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Geography > Area > Land: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Total land area in square kilometres.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 RussiaRussia 17 million sq km 2008
2 AntarcticaAntarctica 14 million sq km 2008
3 ChinaChina 9.33 million sq km 2008
4 United StatesUnited States 9.16 million sq km 2008
5 CanadaCanada 9.09 million sq km 2008
6 BrazilBrazil 8.46 million sq km 2008
7 AustraliaAustralia 7.62 million sq km 2008
Group of 7 countries (G7) averageGroup of 7 countries (G7) average 3.25 million sq km 2008
8 IndiaIndia 2.97 million sq km 2008
9 ArgentinaArgentina 2.74 million sq km 2008
10 KazakhstanKazakhstan 2.67 million sq km 2008
11 AlgeriaAlgeria 2.38 million sq km 2008
12 SudanSudan 2.38 million sq km 2008
Non-religious countries averageNon-religious countries average 2.35 million sq km 2008
13 Democratic Republic of the CongoCongo, DR. 2.27 million sq km 2008
Emerging markets averageEmerging markets average 2.23 million sq km 2008
14 GreenlandGreenland 2.17 million sq km 2005
15 Saudi ArabiaSaudi Arabia 2.15 million sq km 2008
16 MexicoMexico 1.92 million sq km 2008
17 IndonesiaIndonesia 1.83 million sq km 2008
18 LibyaLibya 1.76 million sq km 2008
Sparsely populated countries averageSparsely populated countries average 1.67 million sq km 2008
19 IranIran 1.64 million sq km 2008
Former Soviet republics averageFormer Soviet republics average 1.57 million sq km 2008
20 MongoliaMongolia 1.55 million sq km 2008
Cold countries averageCold countries average 1.35 million sq km 2008
21 PeruPeru 1.28 million sq km 2008
22 NigerNiger 1.27 million sq km 2008
23 ChadChad 1.26 million sq km 2008
24 AngolaAngola 1.25 million sq km 2008
25 MaliMali 1.22 million sq km 2008
26 South AfricaSouth Africa 1.22 million sq km 2008
Eastern Europe averageEastern Europe average 1.12 million sq km 2008
27 EthiopiaEthiopia 1.12 million sq km 2008
28 BoliviaBolivia 1.08 million sq km 2008
OPEC countries averageOPEC countries average 1.05 million sq km 2008
29 ColombiaColombia 1.04 million sq km 2008
30 MauritaniaMauritania 1.03 million sq km 2008
High income OECD countries averageHigh income OECD countries average 1.03 million sq km 2008
Religious countries averageReligious countries average 1.03 million sq km 2008
31 EgyptEgypt 995,450 sq km 2008
South Asia averageSouth Asia average 916,064 sq km 2008
32 NigeriaNigeria 910,768 sq km 2008
33 TanzaniaTanzania 886,037 sq km 2008
34 VenezuelaVenezuela 882,050 sq km 2008
East Asia and Pacific averageEast Asia and Pacific average 865,658.54 sq km 2008
35 NamibiaNamibia 825,418 sq km 2008
Former British colonies averageFormer British colonies average 817,824.08 sq km 2008
36 MozambiqueMozambique 784,090 sq km 2008
37 PakistanPakistan 778,720 sq km 2008
38 TurkeyTurkey 770,760 sq km 2008
Failed states averageFailed states average 763,755.2 sq km 2008
39 ChileChile 748,800 sq km 2008
40 ZambiaZambia 740,724 sq km 2008
South and Central Asia averageSouth and Central Asia average 669,680.08 sq km 2008
41 BurmaBurma 657,740 sq km 2008
42 AfghanistanAfghanistan 647,500 sq km 2008
Christian countries averageChristian countries average 639,235.45 sq km 2008
Muslim countries averageMuslim countries average 633,207.07 sq km 2008
43 SomaliaSomalia 627,337 sq km 2008
