Russia is still the country with the largest area in the world. It's about 17,076,000 km² (2015). The Asian part of the Russian Federation makes it the largest state in Asia, and its European part makes it the largest European country as well.

As the total land area of the world is about 149,000,000 km² , Russia occupies approximately one ninth of the whole Earth's land. Moreover, the Russian Federation's area may also be compared with that of a dwarf planet and win. For example, the area of Russia is larger then the area of Pluto.

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