Australia is about 2.2 times smaller than Russia.

Russia is approximately 17,098,242 sq km, while Australia is approximately 7,741,220 sq km, making Australia 45.27% the size of Russia. Meanwhile, the population of Russia is ~142.0 million people (115.9 million fewer people live in Australia).

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

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