44 Central African RepublicCentral Africa 622,984 sq km 2008
Middle Eastern and North Africa averageMiddle Eastern and North Africa average 617,598.61 sq km 2008
Heavily indebted countries averageHeavily indebted countries average 617,413.13 sq km 2008
45 UkraineUkraine 603,700 sq km 2008
46 BotswanaBotswana 585,370 sq km 2008
47 MadagascarMadagascar 581,540 sq km 2008
Catholic countries averageCatholic countries average 579,586.46 sq km 2008
Hot countries averageHot countries average 578,900.11 sq km 2008
Former Spanish colonies averageFormer Spanish colonies average 575,741.75 sq km 2008
48 KenyaKenya 569,250 sq km 2008
Latin America and Caribbean averageLatin America and Caribbean average 557,877.08 sq km 2008
49 FranceFrance 545,630 sq km 2006
Europe averageEurope average 533,998.31 sq km 2008
50 YemenYemen 527,970 sq km 2008
NATO countries averageNATO average 522,510.16 sq km 2008
51 ThailandThailand 511,770 sq km 2008
Former French colonies averageFormer French colonies average 505,903.32 sq km 2008
52 SpainSpain 499,542 sq km 2008
Sub-Saharan Africa averageSub-Saharan Africa average 499,128.04 sq km 2008
53 TurkmenistanTurkmenistan 488,100 sq km 2008
54 CameroonCameroon 469,440 sq km 2008
55 Papua New GuineaPapua NG 452,860 sq km 2008
56 MoroccoMorocco 446,300 sq km 2008
57 IraqIraq 432,162 sq km 2008
58 UzbekistanUzbekistan 425,400 sq km 2008
Landlocked countries averageLandlocked countries average 414,717.73 sq km 2008
59 SwedenSweden 410,934 sq km 2008
60 ParaguayParaguay 397,300 sq km 2008
61 ZimbabweZimbabwe 386,670 sq km 2008
62 JapanJapan 374,744 sq km 2008
63 GermanyGermany 349,223 sq km 2008
64 Congo, Republic of theCongo, Republic of the 341,500 sq km 2008
65 MalaysiaMalaysia 328,550 sq km 2008
66 VietnamVietnam 325,360 sq km 2008
67 Cote d'IvoireCote d'Ivoire 318,000 sq km 2008
68 NorwayNorway 307,442 sq km 2008
69 FinlandFinland 304,473 sq km 2008
70 PolandPoland 304,459 sq km 2008
71 PhilippinesPhilippines 298,170 sq km 2008
72 ItalyItaly 294,020 sq km 2008
73 EcuadorEcuador 276,840 sq km 2008
74 Burkina FasoBurkina Faso 273,800 sq km 2008
75 New ZealandNew Zealand 268,021 sq km 2008
76 Western SaharaWestern Sahara 266,000 sq km 2008
77 GabonGabon 257,667 sq km 2008
78 GuineaGuinea 245,857 sq km 2008
79 United KingdomUnited Kingdom 241,590 sq km 2008
80 GhanaGhana 230,940 sq km 2008
81 LaosLaos 230,800 sq km 2008
82 RomaniaRomania 230,340 sq km 2008
83 OmanOman 212,460 sq km 2008
84 BelarusBelarus 207,600 sq km 2008
85 UgandaUganda 199,710 sq km 2008
86 GuyanaGuyana 196,850 sq km 2008
87 SenegalSenegal 192,000 sq km 2008
88 KyrgyzstanKyrgyzstan 191,300 sq km 2008
89 SyriaSyria 184,050 sq km 2008
90 CambodiaCambodia 176,520 sq km 2008
91 UruguayUruguay 173,620 sq km 2008
92 SurinameSuriname 161,470 sq km 2008
93 TunisiaTunisia 155,360 sq km 2008
94 NepalNepal 143,181 sq km 2008
95 TajikistanTajikistan 142,700 sq km 2008
European Union averageEuropean Union average 139,988.23 sq km 2008
96 BangladeshBangladesh 133,910 sq km 2008
97 GreeceGreece 130,800 sq km 2008
Eurozone averageEurozone average 121,964.53 sq km 2008
98 EritreaEritrea 121,320 sq km 2008
99 North KoreaNorth Korea 120,410 sq km 2008
100 NicaraguaNicaragua 120,254 sq km 2008
101 HondurasHonduras 111,890 sq km 2008
102 CubaCuba 110,860 sq km 2008
103 BeninBenin 110,620 sq km 2008
104 BulgariaBulgaria 110,550 sq km 2008
