Country Size Comparison

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South Africa is about 2.7 times smaller than India.

India is approximately 3,287,263 sq km, while South Africa is approximately 1,219,090 sq km, making South Africa 37.09% the size of India. Meanwhile, the population of India is ~1.3 billion people (1.3 billion fewer people live in South Africa).

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


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