Countries of the World Ranked by Size

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This article ranks countries by area, defined as the sum of all land and water areas delimited by international boundaries and/or coastlines.

 

Rank

Country

Area
(sq km)

1

Russia

17,075,200

 

Antarctica

14,000,000

2

Canada

9,984,670

3

United States

9,826,630

4

China

9,596,960

5

Brazil

8,511,965

5

Australia

7,686,850

 

European Union

4,324,782

6

India

3,287,590

7

Argentina

2,766,890

8

Kazakhstan

2,717,300

9

Sudan

2,505,810

10

Algeria

2,381,740

11

Congo, Democratic Republic of the

2,345,410

12

Greenland

2,166,086

13

Saudi Arabia

2,149,690

14

Mexico

1,972,550

15

Indonesia

1,919,440

16

Libya

1,759,540

17

Iran

1,648,000

18

Mongolia

1,564,116

19

Peru

1,285,220

20

Chad

1,284,000

21

Niger

1,267,000

22

Angola

1,246,700

23

Mali

1,240,000

24

South Africa

1,219,912

25

Colombia

1,138,910

26

Ethiopia

1,127,127

27

Bolivia

1,098,580

28

Mauritania

1,030,700

29

Egypt

1,001,450

30

Tanzania

945,087

31

Nigeria

923,768

32

Venezuela

912,050

33

Namibia

825,418

34

Pakistan

803,940

35

Mozambique

801,590

36

Turkey

780,580

37

Chile

756,950

38

Zambia

752,614

39

Burma

678,500

40

Afghanistan

647,500

41

France

643,427

42

Somalia

637,657

43

Central African Republic

622,984

44

Ukraine

603,700

45

Botswana

600,370

46

Madagascar

587,040

47

Kenya

582,650

48

Yemen

527,970

49

Thailand

514,000

50

Spain

504,782

51

Turkmenistan

488,100

32

Cameroon

475,440

53

Papua New Guinea

462,840

54

Sweden

449,964

55

Uzbekistan

447,400

56

Morocco

446,550

57

Iraq

437,072

58

Paraguay

406,750

59

Zimbabwe

390,580

60

Japan

377,835

61

Germany

357,021

62

Congo, Republic of the

342,000

63

Finland

338,145

64

Malaysia

329,750

65

Vietnam

329,560

66

Norway

323,802

67

Cote d'Ivoire

322,460

68

Poland

312,679

69

Italy

301,230

70

Philippines

300,000

71

Ecuador

283,560

72

Burkina Faso

274,200

73

New Zealand

268,680

74

Gabon

267,667

75

Western Sahara

266,000

76

Guinea

245,857

77

United Kingdom

244,820

78

Ghana

239,460

79

Romania

237,500

80

Laos

236,800

81

Uganda

236,040

82

Guyana

214,970

83

Oman

212,460

84

Belarus

207,600

85

Kyrgyzstan

198,500

86

Senegal

196,190

87

Syria

185,180

88

Cambodia

181,040

89

Uruguay

176,220

90

Tunisia

163,610

91

Suriname

163,270

92

Nepal

147,181

93

Bangladesh

144,000

94

Tajikistan

143,100

95

Greece

131,940

96

Nicaragua

129,494

97

Eritrea

121,320

98

Korea, North

120,540

99

Malawi

118,480

100

Benin

112,620

101

Honduras

112,090

102

Liberia

111,370

103

Bulgaria

110,910

104

Cuba

110,860

105

Guatemala

108,890

106

Iceland

103,000

107

Korea, South

98,480

108

Hungary

93,030

109

Portugal

92,391

110

Jordan

92,300

111

Azerbaijan

86,600

112

Austria

83,870

113

United Arab Emirates

83,600

114

Czech Republic

78,866

115

Panama

78,200

116

Serbia

77,474

117

Sierra Leone

71,740

118

Ireland

70,280

119

Georgia

69,700

120

Sri Lanka

65,610

121

Lithuania

65,300

122

Latvia

64,589

123

Svalbard

61,020

124

Togo

56,785

125

Croatia

56,542

126

British Indian Ocean Territory

54,400

127

