Country size comparison
Peru is about 3.2 times bigger than California.
California is approximately 403,882 sq km, while Peru is approximately 1,285,216 sq km, making Peru 218% larger than California. Meanwhile, the population of California is ~37.3 million people (5.0 million fewer people live in Peru).
This to-scale comparison of California vs. Peru uses the Mercator projection, which distorts the size of regions near the poles. Learn more. Note: Try dragging the outline to reposition.