Is Sicily Bigger Than Greece? (Comparison)

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Is Sicily bigger than Greece

Sicily is an island of the country of Italy located in the Mediterranean sea, whereas Greece is a country located in Southeast Europe. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Sicily and Greece regarding various aspects.


Is Sicily bigger than Greece?

The total area of Sicily is 25,711 sq km, and the total area of Greece is 50,949 sq km. Sicily is smaller than Greece by 25,238 sq km. Sicily is around 1.98 times smaller than Greece.

Area of Sicily:  9,927 sq mi ( 25,711 km2 )

Area of Sicily compared to Greece

Area of Greece: 50,949 sq mi (131,957 km2 )

Area of Greece compared to Sicily


According to the Eurostat data, the total population of Sicily as of 2019 was estimated to be around 5 Million.

Population of Sicily compared to Greece

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the current population of Greece as of 19th June 2021, is 10,374,810.

Population of Greece compared to Sicily

Here is some more data comparison between Sicily and Greece.

The capital city of Sicily is Palermo, and the capital city of Greece is Athens.

Official Languages

Sicily: Italian
Greece: Greek

Human Development Index

HDI of Sicily as of 2018: 0.838
HDI of Greece as of 2018: 0.888

Sicily Timezone:

UTC + 1 (Central European Time)

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

Greece Timezone: 

Greece Timezone:

UTC + 2 (Eastern European Time)

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

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of Sicily:
37° 30′ 0″ N, 14° 0′ 0″ E

Coordinates of Greece:
39° 0′ 0″ N22° 0′ 0″ E

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By Aashish Poudel Genuine

Aashish Poudel Genuine is a web developer, writer and currently a student in Cyprus. He has created this site to help people who are willing to come to Cyprus or want to know more about this country.

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