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How big is 9,596,961 square kilometers?

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It's about as big as China
(a.k.a. People's Republic of China, a.k.a. 中华人民共和国, a.k.a.中華人民共和國 , a.k.a. Zhōnghuá Rénmín Gònghég) (UN mainland area figure)
Mainland China, as measured by the United Nations (excluding China's Special Administrative Regions — Hong Kong and Macau — and disputed territories such as Taiwan, Askai Chin, and the Trans-Karakoram Tract), occupies 9,596,961 sq. km in total area . China is the the most populous country in the world and the third or fourth largest (depending on areas included in the measurement) in total area.
It's about as big as United States
In other words, the size of United States is 1.023936 times 9,596,961 square kilometers.
(a.k.a. United States of America, a.k.a. America, a.k.a. USA, a.k.a. US)
The third or fourth largest country in the world (there is some dispute in how China's total area is measured), the United States measures 9,826,675 sq. km in total area. The United States' economy is the fifth-largest in the world, comprising a quarter of nominal global GDP.
It's about as big as Canada
In other words, the size of Canada is 1.0404 times 9,596,961 square kilometers.
Canada measures 9,984,670 sq. km in total area. It is both the second-largest country in the world and one of the most-sparsely populated, in addition to having the longest coastline of any country in the world — 243,000 km (151,000 mi).
It's about one-and-one-tenth times as big as Brazil
In other words, 9,596,961 square kilometers is 1.1270820 times the size of Brazil, and the size of Brazil is 0.88724690 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Brasil, formally the Federative Republic of Brazil, a.k.a. Rep&blica Federativa do Brasil)
Brazil measures 8,514,877 sq. km in total area. Brazil is the world's fifth-largest country by area and eighth-largest economy (by GDP).
It's about three-fifths as big as Russia
In other words, 9,596,961 square kilometers is 0.561283490 times the size of Russia, and the size of Russia is 1.78163090 times that amount.
(a.k.a Российская Федерация, formally the Russian Federation, a.k.a. Россия)
The largest country in the world, Russia measures 17,098,242 sq. km. Russia spans eleven time zones and holds more forest than any other country in the world, as well as lakes and rivers containing totaling 25% of the world's fresh water supply.
It's about five-and-a-half times as big as Alaska
In other words, 9,596,961 square kilometers is 5.58659780 times the size of Alaska, and the size of Alaska is 0.178999820 times that amount.
(United States)
The "Last Frontier," Alaska measures 1,717,854.3 sq. km in total area. Alaska is home to over 100,000 glaciers — half of the world's total — including the Bering Glacier complex near the southeastern border of Alaska, which covers 5,830 sq. km.
It's about fourteen times as big as Texas
In other words, 9,596,961 square kilometers is 13.7962470 times the size of Texas, and the size of Texas is 0.07248348 times that amount.
(United States)
The "Lone Star State," Texas measures 695,621.13 sq. km in total area. Texas covers so much area that Texarkana — a city in the state's northeastern corner — is about 30 km closer to Chicago, Illinois, than it is to El Paso — in the western corner of Texas.