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).
This to-scale comparison of China vs. Papua New Guinea uses the Mercator projection, which distorts the size of regions near the poles. Learn more. Note: Try dragging the outline to reposition.