Country size comparison
Papua New Guinea is about 1.4 times bigger than Vietnam.
Vietnam is approximately 331,210 sq km, while Papua New Guinea is approximately 462,840 sq km, making Papua New Guinea 40% larger than Vietnam. Meanwhile, the population of Vietnam is ~103.8 million people (94.2 million fewer people live in Papua New Guinea).
This to-scale comparison of Vietnam 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.