New Zealand is about 2.2 times smaller than Madagascar.

Madagascar is approximately 587,041 sq km, while New Zealand is approximately 268,838 sq km, making New Zealand 45.8% the size of Madagascar. Meanwhile, the population of Madagascar is ~27.0 million people (22.0 million fewer people live in New Zealand).

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

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