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Geography > Area > Land per 1000: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Total land area in square kilometres. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Greenland 38,044.89 sq km 2005
2 Mongolia 590.52 sq km 2008
3 Namibia 391.05 sq km 2008
4 Australia 356.24 sq km 2008
5 Iceland 315.83 sq km 2008
6 Suriname 313.31 sq km 2008
7 Botswana 302.72 sq km 2008
8 Mauritania 301.03 sq km 2008
9 Libya 299.4 sq km 2008
10 Canada 272.93 sq km 2008
11 Guyana 253.76 sq km 2008
12 Gabon 173.77 sq km 2008
13 Kazakhstan 170.33 sq km 2008
Sparsely populated countries average (profile) 154.67 sq km 2008
14 Central African Republic 148.86 sq km 2008
15 Russia 119.73 sq km 2008
16 Chad 114.15 sq km 2008
17 Bolivia 110.27 sq km 2008
18 Turkmenistan 99.26 sq km 2008
19 Mali 92.86 sq km 2008
20 Niger 85.95 sq km 2008
21 Oman 81.92 sq km 2008
22 Saudi Arabia 81.53 sq km 2008
23 Belize 77.69 sq km 2008
24 New Caledonia 76.13 sq km 2008
25 Sudan 69.8 sq km 2008
26 Papua New Guinea 69.13 sq km 2008
27 Argentina 68.98 sq km 2008
28 Somalia 68.63 sq km 2008
29 Angola 68.07 sq km 2008
30 Bhutan 67.9 sq km 2008
31 Algeria 66.67 sq km 2008
32 Norway 64.48 sq km 2008
33 Paraguay 63.71 sq km 2008
34 New Zealand 62.78 sq km 2008
Non-religious countries average (profile) 60.65 sq km 2008
35 Zambia 59.46 sq km 2008
36 Finland 57.3 sq km 2008
Landlocked countries average (profile) 56.6 sq km 2008
OPEC countries average (profile) 56.14 sq km 2008
37 Solomon Islands 54.69 sq km 2008
38 Vanuatu 54.13 sq km 2008
Cold countries average (profile) 53.96 sq km 2008
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 53.18 sq km 2008
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 52.14 sq km 2008
39 Uruguay 51.84 sq km 2008
Former French colonies average (profile) 51.77 sq km 2008
East Asia and Pacific average (profile) 50.16 sq km 2008
High income OECD countries average (profile) 47.2 sq km 2008
Former British colonies average (profile) 46.72 sq km 2008
40 Peru 44.72 sq km 2008
41 Sweden 44.57 sq km 2008
42 Chile 44.49 sq km 2008
43 Brazil 44.1 sq km 2008
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 42.87 sq km 2008
Muslim countries average (profile) 42.84 sq km 2008
44 Equatorial Guinea 42.63 sq km 2008
Hot countries average (profile) 41.01 sq km 2008
failed states average (profile) 40.43 sq km 2008
45 Democratic Republic of the Congo 38.55 sq km 2008
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 38.43 sq km 2008
Christian countries average (profile) 38 sq km 2008
46 Laos 37.59 sq km 2008
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 37.18 sq km 2008
47 Kyrgyzstan 35.97 sq km 2008
NATO countries average (profile) 35.08 sq km 2008
South and Central Asia average (profile) 34.64 sq km 2008
48 Mozambique 34.45 sq km 2008
49 Estonia 32.23 sq km 2008
50 Venezuela 31.37 sq km 2008
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 30.76 sq km 2008
51 Zimbabwe 30.25 sq km 2008
52 United States 30.13 sq km 2008
53 Madagascar 29.18 sq km 2008
54 The Bahamas 28.91 sq km 2008
55 Djibouti 28.37 sq km 2008
56 Latvia 28.06 sq km 2008
57 Liberia 26.23 sq km 2008
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 25.19 sq km 2008
58 South Africa 25 sq km 2008
Emerging markets average (profile) 24.58 sq km 2008
59 Yemen 24.33 sq km 2008
60 Cameroon 23.96 sq km 2008
61 Afghanistan 23.95 sq km 2008
62 Guinea 23.84 sq km 2008
63 Colombia 23 sq km 2008
64 Palau 22.64 sq km 2008
Tourist destinations average (profile) 22.59 sq km 2008
Europe average (profile) 22.58 sq km 2008
65 Eritrea 22.54 sq km 2008
66 Iran 22.52 sq km 2008
67 Belarus 21.79 sq km 2008
68 Fiji 21.65 sq km 2008
69 Panama 21.38 sq km 2008
70 Nicaragua 21.22 sq km 2008
71 Tanzania 20.92 sq km 2008
Catholic countries average (profile) 20.39 sq km 2008
South Asia average (profile) 19.99 sq km 2008
72 Tajikistan 19.61 sq km 2008
Religious countries average (profile) 19.6 sq km 2008
73 Ecuador 19.08 sq km 2008
74 Burkina Faso 18.68 sq km 2008
75 Guinea-Bissau 18.46 sq km 2008
76 Lithuania 18.36 sq km 2005
