Is Portugal Bigger Than Malta? (Comparison)

Portugal is a country located on the Iberian Peninsula, in south-western Europe whereas Malta is an island country located in the Eastern Mediterranean. Today in this article we will discuss the comparison between Portugal and Malta regarding various aspects.


Is Portugal Bigger than Malta?

The total area of Portugal is 92,212 sq km and the total area of Malta is 316 sq km. Portugal is bigger than Malta by 91,896 sq km. Portugal is around 291.9 times bigger than Malta.

Area of Portugal:  35,603 sq mi ( 92,212 km2 )

Area of Portugal compared to Malta

Area of Malta:  122 sq mi ( 316 km2 )

Area of Malta compared to Portugal


As per the Worldometer data, the current population of Portugal estimated as of 30th April 2021 is 10,172,278.

Population of Portugal compared to Malta

According to the data from Worldometer, the current population of Malta estimated as of 30th April 2021 is 442,518.

Population of Malta compared to Portugal

Here is some more data comparison between Portugal and Malta.

The capital city of Portugal is Lisbon and the capital city of Malta is Valletta.

Official Languages

Portugal: Portuguese
Malta: Maltese

Human Development Index

HDI of Portugal as of 2019: 0.864
HDI of Malta as of 2019: 0.895

Portugal Timezone:

UTC (Western European Time)
UTC – 1 (Atlantic, Azores)

Summer (DST):
UTC + 1 (Western European Summer Time )
UTC (Atlantic, Azores)

Malta Timezone: 

UTC + 1  (Central European Time)
UTC + 2 (Central European Summer Time)

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of Portugal:
38° 42′ 0″ N9° 11′ 0″ W

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

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