Is Wales Bigger Than Crete? (Comparison)

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Is Wales bigger than Crete

Wales is a country located in Europe and is a part of the United Kingdom, whereas Crete is an island in the country of Greece. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Wales and Crete regarding various aspects.


Is Wales bigger than Crete?

The total area of Wales is 20,779 sq km, and the total area of Crete is 8,450 sq km. Wales is bigger than Crete by 12,329 sq km. Wales is around 2.45 times bigger than Crete.

Area of Wales:  8,023 sq mi ( 20,779 km2 )

Area of Wales compared to Crete

Area of Crete:  3,260 sq mi ( 8,450 km2 )

Area of Crete compared to Wales


According to the Eurostat data, the total population of Wales as of 2019 was estimated to be around 3.136 Million.

Population of Wales compared to Crete

Based on the Eurostat data, the total population of Crete as of 2019 was estimated to be around 634,930.


Here is some more data comparison between Wales and Crete.

The capital city of Wales is Cardiff, and the capital city of Crete is Heraklion.

Official Languages

Wales: Welsh, English
Crete: Greek

Human Development Index

HDI of Wales as of 2018: 0.883
HDI of Crete as of 2018: 0.870

Wales Timezone: 

UTC (Greenwich Mean Time)

Summer (DST):
UTC + 1 (British Summer Time)

Crete Timezone:

UTC + 2 (Eastern European Time)

Summer (DST):
UTC + 3 (Eastern European Summer Time)

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of Wales:
52° 18′ 0″ N3° 36′ 0″ W

Coordinates of Crete:
35° 12′ 36″ N24° 54′ 36″ E

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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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