Country size comparison
Afghanistan is about 1.3 times bigger than Spain.
Spain is approximately 505,370 sq km, while Afghanistan is approximately 652,230 sq km, making Afghanistan 29% larger than Spain. Meanwhile, the population of Spain is ~47.2 million people (8.8 million fewer people live in Afghanistan).
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This to-scale map shows a size comparison of Spain compared to Afghanistan. For more details, see an in-depth quality of life comparison of Afghanistan vs. Spain using our country comparison tool.