Country size comparison
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 ~337.3 million people (299.0 million fewer people live in Afghanistan).
This to-scale comparison of United States vs. Afghanistan uses the Mercator projection, which distorts the size of regions near the poles. Learn more. Note: Try dragging the outline to reposition.