Country size comparison
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 ~68.3 million people (63.3 million fewer people live in New Zealand).
This to-scale comparison of France vs. New Zealand uses the Mercator projection, which distorts the size of regions near the poles. Learn more. Note: Try dragging the outline to reposition.