Country Size Comparison


Egypt is about 1.2 times smaller than South Africa.

South Africa is approximately 1,219,090 sq km, while Egypt is approximately 1,001,450 sq km, making Egypt 82.15% the size of South Africa. Meanwhile, the population of South Africa is ~56.5 million people (47.7 million more people live in Egypt).

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

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