Country Size Comparison


Australia is about 17 times bigger than Papua New Guinea.

Papua New Guinea is approximately 462,840 sq km, while Australia is approximately 7,741,220 sq km, making Australia 1,573% larger than Papua New Guinea. Meanwhile, the population of Papua New Guinea is ~7.3 million people (18.2 million more people live in Australia).

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

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