105 GuatemalaGuatemala 108,430 sq km 2008
106 IcelandIceland 100,250 sq km 2008
107 South KoreaSouth Korea 98,190 sq km 2008
108 LiberiaLiberia 96,320 sq km 2008
109 MalawiMalawi 94,080 sq km 2008
110 HungaryHungary 92,340 sq km 2008
111 JordanJordan 91,971 sq km 2008
112 PortugalPortugal 91,951 sq km 2008
113 French GuianaFrench Guiana 89,150 sq km 2006
114 AzerbaijanAzerbaijan 86,100 sq km 2008
115 United Arab EmiratesUAE 83,600 sq km 2008
116 AustriaAustria 82,444 sq km 2008
117 Serbia and MontenegroSerbia+ 77,474 sq km 2008
118 Czech RepublicCzech Republic 77,276 sq km 2008
119 PanamaPanama 75,990 sq km 2008
120 Sierra LeoneSierra Leone 71,620 sq km 2008
121 GeorgiaGeorgia 69,700 sq km 2008
122 IrelandIreland 68,890 sq km 2008
123 Sri LankaSri Lanka 64,740 sq km 2008
124 LatviaLatvia 63,589 sq km 2008
125 LithuaniaLithuania 62,680 sq km 2005
126 SvalbardSvalbard 61,020 sq km 2008
127 CroatiaCroatia 56,414 sq km 2008
128 TogoTogo 54,385 sq km 2008
129 Bosnia and HerzegovinaBosnia+ 51,197 sq km 2008
130 Costa RicaCosta Rica 50,660 sq km 2008
131 SlovakiaSlovakia 48,800 sq km 2008
132 Dominican RepublicDominican Rep. 48,380 sq km 2008
133 BhutanBhutan 47,000 sq km 2008
Tourist destinations averageTourist destinations average 46,694.78 sq km 2008
134 EstoniaEstonia 43,211 sq km 2008
135 DenmarkDenmark 42,394 sq km 2008
136 SwitzerlandSwitzerland 39,770 sq km 2008
137 NetherlandsNetherlands 33,883 sq km 2008
138 MoldovaMoldova 33,371 sq km 2008
139 TaiwanTaiwan 32,260 sq km 2008
140 LesothoLesotho 30,355 sq km 2008
141 BelgiumBelgium 30,278 sq km 2008
142 ArmeniaArmenia 28,454 sq km 2008
143 Equatorial GuineaEqu. Guinea 28,051 sq km 2008
144 Guinea-BissauGuinea-Bissau 28,000 sq km 2008
145 HaitiHaiti 27,560 sq km 2008
146 Solomon IslandsSolomon Islands 27,540 sq km 2008
147 AlbaniaAlbania 27,398 sq km 2008
148 BurundiBurundi 25,650 sq km 2008
149 RwandaRwanda 24,948 sq km 2008
150 DjiboutiDjibouti 22,980 sq km 2008
151 BelizeBelize 22,806 sq km 2008
152 El SalvadorEl Salvador 20,720 sq km 2008
153 IsraelIsrael 20,330 sq km 2008
154 SloveniaSlovenia 20,151 sq km 2008
155 New CaledoniaNew Caledonia 18,575 sq km 2008
156 FijiFiji 18,270 sq km 2008
157 KuwaitKuwait 17,820 sq km 2008
158 SwazilandSwaziland 17,203 sq km 2008
159 East TimorEast Timor 14,874 sq km 2005
160 VanuatuVanuatu 12,200 sq km 2008
161 Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)Falklands 12,173 sq km 2008
162 QatarQatar 11,437 sq km 2008
163 JamaicaJamaica 10,831 sq km 2008
164 LebanonLebanon 10,230 sq km 2008
165 The BahamasThe Bahamas 10,070 sq km 2008
166 The GambiaThe Gambia 10,000 sq km 2008
167 CyprusCyprus 9,240 sq km 2008
168 Puerto RicoPuerto Rico 8,870 sq km 2008
169 West BankWest Bank 5,640 sq km 2008
170 BruneiBrunei 5,270 sq km 2008
171 Trinidad and TobagoTrinidad+ 5,128 sq km 2008
172 Cape VerdeCape Verde 4,033 sq km 2008
173 South Georgia and the South Sandwich IslandsSouth Georgia+ 3,903 sq km 2008
174 French PolynesiaFr. Polynesia 3,660 sq km 2008
175 SamoaSamoa 2,934 sq km 2008
176 LuxembourgLuxembourg 2,586 sq km 2008
177 ReunionReunion 2,507 sq km 2006
178 ComorosComoros 2,170 sq km 2008
179 MauritiusMauritius 2,030 sq km 2008
180 GuadeloupeGuadeloupe 1,706 sq km 2006
181 Faroe IslandsFaroe Islands 1,399 sq km 2008
182 MartiniqueMartinique 1,060 sq km 2006
183 Hong KongHong Kong 1,042 sq km 2008
