Papua New Guinea is about 37 times smaller than Russia.

Russia is approximately 17,098,242 sq km, while Papua New Guinea is approximately 462,840 sq km, making Papua New Guinea 2.71% the size of Russia. Meanwhile, the population of Russia is ~142.0 million people (132.4 million fewer people live in Papua New Guinea).
This to-scale comparison of Russia vs. Papua New Guinea uses the Mercator projection, which distorts the size of regions near the poles. Learn more.

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