Country size comparison
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 comparison of Greece 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.