Country size comparison
Papua New Guinea is about 1.6 times bigger than Ecuador.
Ecuador is approximately 283,561 sq km, while Papua New Guinea is approximately 462,840 sq km, making Papua New Guinea 63% larger than Ecuador. Meanwhile, the population of Ecuador is ~17.3 million people (7.7 million fewer people live in Papua New Guinea).
This to-scale comparison of Ecuador 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.