Afghanistan is around the same size as Ukraine.

Ukraine is approximately 603,550 sq km, while Afghanistan is approximately 652,230 sq km, making Afghanistan 8% larger than Ukraine. Meanwhile, the population of Ukraine is ~43.5 million people (5.2 million fewer people live in Afghanistan).
This to-scale comparison of Ukraine vs. Afghanistan uses the Mercator projection, which distorts the size of regions near the poles. Learn more.

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