South Korea is about 96 times smaller than China.

China is approximately 9,596,960 sq km, while South Korea is approximately 99,720 sq km, making South Korea 1.04% the size of China. Meanwhile, the population of China is ~1.4 billion people (1.3 billion fewer people live in South Korea).

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

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