Countries by area size

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Rank Total in km2 Land in km2 Water in km2 % water Comments
Russia
1 17 098 246 16 377 742 720 500 4.210 Largest country in the world (10.995% of the world's land mass); its Asian portionmakes it the largest country inAsia, and its European portionof roughly 3,960,000 km2 (1,530,000 sq mi) makes it the largest country in Europe.
Canada
2 9 984 670 9 093 507 891 163 8.930 Largest country in the Western Hemisphere by total area (second largest by land area, after United States), with the largest surface area of water. Total area and water area figures include area covered by freshwater only, and do not include internal waters (non-freshwater) of about 1,600,000 km2, or territorial waters of 200,000 km2.
China
3 9 596 961 9 326 410 270 550 2.820 Second largest country in Asia (though the largest located wholly within the continent), and second largest country in the world by land area. Excludes Taiwan, disputed territories with India, and disputed islands in the South China Sea. Figures for total area and water area also exclude all coastal and territorial waters.
United States
4 9 525 067 9 147 593 377 424 3.960 Largest country in the Western Hemisphere by land area (second largest by total area, after Canada). Secondary figures for total area and water area denote the inclusion of all coastal and territorial waters into the statistical area.
Brazil
5 8 515 767 8 460 415 55 352 0.650 The largest Portuguese-speaking country, the largest country in South America and in the Southern Hemisphere, and the largest contiguous territory in the Americas.
Australia
6 7 692 024 7 633 565 58 459 0.760 The largest country in Oceania, the largest country without land borders, and the largest country completely in the Southern Hemisphere.
India
7 3 287 263 2 973 190 314 073 9.550 Third largest country in Asia, largest country in South Asia, and the largest Hindi-speaking country.
Argentina
8 2 780 400 2 736 690 43 710 1.570 The largest Spanish-speaking country and second largest country in South America.
Kazakhstan
9 2 724 900 2 699 700 25 200 0.920 Largest landlocked country. Second largest Russian-speaking country.
Algeria
10 2 381 741 2 381 741 - - The largest Berber-speaking and Arabic-speaking country and largest country in Africa.
Democratic Republic of the Congo
11 2 344 858 2 267 048 77 810 3.320 The largest French-speaking country. Largest country in Sub-Saharan Africa. 2nd largest country in Africa, has the largest French-speaking City i.e. Kinshasa.
Saudi Arabia
12 2 149 690 2 149 690 - - Largest country in the Middle East.
Mexico
13 1 964 375 1 943 945 20 430 1.040 Second largest Spanish-speaking country and third largest country in North America. it also has the Largest Spanish Speaking City i.e. Mexico City.
Indonesia
14 1 910 931 1 811 569 93 000 4.870 The largest country in South-east Asia. The largest archipelagic stateand island statein the world by area and population.
Sudan
15 1 861 484 notdetermined notdetermined not determined Formerly the largest country in Africa. It is now the 3rd largest country in Africa.
Libya
16 1 759 540 1 759 540 - - -
Iran
17 1 648 195 1 531 595 116 600 7.070 -
Mongolia
18 1 564 110 1 553 556 10 560 0.680 Largest landlocked country that does not border a closed sea.
Peru
19 1 285 216 1 279 996 5 220 0.410 Third largest Spanish-speaking country and third largest country in South America.
Chad
20 1 284 000 1 259 200 24 800 1.930 Third largest landlocked country and largest outside of Asia.
