Is Sicily Bigger Than Massachusetts? (Comparison)

Sicily is an island of the country of Italy located in the Mediterranean sea, whereas Massachusetts is one of the states of the country of the United States of America. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Sicily and Massachusetts regarding various aspects.

Size

Is Sicily bigger than Massachusetts?

The total area of Sicily is 25,711 sq km, and the total area of Massachusetts is 27,337 sq km. Sicily is smaller than Massachusetts by 1,626 sq km. Sicily is around 1.06 times smaller than Massachusetts.

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

Area of Sicily compared to Massachusetts

Area of Massachusetts:  10,565 sq mi ( 27,337 km2 )

Area of Massachusetts compared to Sicily

Population

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 Massachusetts

Based on the United States Census Bureau data, the total population of Massachusetts as of 2019 was estimated to be around 6.893 million.

Population of Massachusetts compared to Sicily

Here is some more data comparison between Sicily and Massachusetts.

The capital city of Sicily is Palermo, and the capital city of Massachusetts is Boston.

Official Languages

Sicily: Italian
Massachusetts: English

Human Development Index

HDI of Sicily as of 2018: 0.838
HDI of Massachusetts as of 2018: 0.956

Sicily Timezone:

UTC + 1 (Central European Time)

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

Massachusetts Timezone: 

UTC − 5 (Eastern Time Zone)

Summer (DST):
UTC − 4 (Eastern Daylight Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Massachusetts:
42° 15′ 34.56″ N71° 48′ 29.88″ W

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