Libya is about 10 times smaller than Russia.

Russia is approximately 17,098,242 sq km, while Libya is approximately 1,759,540 sq km, making Libya 10.29% the size of Russia. Meanwhile, the population of Russia is ~142.0 million people (134.9 million fewer people live in Libya).

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

Share this