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Geography > Area > Land: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Total land area in square kilometres.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Russia 17 million sq km 2008
2 Antarctica 14 million sq km 2008
3 China 9.33 million sq km 2008
4 United States 9.16 million sq km 2008
5 Canada 9.09 million sq km 2008
6 Brazil 8.46 million sq km 2008
7 Australia 7.62 million sq km 2008
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 3.25 million sq km 2008
8 India 2.97 million sq km 2008
9 Argentina 2.74 million sq km 2008
10 Kazakhstan 2.67 million sq km 2008
11 Algeria 2.38 million sq km 2008
12 Sudan 2.38 million sq km 2008
Non-religious countries average (profile) 2.35 million sq km 2008
13 Democratic Republic of the Congo 2.27 million sq km 2008
Emerging markets average (profile) 2.23 million sq km 2008
14 Greenland 2.17 million sq km 2005
15 Saudi Arabia 2.15 million sq km 2008
16 Mexico 1.92 million sq km 2008
17 Indonesia 1.83 million sq km 2008
18 Libya 1.76 million sq km 2008
Sparsely populated countries average (profile) 1.67 million sq km 2008
19 Iran 1.64 million sq km 2008
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 1.57 million sq km 2008
20 Mongolia 1.55 million sq km 2008
Cold countries average (profile) 1.35 million sq km 2008
21 Peru 1.28 million sq km 2008
22 Niger 1.27 million sq km 2008
23 Chad 1.26 million sq km 2008
24 Angola 1.25 million sq km 2008
25 Mali 1.22 million sq km 2008
26 South Africa 1.22 million sq km 2008
Eastern Europe average (profile) 1.12 million sq km 2008
27 Ethiopia 1.12 million sq km 2008
28 Bolivia 1.08 million sq km 2008
OPEC countries average (profile) 1.05 million sq km 2008
29 Colombia 1.04 million sq km 2008
30 Mauritania 1.03 million sq km 2008
High income OECD countries average (profile) 1.03 million sq km 2008
Religious countries average (profile) 1.03 million sq km 2008
31 Egypt 995,450 sq km 2008
South Asia average (profile) 916,064 sq km 2008
32 Nigeria 910,768 sq km 2008
33 Tanzania 886,037 sq km 2008
34 Venezuela 882,050 sq km 2008
East Asia and Pacific average (profile) 865,658.54 sq km 2008
35 Namibia 825,418 sq km 2008
Former British colonies average (profile) 817,824.08 sq km 2008
36 Mozambique 784,090 sq km 2008
37 Pakistan 778,720 sq km 2008
38 Turkey 770,760 sq km 2008
failed states average (profile) 763,755.2 sq km 2008
39 Chile 748,800 sq km 2008
40 Zambia 740,724 sq km 2008
South and Central Asia average (profile) 669,680.08 sq km 2008
41 Burma 657,740 sq km 2008
42 Afghanistan 647,500 sq km 2008
Christian countries average (profile) 639,235.45 sq km 2008
Muslim countries average (profile) 633,207.07 sq km 2008
43 Somalia 627,337 sq km 2008
44 Central African Republic 622,984 sq km 2008
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 617,598.61 sq km 2008
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 617,413.13 sq km 2008
45 Ukraine 603,700 sq km 2008
46 Botswana 585,370 sq km 2008
47 Madagascar 581,540 sq km 2008
Catholic countries average (profile) 579,586.46 sq km 2008
Hot countries average (profile) 578,900.11 sq km 2008
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 575,741.75 sq km 2008
48 Kenya 569,250 sq km 2008
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 557,877.08 sq km 2008
49 France 545,630 sq km 2006
Europe average (profile) 533,998.31 sq km 2008
50 Yemen 527,970 sq km 2008
NATO countries average (profile) 522,510.16 sq km 2008
51 Thailand 511,770 sq km 2008
Former French colonies average (profile) 505,903.32 sq km 2008
52 Spain 499,542 sq km 2008
