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Former British colonies Compared by Geography > Area > Land

DEFINITION: Total land area in square kilometres.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 United States 9.16 million sq km 2008
2 Canada 9.09 million sq km 2008
3 Australia 7.62 million sq km 2008
4 India 2.97 million sq km 2008
5 Sudan 2.38 million sq km 2008
6 Egypt 995,450 sq km 2008
7 Nigeria 910,768 sq km 2008
8 Tanzania 886,037 sq km 2008
9 Namibia 825,418 sq km 2008
10 Pakistan 778,720 sq km 2008
11 Zambia 740,724 sq km 2008
12 Burma 657,740 sq km 2008
13 Somalia 627,337 sq km 2008
14 Botswana 585,370 sq km 2008
15 Kenya 569,250 sq km 2008
16 Yemen 527,970 sq km 2008
17 Zimbabwe 386,670 sq km 2008
18 Malaysia 328,550 sq km 2008
19 New Zealand 268,021 sq km 2008
20 Ghana 230,940 sq km 2008
21 Uganda 199,710 sq km 2008
22 Guyana 196,850 sq km 2008
23 Bangladesh 133,910 sq km 2008
24 Malawi 94,080 sq km 2008
25 Jordan 91,971 sq km 2008
26 United Arab Emirates 83,600 sq km 2008
27 Sierra Leone 71,620 sq km 2008
28 Sri Lanka 64,740 sq km 2008
29 Bhutan 47,000 sq km 2008
30 Lesotho 30,355 sq km 2008
31 Belize 22,806 sq km 2008
32 Israel 20,330 sq km 2008
33 Fiji 18,270 sq km 2008
34 Kuwait 17,820 sq km 2008
35 Swaziland 17,203 sq km 2008
36 Qatar 11,437 sq km 2008
37 Jamaica 10,831 sq km 2008
38 The Bahamas 10,070 sq km 2008
39 The Gambia 10,000 sq km 2008
40 Brunei 5,270 sq km 2008
41 Trinidad and Tobago 5,128 sq km 2008
42 Dominica 754 sq km 2008
43 Singapore 682.7 sq km 2008
44 Bahrain 665 sq km 2008
45 Saint Lucia 606 sq km 2008
46 Antigua and Barbuda 442.6 sq km 2008
47 Barbados 431 sq km 2008
48 Grenada 344 sq km 2008
49 Maldives 300 sq km 2008
50 Saint Kitts and Nevis 261 sq km 2008
51 Tuvalu 26 sq km 2008

Citation

"Countries Compared by Geography > Area > Land. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/Former-British-colonies/Geography/Area/Land

Former British colonies Compared by Geography > Area > Land

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Interesting observations about Geography > Area > Land

  • 4 of the top 7 countries by area > land are Christian.
  • Russia has had the highest area > land since 2005.
  • 15 of the top 25 countries by area > land are Sparsely populated.
  • China has ranked in the top 3 for area > land since 2005.
  • United States has ranked in the top 4 for area > land since 2005.
  • India ranked first for area > land amongst Densely populated countries in 2008.
  • Canada has ranked in the top 5 for area > land since 2005.
  • United Kingdom ranked first for area > land amongst UK and its territories in 2008.
  • Brazil has ranked in the top 6 for area > land since 2005.
  • France ranked first for area > land amongst Western Europe in 2006.
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