Is Sicily Bigger Than New Zealand? (Comparison)

Sicily is an island of the country of Italy located in the Mediterranean sea, whereas New Zealand is an island country in the Southwestern Pacific Ocean. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Sicily and New Zealand regarding various aspects.


Is Sicily bigger than New Zealand?

The total area of Sicily is 25,711 sq km, and the total area of New Zealand is 268,021 sq km. Sicily is smaller than New Zealand by 242,310 sq km. Sicily is around 10.42 times smaller than New Zealand.

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

Area of Sicily compared to New Zealand

Area of New Zealand:  103,483 sq mi ( 268,021 km2 )

Area of New Zealand 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 New Zealand

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the current population of New Zealand as of 19th June 2021, is 4,860,208.

Population of New Zealand compared to Sicily

Here is some more data comparison between Sicily and New Zealand.

The capital city of Sicily is Palermo, and the capital city of New Zealand is Wellington.

Official Languages

Sicily: Italian
New Zealand: English, Maori, NZ Sign Language

Human Development Index

HDI of Sicily as of 2018: 0.838
HDI of New Zealand as of 2018: 0.931

Sicily Timezone:

UTC + 1 (Central European Time)

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

New Zealand Timezone: 

UTC + 12 (Time in New Zealand)

Summer (DST):
UTC + 13 (New Zealand Day Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of New Zealand:
42° 0′ 0″ S173° 0′ 0″ E

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