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 ~141.7 million people (141.7 million fewer people live in Greenland).

This to-scale map shows a size comparison of Russia compared to Greenland. For more details, see an in-depth quality of life comparison of Greenland vs. Russia using our country comparison tool.

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