Is Sicily Bigger Than The Philippines? (Comparison)

Sicily is an island of the country of Italy located in the Mediterranean sea, whereas the Philippines is a country located in Southeast Asia. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Sicily and the Philippines regarding various aspects.

Size

Is Sicily bigger than the Philippines?

The total area of Sicily is 25,711 sq km, and the total area of the Philippines is 300,000 sq km. Sicily is smaller than the Philippines by 274,289 sq km. Sicily is around 11.7 times smaller than The Philippines.

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

Area of Sicily compared to the Philippines

Area of the Philippines: 120,000 sq mi (300,000 km2 )

Area of the Philippines 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 Philippines

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the current population of the Philippines as of 21st June 2021, is 111,008,320.

Population of the Philippines compared to Sicily

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

The capital city of Sicily is Palermo, and the capital city of the Philippines is Manila.

Official Languages

Sicily: Italian
The Philippines: Filipino, English

Human Development Index

HDI of Sicily as of 2018: 0.838
HDI of the Philippines as of 2018: 0.718

Sicily Timezone:

UTC + 1 (Central European Time)

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

The Philippines Timezone: 

UTC + 8 (The Philippine Standard Time)

The Philippines doesn’t observe daylight saving time.

Geological Coordinates

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

Coordinates of the Philippines:
13° 0′ 0″ N122° 0′ 0″ E

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