Country size comparison
China is about 17 times bigger than France.
France is approximately 551,500 sq km, while China is approximately 9,596,960 sq km, making China 1,640% larger than France. Meanwhile, the population of France is ~68.3 million people (1.3 billion more people live in China).
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This to-scale map shows a size comparison of France compared to China. For more details, see an in-depth quality of life comparison of China vs. France using our country comparison tool.