Country Size Comparison


Australia is about 29 times bigger than New Zealand.

New Zealand is approximately 268,838 sq km, while Australia is approximately 7,741,220 sq km, making Australia 2,780% larger than New Zealand. Meanwhile, the population of New Zealand is ~4.9 million people (20.5 million more people live in Australia).

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

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