Country size comparison
Russia is about 2.2 times bigger than Australia.
Australia is approximately 7,741,220 sq km, while Russia is approximately 17,098,242 sq km, making Russia 121% larger than Australia. Meanwhile, the population of Australia is ~26.1 million people (115.9 million more people live in Russia).
This to-scale comparison of Australia vs. Russia uses the Mercator projection, which distorts the size of regions near the poles. Learn more. Note: Try dragging the outline to reposition.