China is about 1.8 times smaller than Russia.

Russia is approximately 17,098,242 sq km, while China is approximately 9,596,960 sq km, making China 56.13% the size of Russia. Meanwhile, the population of Russia is ~142.0 million people (1.3 billion more people live in China).

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

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