Country Size Comparison


Malaysia is about 1.2 times bigger than New Zealand.

New Zealand is approximately 268,838 sq km, while Malaysia is approximately 329,847 sq km, making Malaysia 23% larger than New Zealand. Meanwhile, the population of New Zealand is ~4.9 million people (27.7 million more people live in Malaysia).

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

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