Afghanistan is about 15 times smaller than United States.

United States is approximately 9,833,517 sq km, while Afghanistan is approximately 652,230 sq km, making Afghanistan 6.63% the size of United States. Meanwhile, the population of United States is ~332.6 million people (296.0 million fewer people live in Afghanistan).

This to-scale map shows a size comparison of United States compared to Afghanistan. For more details, see an in-depth quality of life comparison of Afghanistan vs. United States using our country comparison tool.

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