Country size comparison
South Africa is about 3.7 times bigger than Vietnam.
Vietnam is approximately 331,210 sq km, while South Africa is approximately 1,219,090 sq km, making South Africa 268% larger than Vietnam. Meanwhile, the population of Vietnam is ~103.8 million people (46.3 million fewer people live in South Africa).
This to-scale comparison of Vietnam 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.