Western Sahara is about 3 times smaller than Turkey.

Turkey is approximately 783,562 sq km, while Western Sahara is approximately 266,000 sq km, making Western Sahara 33.95% the size of Turkey. Meanwhile, the population of Turkey is ~82.0 million people (81.4 million fewer people live in Western Sahara).

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


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