Country Size Comparison


Vietnam is about 3.7 times smaller than South Africa.

South Africa is approximately 1,219,090 sq km, while Vietnam is approximately 331,210 sq km, making Vietnam 27.17% the size of South Africa. Meanwhile, the population of South Africa is ~56.5 million people (42.3 million more people live in Vietnam).

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

Other popular comparisons: