Country size comparison
Malawi is around the same size as New York.
New York is approximately 122,283 sq km, while Malawi is approximately 118,484 sq km, making Malawi 96.89% the size of New York. Meanwhile, the population of New York is ~19.4 million people (1.4 million more people live in Malawi).
This to-scale comparison of New York vs. Malawi uses the Mercator projection, which distorts the size of regions near the poles. Learn more. Note: Try dragging the outline to reposition.