1 (Central European Time)

Summer (DST):
UTC + 2 (Central European Summer Time)

Dubai Timezone: 

UTC + 4 (UAE Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of Malta:
35° 54′ 0″ N14° 31′ 0″ E

Coordinates of the Emirates of Dubai:
23° 30′ 0″ N54° 30′ 0″ E

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