Country Size Comparison


Christmas Island is about 1,991 times smaller than New Zealand.

New Zealand is approximately 268,838 sq km, while Christmas Island is approximately 135 sq km, making Christmas Island 0.05% the size of New Zealand. Meanwhile, the population of New Zealand is ~4.5 million people (4.5 million fewer people live in Christmas Island).

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

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