Country Size Comparison


Guinea-Bissau is about 34 times smaller than South Africa.

South Africa is approximately 1,219,090 sq km, while Guinea-Bissau is approximately 36,125 sq km, making Guinea-Bissau 2.96% the size of South Africa. Meanwhile, the population of South Africa is ~56.5 million people (54.5 million fewer people live in Guinea-Bissau).

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

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