Country Size Comparison


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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