Is Canada Bigger Than South Africa? (Comparison)

Canada is a country located in North America, whereas South Africa is located in the Southern part of Africa. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Canada and South Africa regarding various aspects.

Size

Is Canada bigger than South Africa?

The total area of Canada is 9,984,670 sq km, and the total area of South Africa is 1,221,037 sq km. Canada is bigger than South Africa by 8,763,633 sq km. Canada is around 8.18 times bigger than South Africa.

Area of Canada:  3,855,100 sq mi ( 9,984,670 km2 )

Area of Canada compared to South Africa

Area of South Africa:  471,445 sq mi ( 1,221,037 km2 )

Area of South Africa compared to Canada

Population

According to the Worldometer data, the total population of Canada as of 29th June 2021 was estimated to be around 38,075,122.

Population of Canada compared to South Africa

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of South Africa as of 30th June 2021, is 60,064,912.

Population of South Africa compared to Canada

Here is some more data comparison between Canada and South Africa.

The capital city of Canada is Ottawa, and the capital city of South Africa is Cape Town.

Official Languages

Canada: English, French
South Africa: There are 11 official languages of South Africa.(Source: Wikipedia)

Human Development Index

HDI of Canada as of 2019: 0.929
HDI of South Africa as of 2018: 0.709

Canada Timezone:

UTC−3.5 to −8

Summer (DST):
UTC−2.5 to −7

South Africa Timezone: 

UTC + 2 (South African Standard Time)

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of Canada:
60° 0′ 0″ N110° 0′ 0″ W

Coordinates of South Africa:
30° 0′ 0″ S25° 0′ 0″ E

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