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Geography > Area > Comparative: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: The area of various small countries expressed in comparison to various areas within the United States of America..

COUNTRY DESCRIPTION
AfghanistanAfghanistan slightly smaller than Texas
AkrotiriAkrotiri about 0.7 times the size of Washington, DC
AlbaniaAlbania slightly smaller than Maryland
AlgeriaAlgeria slightly less than 3.5 times the size of Texas
American SamoaAmerican Samoa slightly larger than Washington, DC
AndorraAndorra 2.5 times the size of Washington, DC
AngolaAngola slightly less than twice the size of Texas
AnguillaAnguilla about one-half the size of Washington, DC
AntarcticaAntarctica slightly less than 1.5 times the size of the US
Antigua and BarbudaAntigua+ 2.5 times the size of Washington, DC
Arctic OceanArctic Ocean slightly less than 1.5 times the size of the US
ArgentinaArgentina slightly less than three-tenths the size of the US
ArmeniaArmenia slightly smaller than Maryland
ArubaAruba slightly larger than Washington, DC
Ashmore and Cartier IslandsAshmore+ about eight times the size of The Mall in Washington, DC
Atlantic OceanAtlantic Ocean slightly less than 6.5 times the size of the US
AustraliaAustralia slightly smaller than the US contiguous 48 states
AustriaAustria slightly smaller than Maine
AzerbaijanAzerbaijan slightly smaller than Maine
BahrainBahrain 3.5 times the size of Washington, DC
BangladeshBangladesh slightly smaller than Iowa
BarbadosBarbados 2.5 times the size of Washington, DC
Bassas da IndiaBassas da India about one-third the size of The Mall in Washington, DC
BelarusBelarus slightly smaller than Kansas
BelgiumBelgium about the size of Maryland
BelizeBelize slightly smaller than Massachusetts
BeninBenin slightly smaller than Pennsylvania
BermudaBermuda about one-third the size of Washington, DC
BhutanBhutan about one-half the size of Indiana
BoliviaBolivia slightly less than three times the size of Montana
Bosnia and HerzegovinaBosnia+ slightly smaller than West Virginia
BotswanaBotswana slightly smaller than Texas
Bouvet IslandBouvet Island about 0.3 times the size of Washington, DC
BrazilBrazil slightly smaller than the US
British Indian Ocean TerritoryIndian Ocean land area is about 0.3 times the size of Washington, DC
British Virgin IslandsBrit. Virgin Isl. about 0.9 times the size of Washington, DC
BruneiBrunei slightly smaller than Delaware
BulgariaBulgaria slightly larger than Tennessee
Burkina FasoBurkina Faso slightly larger than Colorado
BurmaBurma slightly smaller than Texas
BurundiBurundi slightly smaller than Maryland
CambodiaCambodia slightly smaller than Oklahoma
CameroonCameroon slightly larger than California
CanadaCanada slightly larger than the US
Cape VerdeCape Verde slightly larger than Rhode Island
Cayman IslandsCayman Islands 1.5 times the size of Washington, DC
Central African RepublicCentral Africa slightly smaller than Texas
ChadChad slightly more than three times the size of California
ChileChile slightly smaller than twice the size of Montana
ChinaChina slightly smaller than the US
Christmas IslandXmas Island about three-quarters the size of Washington, DC
Clipperton IslandClipperton about 12 times the size of The Mall in Washington, DC
Cocos (Keeling) IslandsCocos Islands about 24 times the size of The Mall in Washington, DC
ColombiaColombia slightly less than twice the size of Texas
ComorosComoros slightly more than 12 times the size of Washington, DC
Congo, Republic of theCongo, Republic of the slightly smaller than Montana
Cook IslandsCook Islands 1.3 times the size of Washington, DC
Coral Sea IslandsCoral Sea NA
Costa RicaCosta Rica slightly smaller than West Virginia
Cote d'IvoireCote d'Ivoire slightly larger than New Mexico
CroatiaCroatia slightly smaller than West Virginia
CubaCuba slightly smaller than Pennsylvania
CyprusCyprus about 0.6 times the size of Connecticut
Czech RepublicCzech Republic slightly smaller than South Carolina
Democratic Republic of the CongoCongo, DR. slightly less than one-fourth the size of the US
DenmarkDenmark slightly less than twice the size of Massachusetts
DhekeliaDhekelia about three-quarters the size of Washington, DC
DjiboutiDjibouti slightly smaller than Massachusetts
DominicaDominica slightly more than four times the size of Washington, DC
Dominican RepublicDominican Rep. slightly more than twice the size of New Hampshire
