Is Sicily Bigger Than Northern Ireland? (Comparison)

Sicily is an island of the country of Italy located in the Mediterranean sea, whereas Northern Ireland is a country that is part of the United Kingdom. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Sicily and Northern Ireland regarding various aspects.

Size

Is Sicily bigger than Northern Ireland?

The total area of Sicily is 25,711 sq km, and the total area of Northern Ireland is 14,130 sq km. Sicily is bigger than Northern Ireland by 11,581 sq km. Sicily is around 1.82 times bigger than Northern Ireland.

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

Area of Sicily compared to Northern Ireland

Area of Northern Ireland:  5,460 sq mi ( 14,130 km2 )

Area of Northern Ireland 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 Northern Ireland

Based on the United Nation’s data, the total population of Northern Ireland as of 2019 was estimated to be around 1.885 Million.

Population of Northern Ireland compared to Sicily

Here is some more data comparison between Sicily and Northern Ireland.

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

Official Languages

Sicily: Italian
Northern Ireland: English

Human Development Index

HDI of Sicily as of 2018: 0.838
HDI of Northern Ireland as of 2018: 0.887

Sicily Timezone:

UTC + 1 (Central European Time)

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

Northern 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 Northern Ireland:
54° 40′ 0″ N6° 40′ 0″ W

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