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Sub-Saharan Africa Compared by Geography > Area > Land

DEFINITION: Total land area in square kilometres.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Sudan 2.38 million sq km 2008
2 Democratic Republic of the Congo 2.27 million sq km 2008
3 Niger 1.27 million sq km 2008
4 Chad 1.26 million sq km 2008
5 Angola 1.25 million sq km 2008
6 Mali 1.22 million sq km 2008
7 South Africa 1.22 million sq km 2008
8 Ethiopia 1.12 million sq km 2008
9 Mauritania 1.03 million sq km 2008
10 Nigeria 910,768 sq km 2008
11 Tanzania 886,037 sq km 2008
12 Namibia 825,418 sq km 2008
13 Mozambique 784,090 sq km 2008
14 Zambia 740,724 sq km 2008
15 Somalia 627,337 sq km 2008
16 Central African Republic 622,984 sq km 2008
17 Botswana 585,370 sq km 2008
18 Madagascar 581,540 sq km 2008
19 Kenya 569,250 sq km 2008
20 Cameroon 469,440 sq km 2008
21 Zimbabwe 386,670 sq km 2008
22 Cote d'Ivoire 318,000 sq km 2008
23 Burkina Faso 273,800 sq km 2008
24 Gabon 257,667 sq km 2008
25 Guinea 245,857 sq km 2008
26 Ghana 230,940 sq km 2008
27 Uganda 199,710 sq km 2008
28 Senegal 192,000 sq km 2008
29 Eritrea 121,320 sq km 2008
30 Benin 110,620 sq km 2008
31 Liberia 96,320 sq km 2008
32 Malawi 94,080 sq km 2008
33 Sierra Leone 71,620 sq km 2008
34 Togo 54,385 sq km 2008
35 Lesotho 30,355 sq km 2008
36 Equatorial Guinea 28,051 sq km 2008
37 Guinea-Bissau 28,000 sq km 2008
38 Burundi 25,650 sq km 2008
39 Rwanda 24,948 sq km 2008
40 Djibouti 22,980 sq km 2008
41 Swaziland 17,203 sq km 2008
42 The Gambia 10,000 sq km 2008
43 Cape Verde 4,033 sq km 2008
44 Comoros 2,170 sq km 2008
45 Mauritius 2,030 sq km 2008
46 Sao Tome and Principe 1,001 sq km 2008
47 Seychelles 455 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/Sub--Saharan-Africa/Geography/Area/Land

Sub-Saharan Africa 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.
  • Australia has ranked in the top 7 for area > land since 2005.
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