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

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