Western Sahara is about 1.9 times smaller than Spain.

Spain is approximately 505,370 sq km, while Western Sahara is approximately 266,000 sq km, making Western Sahara 52.63% the size of Spain. Meanwhile, the population of Spain is ~50.0 million people (49.4 million fewer people live in Western Sahara).

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


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