Is Rhodes Bigger Than Corsica? (Comparison)

Rhodes is an island of Greece located in the Southeastern part of the country, whereas Corsica is an Island of France located in the Mediterranean Sea. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Rhodes and Corsica regarding various aspects.


Is Rhodes bigger than Corsica?

The total area of Rhodes is 1400.68 sq km, and the total area of Corsica is 8,722 sq km. Rhodes is smaller than Corsica by 7321.32 sq km. Rhodes is around 6.22 times smaller than Corsica.

Area of Rhodes:  540.81 sq mi ( 1400.68 km2 )

Area of Rhodes compared to Corsica

Area of Corsica:  3,368 sq mi ( 8,722 km2 )

Area of Corsica compared to Rhodes


According to Wikipedia, the last known total population of Rhodes as of 2011 was estimated to be around 115,490.

Based on the INSEE, World Bank data, the total population of Corsica as of 2019 was estimated to be around 339,178.

Population of Corsica compared to Rhodes

Here is some more data comparison between Rhodes and Corsica.

The capital city of Rhodes is Rhodes City, and the capital city of Corsica is Ajaccio.

Official Languages

Rhodes: Greek
Corsica: French

Human Development Index

HDI of Rhodes as of 2018: 0.832
HDI of Corsica as of 2018: 0.864

Rhodes Timezone:

UTC + 2 (Eastern European Time)

Summer (DST):
UTC + 3 (Eastern European Summer Time)

Corsica Timezone: 

Central European Standard Time

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of Rhodes:
36° 10′ 0″ N, 27° 56′ 0″ E

Coordinates of Corsica:
42° 0′ 0″ N9° 0′ 0″ E

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