Country size comparison
Afghanistan is about 34 times bigger than New Jersey.
New Jersey is approximately 19,211 sq km, while Afghanistan is approximately 652,230 sq km, making Afghanistan 3,295% larger than New Jersey. Meanwhile, the population of New Jersey is ~8.8 million people (29.6 million more people live in Afghanistan).
This to-scale comparison of New Jersey vs. Afghanistan uses the Mercator projection, which distorts the size of regions near the poles. Learn more. Note: Try dragging the outline to reposition.