Country size comparison
Peru is about 6 times smaller than Australia.
Australia is approximately 7,741,220 sq km, while Peru is approximately 1,285,216 sq km, making Peru 16.6% the size of Australia. Meanwhile, the population of Australia is ~26.1 million people (6.1 million more people live in Peru).
This to-scale comparison of Australia vs. Peru uses the Mercator projection, which distorts the size of regions near the poles. Learn more. Note: Try dragging the outline to reposition.