Country Size Comparison


Uruguay is about 1.5 times bigger than North Korea.

North Korea is approximately 120,538 sq km, while Uruguay is approximately 176,215 sq km, making Uruguay 46% larger than North Korea. Meanwhile, the population of North Korea is ~25.6 million people (22.3 million fewer people live in Uruguay).

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

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