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 ~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. Note: Try dragging the outline to reposition.