Country size comparison
Malawi is about 1.2 times bigger than Virginia.
Virginia is approximately 102,548 sq km, while Malawi is approximately 118,484 sq km, making Malawi 16% larger than Virginia. Meanwhile, the population of Virginia is ~8.0 million people (12.8 million more people live in Malawi).
This to-scale comparison of Virginia vs. Malawi uses the Mercator projection, which distorts the size of regions near the poles. Learn more. Note: Try dragging the outline to reposition.