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 ~141.7 million people (141.1 million fewer people live in Western Sahara).

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


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