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 ~357,603 people (57.2 million more people live in South Africa).
This to-scale comparison of Iceland vs. South Africa uses the Mercator projection, which distorts the size of regions near the poles. Learn more.

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