Is Sardinia Bigger Than The Algarve? (Comparison)

Sardinia is an island of Italy located in the Mediterranean sea, whereas the Algarve is the southernmost region of continental Portugal. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Sardinia and the Algarve regarding various aspects.

Size

Is Sardinia bigger than Algarve?

The total area of Sardinia is 24,090 sq km, and the total area of the Algarve is 4,996.80 sq km. Sardinia is bigger than the Algarve by 19,093.2 sq km. Sardinia is around 4.82 times bigger than the Algarve.

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

Area of Sardinia compared to Algarve

Area of the Algarve:  1,929.28 sq mi ( 4,996.80 km2 )

Area of Algarve 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 Algarve

Based on the Eurostat and United Nations data, the total population of the Algarve as of 2019 was estimated to be around 438,864.

Population of Algarve compared to Sardinia

Here is some more data comparison between Sardinia and the Algarve.

The capital city of Sardinia is Cagliari, and the capital city of the Algarve is Faro.

Official Languages

Sardinia: Italian
The Algarve: Portuguese

Human Development Index

HDI of Sardinia as of 2018: 0.858
HDI of the Algarve as of 2018: 0.834

Sardinia Timezone:

UTC + 1 (Central European Time)

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

The Algarve Timezone: 

UTC + 0 (Western European Time)

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

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of the Algarve:
37.0180° N, 7.9308° W

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