Niger
21 1 267 000 1 266 700 300 0.020 -
Angola
22 1 246 700 1 246 700 - - -
Mali
23 1 240 192 1 220 190 20 002 1.610 -
South Africa
24 1 221 037 1 214 470 4 620 0.380 -
Colombia
25 1 141 748 1 038 700 100 210 8.800 -
Ethiopia
26 1 104 300 1 000 000 104 300 0.700 -
Bolivia
27 1 098 581 1 083 301 15 280 1.390 -
Mauritania
28 1 030 700 1 025 520 4 480 0.440 -
Egypt
29 1 002 450 995 450 6 000 0.600 -
Tanzania
30 945 087 885 800 61 500 6.490 -
Nigeria
31 923 768 910 768 13 000 1.410 -
Venezuela
32 916 445 882 050 30 000 3.290 -
Pakistan
33 881 912 881 912 25 220 2.860 -
Namibia
34 825 615 823 290 2 425 0.120 -
Mozambique
35 801 590 786 380 13 000 1.630 -
Turkey
36 783 562 769 632 13 930 1.780 Transcontinental country located between Asia and Europe.
Chile
37 756 102 743 812 12 290 1.630 -
Zambia
38 752 612 743 398 9 220 1.230 -
Myanmar
39 676 578 653 508 23 070 3.410 -
Afghanistan
40 652 230 652 230 - - -
South Sudan
41 644 329 notdetermined notdetermined not determined -
France
42 640 679 640 427 3 374 0.520 Figures include metropolitan France (in Europe) as well as the five overseas regions. This does not include New Caledonia (an autonomoussui generiscollectivity), the five autonomous overseas collectivities, and the two uninhabited territories (the French Southern and Antarctic Lands and Clipperton Island) which are listed individually, although also part of the French Republic. Largest member state of European Union and third largest country in Europe.
Somalia
43 637 657 627 337 10 320 1.620 -
Central African Republic
44 622 984 622 984 - - -
Ukraine
45 603 500 579 300 24 200 4.010 Second largest country in Europe and largest country wholly in Europe.
Madagascar
46 587 041 581 540 5 501 0.940 -
Botswana
47 581 730 566 730 15 000 2.580 -
Kenya
48 580 367 569 140 11 227 1.930 -
Yemen
49 527 968 527 968 - - -
Thailand
50 513 120 510 890 2 230 0.430 -
Spain
51 505 992 498 980 6 390 1.260 Largest country in Southern Europe and second largest member state of European Union.
Turkmenistan
52 488 100 469 930 18 170 3.720 -
Cameroon
53 475 442 472 710 2 730 0.570 -
Papua New Guinea
54 462 840 452 860 9 980 2.160 -
Sweden
55 450 295 410 335 39 960 8.870 Largest country in Northern Europe. Third largest member state of European Union.
Uzbekistan
56 447 400 425 400 22 000 4.920 -
Morocco
57 446 550 446 300 250 0.060 -
Iraq
58 438 317 437 367 950 0.220 -
Paraguay
59 406 752 397 302 9 450 2.320 -
Zimbabwe
60 390 757 386 847 3 910 1 -
Japan
61 377 973 364 543 13 430 3.550 Largest island country in East Asia.
Germany
62 357 114 348 672 8 350 2.340 Largest country in Central Europe. Before the 1990 German reunification, West Germanywas 248,577 (95,976) and East Germany was 108,333 (41,828).
Republic of the Congo
63 342 000 341 500 500 0.150 -
Finland
64 338 424 303 815 34 330 10.150 -
Vietnam
65 331 212 310 070 21 140 6.380 -
Malaysia
66 330 803 329 613 1 190 0.350 -
Norway
67 323 802 304 282 19 520 6.030 -
Ivory Coast
68 322 463 318 003 4 460 1.380 -
Poland
69 312 696 311 888 791 3.070 -
Oman
70 309 500 309 500 - - -
Italy
71 301 336 294 140 7 200 2.390 -
Philippines
72 300 000 298 170 1 830 0.610 -
Ecuador
73 276 841 256 369 6 720 2.370 -
Burkina Faso
74 274 222 273 602 620 0.230 -
New Zealand
75 270 467 262 443 4 395 1.650 -
Gabon
76 267 668 257 667 10 000 3.740 -
Guinea
77 245 857 245 717 140 0.060 -
United Kingdom
78 242 495 241 930 1 680 0.690 Largest island country in Europe and Western Hemisphere.
