Country Size Comparison

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Germany is about 3.4 times smaller than South Africa.

South Africa is approximately 1,219,090 sq km, while Germany is approximately 357,022 sq km, making Germany 29.29% the size of South Africa. Meanwhile, the population of South Africa is ~54.8 million people (25.8 million more people live in Germany).

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


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