Country size comparison
Afghanistan is about 2.7 times bigger than United Kingdom.
United Kingdom is approximately 243,610 sq km, while Afghanistan is approximately 652,230 sq km, making Afghanistan 168% larger than United Kingdom. Meanwhile, the population of United Kingdom is ~67.8 million people (29.4 million fewer people live in Afghanistan).
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This to-scale map shows a size comparison of United Kingdom compared to Afghanistan. For more details, see an in-depth quality of life comparison of Afghanistan vs. United Kingdom using our country comparison tool.