Country Size Comparison


Lesotho is about 9 times smaller than New Zealand.

New Zealand is approximately 268,838 sq km, while Lesotho is approximately 30,355 sq km, making Lesotho 11.29% the size of New Zealand. Meanwhile, the population of New Zealand is ~4.9 million people (3.0 million fewer people live in Lesotho).

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

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