South Africa is about 10 times bigger than Mississippi.

Mississippi is approximately 121,489 sq km, while South Africa is approximately 1,219,090 sq km, making South Africa 903% larger than Mississippi. Meanwhile, the population of Mississippi is ~3.0 million people (54.5 million more people live in South Africa).
This to-scale comparison of Mississippi vs. South Africa uses the Mercator projection, which distorts the size of regions near the poles. Learn more.

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