Country size comparison
Papua New Guinea is about 21 times smaller than China.
China is approximately 9,596,960 sq km, while Papua New Guinea is approximately 462,840 sq km, making Papua New Guinea 4.82% the size of China. Meanwhile, the population of China is ~1.4 billion people (1.4 billion fewer people live in Papua New Guinea).
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This to-scale map shows a size comparison of China compared to Papua New Guinea. For more details, see an in-depth quality of life comparison of Papua New Guinea vs. China using our country comparison tool.