Is Sardinia Bigger Than Japan? (Comparison)

Sardinia is an island of Italy located in the Mediterranean sea, whereas Japan is an island country in East Asia, located in the northwest Pacific Ocean. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Sardinia and Japan regarding various aspects.


Is Sardinia bigger than Japan?

The total area of Sardinia is 24,090 sq km, and the total area of Japan is 377,975 sq km. Sardinia is bigger than Japan by 353,885 sq km. Sardinia is around 15.7 times bigger than Japan.

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

Area of Sardinia compared to Japan

Area of Japan:  145,937 sq mi ( 377,975 km2 )

Area of Japan 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 Japan

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the current population of Japan as of 7th June 2021, is 126,119,008.

Population of Japan compared to Sardinia

Here is some more data comparison between Sardinia and Japan.

The capital city of Sardinia is Cagliari, and the capital city of Japan is Tokyo.

Official Languages

Sardinia: Italian
Japan: Japanese

Human Development Index

HDI of Sardinia as of 2018: 0.858
HDI of Japan as of 2019: 0.919

Sardinia Timezone:

UTC + 1 (Central European Time)

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

Japan Timezone: 

UTC + 9 (Japan Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Japan:
36° 0′ 0″ N138° 0′ 0″ E

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