Afghanistan is about 2.2 times bigger than Italy.

Italy is approximately 301,340 sq km, while Afghanistan is approximately 652,230 sq km, making Afghanistan 116% larger than Italy. Meanwhile, the population of Italy is ~61.1 million people (22.7 million fewer people live in Afghanistan).
This to-scale comparison of Italy vs. Afghanistan uses the Mercator projection, which distorts the size of regions near the poles. Learn more.

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