Is Rhodes Bigger Than Jamaica? (Comparison)

This post was most recently updated on July 5th, 2021

Rhodes is an island of Greece located in the Southeastern part of the country, whereas Jamaica is an island country situated in the Caribbean sea. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Rhodes and Jamaica regarding various aspects.

Size

Is Rhodes bigger than Jamaica?

The total area of Rhodes is 1400.68 sq km, and the total area of Jamaica is 10,991 sq km. Rhodes is smaller than Jamaica by 9,590.32 sq km. Rhodes is around 7.85 times smaller than Jamaica.

Area of Rhodes:  540.81 sq mi ( 1400.68 km2 )

Area of Rhodes compared to Jamaica

Area of Jamaica:  4,244 sq mi ( 10,991 km2 )

Area of Jamaica compared to Rhodes

Population

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

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the current population of Jamaica as of 19th June 2021, is 2,973,833.

Population of Jamaica compared to Rhodes

Here is some more data comparison between Rhodes and Jamaica.

The capital city of Rhodes is Rhodes City, and the capital city of Jamaica is Kingston.

Official Languages

Rhodes: Greek
Jamaica: English

Human Development Index

HDI of Rhodes as of 2018: 0.832
HDI of Jamaica as of 2018: 0.734

Rhodes Timezone:

UTC + 2 (Eastern European Time)

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

Jamaica Timezone: 

UTC – 5 (Eastern Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Jamaica:
18° 10′ 48″ N77° 24′ 0″ W

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