Papua New Guinea is about 22 times smaller than Canada.

Canada is approximately 9,984,670 sq km, while Papua New Guinea is approximately 462,840 sq km, making Papua New Guinea 4.64% the size of Canada. Meanwhile, the population of Canada is ~38.2 million people (28.6 million fewer people live in Papua New Guinea).

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

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