France is about 17 times smaller than China.
China is approximately 9,596,960 sq km,
while France is approximately 551,500 sq km.
Meanwhile, the population of China is ~1.4 billion people
(1.3 billion fewer people live in France).
This to-scale map shows a size comparison of China compared to France.
For more details, see an in-depth
comparison of France vs. China
using our country comparison tool.
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