Western Sahara is about 2.1 times smaller than France.

France is approximately 551,500 sq km, while Western Sahara is approximately 266,000 sq km, making Western Sahara 48.23% the size of France. Meanwhile, the population of France is ~68.3 million people (67.7 million fewer people live in Western Sahara).

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

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