Country size comparison
Russia is about 1.8 times bigger than China.
China is approximately 9,596,960 sq km, while Russia is approximately 17,098,242 sq km, making Russia 78% larger than China. Meanwhile, the population of China is ~1.4 billion people (1.3 billion fewer people live in Russia).
This to-scale comparison of China vs. Russia uses the Mercator projection, which distorts the size of regions near the poles. Learn more. Note: Try dragging the outline to reposition.