Country size comparison
Australia is about 2.3 times smaller than South America.
South America is approximately 17,840,000 sq km, while Australia is approximately 7,741,220 sq km, making Australia 43.39% the size of South America.
This to-scale comparison of South America vs. Australia uses the Mercator projection, which distorts the size of regions near the poles. Learn more. Note: Try dragging the outline to reposition.