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).
This to-scale comparison of France vs. China uses the Mercator projection, which distorts the size of regions near the poles. Learn more. Note: Try dragging the outline to reposition.