Country size comparison
United States is about 1.7 times smaller than Russia.
Russia is approximately 17,098,242 sq km, while United States is approximately 9,833,517 sq km, making United States 57.51% the size of Russia. Meanwhile, the population of Russia is ~142.0 million people (195.3 million more people live in United States).
This to-scale comparison of Russia vs. United States uses the Mercator projection, which distorts the size of regions near the poles. Learn more. Note: Try dragging the outline to reposition.