Uganda
79 241 550 197 100 43 938 18.230 -
Ghana
80 238 533 227 533 11 000 4.610 -
Romania
81 238 397 231 291 7 100 2.970 -
Laos
82 236 800 230 800 6 000 2.530 -
Guyana
83 214 969 196 849 18 120 8.430 -
Belarus
84 207 600 202 900 4 700 2.260 Largestl andlocked country in Europe.
Kyrgyzstan
85 199 951 191 801 8 150 4.080 -
Senegal
86 196 722 192 530 4 192 2.130 -
Syria
87 185 180 183 630 1 550 0.840 -
Cambodia
88 181 035 176 515 4 520 2.500 -
Uruguay
89 176 215 175 015 1 200 0.680 -
Suriname
90 163 820 156 000 7 820 4.770 Smallest country in South America.
Tunisia
91 163 610 155 360 8 250 5.040 -
Bangladesh
92 147 570 130 168 13 830 9.600 -
Nepal
93 147 181 143 351 3 830 2.600 Largest country in the Himalayan range.
Tajikistan
94 143 100 141 510 2 590 1.810 -
Greece
95 131 990 130 647 1 310 0.990 -
Nicaragua
96 130 373 119 990 10 380 7.960 Largest country in Central America.
North Korea
97 120 540 120 538 2 0.110 -
Malawi
98 118 484 94 080 24 404 20.600 -
Eritrea
99 117 600 101 000 16 600 14.120 -
Benin
100 114 763 114 305 457.569 0.400 -
Honduras
101 112 492 111 890 200 0.180 -
Liberia
102 111 369 96 320 15 049 13.510 -
Bulgaria
103 110 879 108 489 2 390 2.160 -
Cuba
104 109 884 109 820 1 040 0.940 Largest country in Caribbean.
Guatemala
105 108 889 107 159 1 730 1.590 -
Iceland
106 103 000 100 250 2 750 2.670 -
South Korea
107 100 210 99 909 301 0.300 -
Hungary
108 93 028 89 608 3 420 3.680 -
Portugal
109 92 090 91 470 620 0.670 -
Jordan
110 89 342 88 802 540 0.600 -
Serbia
111 88 361 88 246 115 0.130 The largest Serbo-Croatian-speaking country.
Azerbaijan
112 86 600 86 100 500 0.130 Largest country in Caucasus.
Austria
113 83 871 82 445 1 426 1.700 -
United Arab Emirates
114 83 600 83 600 - - -
Czech Republic
115 78 865 77 247 1 620 2.050 -
Panama
116 75 417 74 340 1 080 1.430 -
Sierra Leone
117 71 740 71 620 120 0.170 -
Ireland
118 70 273 68 883 1 390 1.980 The figure shown is for the Republic of Ireland, the island of Ireland is 84,421 km2.
Georgia
119 69 700 69 700 - - -
Sri Lanka
120 65 610 62 732 2 878 4.400 -
Lithuania
121 65 300 62 680 2 620 4.010 -
Latvia
122 64 559 62 249 2 340 3.620 -
Togo
123 56 785 54 385 2 400 4.230 -
Croatia
124 56 594 55 974 620 1.100 -
Bosnia and Herzegovina
125 51 209 51 187 10 0.020 -
Costa Rica
126 51 100 51 060 40 0.080 -
Slovakia
127 49 037 48 105 930 1.900 -
Dominican Republic
128 48 671 48 320 350 0.720 -
Estonia
129 45 227 42 388 2 840 6.280 -
Denmark
130 43 094 42 434 660 1.530 Metropolitan Denmark only, without Greenland and the Faroe Islands.
Netherlands
131 41 850 33 893 7 650 18.410 Includes the special municipalities, but excludes other countries in the Kingdom of the Netherlands, shown separately.
Switzerland
132 41 284 39 997 1 280 3.100 -
Bhutan
133 38 394 38 394 - - -
Taiwan
134 36 193 32 260 3 720 10.340 Between 1945 and 1949, the Republic of China included Mainland China, Mongolia, Taiwan and other areas, totaling 11,418,174 km2.
