Western Sahara is around the same size as Italy.

Italy is approximately 301,340 sq km, while Western Sahara is approximately 266,000 sq km, making Western Sahara 88.27% the size of Italy. Meanwhile, the population of Italy is ~61.1 million people (60.4 million fewer people live in Western Sahara).

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

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