South Africa is about 9 times bigger than Greece.

Greece is approximately 131,957 sq km, while South Africa is approximately 1,219,090 sq km, making South Africa 824% larger than Greece. Meanwhile, the population of Greece is ~10.5 million people (47.0 million more people live in South Africa).

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

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