Guinea-Bissau
135 36 125 28 120 8 005 22.160 -
Moldova
136 33 846 32 891 960 2.840 -
Belgium
137 30 528 30 278 250 0.820 -
Lesotho
138 30 355 30 355 - - -
Armenia
139 29 743 28 342 1 401 4.710 -
Solomon Islands
140 28 896 27 986 910 3.150 -
Albania
141 28 748 27 398 1 350 4.700 -
Equatorial Guinea
142 28 051 28 051 - - -
Burundi
143 27 834 25 680 2 150 7.730 -
Haiti
144 27 750 27 560 190 0.680 -
Rwanda
145 26 338 24 668 1 670 6.340 -
Macedonia
146 25 713 25 433 280 1.090 -
Djibouti
147 23 200 23 180 20 0.090 -
Belize
148 22 966 22 806 160 0.700 -
El Salvador
149 21 041 20 721 320 1.520 Smallest country in continental North America.
Israel
150 20 770 20 330 440 2.120 -
Slovenia
151 20 273 20 151 122 0.600 -
Fiji
152 18 272 18 274 - - -
Kuwait
153 17 818 17 818 - - -
Swaziland
154 17 364 17 204 160 0.920 -
East Timor
155 14 919 14 919 - - -
Bahamas
156 13 943 10 010 3 870 27.880 -
Montenegro
157 13 812 13 452 360 2.610 -
Vanuatu
158 12 189 12 189 - - -
Qatar
159 11 586 11 586 - - -
The Gambia
160 11 295 10 000 1 295 11.470 Smallest country in continental Africa.
Jamaica
161 10 991 10 831 160 1.460 -
Lebanon
162 10 452 10 230 170 1.630 Second smallest country in continental Asia.
Cyprus
163 9 251 9 241 10 0.110 -
Palestinian National Authority
164 6 020 5 640 220 3.900 -
Brunei
165 5 765 5 265 500 8.670 -
Trinidad and Tobago
166 5 130 5 128 - - -
Cape Verde
167 4 033 4 033 - - -
Samoa
168 2 842 2 821 10 0.350 -
Luxembourg
169 2 586 2 586 - - -
Mauritius
170 2 040 2 030 10 0.490 -
Comoros
171 1 862 1 862 - - -
São Tomé and Príncipe
172 964 964 - - -
Kiribati
173 811 811 - - -
Bahrain
174 765 765 - - -
Dominica
175 751 751 - - -
Tonga
176 747 717 30 4.020 -
Singapore
177 716 687 10 1.430 -
Federated States of Micronesia
178 702 702 Negligible Negligible -
Saint Lucia
179 616 606 10 1.620 -
Andorra
180 468 468 - - -
Palau
181 459 459 - - -
Seychelles
182 452 455 - - Smallest country in Africa.
Antigua and Barbuda
183 442 442.600 - - -
Barbados
184 430 431 - - -
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
185 389 389 - - -
Grenada
186 344 344 - - -
Malta
187 316 316 - - -
Maldives
188 300 298 - - Smallest country in Asia.
Saint Kitts and Nevis
189 261 261 - - Smallest country in the Americas and the Western Hemisphere.
Marshall Islands
190 181 181 11 673 98.470 -
Liechtenstein
191 160 160 - - -
San Marino
192 61 61 - - -
Tuvalu
193 26 26 - - Smallest Commonwealth realm.
Nauru
194 21 21 - - Smallest island country, smallest republic and smallest country that is not a city-state.
Monaco
195 2.020 2.020 - - Smallest country with a coastline.
Vatican City
196 0.440 0.440 - - Smallest country in the world.
Hong Kong
- 2 755 1 106 1 649 59.800 -
Puerto Rico
- 9 104 9 104 3 054 35.200 An American territory, it is the third largest island of the United States after the Big Island of Hawaii and Kodiak Island of Alaska. Also the smallest part of Hispanic America.
