Is Tenerife Bigger Than Malta? (Comparison)

Tenerife is an island of Spain located in the Canary Islands, whereas Malta is an island country located in the Eastern Mediterranean. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Tenerife and Malta regarding various aspects.


Is Tenerife bigger than Malta?

The total area of Tenerife is 2,034.38 sq km, and the total area of Malta is 316 sq km. Tenerife is bigger than Malta by 1,718.38 sq km. Tenerife is around 6.44 times bigger than Malta.

Area of Tenerife:  785.48 sq mi ( 2,034.38 km2 )

Area of Tenerife compared to Malta

Area of Malta:  122 sq mi ( 316 km2 )

Area of Malta compared to Tenerife


According to the Eurostat data, the total population of Tenerife as of 2019 was estimated to be around 949,471.

Population of Tenerife compared to Malta

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the current population of Malta as of 1st July 2021, is 442,718.

Population of Malta compared to Tenerife

Here is some more data comparison between Tenerife and Malta.

The capital city of Tenerife is Santa Cruz De Tenerife, and the capital city of Malta is Valletta.

Official Languages

Tenerife: Spanish
Malta: Maltase

Human Development Index

HDI of Tenerife (Canary Islands) as of 2018: 0.861
HDI of Malta as of 2018: 0.985

Tenerife Timezone: 

UTC + 00:00  (Western European Time)

Summer (DST):
UTC + 01:00 (Western European Summer Time)

Malta Timezone: 

UTC + 1  (Central European Time)

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

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of Tenerife:
28° 16′ 7″ N, 16° 36′ 20″ W

Coordinates of Malta:
35° 54′ 0″ N14° 31′ 0″ E

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