Western Sahara is about 2.6 times bigger than Iceland.

Iceland is approximately 103,000 sq km, while Western Sahara is approximately 266,000 sq km, making Western Sahara 158% larger than Iceland. Meanwhile, the population of Iceland is ~350,734 people (301,537 more people live in Western Sahara).

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


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