Is Sardinia Bigger Than Corsica? (Comparison)

Sardinia is an island of Italy located in the Mediterranean sea, whereas Corsica is an island of France. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Sardinia and Corsica regarding various aspects.


Is Sardinia bigger than Corsica?

The total area of Sardinia is 24,090 sq km, and the total area of Corsica is 8,722 sq km. Sardinia is bigger than Corsica by 15,368 sq km. Sardinia is around 2.8 times bigger than Corsica.

Area of Sardinia:  24,090 sq mi ( 9,300 km2 )

Area of Sardinia compared to Corsica

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

Area of Corsica compared to Sardinia


According to the Eurostat data, the total population of Sardinia as of 2019 was estimated to be around 1.64 Million.

Population of Sardinia compared to Corsica

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

Population of Corsica compared to Sardinia

Here is some more data comparison between Sardinia and Corsica.

The capital city of Sardinia is Cagliari, and the regional capital of Corsica is Ajaccio.

Official Languages

Sardinia: Italian
Corsica: French

Human Development Index

HDI of Sardinia as of 2018: 0.858
HDI of Corsica as of 2018: 0.864

Sardinia Timezone:

UTC + 1 (Central European Time)

Summer (DST):
UTC + 2 (Central European Summer Time)

Corsica Timezone: 

Central European Standard Time

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of Sardinia:
40° 0′ 0″ N9° 0′ 0″ E

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

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