Bosnia and Herzegovina

51,209

128

Costa Rica

51,100

129

Slovakia

48,845

130

Dominican Republic

48,730

131

Bhutan

47,000

132

Estonia

45,226

133

Denmark

43,094

134

Netherlands

41,526

135

Switzerland

41,290

136

Guinea-Bissau

36,120

137

Taiwan

35,980

138

Moldova

33,843

139

Belgium

30,528

140

Lesotho

30,355

141

Armenia

29,743

142

Albania

28,748

143

Solomon Islands

28,450

144

Equatorial Guinea

28,051

145

Burundi

27,830

146

Haiti

27,750

147

Rwanda

26,338

148

Macedonia

25,333

149

Djibouti

23,000

150

Belize

22,966

151

El Salvador

21,040

152

Israel

20,770

153

Slovenia

20,273

154

New Caledonia

19,060

155

Fiji

18,270

156

Kuwait

17,820

157

Swaziland

17,363

158

Timor-Leste

15,007

159

Montenegro

14,026

160

Bahamas, The

13,940

161

Puerto Rico

13,790

162

Vanuatu

12,200

163

Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)

12,173

164

Qatar

11,437

165

Gambia, The

11,300

166

Jamaica

10,991

167

Kosovo

10,887

168

Lebanon

10,400

169

Cyprus

9,250

170

West Bank

5,860

171

Brunei

5,770

172

Trinidad and Tobago

5,128

173

French Polynesia

4,167

174

Cape Verde

4,033

175

South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands

3,903

176

Samoa

2,944

177

Luxembourg

2,586

178

Comoros

2,170

179

Mauritius

2,040

180

United States Virgin Islands

1,910

181

Faroe Islands

1,399

182

Hong Kong

1,092

183

Sao Tome and Principe

1,001

184

Netherlands Antilles

960

185

Kiribati

811

186

Dominica

754

187

Tonga

748

188

Micronesia, Federated States of

702

189

Singapore

693

190

Bahrain

665

191

Saint Lucia

616

192

Isle of Man

572

193

Guam

541

194

Northern Mariana Islands

477

195

Andorra

468

196

Palau

458

197

Seychelles

455

198

Antigua and Barbuda

443

199

Barbados

431

200

Turks and Caicos Islands

430

201

Saint Helena

413

202

Heard Island and McDonald Islands

412

203

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

389

204

Jan Mayen

377

205

Mayotte

374

206

Gaza Strip

360

207

Grenada

344

208

Malta

316

209

Maldives

300

210

Wallis and Futuna

274

211

Cayman Islands

262

212

Saint Kitts and Nevis

261

213

Niue

260

214

Saint Pierre and Miquelon

242

215

Cook Islands

237

216

American Samoa

199

217

Aruba

193

218

Marshall Islands

181

219

Liechtenstein

160

220

British Virgin Islands

153

221

Christmas Island

135

222

Dhekelia

131

223

Akrotiri

123

224

Jersey

116

225

Anguilla

102

226

Montserrat

102

227

Guernsey

78

228

San Marino

61

229

French Southern and Antarctic Lands

55

230

Saint Martin

54

231

Bermuda

53

232

Bouvet Island

49

233

Pitcairn Islands

47

234

Norfolk Island

35

235

Macau

28

236

Tuvalu

26

237

Nauru

21

238

Cocos (Keeling) Islands

14

239

Tokelau

10

240

Gibraltar

7

241

Wake Island

7

242

Clipperton Island

6

243

Navassa Island

5

244

Ashmore and Cartier Islands

5

245

Spratly Islands

5

246

Coral Sea Islands

3

247

Monaco

2

248

Holy See (Vatican City)

0

 

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Citation

(2009). Countries of the World Ranked by Size. Retrieved from http://www.eoearth.org/view/article/51cbed587896bb431f691987

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