Country Size Comparison


Papua New Guinea is about 1.2 times smaller than France.

France is approximately 551,500 sq km, while Papua New Guinea is approximately 462,840 sq km, making Papua New Guinea 83.92% the size of France. Meanwhile, the population of France is ~67.8 million people (60.6 million fewer people live in Papua New Guinea).

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

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