Is Rhodes Bigger Than Kos? (Comparison)

Rhodes and Kos are both islands in the country of Greece. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Rhodes and Kos regarding various aspects.

Size

Is Rhodes bigger than Kos?

The total area of Rhodes is 1400.68 sq km, and the total area of Kos is 290.3 sq km. Rhodes is bigger than Kos by 1,110.38 sq km. Rhodes is around 4.82 times bigger than Kos.

Area of Rhodes:  540.81 sq mi ( 1400.68 km2 )

Area of Rhodes compared to Kos

Area of Kos:  112.1 sq mi ( 290.3 km2 )

Area of Kos island Greece 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 Wikipedia, the last known total population of Kos (Municipality) as of 2011 was estimated to be around 33,387.

Here is some more data comparison between Rhodes and Kos.

The capital city of Rhodes is Rhodes City, and the capital city of Kos is Kos Town.

Official Languages

Rhodes: Greek
Kos: Greek

Human Development Index

HDI of Rhodes as of 2018: 0.832
HDI of Kos as of 2018: 0.832

Rhodes Timezone:

UTC + 2 (Eastern European Time)

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

Kos Timezone: 

UTC + 2 (Eastern European Time)

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

Rhodes and Kos are in the same time zones. 

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Kos:
36° 51′ 0″ N27° 14′ 0″ E

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