Country size comparison
United Kingdom is around the same size as New Zealand.
New Zealand is approximately 268,838 sq km, while United Kingdom is approximately 243,610 sq km, making United Kingdom 90.62% the size of New Zealand. Meanwhile, the population of New Zealand is ~5.1 million people (62.7 million more people live in United Kingdom).
This to-scale comparison of New Zealand vs. United Kingdom uses the Mercator projection, which distorts the size of regions near the poles. Learn more. Note: Try dragging the outline to reposition.