Country size comparison
Lesotho is about 18 times smaller than France.
France is approximately 551,500 sq km, while Lesotho is approximately 30,355 sq km, making Lesotho 5.5% the size of France. Meanwhile, the population of France is ~68.3 million people (66.1 million fewer people live in Lesotho).
This to-scale comparison of France vs. Lesotho uses the Mercator projection, which distorts the size of regions near the poles. Learn more. Note: Try dragging the outline to reposition.