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Russia

Russia Area Stats

Definitions

  • Comparative: The area of various small countries expressed in comparison to various areas within the United States of America.
  • Comparative to US places: This entry provides an area comparison based on total area equivalents. Most entities are compared with the entire US or one of the 50 states based on area measurements (1990 revised) provided by the US Bureau of the Census. The smaller entities are compared with Washington, DC (178 sq km, 69 sq mi) or The Mall in Washington, DC (0.59 sq km, 0.23 sq mi, 146 acres).
  • Land: Total land area in square kilometres
  • Land > Per capita: Total land area in square kilometres Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Land per 1000: Total land area in square kilometres. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Total: Total area in square kilometers
  • Total > Per capita: Total area in square kilometers Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Total per 1000: Total area in square kilometers. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Water: Total water area in square kilometers
  • Water > Per capita: Total water area in square kilometers Per capita figures expressed per 1 million population.
  • Water per 1000: Total water area in square kilometers. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK HISTORY
Comparative approximately 1.8 times the size of the US 2013
Comparative to US places approximately 1.8 times the size of the US 2008
Land 17 million sq km 2008 1st out of 235
Land > Per capita 120.79 sq km per 1,000 people 2008 20th out of 224
Land per 1000 119.73 sq km 2008 14th out of 196
Total 17.1 million sq km 2013 1st out of 251
Total > Per capita 121.36 sq km per 1,000 people 2008 20th out of 228
Total per 1000 120.29 sq km 2008 14th out of 199
Water 720,500 sq km 2013 2nd out of 246
Water > Per capita 564.31 sq km per 1 million peo 2008 48th out of 142
Water per 1000 0.559 sq km 2008 47th out of 138

SOURCES: CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.

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Did you know

  • Russia has had the highest surface area > sq. km since 1961.
  • Russia ranked first for area > total amongst Europe in 2013.
  • Russia ranked second for area > water globally in 2013.
  • Russia has had the highest land area > sq. km since 1992.
  • Russia has had the highest total area > sq. km since 1992.
  • Russia ranked first for area > land > per capita amongst Emerging markets in 2008.

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