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failed states Compared by Geography > Surface area > Sq. km

DEFINITION: Surface area is a country's total area, including areas under inland bodies of water and some coastal waterways.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Sudan 2.51 million km² 2005
2 Democratic Republic of the Congo 2.34 million km² 2005
3 Chad 1.28 million km² 2005
4 Nigeria 923,770 km² 2005
5 Pakistan 796,100 km² 2005
6 Afghanistan 652,090 km² 2005
7 Somalia 637,660 km² 2005
8 Central African Republic 622,980 km² 2005
9 Yemen 527,970 km² 2005
10 Iraq 438,320 km² 2005
11 Zimbabwe 390,760 km² 2005
12 Cote d'Ivoire 322,460 km² 2005
13 Guinea 245,860 km² 2005
14 Guinea-Bissau 36,120 km² 2005
15 Haiti 27,750 km² 2005

Citation

"Countries Compared by Geography > Surface area > Sq. km. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Development Indicators database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/group-stats/failed-states/Geography/Surface-area/Sq.-km

failed states Compared by Geography > Surface area > Sq. km

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Interesting observations about Geography > Surface area > Sq. km

  • Russia has had the highest surface area > sq. km since 1961.
  • Brazil ranked first for surface area > sq. km amongst Hot countries in 2005.
  • Canada ranked first for surface area > sq. km amongst Christian countries in 2005.
  • Monaco has ranked last for surface area > sq. km since 1961.
  • Kazakhstan ranked first for surface area > sq. km amongst Muslim countries in 2005.
  • France ranked first for surface area > sq. km amongst European Union in 2005.
  • United States ranked second for surface area > sq. km amongst Former British colonies in 2005.
  • China ranked first for surface area > sq. km amongst East Asia and Pacific in 2005.
  • Turkey ranked second for surface area > sq. km amongst Europe in 2005.
  • Sudan ranked first for surface area > sq. km amongst Sub-Saharan Africa in 2005.
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