Country size comparison
Libya is about 4.4 times smaller than Australia.
Australia is approximately 7,741,220 sq km, while Libya is approximately 1,759,540 sq km, making Libya 22.73% the size of Australia. Meanwhile, the population of Australia is ~26.1 million people (19.0 million fewer people live in Libya).
This to-scale comparison of Australia vs. Libya uses the Mercator projection, which distorts the size of regions near the poles. Learn more. Note: Try dragging the outline to reposition.