Afghanistan is about 12 times smaller than Australia.

Australia is approximately 7,741,220 sq km, while Afghanistan is approximately 652,230 sq km, making Afghanistan 8.43% the size of Australia. Meanwhile, the population of Australia is ~26.1 million people (12.2 million more people live in Afghanistan).

This to-scale map shows a size comparison of Australia compared to Afghanistan. For more details, see an in-depth quality of life comparison of Afghanistan vs. Australia using our country comparison tool.

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