Continent size comparison
Africa is about 1.2 times bigger than North America.
North America is approximately 24,230,000 sq km, while Africa is approximately 30,365,000 sq km, making Africa 25% larger than North America.
This to-scale comparison of North America vs. Africa uses the Mercator projection, which distorts the size of regions near the poles. Learn more. Note: Try dragging the outline to reposition.