Papua New Guinea is about 21 times smaller than United States.

United States is approximately 9,833,517 sq km, while Papua New Guinea is approximately 462,840 sq km, making Papua New Guinea 4.71% the size of United States. Meanwhile, the population of United States is ~332.6 million people (325.4 million fewer people live in Papua New Guinea).

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

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