Country size comparison
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 ~47.2 million people (46.5 million fewer people live in Western Sahara).
This to-scale comparison of Spain 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.