Is Rhodes Bigger Than Japan? (Comparison)

Rhodes is an island of Greece located in the Southeastern part of the country, whereas Japan is an island country in East Asia, located in the northwest Pacific Ocean. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Rhodes and Japan regarding various aspects.


Is Rhodes bigger than Japan?

The total area of Rhodes is 1400.68 sq km, and the total area of Japan is 377,975 sq km. Rhodes is smaller than Japan by 376,574 sq km. Rhodes is around 269.85 times smaller than Japan.

Area of Rhodes:  540.81 sq mi ( 1400.68 km2 )

Area of Rhodes compared to Japan

Area of Japan:  145,937 sq mi ( 377,975 km2 )

Area of Japan 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 Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the current population of Japan as of 24th June 2021, is 126,101,975.

Population of Japan compared to Rhodes

Here is some more data comparison between Rhodes and Japan.

The capital city of Rhodes is Rhodes City, and the capital city of Japan is Tokyo.

Official Languages

Rhodes: Greek
Japan: Japanese

Human Development Index

HDI of Rhodes as of 2018: 0.832
HDI of Japan as of 2018: 0.919

Rhodes Timezone:

UTC + 2 (Eastern European Time)

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

Japan Timezone: 

UTC + 9 (Japan Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Japan:
36° 0′ 0″ N138° 0′ 0″ E

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