Is Malta Bigger Than Nigeria? (Comparison)

Malta is an island country in the Southern part of Europe located in the Mediterranean sea, whereas  Nigeria is a country  located in West Africa. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Malta and Nigeria regarding various aspects.


Is Malta bigger than Nigeria?

The total area of Malta is 316 sq km, and the total area of Nigeria is 923,769 sq km. Malta is smaller than Nigeria by 923,453 sq km. Malta is around 2,923.31times smaller than Nigeria.

Area of Malta:  122 sq mi ( 316 km2 )

Area of Malta compared to Nigeria

Area of Nigeria:  356,669 sq mi ( 923,769 km2 )

Area of Nigeria 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 Nigeria

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the current population of Nigeria as of 5th July 2021, is estimated to be around 211,481,896.

Population of Nigeria compared to Malta

Here is some more data comparison between Malta and Nigeria.

The capital city of Malta is Valletta, and the capital city of Nigeria is Abuja.

Official Languages

Malta: Maltese, English
Nigeria: English, Yoruba, Igbo

Human Development Index

HDI of Malta as of 2019: 0.895
HDI of Nigeria as of 2018: 0.539

Malta Timezone: 

UTC + 1 (Central European Time)

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

Nigeria Timezone: 

UTC + 1 (West Africa Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Nigeria:
8° 0′ 0″ N10° 0′ 0″ E

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