Country size comparison
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. Note: Try dragging the outline to reposition.