Continent size comparison
South America is about 2.5 times smaller than Asia.
Asia is approximately 44,614,000 sq km, while South America is approximately 17,840,000 sq km, making South America 39.99% the size of Asia.
This to-scale comparison of Asia vs. South America uses the Mercator projection, which distorts the size of regions near the poles. Learn more. Note: Try dragging the outline to reposition.