Western Sahara is about 3.8 times smaller than Egypt.

Egypt is approximately 1,001,450 sq km, while Western Sahara is approximately 266,000 sq km, making Western Sahara 26.56% the size of Egypt. Meanwhile, the population of Egypt is ~104.1 million people (103.5 million fewer people live in Western Sahara).

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


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