Country Size Comparison


South Africa is about 1.5 times bigger than Namibia.

Namibia is approximately 824,292 sq km, while South Africa is approximately 1,219,090 sq km, making South Africa 48% larger than Namibia. Meanwhile, the population of Namibia is ~2.6 million people (53.8 million more people live in South Africa).

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

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