East TimorEast Timor slightly larger than Connecticut
EcuadorEcuador slightly smaller than Nevada
EgyptEgypt slightly more than three times the size of New Mexico
El SalvadorEl Salvador slightly smaller than Massachusetts
Equatorial GuineaEqu. Guinea slightly smaller than Maryland
EritreaEritrea slightly larger than Pennsylvania
EstoniaEstonia slightly smaller than New Hampshire and Vermont combined
EthiopiaEthiopia slightly less than twice the size of Texas
Europa IslandEuropa Island about 0.16 times the size of Washington, DC
European UnionEuropean Union less than one-half the size of the US
Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)Falklands slightly smaller than Connecticut
Faroe IslandsFaroe Islands eight times the size of Washington, DC
Federated States of MicronesiaMicronesia four times the size of Washington, DC (land area only)
FijiFiji slightly smaller than New Jersey
FinlandFinland slightly smaller than Montana
FranceFrance slightly less than the size of Texas
French GuianaFrench Guiana slightly smaller than Indiana
French PolynesiaFr. Polynesia slightly less than one-third the size of Connecticut
French Southern and Antarctic LandsFrench Antarctic+ Ile Amsterdam (Ile Amsterdam et Ile Saint-Paul): less than one-half the size of Washington, DC
Ile Saint-Paul (Ile Amsterdam et Ile Saint-Paul): more than 10 times the size of The Mall in Washington, DC
Iles Crozet: about twice the size of Washington, DC
Iles Kerguelen: slightly larger than Delaware
Bassas da India (Iles Eparses): land area about one-third the size of The Mall in Washington, DC
Europa Island (Iles Eparses): about one-sixth the size of Washington, DC
Glorioso Islands (Iles Eparses): about eight times the size of The Mall in Washington, DC
Juan de Nova Island (Iles Eparses): about seven times the size of The Mall in Washington, DC
Tromelin Island (Iles Eparses): about 1.7 times the size of The Mall in Washington, DC
GabonGabon slightly smaller than Colorado
Gaza StripGaza Strip slightly more than twice the size of Washington, DC
GeorgiaGeorgia slightly smaller than South Carolina
GermanyGermany slightly smaller than Montana
GhanaGhana slightly smaller than Oregon
GibraltarGibraltar more than 10 times the size of The National Mall in Washington, D.C.
Glorioso IslandsGlorioso about eight times the size of The Mall in Washington, DC
GreeceGreece slightly smaller than Alabama
GreenlandGreenland slightly more than three times the size of Texas
GrenadaGrenada twice the size of Washington, DC
GuadeloupeGuadeloupe 10 times the size of Washington, DC
GuamGuam three times the size of Washington, DC
GuatemalaGuatemala slightly smaller than Tennessee
GuernseyGuernsey about one-half the size of Washington, DC
GuineaGuinea slightly smaller than Oregon
Guinea-BissauGuinea-Bissau slightly less than three times the size of Connecticut
GuyanaGuyana slightly smaller than Idaho
HaitiHaiti slightly smaller than Maryland
Heard Island and McDonald IslandsHeard Isl+ slightly more than two times the size of Washington, DC
Holy See (Vatican City)Vatican City about 0.7 times the size of The National Mall in Washington, DC
HondurasHonduras slightly larger than Tennessee
Hong KongHong Kong six times the size of Washington, DC
Howland IslandHowland Island about three times the size of The Mall in Washington, DC
HungaryHungary slightly smaller than Indiana
IcelandIceland slightly smaller than Kentucky
IndiaIndia slightly more than one-third the size of the US
Indian OceanIndian Ocean about 5.5 times the size of the US
IndonesiaIndonesia slightly less than three times the size of Texas
IranIran slightly smaller than Alaska
IraqIraq slightly more than twice the size of Idaho
IrelandIreland slightly larger than West Virginia
Isle of ManIsle of Man slightly more than three times the size of Washington, DC
IsraelIsrael slightly larger than New Jersey
ItalyItaly slightly larger than Arizona
JamaicaJamaica slightly smaller than Connecticut
Jan MayenJan Mayen slightly more than twice the size of Washington, DC
JapanJapan slightly smaller than California
Jarvis IslandJarvis Island about eight times the size of The Mall in Washington, DC
JerseyJersey about two-thirds the size of Washington, DC
Johnston AtollJohnston Atoll about 4.7 times the size of The Mall in Washington, DC
JordanJordan slightly smaller than Indiana
Juan de Nova IslandJuan de Nova about seven times the size of The Mall in Washington, DC
KazakhstanKazakhstan slightly less than four times the size of Texas
