Country size comparison
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 ~32.3 million people (31.6 million fewer people live in Western Sahara).
This to-scale comparison of Peru vs. Western Sahara uses the Mercator projection, which distorts the size of regions near the poles. Learn more. Note: Try dragging the outline to reposition.