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 499,128.04 sq km 2008
53 Turkmenistan 488,100 sq km 2008
54 Cameroon 469,440 sq km 2008
55 Papua New Guinea 452,860 sq km 2008
56 Morocco 446,300 sq km 2008
57 Iraq 432,162 sq km 2008
58 Uzbekistan 425,400 sq km 2008
Landlocked countries average (profile) 414,717.73 sq km 2008
59 Sweden 410,934 sq km 2008
60 Paraguay 397,300 sq km 2008
61 Zimbabwe 386,670 sq km 2008
62 Japan 374,744 sq km 2008
63 Germany 349,223 sq km 2008
64 Congo, Republic of the 341,500 sq km 2008
65 Malaysia 328,550 sq km 2008
66 Vietnam 325,360 sq km 2008
67 Cote d'Ivoire 318,000 sq km 2008
68 Norway 307,442 sq km 2008
69 Finland 304,473 sq km 2008
70 Poland 304,459 sq km 2008
71 Philippines 298,170 sq km 2008
72 Italy 294,020 sq km 2008
73 Ecuador 276,840 sq km 2008
74 Burkina Faso 273,800 sq km 2008
75 New Zealand 268,021 sq km 2008
76 Western Sahara 266,000 sq km 2008
77 Gabon 257,667 sq km 2008
78 Guinea 245,857 sq km 2008
79 United Kingdom 241,590 sq km 2008
80 Ghana 230,940 sq km 2008
81 Laos 230,800 sq km 2008
82 Romania 230,340 sq km 2008
83 Oman 212,460 sq km 2008
84 Belarus 207,600 sq km 2008
85 Uganda 199,710 sq km 2008
86 Guyana 196,850 sq km 2008
87 Senegal 192,000 sq km 2008
88 Kyrgyzstan 191,300 sq km 2008
89 Syria 184,050 sq km 2008
90 Cambodia 176,520 sq km 2008
91 Uruguay 173,620 sq km 2008
92 Suriname 161,470 sq km 2008
93 Tunisia 155,360 sq km 2008
94 Nepal 143,181 sq km 2008
95 Tajikistan 142,700 sq km 2008
European Union average (profile) 139,988.23 sq km 2008
96 Bangladesh 133,910 sq km 2008
97 Greece 130,800 sq km 2008
Eurozone average (profile) 121,964.53 sq km 2008
98 Eritrea 121,320 sq km 2008
99 North Korea 120,410 sq km 2008
100 Nicaragua 120,254 sq km 2008
101 Honduras 111,890 sq km 2008
102 Cuba 110,860 sq km 2008
103 Benin 110,620 sq km 2008
104 Bulgaria 110,550 sq km 2008
105 Guatemala 108,430 sq km 2008
106 Iceland 100,250 sq km 2008
107 South Korea 98,190 sq km 2008
108 Liberia 96,320 sq km 2008
109 Malawi 94,080 sq km 2008
110 Hungary 92,340 sq km 2008
111 Jordan 91,971 sq km 2008
112 Portugal 91,951 sq km 2008
113 French Guiana 89,150 sq km 2006
114 Azerbaijan 86,100 sq km 2008
115 United Arab Emirates 83,600 sq km 2008
116 Austria 82,444 sq km 2008
117 Serbia and Montenegro 77,474 sq km 2008
118 Czech Republic 77,276 sq km 2008
119 Panama 75,990 sq km 2008
120 Sierra Leone 71,620 sq km 2008
121 Georgia 69,700 sq km 2008
122 Ireland 68,890 sq km 2008
123 Sri Lanka 64,740 sq km 2008
124 Latvia 63,589 sq km 2008
125 Lithuania 62,680 sq km 2005
126 Svalbard 61,020 sq km 2008
127 Croatia 56,414 sq km 2008
128 Togo 54,385 sq km 2008
129 Bosnia and Herzegovina 51,197 sq km 2008
130 Costa Rica 50,660 sq km 2008
131 Slovakia 48,800 sq km 2008
132 Dominican Republic 48,380 sq km 2008
133 Bhutan 47,000 sq km 2008
Tourist destinations average (profile) 46,694.78 sq km 2008
134 Estonia 43,211 sq km 2008
135 Denmark 42,394 sq km 2008
136 Switzerland 39,770 sq km 2008
137 Netherlands 33,883 sq km 2008
138 Moldova 33,371 sq km 2008
139 Taiwan 32,260 sq km 2008
140 Lesotho 30,355 sq km 2008
141 Belgium 30,278 sq km 2008
142 Armenia 28,454 sq km 2008
143 Equatorial Guinea 28,051 sq km 2008
144 Guinea-Bissau 28,000 sq km 2008
145 Haiti 27,560 sq km 2008
146 Solomon Islands 27,540 sq km 2008
147 Albania 27,398 sq km 2008
148 Burundi 25,650 sq km 2008
149 Rwanda 24,948 sq km 2008
150 Djibouti 22,980 sq km 2008
151 Belize 22,806 sq km 2008
152 El Salvador 20,720 sq km 2008
153 Israel 20,330 sq km 2008
154 Slovenia 20,151 sq km 2008
155 New Caledonia 18,575 sq km 2008
156 Fiji 18,270 sq km 2008
