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Sparsely populated countries Compared by Geography > Land area > Sq. km

DEFINITION: Land area is a country's total area, excluding area under inland water bodies, national claims to continental shelf, and exclusive economic zones. In most cases the definition of inland water bodies includes major rivers and lakes.".

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Russia 16.38 million sq km 2008
2 Canada 9.09 million sq km 2008
3 Australia 7.68 million sq km 2008
4 Argentina 2.74 million sq km 2008
5 Kazakhstan 2.7 million sq km 2008
6 Algeria 2.38 million sq km 2008
7 Sudan 2.38 million sq km 2008
8 Saudi Arabia 2 million sq km 2008
9 Libya 1.76 million sq km 2008
10 Mongolia 1.55 million sq km 2008
11 Niger 1.27 million sq km 2008
12 Chad 1.26 million sq km 2008
13 Angola 1.25 million sq km 2008
14 Mali 1.22 million sq km 2008
15 Bolivia 1.08 million sq km 2008
16 Mauritania 1.03 million sq km 2008
17 Namibia 823,290 sq km 2008
18 Zambia 743,390 sq km 2008
19 Somalia 627,340 sq km 2008
20 Central African Republic 623,000 sq km 2008
21 Botswana 566,730 sq km 2008
22 Turkmenistan 469,930 sq km 2008
23 Papua New Guinea 452,860 sq km 2008
24 Greenland 410,450 sq km 2008
25 Paraguay 397,300 sq km 2008
26 Oman 309,500 sq km 2008
27 Norway 304,280 sq km 2008
28 Finland 304,090 sq km 2008
29 New Zealand 267,710 sq km 2008
30 Gabon 257,670 sq km 2008
31 Guyana 196,850 sq km 2008
32 Uruguay 175,020 sq km 2008
33 Suriname 156,000 sq km 2008
34 Iceland 100,250 sq km 2008
35 Bhutan 38,394 sq km 2008
36 Solomon Islands 27,990 sq km 2008
37 Belize 22,810 sq km 2008
38 New Caledonia 18,280 sq km 2008

Citation

"Countries Compared by Geography > Land area > Sq. km. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", Food and Agriculture Organisation, electronic files and web site. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/Sparsely-populated-countries/Geography/Land-area/Sq.-km

Sparsely populated countries Compared by Geography > Land area > Sq. km

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Interesting observations about Geography > Land area > Sq. km

  • United States ranked first for land area > sq. km amongst Christian countries in 2008.
  • Brazil ranked first for land area > sq. km amongst Hot countries in 2008.
  • Monaco has ranked last for land area > sq. km since 1961.
  • Russia ranked first for land area > sq. km globally in 2008.
  • France ranked first for land area > sq. km amongst European Union in 2008.
  • Kazakhstan ranked first for land area > sq. km amongst Muslim countries in 2008.
  • Canada ranked second for land area > sq. km amongst Former British colonies in 2008.
  • China ranked first for land area > sq. km amongst East Asia and Pacific in 2008.
  • Sudan ranked first for land area > sq. km amongst Sub-Saharan Africa in 2008.
  • Turkey ranked second for land area > sq. km amongst Europe in 2008.
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