Country size comparison
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 ~17.3 million people (16.6 million fewer people live in Western Sahara).
This to-scale comparison of Ecuador 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.