Country Size Comparison


South Africa is about 1.2 times bigger than Egypt.

Egypt is approximately 1,001,450 sq km, while South Africa is approximately 1,219,090 sq km, making South Africa 22% larger than Egypt. Meanwhile, the population of Egypt is ~104.1 million people (47.7 million fewer people live in South Africa).

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

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