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