Western Sahara is around the same size as Ecuador.

Ecuador is approximately 283,561 sq km, while Western Sahara is approximately 266,000 sq km, making Western Sahara 93.81% the size of Ecuador. Meanwhile, the population of Ecuador is ~16.9 million people (16.3 million fewer people live in Western Sahara).

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

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