Papua New Guinea is about 1.5 times bigger than Italy.

Italy is approximately 301,340 sq km, while Papua New Guinea is approximately 462,840 sq km, making Papua New Guinea 54% larger than Italy. Meanwhile, the population of Italy is ~61.1 million people (51.5 million fewer people live in Papua New Guinea).

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

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