Japan is about 1.3 times bigger than Ecuador.

Ecuador is approximately 283,561 sq km, while Japan is approximately 377,915 sq km, making Japan 33% larger than Ecuador. Meanwhile, the population of Ecuador is ~17.3 million people (106.9 million more people live in Japan).
This to-scale comparison of Ecuador vs. Japan uses the Mercator projection, which distorts the size of regions near the poles. Learn more.

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