Country size comparison
South Africa is about 2 times bigger than Ukraine.
Ukraine is approximately 603,550 sq km, while South Africa is approximately 1,219,090 sq km, making South Africa 102% larger than Ukraine. Meanwhile, the population of Ukraine is ~43.5 million people (14.0 million more people live in South Africa).
This to-scale comparison of Ukraine vs. South Africa uses the Mercator projection, which distorts the size of regions near the poles. Learn more. Note: Try dragging the outline to reposition.