Is Malta Bigger Than Madeira? (Comparison)

Malta is an island country in the Southern part of Europe located in the Mediterranean sea, whereas Madeira is an autonomous region of the country of Portugal. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Malta and Madeira regarding various aspects.


Is Malta bigger than Madeira?

The total area of Malta is 316 sq km, and the total area of Madeira is 801 sq km. Malta is smaller than Madeira by 485 sq km. Malta is around 2.53 times smaller than Madeira.

Area of Malta:  122 sq mi ( 316 km2 )

Area of Malta compared to Madeira

Area of Madeira:  309 sq mi ( 801 km2 )

Area of Madeira compared to Malta


According to the data from Worldometer, the total population of Malta as of 7th July 2021, is estimated to be around 442,725.

Population of Malta compared to Madeira

Based on the Eurostat data, the total population of Madeira as of 2019 was estimated to be around 253,945.

Population of Madeira compared to Malta

Here is some more data comparison between Malta and Madeira.

The capital city of Malta is Valletta, and the capital city of Madeira is Funchal.

Official Languages

Malta: Maltese, English
Madeira: Portuguese

Human Development Index

HDI of Malta as of 2019: 0.895
HDI of Madeira as of 2018: 0.818

Malta Timezone: 

UTC + 1 (Central European Time)

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

Madeira Timezone: 

UTC + 00:00  (Western European Time)

Summer (DST):
UTC + 01:00 (Western European Summer Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Madeira:
32° 45′ 0″ N17° 0′ 0″ W

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