Kosovo
- 10 887 - - - -
Macau
- 31.300 28.200 - - -
Western Sahara
- 266 000 266 000 - - Disputed territory.
Transnistria
- 4 163 - - - -
Northern Cyprus
- 3 355 - - - -
New Caledonia
- 18 575 18 275 300 1.620 -
French Polynesia
- 4 167 3 827 340 8.160 -
Abkhazia
- 8 660 - - - -
Guam
- 549 544 - - -
Curaçao
- 444 444 - - -
Artsakh
- 11 458 11 458 1 200 1 5.000 km2. Armenian-controlled territories surrounding Nagorno-Karabakh by regions 11,5 km2.
Aruba
- 180 180 - - -
United States Virgin Islands
- 347 346 1 564 81.880 -
Jersey
- 116 116 - - -
Isle of Man
- 572 572 - - -
Cayman Islands
- 264 264 - - -
Bermuda
- 54 54 - - -
Guernsey
- 78 78 - - -
American Samoa
- 199 199 - - -
Northern Mariana Islands
- 464 464 - - -
Greenland
- 2 166 086 2 166 086 - - Part of the Kingdom of Denmark. Largest non-continental island in world.
South Ossetia
- 3 900 - - - -
Faroe Islands
- 1 393 1 393 Negligible Negligible -
Sint Maarten
- 34 34 - - -
Turks and Caicos Islands
- 948 430 - - -
Gibraltar
- 6 6.500 - - British Overseas territory.
British Virgin Islands
- 151 151 - - -
Cook Islands
- 236 236 - - -
Anguilla
- 91 91 - - -
Wallis and Futuna
- 142 142 - - -
Saint Barthélemy
- 21 notdetermined notdetermined not determined -
Saint Pierre and Miquelon
- 242 242 - - -
Saint Helena, Ascensionand Tristan da Cunha
- 308 308 - - -
Montserrat
- 102 102 - - -
Falkland Islands
- 12 173 12 173 - - -
Christmas Island
- 135 135 - - -
Norfolk Island
- 36 36 - - -
Niue
- 260 260 - - -
Tokelau
- 12 12 - - -
Cocos Islands
- 14 14 - - -
Pitcairn Islands
- 47 47 - - -
World
- 510 072 000 148 940 000 361 132 000 70.800 -
Antarctica
- 14 000 000 14 000 000 - - 13,720,000 km2 (5,300,000 sq mi) (98%) of land area is covered byice. Though not itself a country, areas are claimed by a number of countries.
Somaliland
- 176 120 - - - -
Svalbard
- 62 045 62 045 - - -
French Southern and Antarctic Lands
- 7 747 7 668 79.800 1.030 Excludes claim on Adélie Land in Antarctica.
United States Minor Outlying Islands
- 6 959.410 34.200 6 937 99.680 -
South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands
- 3 903 3 903 - - -
Bir Tawil
- 2 060 2 060 - - -
Åland Islands
- 1 580 - - - -
Heard Island and McDonald Islands
- 412 412 - - -
Jan Mayen
- 377 377 - - -
Bonaire
- 294 294 - - -
Akrotiri and Dhekelia
- 253.800 - - - There is a salt lake and some wetlands of unknown area.
British Indian Ocean Territory
- 60 60 54 340 99.890 -
Saint Martin
- 54 54.400 Negligible Negligible -
Sint Eustatius
- 21 notdetermined notdetermined not determined -
Saba
- 13 notdetermined notdetermined not determined -
Clipperton Island
- 6 2 4 66.670 -
Ashmore and Cartier Islands
- 5 5 - - -
Spratly Islands
- <5 <5 - - -
Coral Sea Islands
- <3 <3 - - -
Denmark with dependent territories
- 2 220 093 2 220 072 21 - UN figure does not includes entire Kingdom of Denmark area. Largest member state of European Union.