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TIL that despite the common misconception, the surface area of Russia is not larger than that of Pluto. The New Horizons probe in 2015 gave a new accurate measurement to Pluto’s surface area: 6,813,163 sq mi (17,646,012). On the other hand, Russia’s area is 6,592,772 sq mi (17,075,200 sq km).

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