Country Size Comparison


Sweden is about 1.7 times bigger than New Zealand.

New Zealand is approximately 268,838 sq km, while Sweden is approximately 450,295 sq km, making Sweden 67% larger than New Zealand. Meanwhile, the population of New Zealand is ~4.9 million people (5.3 million more people live in Sweden).

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

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