Continent size comparison
Europe is about 1.8 times smaller than South America.
South America is approximately 17,840,000 sq km, while Europe is approximately 10,180,000 sq km, making Europe 57.06% the size of South America.
This to-scale comparison of South America vs. Europe uses the Mercator projection, which distorts the size of regions near the poles. Learn more. Note: Try dragging the outline to reposition.