Is Sicily Bigger Than Scotland? (Comparison)

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

Size

Is Sicily bigger than Scotland?

The total area of Sicily is 25,711 sq km, and the total area of Scotland is 77,933 sq km. Sicily is smaller than Scotland by 52,222 sq km. Sicily is around 3.03 times smaller than Scotland.

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

Area of Sicily compared to Scotland

Area of Scotland:  30,090 sq mi ( 77,933 km2 )

Area of Scotland 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 Scotland

Based on the data from Eurostat, the population of Scotland estimated as of 2019 was 5.454 Million.

Population of Scotland compared to Sicily

Here is some more data comparison between Sicily and Scotland.

The capital city of Sicily is Palermo, and the capital city of Scotland is Edinburgh.

Official Languages

Sicily: Italian
Scotland: English, Scots, Scottish Gaelic

Human Development Index

HDI of Sicily as of 2018: 0.838
HDI of Scotland as of 2018: 0.913

Sicily Timezone:

UTC + 1 (Central European Time)

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

Scotland 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 Scotland:
56.4907° N, 4.2026° W

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