Country size comparison
Greenland is about 8 times smaller than Russia.
Russia is approximately 17,098,242 sq km, while Greenland is approximately 2,166,086 sq km, making Greenland 12.67% the size of Russia. Meanwhile, the population of Russia is ~142.0 million people (142.0 million fewer people live in Greenland).
This to-scale comparison of Russia vs. Greenland uses the Mercator projection, which distorts the size of regions near the poles. Learn more. Note: Try dragging the outline to reposition.