Is Sicily Bigger Than Japan? (Comparison)

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Is Sicily bigger than Japan

Sicily is an island of the country 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 Sicily and Japan regarding various aspects.


Is Sicily bigger than Japan?

The total area of Sicily is 25,711 sq km, and the total area of Japan is 377,975 sq km. Sicily is smaller than Japan by 352,264 sq km. Sicily is around 14.7 times smaller than Japan.

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

Area of Sicily compared to Japan

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

Area of Japan 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 Japan

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the current population of Japan as of 19th June 2021, is 126,108,397.

Population of Japan compared to Sicily

Here is some more data comparison between Sicily and Japan.

The capital city of Sicily is Palermo, and the capital city of Japan is Tokyo.

Official Languages

Sicily: Italian
Japan: Japanese

Human Development Index

HDI of Sicily as of 2018: 0.838
HDI of Japan as of 2018: 0.919

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

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

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