Country size comparison
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 ~142.0 million people (17.8 million fewer people live in Japan).
This to-scale comparison of Russia vs. Japan uses the Mercator projection, which distorts the size of regions near the poles. Learn more. Note: Try dragging the outline to reposition.