Is Malta Bigger Than New Zealand? (Comparison)

This post was most recently updated on July 7th, 2021

Malta is an island country in the Southern part of Europe located in the Mediterranean sea, whereas New Zealand is an island country in the Southwestern Pacific Ocean. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Malta and New Zealand regarding various aspects.

Size

Is Malta bigger than New Zealand?

The total area of Malta is 316 sq km, and the total area of New Zealand is 268,021 sq km. Malta is smaller than New Zealand by 267,705 sq km. Malta is around 848.16 times smaller than New Zealand.

Area of Malta:  122 sq mi ( 316 km2 )

Area of Malta compared to New Zealand

Area of New Zealand:  103,483 sq mi ( 268,021 km2 )

Area of New Zealand compared to Malta

Population

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 New Zealand

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the current population of New Zealand as of 5th July 2021, is estimated to be around 4,861,967.

Population of New Zealand compared to Malta

Here is some more data comparison between Malta and New Zealand.

The capital city of Malta is Valletta, and the capital city of New Zealand is Wellington.

Official Languages

Malta: Maltese, English

New Zealand: English, Maori, NZ Sign Language

Human Development Index

HDI of Malta as of 2019: 0.895
HDI of New Zealand as of 2018: 0.931

Malta Timezone: 

UTC + 1 (Central European Time)

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

New Zealand Timezone: 

UTC + 12 (Time in New Zealand)

Summer (DST):
UTC + 13 (New Zealand Day Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of New Zealand:
42° 0′ 0″ S173° 0′ 0″ E

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