Country size comparison
South Africa is about 3.4 times bigger than Germany.
Germany is approximately 357,022 sq km, while South Africa is approximately 1,219,090 sq km, making South Africa 241% larger than Germany. Meanwhile, the population of Germany is ~84.3 million people (26.8 million fewer people live in South Africa).
This to-scale comparison of Germany vs. South Africa uses the Mercator projection, which distorts the size of regions near the poles. Learn more. Note: Try dragging the outline to reposition.