Country size comparison
South America is about 2.3 times bigger than Australia.
Australia is approximately 7,741,220 sq km, while South America is approximately 17,840,000 sq km, making South America 130% larger than Australia.
This to-scale comparison of Australia vs. South America uses the Mercator projection, which distorts the size of regions near the poles. Learn more. Note: Try dragging the outline to reposition.