Country size comparison
China is around the same size as United States.
United States is approximately 9,833,517 sq km, while China is approximately 9,596,960 sq km, making China 97.59% the size of United States. Meanwhile, the population of United States is ~337.3 million people (1.1 billion more people live in China).
This to-scale comparison of United States vs. China uses the Mercator projection, which distorts the size of regions near the poles. Learn more. Note: Try dragging the outline to reposition.