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 ~25.5 million people (24.8 million fewer people live in Western Sahara).

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


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