Country Size Comparison

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France is about 2.2 times smaller than South Africa.

South Africa is approximately 1,219,090 sq km, while France is approximately 551,500 sq km, making France 45.24% the size of South Africa. Meanwhile, the population of South Africa is ~56.5 million people (11.4 million more people live in France).

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


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