Country size comparison
Papua New Guinea is around the same size as Spain.
Spain is approximately 505,370 sq km, while Papua New Guinea is approximately 462,840 sq km, making Papua New Guinea 91.58% the size of Spain. Meanwhile, the population of Spain is ~47.2 million people (37.6 million fewer people live in Papua New Guinea).
This to-scale comparison of Spain 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.