Eastern Europe average (profile) 17.8 sq km 2008
77 Cote d'Ivoire 17.42 sq km 2008
78 Mexico 16.73 sq km 2008
79 Samoa 15.99 sq km 2008
80 Georgia 15.9 sq km 2008
81 Jordan 15.9 sq km 2008
82 Senegal 15.69 sq km 2008
83 Uzbekistan 15.58 sq km 2008
84 Ireland 15.57 sq km 2008
85 Lesotho 15.39 sq km 2008
86 Honduras 15.28 sq km 2008
87 East Timor 15.13 sq km 2005
88 Tunisia 15.04 sq km 2008
89 Swaziland 14.91 sq km 2008
90 Iraq 14.68 sq km 2008
91 Kenya 14.68 sq km 2008
92 Turks and Caicos Islands 14.59 sq km 2008
93 Bulgaria 14.5 sq km 2008
94 Morocco 14.42 sq km 2008
95 French Polynesia 13.92 sq km 2008
96 Brunei 13.58 sq km 2008
97 Ethiopia 13.55 sq km 2008
98 Bosnia and Herzegovina 13.26 sq km 2008
99 Egypt 13.19 sq km 2008
European Union average (profile) 13.11 sq km 2008
Eurozone average (profile) 13.06 sq km 2008
100 Ukraine 13.05 sq km 2008
101 Sierra Leone 12.95 sq km 2008
102 Burma 12.85 sq km 2008
103 Croatia 12.72 sq km 2008
104 Cambodia 12.66 sq km 2008
105 Benin 12.33 sq km 2008
106 United Arab Emirates 12.3 sq km 2008
107 Malaysia 12.03 sq km 2008
108 Greece 11.64 sq km 2008
109 Costa Rica 11.18 sq km 2008
110 Spain 10.97 sq km 2008
111 Turkey 10.95 sq km 2008
112 Romania 10.71 sq km 2008
113 Dominica 10.64 sq km 2008
114 Ghana 9.99 sq km 2008
115 Slovenia 9.97 sq km 2008
116 Austria 9.89 sq km 2008
117 Azerbaijan 9.82 sq km 2008
118 Cuba 9.81 sq km 2008
119 Armenia 9.56 sq km 2008
120 Moldova 9.35 sq km 2008
121 Hungary 9.2 sq km 2008
122 Togo 9.08 sq km 2008
123 Syria 9.05 sq km 2008
124 Slovakia 9.03 sq km 2008
125 Albania 8.68 sq km 2008
126 Portugal 8.66 sq km 2008
127 Cyprus 8.58 sq km 2008
128 France 8.58 sq km 2006
129 Kiribati 8.55 sq km 2008
130 Qatar 8.42 sq km 2008
131 Cape Verde 8.32 sq km 2008
132 Northern Mariana Islands 8.32 sq km 2008
133 Poland 7.99 sq km 2008
134 Guatemala 7.94 sq km 2008
135 Indonesia 7.8 sq km 2008
136 Thailand 7.73 sq km 2008
137 Denmark 7.72 sq km 2008
138 Czech Republic 7.41 sq km 2008
139 China 7.04 sq km 2008
140 Tonga 6.97 sq km 2008
141 Federated States of Micronesia 6.72 sq km 2008
142 Malawi 6.65 sq km 2008
143 Kuwait 6.59 sq km 2008
144 The Gambia 6.34 sq km 2008
145 Uganda 6.28 sq km 2008
146 Nigeria 6.02 sq km 2008
147 Sao Tome and Principe 5.95 sq km 2008
148 Andorra 5.85 sq km 2008
149 Nepal 5.45 sq km 2008
150 Luxembourg 5.29 sq km 2008
151 Seychelles 5.23 sq km 2008
152 Switzerland 5.2 sq km 2008
153 Antigua and Barbuda 5.19 sq km 2008
154 Saint Kitts and Nevis 5.11 sq km 2008
155 North Korea 4.97 sq km 2008
156 Dominican Republic 4.96 sq km 2008
157 Cayman Islands 4.95 sq km 2008
158 Italy 4.91 sq km 2008
159 Pakistan 4.66 sq km 2008
160 Liechtenstein 4.5 sq km 2008
161 Germany 4.25 sq km 2008
162 Jamaica 4.03 sq km 2008
163 United Kingdom 3.94 sq km 2008
164 Trinidad and Tobago 3.9 sq km 2008
165 Vietnam 3.82 sq km 2008
166 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 3.56 sq km 2008
167 Saint Lucia 3.51 sq km 2008
168 American Samoa 3.49 sq km 2008
169 Marshall Islands 3.47 sq km 2008
170 Guam 3.42 sq km 2008
171 El Salvador 3.37 sq km 2008
172 Comoros 3.34 sq km 2008
173 Grenada 3.31 sq km 2008
174 Philippines 3.3 sq km 2008
175 Sri Lanka 3.2 sq km 2008
176 Burundi 2.97 sq km 2008
177 Japan 2.93 sq km 2008
178 Haiti 2.86 sq km 2008
179 Belgium 2.83 sq km 2008
180 Israel 2.78 sq km 2008
181 Tuvalu 2.66 sq km 2008
182 India 2.53 sq km 2008
183 Lebanon 2.44 sq km 2008
184 Rwanda 2.44 sq km 2008
185 Puerto Rico 2.36 sq km 2008
186 Netherlands 2.06 sq km 2008
187 South Korea 2.01 sq km 2008
188 San Marino 2 sq km 2008
189 Aruba 1.9 sq km 2008
190 Mauritius 1.6 sq km 2008
191 Barbados 1.55 sq km 2008
192 Maldives 0.956 sq km 2008
193 Bangladesh 0.905 sq km 2008
194 Bermuda 0.817 sq km 2008
195 Malta 0.767 sq km 2008
196 Bahrain 0.596 sq km 2008
197 Hong Kong 0.15 sq km 2008
198 Singapore 0.141 sq km 2008
199 Macau 0.0556 sq km 2008
200 Monaco 0.0546 sq km 2008

Citation

"Countries Compared by Geography > Area > Land per 1000. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Geography/Area/Land-per-1000

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