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 ~32.3 million people (22.7 million fewer people live in Papua New Guinea).
This to-scale comparison of Peru vs. Papua New Guinea uses the Mercator projection, which distorts the size of regions near the poles. Learn more.

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