Is Australia Bigger Than The Sahara Desert? (Comparison)

Australia is a country located in the Oceania continent, whereas the Sahara is a desert on the African continent. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Australia and the Sahara Desert regarding various aspects.


Is Australia bigger than the Sahara Desert?

The total area of Australia is 7,692,024 sq km, and the total area of the Sahara Desert is 9,200,000 sq km. Australia is smaller than the Sahara Desert by 1,507,976 sq km. Australia is around 1.19 times smaller than the Sahara Desert.

Area of Australia:  2,969,907 sq mi ( 7,692,024 km2 )

Area of Australia compared to Sahara Desert

Area of the Sahara Desert:  3,600,000 sq mi ( 9,200,000 km2 )

Area of the Sahara Desert compared to Australia

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of Australia:
25° 0′ 0″ S, 133° 0′ 0″ E

Coordinates of the Sahara Desert:
23° 0′ 0″ N13° 0′ 0″ E

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