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 ~141.7 million people (134.5 million fewer people live in Papua New Guinea).

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

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