Country size comparison
New Zealand is about 64 times smaller than Russia.
Russia is approximately 17,098,242 sq km, while New Zealand is approximately 268,838 sq km, making New Zealand 1.57% the size of Russia. Meanwhile, the population of Russia is ~142.0 million people (137.0 million fewer people live in New Zealand).
This to-scale comparison of Russia vs. New Zealand uses the Mercator projection, which distorts the size of regions near the poles. Learn more. Note: Try dragging the outline to reposition.