Country size comparison
Peru is about 2.8 times bigger than Papua New Guinea.
Papua New Guinea is approximately 462,840 sq km, while Peru is approximately 1,285,216 sq km, making Peru 178% larger than Papua New Guinea. Meanwhile, the population of Papua New Guinea is ~9.6 million people (22.7 million more people live in Peru).
This to-scale comparison of Papua New Guinea vs. Peru uses the Mercator projection, which distorts the size of regions near the poles. Learn more. Note: Try dragging the outline to reposition.