Papua New Guinea is about 2.8 times smaller than Peru.

Peru is approximately 1,285,216 sq km, while Papua New Guinea is approximately 462,840 sq km, making Papua New Guinea 36.01% the size of Peru. Meanwhile, the population of Peru is ~31.9 million people (24.7 million fewer people live in Papua New Guinea).

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


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