Is Sicily Bigger Than Portugal? (Comparison)

Sicily is an island of the country of Italy located in the Mediterranean sea, whereas Portugal is a country located on the Iberian Peninsula, in southwestern Europe. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Sicily and Portugal regarding various aspects.


Is Sicily bigger than Portugal?

The total area of Sicily is 25,711 sq km, and the total area of Portugal is 92,212 sq km. Sicily is smaller than Portugal by 66,501 sq km. Sicily is around 3.6 times smaller than Portugal.

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

Area of Sicily compared to Portugal

Area of Portugal:  35,603 sq mi ( 92,212 km2 )

Area of Portugal 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 Portugal

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the current population of Portugal as of 19th June 2021, is 10,168,438.

Population of Portugal compared to Sicily

Here is some more data comparison between Sicily and Portugal.

The capital city of Sicily is Palermo, and the capital city of Portugal is Lisbon.

Official Languages

Sicily: Italian
Portugal: Portuguese

Human Development Index

HDI of Sicily as of 2018: 0.838
HDI of Portugal as of 2018: 0.864

Sicily Timezone:

UTC + 1 (Central European Time)

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

Portugal Timezone: 

UTC (Western European Time)
UTC – 1 (Atlantic, Azores)

Summer (DST):
UTC + 1 (Western European Summer Time )
UTC (Atlantic, Azores)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Portugal:
38° 42′ 0″ N9° 11′ 0″ W

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