New Zealand is about 2.6 times bigger than Iceland.

Iceland is approximately 103,000 sq km, while New Zealand is approximately 268,838 sq km, making New Zealand 161% larger than Iceland. Meanwhile, the population of Iceland is ~350,734 people (4.6 million more people live in New Zealand).

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

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