Country size comparison
Netherlands is about 12 times smaller than Spain.
Spain is approximately 505,370 sq km, while Netherlands is approximately 41,543 sq km, making Netherlands 8.22% the size of Spain. Meanwhile, the population of Spain is ~47.2 million people (29.8 million fewer people live in Netherlands).
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This to-scale map shows a size comparison of Spain compared to Netherlands. For more details, see an in-depth quality of life comparison of Netherlands vs. Spain using our country comparison tool.