Russia is a transcontinental country spanning Eastern Europe and Northern Asia, whereas Antarctica is one of the 7 continents of the world which is the earth’s southernmost continent. Today in this article, we will discuss the comparison between Russia and Antarctica regarding various aspects.
Is Russia bigger than Antarctica?
The total area of Russia is 17,098,246 sq km, and the total area of Antarctica is 14,200,000 sq km. Russia is bigger than Antarctica by 2,898,246 sq km. Russia is around 1.21 times bigger than Antarctica.
Area of Russia: 6,601,670 sq mi ( 17,098,246 km2 )
Area of Antarctica: 5,500,000 sq mi ( 14,200,000 km2 )
Based on the Worldometer elaboration of the latest United Nations data, the total population of Russia as of 22nd March 2022, is estimated to be around 146,041,691.
The population of Antarctica is Seasonal. Around 1000 to 5000 people go there in different seasons.
Here is some more data comparison between Russia and Antarctica.
Russia Time Zone:
UTC + 2 to UTC + 12
Antarctica Time Zone:
Antarctica has multiple time zones as it sits on every line of longitude.
Coordinates of Russia:
60° 0′ 0″ N, 90° 0′ 0″ E
Coordinates of Antarctica:
82.8628° S, 135.0000° E
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