Country Size Comparison


French Polynesia is about 111 times smaller than Papua New Guinea.

Papua New Guinea is approximately 462,840 sq km, while French Polynesia is approximately 4,167 sq km, making French Polynesia 0.9% the size of Papua New Guinea. Meanwhile, the population of Papua New Guinea is ~6.9 million people (6.6 million fewer people live in French Polynesia).

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

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