Country Size Comparison


Libya is about 7 times bigger than New Zealand.

New Zealand is approximately 268,838 sq km, while Libya is approximately 1,759,540 sq km, making Libya 554% larger than New Zealand. Meanwhile, the population of New Zealand is ~4.9 million people (2.0 million more people live in Libya).

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

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