Japan is about 45 times smaller than Russia.

Russia is approximately 17,098,242 sq km, while Japan is approximately 377,915 sq km, making Japan 2.21% the size of Russia. Meanwhile, the population of Russia is ~141.7 million people (16.2 million fewer people live in Japan).

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

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