Is Sicily Bigger Than Puerto Rico? (Comparison)

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Is Sicily bigger than Puerto Rico

Sicily is an island of the country of Italy located in the Mediterranean sea, whereas Puerto Rico is a country located in the Northeast Caribbean Sea. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Sicily and Puerto Rico regarding various aspects.


Is Sicily bigger than Puerto Rico?

The total area of Sicily is 25,711 sq km, and the total area of Puerto Rico is 9,104 sq km. Sicily is smaller than Puerto Rico by 16,607 sq km. Sicily is around 2.82 times smaller than Puerto Rico.

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

Area of Sicily compared to Puerto Rico

Area of Puerto Rico:  3,515 sq mi (9,104 km2 )

Area of Puerto Rico 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 Puerto Rico

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the current population of Puerto Rico as of 19th June 2021, is 2,792,764.

Population of Puerto Rico compared to Sicily

Here is some more data comparison between Sicily and Puerto Rico.

The capital city of Sicily is Palermo, and the capital city of Puerto Rico is San Juan.

Official Languages

Sicily: Italian
Puerto Rico: Spanish, English

Human Development Index

HDI of Sicily as of 2018: 0.838
HDI of Puerto Rico as of 2018: 0.845

Sicily Timezone:

UTC + 1 (Central European Time)

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

Puerto Rico Timezone: 

UTC – 4 (Atlantic Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Puerto Rico:
18° 13′ 20.28″ N66° 25′ 49.08″ W

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By Aashish Poudel Genuine

Aashish Poudel Genuine is a web developer, writer and currently a student in Cyprus. He has created this site to help people who are willing to come to Cyprus or want to know more about this country.

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