Country size comparison
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 comparison of Russia vs. Australia uses the Mercator projection, which distorts the size of regions near the poles. Learn more. Note: Try dragging the outline to reposition.