Country Size Comparison


Bangladesh is about 8 times smaller than South Africa.

South Africa is approximately 1,219,090 sq km, while Bangladesh is approximately 148,460 sq km, making Bangladesh 12.18% the size of South Africa. Meanwhile, the population of South Africa is ~54.8 million people (103.0 million more people live in Bangladesh).

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

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