Is Sicily Bigger Than Ireland? (Comparison)

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


Is Sicily bigger than Ireland?

The total area of Sicily is 25,711 sq km, and the total area of Ireland is 84,421 sq km. Sicily is smaller than Ireland by 58,714 sq km. Sicily is around 3.3 times smaller than Ireland.

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

Area of Sicily compared to Ireland

Area of Ireland:  32,595 sq mi ( 84,421 km2 )

Area of Ireland 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 Ireland

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the current population of Ireland as of 19th June 2021, is estimated to be around 4,991,552.

Population of Ireland compared to Sicily

Here is some more data comparison between Sicily and Ireland.

The capital city of Sicily is Palermo, and the capital city of Ireland is Dublin.

Official Languages

Sicily: Italian
Ireland: English, Irish

Human Development Index

HDI of Sicily as of 2018: 0.838
HDI of Ireland as of 2018: 0.955

Sicily Timezone:

UTC + 1 (Central European Time)

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

Ireland Timezone: 

UTC (Greenwich Mean Time)

Summer (DST):
UTC + 1 (British Summer Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Ireland:
53° 25′ 0″ N8° 0′ 0″ W

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