KenyaKenya slightly more than twice the size of Nevada
Kingman ReefKingman Reef about 1.7 times the size of The Mall in Washington, DC
KiribatiKiribati four times the size of Washington, DC
KosovoKosovo slightly larger than Delaware
KuwaitKuwait slightly smaller than New Jersey
KyrgyzstanKyrgyzstan slightly smaller than South Dakota
LaosLaos slightly larger than Utah
LatviaLatvia slightly larger than West Virginia
LebanonLebanon about 0.7 times the size of Connecticut
LesothoLesotho slightly smaller than Maryland
LiberiaLiberia slightly larger than Tennessee
LibyaLibya slightly larger than Alaska
LiechtensteinLiechtenstein about 0.9 times the size of Washington, DC
LithuaniaLithuania slightly larger than West Virginia
LuxembourgLuxembourg slightly smaller than Rhode Island
MacauMacau less than one-sixth the size of Washington, DC
MadagascarMadagascar slightly less than twice the size of Arizona
MalawiMalawi slightly smaller than Pennsylvania
MalaysiaMalaysia slightly larger than New Mexico
MaldivesMaldives about 1.7 times the size of Washington, DC
MaliMali slightly less than twice the size of Texas
MaltaMalta slightly less than twice the size of Washington, DC
Marshall IslandsMarshall Isl. about the size of Washington, DC
MartiniqueMartinique slightly more than six times the size of Washington, DC
MauritaniaMauritania slightly larger than three times the size of New Mexico
MauritiusMauritius almost 11 times the size of Washington, DC
MayotteMayotte slightly more than twice the size of Washington, DC
MexicoMexico slightly less than three times the size of Texas
Midway IslandsMidway Islands about nine times the size of The Mall in Washington, DC
MoldovaMoldova slightly larger than Maryland
MonacoMonaco about three times the size of The Mall in Washington, DC
MongoliaMongolia slightly smaller than Alaska
MontenegroMontenegro slightly smaller than Connecticut
MontserratMontserrat about 0.6 times the size of Washington, DC
MoroccoMorocco slightly larger than California
MozambiqueMozambique slightly less than twice the size of California
NamibiaNamibia slightly more than half the size of Alaska
NauruNauru about 0.1 times the size of Washington, DC
Navassa IslandNavassa Island about nine times the size of The Mall in Washington, DC
NepalNepal slightly larger than Arkansas
NetherlandsNetherlands slightly less than twice the size of New Jersey
Netherlands AntillesN. Antilles more than five times the size of Washington, DC
New CaledoniaNew Caledonia slightly smaller than New Jersey
New ZealandNew Zealand about the size of Colorado
NicaraguaNicaragua slightly smaller than New York state
NigerNiger slightly less than twice the size of Texas
NigeriaNigeria slightly more than twice the size of California
NiueNiue 1.5 times the size of Washington, DC
Norfolk IslandNorfolk Island about 0.2 times the size of Washington, DC
North KoreaNorth Korea slightly smaller than Mississippi
Northern Mariana IslandsN. Mariana 2.5 times the size of Washington, DC
NorwayNorway slightly larger than New Mexico
OmanOman slightly smaller than Kansas
Pacific OceanPacific Ocean about 15 times the size of the US; covers about 28% of the global surface; larger than the total land area of the world
PakistanPakistan slightly less than twice the size of California
PalauPalau slightly more than 2.5 times the size of Washington, DC
Palmyra AtollPalmyra Atoll about 20 times the size of The Mall in Washington, DC
PanamaPanama slightly smaller than South Carolina
Papua New GuineaPapua NG slightly larger than California
ParaguayParaguay slightly smaller than California
PeruPeru slightly smaller than Alaska
PhilippinesPhilippines slightly larger than Arizona
Pitcairn IslandsPitcarn about three tenths the size of Washington, DC
PolandPoland slightly smaller than New Mexico
PortugalPortugal slightly smaller than Indiana
Puerto RicoPuerto Rico slightly less than three times the size of Rhode Island
QatarQatar slightly smaller than Connecticut
Republic of MacedoniaMacedonia Rep. slightly larger than Vermont
ReunionReunion slightly smaller than Rhode Island
RomaniaRomania slightly smaller than Oregon
RussiaRussia approximately 1.8 times the size of the US
RwandaRwanda slightly smaller than Maryland
Saint BarthelemySt Barthelemy less than an eighth of the size of Washington, DC
Saint HelenaSaint Helena slightly more than twice the size of Washington, DC
Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da CunhaSaint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha slightly more than twice the size of Washington, DC
Saint Kitts and NevisSt Kitts+ one and a half times the size of Washington, DC
Saint LuciaSaint Lucia three and a half times the size of Washington, DC
Saint MartinSaint Martin more than one-third the size of Washington, DC
Saint Pierre and MiquelonSt Pierre+ one and half times the size of Washington, DC
Saint Vincent and the GrenadinesSt Vincent+ twice the size of Washington, DC
SamoaSamoa slightly smaller than Rhode Island
San MarinoSan Marino about one third times the size of Washington, DC
Sao Tome and PrincipeSoa Tome+ more than five times the size of Washington, DC
Saudi ArabiaSaudi Arabia slightly more than one-fifth the size of the US
SenegalSenegal slightly smaller than South Dakota
SerbiaSerbia slightly smaller than South Carolina
Serbia and MontenegroSerbia+ slightly larger than South Carolina
SeychellesSeychelles 2.5 times the size of Washington, DC
Sierra LeoneSierra Leone slightly smaller than South Carolina
SingaporeSingapore slightly more than 3.5 times the size of Washington, DC
SlovakiaSlovakia about twice the size of New Hampshire
SloveniaSlovenia slightly smaller than New Jersey
Solomon IslandsSolomon Islands slightly smaller than Maryland
SomaliaSomalia slightly smaller than Texas
South AfricaSouth Africa slightly less than twice the size of Texas
South Georgia and the South Sandwich IslandsSouth Georgia+ slightly larger than Rhode Island
South KoreaSouth Korea slightly larger than Indiana
South SudanSouth Sudan slightly smaller than Texas
Southern OceanSouthern Ocean slightly more than twice the size of the US
SpainSpain slightly more than twice the size of Oregon
Sri LankaSri Lanka slightly larger than West Virginia
SudanSudan slightly less than one-fifth the size of the US
SurinameSuriname slightly larger than Georgia
SvalbardSvalbard slightly smaller than West Virginia
SwazilandSwaziland slightly smaller than New Jersey
SwedenSweden slightly larger than California
SwitzerlandSwitzerland slightly less than twice the size of New Jersey
SyriaSyria slightly larger than North Dakota
TaiwanTaiwan slightly smaller than Maryland and Delaware combined
TajikistanTajikistan slightly smaller than Wisconsin
TanzaniaTanzania slightly larger than twice the size of California
ThailandThailand slightly more than twice the size of Wyoming
The BahamasThe Bahamas slightly smaller than Connecticut
The GambiaThe Gambia slightly less than twice the size of Delaware
TogoTogo slightly smaller than West Virginia
TokelauTokelau about 17 times the size of The Mall in Washington, DC
TongaTonga four times the size of Washington, DC
Trinidad and TobagoTrinidad+ slightly smaller than Delaware
Tromelin IslandTromelin Island about 1.7 times the size of The Mall in Washington, DC
TunisiaTunisia slightly larger than Georgia
TurkeyTurkey slightly larger than Texas
TurkmenistanTurkmenistan slightly larger than California
Turks and Caicos IslandsTurks+ 2.5 times the size of Washington, DC
TuvaluTuvalu 0.1 times the size of Washington, DC
UgandaUganda slightly smaller than Oregon
UkraineUkraine slightly smaller than Texas
United Arab EmiratesUAE slightly smaller than Maine
United KingdomUnited Kingdom slightly smaller than Oregon
United StatesUnited States about half the size of Russia; about three-tenths the size of Africa; about half the size of South America (or slightly larger than Brazil); slightly larger than China; more than twice the size of the European Union
UruguayUruguay slightly smaller than the state of Washington
UzbekistanUzbekistan slightly larger than California
VanuatuVanuatu slightly larger than Connecticut
VenezuelaVenezuela slightly more than twice the size of California
VietnamVietnam slightly larger than New Mexico
Virgin IslandsVirgin Islands twice the size of Washington, DC
Wake IslandWake Island about 11 times the size of The Mall in Washington, DC
Wallis and FutunaWallis+ 1.5 times the size of Washington, DC
West BankWest Bank slightly smaller than Delaware
Western SaharaWestern Sahara about the size of Colorado
YemenYemen slightly larger than twice the size of Wyoming
ZambiaZambia slightly larger than Texas
ZimbabweZimbabwe slightly larger than Montana

Citation

"All countries compared for Geography > Area > Comparative", CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Geography/Area/Comparative

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