184 Sao Tome and PrincipeSoa Tome+ 1,001 sq km 2008
185 Netherlands AntillesN. Antilles 960 sq km 2008
186 KiribatiKiribati 811 sq km 2008
187 DominicaDominica 754 sq km 2008
188 TongaTonga 718 sq km 2008
189 Federated States of MicronesiaMicronesia 702 sq km 2008
190 SingaporeSingapore 682.7 sq km 2008
191 BahrainBahrain 665 sq km 2008
192 Saint LuciaSaint Lucia 606 sq km 2008
193 GuamGuam 541.3 sq km 2008
194 Northern Mariana IslandsN. Mariana 477 sq km 2008
195 AndorraAndorra 468 sq km 2008
196 PalauPalau 458 sq km 2008
197 SeychellesSeychelles 455 sq km 2008
198 Antigua and BarbudaAntigua+ 442.6 sq km 2008
199 BarbadosBarbados 431 sq km 2008
200 Turks and Caicos IslandsTurks+ 430 sq km 2008
201 Heard Island and McDonald IslandsHeard Isl+ 412 sq km 2008
202 Saint HelenaSaint Helena 410 sq km 2006
203 Saint Vincent and the GrenadinesSt Vincent+ 389 sq km 2008
204 Jan MayenJan Mayen 377 sq km 2008
205 MayotteMayotte 374 sq km 2011
206 Gaza StripGaza Strip 360 sq km 2008
207 Virgin IslandsVirgin Islands 346 sq km 2008
208 GrenadaGrenada 344 sq km 2008
209 MaltaMalta 316 sq km 2008
210 MaldivesMaldives 300 sq km 2008
211 Wallis and FutunaWallis+ 274 sq km 2008
212 Cayman IslandsCayman Islands 262 sq km 2008
213 Saint Kitts and NevisSt Kitts+ 261 sq km 2008
214 NiueNiue 260 sq km 2008
215 Saint Pierre and MiquelonSt Pierre+ 242 sq km 2008
216 Cook IslandsCook Islands 236.7 sq km 2008
217 American SamoaAmerican Samoa 199 sq km 2008
218 ArubaAruba 193 sq km 2008
219 Marshall IslandsMarshall Isl. 181.3 sq km 2008
220 LiechtensteinLiechtenstein 160 sq km 2008
221 British Virgin IslandsBrit. Virgin Isl. 153 sq km 2008
222 Christmas IslandXmas Island 135 sq km 2008
223 JerseyJersey 116 sq km 2008
224 AnguillaAnguilla 102 sq km 2008
225 MontserratMontserrat 102 sq km 2008
226 GuernseyGuernsey 78 sq km 2011
227 San MarinoSan Marino 61.2 sq km 2008
228 British Indian Ocean TerritoryIndian Ocean 60 sq km 2006
229 Saint MartinSaint Martin 54.4 sq km 2011
230 BermudaBermuda 53.3 sq km 2008
231 Bouvet IslandBouvet Island 49 sq km 2008
232 Pitcairn IslandsPitcarn 47 sq km 2011
233 Norfolk IslandNorfolk Island 34.6 sq km 2008
234 MacauMacau 28.2 sq km 2008
235 Europa IslandEuropa Island 28 sq km 2006
236 TuvaluTuvalu 26 sq km 2008
237 NauruNauru 21 sq km 2008
238 Cocos (Keeling) IslandsCocos Islands 14 sq km 2008
239 Palmyra AtollPalmyra Atoll 11.9 sq km 2006
240 TokelauTokelau 10 sq km 2008
241 Wake IslandWake Island 6.5 sq km 2008
242 GibraltarGibraltar 6.5 sq km 2008
243 Midway IslandsMidway Islands 6.2 sq km 2006
244 Clipperton IslandClipperton 6 sq km 2008
245 Navassa IslandNavassa Island 5.4 sq km 2008
246 Ashmore and Cartier IslandsAshmore+ 5 sq km 2008
247 Glorioso IslandsGlorioso 5 sq km 2006
248 Jarvis IslandJarvis Island 4.5 sq km 2006
249 Juan de Nova IslandJuan de Nova 4.4 sq km 2006
250 Johnston AtollJohnston Atoll 2.63 sq km 2006
251 MonacoMonaco 1.95 sq km 2008
252 Howland IslandHowland Island 1.6 sq km 2006
253 Baker IslandBaker Island 1.4 sq km 2006
254 Kingman ReefKingman Reef 1 sq km 2006
255 Tromelin IslandTromelin Island 1 sq km 2006
256 Holy See (Vatican City)Vatican City 0.44 sq km 2008
257 Bassas da IndiaBassas da India 0.2 sq km 2006

Citation

"All countries compared for Geography > Area > Land", 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/Land

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