Country size comparison
Russia is about 45 times bigger than Japan.
Japan is approximately 377,915 sq km, while Russia is approximately 17,098,242 sq km, making Russia 4,424% larger than Japan. Meanwhile, the population of Japan is ~124.2 million people (17.8 million more people live in Russia).
This to-scale comparison of Japan vs. Russia uses the Mercator projection, which distorts the size of regions near the poles. Learn more. Note: Try dragging the outline to reposition.