Country size comparison
Russia is about 31 times bigger than France.
France is approximately 551,500 sq km, while Russia is approximately 17,098,242 sq km, making Russia 3,000% larger than France. Meanwhile, the population of France is ~68.3 million people (73.7 million more people live in Russia).
This to-scale comparison of France vs. Russia uses the Mercator projection, which distorts the size of regions near the poles. Learn more. Note: Try dragging the outline to reposition.