157 Kuwait 17,820 sq km 2008
158 Swaziland 17,203 sq km 2008
159 East Timor 14,874 sq km 2005
160 Vanuatu 12,200 sq km 2008
161 Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) 12,173 sq km 2008
162 Qatar 11,437 sq km 2008
163 Jamaica 10,831 sq km 2008
164 Lebanon 10,230 sq km 2008
165 The Bahamas 10,070 sq km 2008
166 The Gambia 10,000 sq km 2008
167 Cyprus 9,240 sq km 2008
168 Puerto Rico 8,870 sq km 2008
169 West Bank 5,640 sq km 2008
170 Brunei 5,270 sq km 2008
171 Trinidad and Tobago 5,128 sq km 2008
172 Cape Verde 4,033 sq km 2008
173 South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands 3,903 sq km 2008
174 French Polynesia 3,660 sq km 2008
175 Samoa 2,934 sq km 2008
176 Luxembourg 2,586 sq km 2008
177 Reunion 2,507 sq km 2006
178 Comoros 2,170 sq km 2008
179 Mauritius 2,030 sq km 2008
180 Guadeloupe 1,706 sq km 2006
181 Faroe Islands 1,399 sq km 2008
182 Martinique 1,060 sq km 2006
183 Hong Kong 1,042 sq km 2008
184 Sao Tome and Principe 1,001 sq km 2008
185 Netherlands Antilles 960 sq km 2008
186 Kiribati 811 sq km 2008
187 Dominica 754 sq km 2008
188 Tonga 718 sq km 2008
189 Federated States of Micronesia 702 sq km 2008
190 Singapore 682.7 sq km 2008
191 Bahrain 665 sq km 2008
192 Saint Lucia 606 sq km 2008
193 Guam 541.3 sq km 2008
194 Northern Mariana Islands 477 sq km 2008
195 Andorra 468 sq km 2008
196 Palau 458 sq km 2008
197 Seychelles 455 sq km 2008
198 Antigua and Barbuda 442.6 sq km 2008
199 Barbados 431 sq km 2008
200 Turks and Caicos Islands 430 sq km 2008
201 Heard Island and McDonald Islands 412 sq km 2008
202 Saint Helena 410 sq km 2006
203 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 389 sq km 2008
204 Jan Mayen 377 sq km 2008
205 Mayotte 374 sq km 2011
206 Gaza Strip 360 sq km 2008
207 Virgin Islands 346 sq km 2008
208 Grenada 344 sq km 2008
209 Malta 316 sq km 2008
210 Maldives 300 sq km 2008
211 Wallis and Futuna 274 sq km 2008
212 Cayman Islands 262 sq km 2008
213 Saint Kitts and Nevis 261 sq km 2008
214 Niue 260 sq km 2008
215 Saint Pierre and Miquelon 242 sq km 2008
216 Cook Islands 236.7 sq km 2008
217 American Samoa 199 sq km 2008
218 Aruba 193 sq km 2008
219 Marshall Islands 181.3 sq km 2008
220 Liechtenstein 160 sq km 2008
221 British Virgin Islands 153 sq km 2008
222 Christmas Island 135 sq km 2008
223 Jersey 116 sq km 2008
=224 Anguilla 102 sq km 2008
=224 Montserrat 102 sq km 2008
226 Guernsey 78 sq km 2011
227 San Marino 61.2 sq km 2008
228 British Indian Ocean Territory 60 sq km 2006
229 Saint Martin 54.4 sq km 2011
230 Bermuda 53.3 sq km 2008
231 Bouvet Island 49 sq km 2008
232 Pitcairn Islands 47 sq km 2011
233 Norfolk Island 34.6 sq km 2008
234 Macau 28.2 sq km 2008
235 Europa Island 28 sq km 2006
236 Tuvalu 26 sq km 2008
237 Nauru 21 sq km 2008
238 Cocos (Keeling) Islands 14 sq km 2008
239 Palmyra Atoll 11.9 sq km 2006
240 Tokelau 10 sq km 2008
=241 Wake Island 6.5 sq km 2008
=241 Gibraltar 6.5 sq km 2008
243 Midway Islands 6.2 sq km 2006
244 Clipperton Island 6 sq km 2008
245 Navassa Island 5.4 sq km 2008
=246 Ashmore and Cartier Islands 5 sq km 2008
=246 Glorioso Islands 5 sq km 2006
248 Jarvis Island 4.5 sq km 2006
249 Juan de Nova Island 4.4 sq km 2006
250 Johnston Atoll 2.63 sq km 2006
251 Monaco 1.95 sq km 2008
252 Howland Island 1.6 sq km 2006
253 Baker Island 1.4 sq km 2006
=254 Kingman Reef 1 sq km 2006
=254 Tromelin Island 1 sq km 2006
256 Holy See (Vatican City) 0.44 sq km 2008
257 Bassas da India 0.2 sq km 2006

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/stats/Geography/Area/Land

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