Continent size comparison
Africa is about 1.5 times smaller than Asia.
Asia is approximately 44,614,000 sq km, while Africa is approximately 30,365,000 sq km, making Africa 68.06% the size of Asia.
This to-scale comparison of Asia vs. Africa uses the Mercator projection, which distorts the size of regions near the poles. Learn more. Note: Try dragging the outline to reposition.