Is Sicily Bigger Than The United Kingdom? (Comparison)

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Is Sicily bigger than the UK

Sicily is an island of the country of Italy located in the Mediterranean sea, whereas the United Kingdom is a sovereign country in north-western Europe, off the north-­western coast of the European mainland. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Sicily and the UK regarding various aspects.


Is Sicily bigger than the UK?

The total area of Sicily is 25,711 sq km, and the total area of the UK is 242,495 sq km. Sicily is smaller than the UK by 216,784 sq km. Sicily is around 9.43 times smaller than the UK.

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

Area of Sicily compared to the UK

Area of the United Kingdom:  93,628 sq mi ( 242,495 km2 )

Area of the UK 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 the UK

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the current population of the United Kingdom as of 21st June 2021, is 68,230,029.

Population of the UK compared to Sicily

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

The capital city of Sicily is Palermo, and the capital city of the UK is London.

Official Languages

Sicily: Italian
The UK: English

Human Development Index

HDI of Sicily as of 2018: 0.838
HDI of the UK as of 2019: 0.932

Sicily Timezone:

UTC + 1 (Central European Time)

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

The UK 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 the United Kingdom:
55° 0′ 0″ N3° 0′ 0″ W

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By Aashish Poudel Genuine

Aashish Poudel Genuine is a web developer, writer and currently a student in Cyprus. He has created this site to help people who are willing to come to Cyprus or want to know more about this country.

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