Country size comparison
France is about 31 times smaller than Russia.
Russia is approximately 17,098,242 sq km, while France is approximately 551,500 sq km, making France 3.23% the size of Russia. Meanwhile, the population of Russia is ~142.0 million people (73.7 million fewer people live in France).
This to-scale comparison of Russia vs. France uses the Mercator projection, which distorts the size of regions near the poles. Learn more. Note: Try dragging the outline to reposition.