Country size comparison
Western Sahara is about 64 times smaller than Russia.
Russia is approximately 17,098,242 sq km, while Western Sahara is approximately 266,000 sq km, making Western Sahara 1.56% the size of Russia. Meanwhile, the population of Russia is ~142.0 million people (141.4 million fewer people live in Western Sahara).
This to-scale comparison of Russia vs. Western Sahara uses the Mercator projection, which distorts the size of regions near the poles. Learn more. Note: Try dragging the outline to reposition.