Is Northern Ireland Bigger Than Zanzibar? (Comparison)

Northern Ireland is a country located in Europe and is a part of the United Kingdom, whereas Zanzibar is an insular autonomous region of the country of Tanzania. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Northern Ireland and Zanzibar regarding various aspects.

Size

Is Northern Ireland bigger than Zanzibar?

The total area of Northern Ireland is 14,130 sq km, and the total area of Zanzibar is 2,462 sq km. Northern Ireland is bigger than Zanzibar by 11,668 sq km. Northern Ireland is around 5.74 times bigger than Zanzibar.

Area of Northern Ireland:  5,460 sq mi ( 14,130 km2 )

Area of Northern Ireland compared to Zanzibar

Area of Zanzibar:  951 sq mi ( 2,462 km2 )

Area of Zanzibar compared to Northern Ireland

Population

According to the Eurostat and United Nations data, the total population of Northern Ireland as of 2019 was estimated to be around 1.885 Million.

Population of Northern Ireland compared to Zanzibar

Based on the data from Wikipedia, the total population of Zanzibar as of the 2012 Census was estimated to be around 1,503,569.

Here is some more data comparison between Northern Ireland and Zanzibar.

The capital city of Northern Ireland is Belfast, and the capital city of Zanzibar is Zanzibar City.

Official Languages

Northern Ireland: English, Irish
Zanzibar: Swahili, Arabic, English

Human Development Index

HDI of Northern Ireland as of 2018: 0.887
HDI of Zanzibar as of 2018: 0.720

Northern Ireland Timezone: 

UTC (Greenwich Mean Time)

Summer (DST):
UTC + 1 (British Summer Time)

Zanzibar Timezone: 

UTC + 3 (Eastern Africa Time)

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of Northern Ireland:
54° 40′ 0″ N, 6° 40′ 0″ W

Coordinates of Zanzibar:
6° 8′ 0″ S39° 19′ 0″ E

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