Western Sahara is about 4.8 times smaller than Peru.

Peru is approximately 1,285,216 sq km, while Western Sahara is approximately 266,000 sq km, making Western Sahara 20.7% the size of Peru. Meanwhile, the population of Peru is ~31.9 million people (31.3 million fewer people live in Western Sahara).

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


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