Western Sahara is around the same size as United Kingdom.

United Kingdom is approximately 243,610 sq km, while Western Sahara is approximately 266,000 sq km, making Western Sahara 9% larger than United Kingdom. Meanwhile, the population of United Kingdom is ~67.8 million people (67.1 million fewer people live in Western Sahara).

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

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