Country Size Comparison

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South Africa is about 12 times bigger than Iceland.

Iceland is approximately 103,000 sq km, while South Africa is approximately 1,219,090 sq km, making South Africa 1,084% larger than Iceland. Meanwhile, the population of Iceland is ~339,747 people (54.5 million more people live in South Africa).

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


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