How Big Is Australia Compared To Russia? (Comparison)

Australia is a country located in the Oceania continent, whereas Russia is a country spanning Eastern Europe and Northern Asia. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Australia and Russia regarding various aspects.


How big is Australia compared to Russia?

The total area of Australia is 7,692,024 sq km, and the total area of Russia is 17,098,246 sq km. Australia is smaller than Russia by 9,406,222 sq km. Australia is around 2.22 times smaller than Russia.

Area of Australia:  2,969,907 sq mi ( 7,692,024 km2 )

Area of Australia compared to Russiaustralia compared to Russia

Area of Russia:  6,601,670 sq mi ( 17,098,246 km2 )

Area of Russia compared to Australia


According to the Worldometer data, the total population of Australia as of 8th July 2021 is estimated to be around 25,804,397.

Population of Australia compared to Russia

Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of Russia as of 8th July 2021, is 145,997,584.

Population of Russia compared to Australia

Here is some more data comparison between Australia and Russia.

The capital city of Australia is Canberra, and the capital city of Russia is Moscow.

Official Languages

Australia: None at the federal level but English is the national language of Australia.
Russia: Russian

Human Development Index

HDI of Australia as of 2019: 0.944
HDI of Russia as of 2018: 0.824

Australia Timezone:

UTC + 8, +9.5, +10

Summer (DST):
UTC + 8, +9.5, +10, +10.5, +11

(Australia has various timezones, also in Daylight Saving Time).

Russia Timezone: 

UTC + 2 to UTC + 12

Geological Coordinates

Coordinates of Australia:
25° 0′ 0″ S133° 0′ 0″ E

Coordinates of Russia:
60° 0′ 0″ N90° 0′ 0″ E

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