Is Malta Bigger Than Kangaroo Island? (Comparison)

Malta is an island country in the Southern part of Europe located in the Mediterranean sea, whereas Kangaroo Island (Karta Pintingga) is an island that lies in the state of South Australia, Australia. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Malta and Kangaroo Island regarding various aspects.


Is Malta bigger than Kangaroo Island?

The total area of Malta is 316 sq km, and the total area of Kangaroo Island is 4,405 sq km. Malta is smaller than Kangaroo Island by 4,089 sq km. Malta is around 13.94 times smaller than Kangaroo Island.

Area of Malta:  122 sq mi ( 316 km2 )

Area of Malta compared to Kangaroo Island

Area of Kangaroo Island:  1,701 sq mi ( 4,405 km2 )

Area of Kangaroo Island 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 Kangaroo Island

Based on Wikipedia, the last known population of Kangaroo Island as of 2016 was estimated to be around 4,072.

Here is some more data comparison between Malta and Kangaroo Island.

Official Languages

Malta: Maltese, English
Kangaroo Island: English

Human Development Index

HDI of Malta as of 2019: 0.895
HDI of Kangaroo Island (South Australia) as of 2019: 0.932

Malta Timezone: 

UTC + 1 (Central European Time)

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

Kangaroo Island Timezone: 

UTC + 9:30 (Australian Central Standard Time)

Summer (DST):
UTC + 10:30 (Australian Central Daylight Time)

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of Malta:
35° 54′ 0″ N, 14° 31′ 0″ E

Coordinates of Kangaroo Island:
35° 50′ 0″ S137° 15′ 0″ E

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