Is Sicily Bigger Than Rome? (Comparison)

Sicily is an island of the country of Italy located in the Mediterranean sea, whereas Rome is the capital city of Italy located in the Lazio region of the country. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Sicily and Rome regarding various aspects.

Size

Is Sicily bigger than Rome?

The total area of Sicily is 25,711 sq km, and the total area of Rome is 1,285 sq km. Sicily is bigger than Rome by 24,426 sq km. Sicily is around 20 times bigger than Rome.

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

Area of Sicily compared to Rome

Area of Rome:  496.3 sq mi ( 1,285 km2 )

Area of Rome 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 Rome

Based on the Eurostat data, the total population of Rome as of 2017 was estimated to be around 2.873 Million.

Population of Rome compared to Sicily

Here is some more data comparison between Sicily and Rome.

Official Languages

Sicily: Italian
Rome: Italian

Human Development Index

HDI of Sicily as of 2018: 0.838
HDI of Rome as of 2018: 0.904

Sicily Timezone:

UTC + 1 (Central European Time)

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

Rome Timezone: 

UTC + 1 (Central European Time)

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

Sicily and Rome are in the same time zones.

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of Rome:
41° 53′ 0″ N12° 30′ 0″ E

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