Country size comparison
Western Sahara is about 29 times smaller than Australia.
Australia is approximately 7,741,220 sq km, while Western Sahara is approximately 266,000 sq km, making Western Sahara 3.44% the size of Australia. Meanwhile, the population of Australia is ~26.1 million people (25.5 million fewer people live in Western Sahara).
This to-scale comparison of Australia vs. Western Sahara uses the Mercator projection, which distorts the size of regions near the poles. Learn more. Note: Try dragging the outline to reposition.