Is Sicily Bigger Than Rhode Island? (Comparison)

Sicily is an island of the country of Italy located in the Mediterranean sea, whereas Rhode Island is a state in the New England region of the United States of America. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Sicily and Rhode Island regarding various aspects.


Is Sicily bigger than Rhode Island?

The total area of Sicily is 25,711 sq km, and the total area of Rhode Island is 3,144 sq km. Sicily is smaller than Rhode Island by 22,567 sq km. Sicily is around 8.2 times smaller than Rhode Island.

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

Area of Sicily compared to Rhode Island

Area of Rhode Island:  1,214 sq mi ( 3,144 km2 )

Area of Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island

According to the United States Census Bureau data, the total population of Rhode Island as of 2019 was estimated to be around 1.059 Million.

Population of Rhode Island compared to Sicily

Here is some more data comparison between Sicily and Rhode Island.

The capital city of Sicily is Palermo, and the capital city of Rhode Island is Providence.

Official Languages

Sicily: Italian
Rhode Island: English

Human Development Index

HDI of Sicily as of 2018: 0.838
HDI of Rhode Island as of 2018: 0.930

Sicily Timezone:

UTC + 1 (Central European Time)

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

Rhode Island Timezone: 

UTC − 5 (Eastern Standard Time)

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

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Rhode Island:
41° 42′ 0″ N71° 30′ 0″ W

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