Country size comparison
New Zealand is around the same size as United Kingdom.
United Kingdom is approximately 243,610 sq km, while New Zealand is approximately 268,838 sq km, making New Zealand 10% larger than United Kingdom. Meanwhile, the population of United Kingdom is ~67.8 million people (62.7 million fewer people live in New Zealand).
This to-scale comparison of United Kingdom 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.