Country size comparison
Japan is about 1.2 times bigger than Italy.
Italy is approximately 301,340 sq km, while Japan is approximately 377,915 sq km, making Japan 25% larger than Italy. Meanwhile, the population of Italy is ~61.1 million people (63.1 million more people live in Japan).
This to-scale comparison of Italy vs. Japan uses the Mercator projection, which distorts the size of regions near the poles. Learn more. Note: Try dragging the outline to reposition.