Is Sicily Bigger Than Malta? (Comparison)

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


Is Sicily bigger than Malta?

The total area of Sicily is 25,711 sq km, and the total area of Malta is 316 sq km. Sicily is bigger than Malta by 25,395 sq km. Sicily is around 81.4 times bigger than Malta.

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

Area of Sicily compared to Malta

Area of Malta:  122 sq mi ( 316 km2 )

Area of Malta 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 Malta

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the current population of Malta as of 19th June 2021, is 442,672.

Population of Malta compared to Sicily

Here is some more data comparison between Sicily and Malta.

The capital city of Sicily is Palermo, and the capital city of Malta is Valletta.

Official Languages

Sicily: Italian
Malta: Maltese

Human Development Index

HDI of Sicily as of 2018: 0.838
HDI of Malta as of 2018: 0.895

Sicily Timezone:

UTC + 1 (Central European Time)

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

Malta Timezone: 

UTC + 1  (Central European Time)

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

Sicily and Malta are in the same time zones. 

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Malta:
35° 54′ 0″ N14° 31′ 0″ E

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