Is Rhodes Bigger Than The Netherlands? (Comparison)

Rhodes is an island of Greece located in the Southeastern part of the country, whereas the Netherlands is a country located in Western Europe and partly in the Caribbean. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Rhodes and Netherlands regarding various aspects.


Is Rhodes bigger than the Netherlands?

The total area of Rhodes is 1400.68 sq km, and the total area of the Netherlands is 41,865 sq km. Rhodes is smaller than the Netherlands by 40464.32 sq km. Rhodes is around 29.89 times smaller than the Netherlands.

Area of Rhodes:  540.81 sq mi ( 1400.68 km2 )

Area of Rhodes compared to the Netherlands

Area of the Netherlands:  16,164 sq mi ( 41,865 km2 )

Area of the Netherlands 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 the Netherlands as of 24th June 2021, is 17,171,886.

Population of the Netherlands compared to Rhodes

Here is some more data comparison between Rhodes and the Netherlands.

The capital city of Rhodes is Rhodes City, and the capital city of the Netherlands is Amsterdam.

Official Languages

Rhodes: Greek
Netherlands: Dutch

Human Development Index

HDI of Rhodes as of 2018: 0.832
HDI of Netherlands as of 2018: 0.944

Rhodes Timezone:

UTC + 2 (Eastern European Time)

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

The Netherlands Timezone: 

UTC + 1 (Central European Time)
UTC -4 (Atlantic Standard Time)

Summer (DST):
UTC + 2 (Central European Summer Time)
UTC -4 (Atlantic Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of the Netherlands:
52° 19′ 0″ N5° 33′ 0″ E

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