South Africa is around the same size as Mauritania.
Mauritania is approximately 1,030,700 sq km,
while South Africa is approximately 1,219,090 sq km.
Meanwhile, the population of Mauritania is ~3.8 million people
(51.1 million more people live in South Africa).
This to-scale map shows a size comparison of Mauritania compared to South Africa.
For more details, see an in-depth
comparison of South Africa vs. Mauritania
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