Peru is around the same size as South Africa.

South Africa is approximately 1,219,090 sq km, while Peru is approximately 1,285,216 sq km, making Peru 5% larger than South Africa. Meanwhile, the population of South Africa is ~56.5 million people (24.5 million fewer people live in Peru).

This to-scale map shows a size comparison of South Africa compared to Peru. For more details, see an in-depth quality of life comparison of Peru vs. South Africa using our country comparison tool.

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