Is Sicily Bigger Than The Netherlands? (Comparison)

Sicily is an island of the country of Italy located in the Mediterranean sea, whereas the Netherlands is a country located in Western Europe and partly in the Caribbean. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Sicily and the Netherlands regarding various aspects.

Size

Is Sicily bigger than the Netherlands?

The total area of Sicily is 25,711 sq km, and the total area of the Netherlands is 41,865 sq km. Sicily is smaller than the Netherlands by 16,154 sq km. Sicily is around 1.63 times smaller than the Netherlands.

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

Area of Sicily compared to the Netherlands

Area of the Netherlands:  16,164 sq mi ( 41,865 km2 )

Area of the Netherlands 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 the Netherlands

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the current population of the Netherlands as of 21st June 2021, is 17,171,251.

Population of the Netherlands compared to Sicily

Here is some more data comparison between Sicily and the Netherlands.

The capital city of Sicily is Palermo, and the capital city of the Netherlands is Amsterdam.

Official Languages

Sicily: Italian
The Netherlands: Dutch

Human Development Index

HDI of Sicily as of 2018: 0.838
HDI of the Netherlands as of 2018: 0.944

Sicily Timezone:

UTC + 1 (Central European Time)

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

The Netherlands Timezone: 

UTC + 1 (Central European Time)
UTC -4 (Atlantic Standard Time)

Summer (DST):
UTC + 2 (Central European Summer Time)
UTC -4 (Atlantic Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of the Netherlands:
52° 19′ 0″ N5° 33′ 0″ E

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