Country Size Comparison


French Polynesia is about 293 times smaller than South Africa.

South Africa is approximately 1,219,090 sq km, while French Polynesia is approximately 4,167 sq km, making French Polynesia 0.34% the size of South Africa. Meanwhile, the population of South Africa is ~56.5 million people (56.2 million fewer people live in French Polynesia).

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

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