Country Size Comparison


Namibia is about 1.5 times smaller than South Africa.

South Africa is approximately 1,219,090 sq km, while Namibia is approximately 824,292 sq km, making Namibia 67.62% the size of South Africa. Meanwhile, the population of South Africa is ~56.5 million people (53.8 million fewer people live in Namibia).

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

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