Is Sardinia Bigger Than Gran Canaria? (Comparison)

Sardinia is an island of Italy located in the Mediterranean sea, whereas Gran Canaria is an island of Spain located in the Atlantic ocean. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Sardinia and Gran Canaria regarding various aspects.

Size

Is Sardinia bigger than Gran Canaria?

The total area of Sardinia is 24,090 sq km, and the total area of Gran Canaria is 1,560.11 sq km. Sardinia is bigger than Gran Canaria by 22529.89 sq km. Sardinia is around 15.4 times bigger than Gran Canaria.

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

Area of Sardinia compared to Gran Canaria

Area of Gran Canaria:  602.36 sq mi ( 1,560.11 km2 )

Area of Gran Canaria 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 Gran Canaria

Based on the Eurostat and Instituto Nacional de Estadistica data, the total population of Gran Canaria as of 2019 was estimated to be around 865,756. 

Population of Gran Canaria compared to Sardinia

Here is some more data comparison between Sardinia and Gran Canaria.

Official Languages

Sardinia: Italian
Gran Canaria: Spanish

Human Development Index

HDI of Sardinia as of 2018: 0.858
HDI of Gran Canaria as of 2018: 0.861

Sardinia Timezone:

UTC + 1 (Central European Time)

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

Gran Canaria Timezone: 

UTC (Western European Time)

Summer (DST):
UTC + 1 (Western European Summer Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Gran Canaria:
27° 58′ 0″ N15° 36′ 0″ W

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