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Sub-Saharan Africa 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 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 1.21 million sq km 2008
8 Mauritania 1.03 million sq km 2008
9 Ethiopia 1,000,000 sq km 2008
10 Nigeria 910,770 sq km 2008
11 Tanzania 885,800 sq km 2008
12 Namibia 823,290 sq km 2008
13 Mozambique 786,380 sq km 2008
14 Zambia 743,390 sq km 2008
15 Somalia 627,340 sq km 2008
16 Central African Republic 623,000 sq km 2008
17 Madagascar 581,540 sq km 2008
18 Kenya 569,140 sq km 2008
19 Botswana 566,730 sq km 2008
20 Cameroon 472,710 sq km 2008
21 Zimbabwe 386,850 sq km 2008
22 Cote d'Ivoire 318,000 sq km 2008
23 Burkina Faso 273,600 sq km 2008
24 Gabon 257,670 sq km 2008
25 Guinea 245,720 sq km 2008
26 Ghana 227,540 sq km 2008
27 Uganda 197,100 sq km 2008
28 Senegal 192,530 sq km 2008
29 Benin 110,620 sq km 2008
30 Eritrea 101,000 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 54,390 sq km 2008
35 Lesotho 30,350 sq km 2008
36 Guinea-Bissau 28,120 sq km 2008
37 Equatorial Guinea 28,050 sq km 2008
38 Burundi 25,680 sq km 2008
39 Rwanda 24,670 sq km 2008
40 Djibouti 23,180 sq km 2008
41 Swaziland 17,200 sq km 2008
42 The Gambia 10,000 sq km 2008
43 Cape Verde 4,030 sq km 2008
44 Mauritius 2,030 sq km 2008
45 Comoros 1,860 sq km 2008
46 Sao Tome and Principe 960 sq km 2008
47 Seychelles 460 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/Sub--Saharan-Africa/Geography/Land-area/Sq.-km

Sub-Saharan Africa 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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