Is Sardinia Bigger Than Crete? (Comparison)

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

Size

Is Sardinia bigger than Crete?

The total area of Sardinia is 24,090 sq km, and the total area of Crete is 8,450 sq km. Sardinia is bigger than Crete by 15,640 sq km. Sardinia is around 2.9 times bigger than Crete.

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

Area of Sardinia compared to Crete

Area of Crete:  3,260 sq mi ( 8,450 km2 )

Area of Crete compared to Sardinia

Population

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 Crete

Based on the United States Census Bureau data, the total population of Crete as of 2019 was estimated to be around 634,930.

Population of Crete compared to Sardinia

Here is some more data comparison between Sardinia and Crete.

The capital city of Sardinia is Cagliari, and the capital city of Crete is Heraklion.

Official Languages

Sardinia: Italian
Crete: Greek

Human Development Index

HDI of Sardinia as of 2018: 0.858
HDI of Crete as of 2018: 0.870

Sardinia Timezone:

UTC + 1 (Central European Time)

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

Crete Timezone:

UTC + 2 (Eastern European Time)

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

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of Sardinia:
40° 0′ 0″ N, 9° 0′ 0″ E

Coordinates of Crete:
35° 12′ 36″ N24° 54′ 36″ E

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