New Zealand is about 2 times smaller than France.

France is approximately 551,500 sq km, while New Zealand is approximately 268,838 sq km, making New Zealand 48.75% the size of France. Meanwhile, the population of France is ~67.8 million people (62.9 million fewer people live in New Zealand).

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

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