Is Malta Bigger Than Japan? (Comparison)

Malta is an island country in the Southern part of Europe located in the Mediterranean sea, 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 Malta and Japan regarding various aspects.


Is Malta bigger than Japan?

The total area of Malta is 316 sq km, and the total area of Japan is 377,975 sq km. Malta is smaller than Japan by 377,659 sq km. Malta is around 1,196.12 times smaller than Japan.

Area of Malta:  122 sq mi ( 316 km2 )

Area of Malta compared to Japan

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

Area of Japan 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 Japan

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the current population of Japan as of 5th July 2021, is estimated to be around 126,091,480.

Population of Japan compared to Malta

Here is some more data comparison between Malta and Japan.

The capital city of Malta is Valletta, and the capital city of Japan is Tokyo.

Official Languages

Malta: Maltese, English
Japan: Japanese

Human Development Index

HDI of Malta as of 2019: 0.895
HDI of Japan as of 2018: 0.919

Malta Timezone: 

UTC + 1 (Central European Time)

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

Japan Timezone: 

UTC + 9 (Japan Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

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

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