Country Size Comparison


South Africa is about 293 times bigger than French Polynesia.

French Polynesia is approximately 4,167 sq km, while South Africa is approximately 1,219,090 sq km, making South Africa 29,156% larger than French Polynesia. Meanwhile, the population of French Polynesia is ~295,121 people (56.2 million more people live in South Africa).

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

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