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Geography > Irrigated land per million: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: The number of square kilometers of land area that is artificially supplied with water. Figures expressed per million population for the same year.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Turkmenistan 3,872.6 sq km 2003
2 Kazakhstan 2,385.13 sq km 2003
3 Kyrgyzstan 2,125.59 sq km 2003
4 Guyana 1,990.41 sq km 2003
5 Azerbaijan 1,767.04 sq km 2003
6 Uzbekistan 1,674.38 sq km 2003
7 Romania 1,415.23 sq km 2003
8 Iraq 1,357.88 sq km 2003
South and Central Asia average (profile) 1,324.95 sq km 2003
9 Greece 1,318.09 sq km 2003
10 Australia 1,279.19 sq km 2003
11 Pakistan 1,196.04 sq km 2003
12 Chile 1,187.82 sq km 2003
13 Afghanistan 1,176.67 sq km 2003
14 East Timor 1,141.03 sq km 2003
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 1,122.38 sq km 2003
15 Iran 1,116.08 sq km 2003
16 Tajikistan 1,105.73 sq km 2003
17 Albania 1,089.71 sq km 2003
18 Georgia 1,083.42 sq km 2003
19 Suriname 1,047.51 sq km 2003
20 Armenia 942.02 sq km 2003
21 Spain 899.9 sq km 2003
22 Libya 866.74 sq km 2003
23 Denmark 832.94 sq km 2003
24 Moldova 830.37 sq km 2003
25 Turkey 790.89 sq km 2003
South Asia average (profile) 774.27 sq km 2003
26 Cuba 773.61 sq km 2003
27 Thailand 773.16 sq km 2003
28 United States 771.61 sq km 2003
29 Syria 770.59 sq km 2003
30 Bulgaria 751.58 sq km 2003
31 Saudi Arabia 708.9 sq km 2003
32 New Zealand 707.69 sq km 2003
33 Sao Tome and Principe 678.17 sq km 2003
34 Ecuador 651.36 sq km 2003
35 Bhutan 648.95 sq km 2003
Muslim countries average (profile) 646.55 sq km 2003
36 Uruguay 631.5 sq km 2003
37 Madagascar 629.74 sq km 2003
38 North Korea 622.62 sq km 2003
39 Portugal 622.54 sq km 2003
40 Sudan 621.54 sq km 2003
Religious countries average (profile) 590.76 sq km 2003
41 Mexico 584.88 sq km 2003
Eastern Europe average (profile) 556.32 sq km 2003
42 India 510.23 sq km 2003
Non-religious countries average (profile) 500.6 sq km 2003
43 Egypt 492.85 sq km 2003
44 Morocco 488.39 sq km 2003
OPEC countries average (profile) 480.51 sq km 2003
45 Italy 477.39 sq km 2003
46 Nepal 477.05 sq km 2003
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 471.75 sq km 2003
47 Ukraine 461.8 sq km 2003
48 Swaziland 459.59 sq km 2003
Emerging markets average (profile) 444.72 sq km 2003
49 Peru 443.24 sq km 2003
50 New Caledonia 443 sq km 2003
51 China 423.75 sq km 2003
52 France 417.72 sq km 2003
NATO countries average (profile) 416.35 sq km 2003
53 Argentina 408.21 sq km 2003
54 Cyprus 400.74 sq km 2003
55 Tunisia 400.41 sq km 2003
High income OECD countries average (profile) 389.86 sq km 2003
56 Sri Lanka 387.52 sq km 2003
57 Burma 377.19 sq km 2003
58 Vietnam 372.82 sq km 2003
failed states average (profile) 367.98 sq km 2003
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 351.74 sq km 2003
59 Netherlands 348.22 sq km 2003
60 Mongolia 340.27 sq km 2003
61 Slovakia 340.17 sq km 2003
62 Bangladesh 339.47 sq km 2003
European Union average (profile) 334.96 sq km 2003
Eurozone average (profile) 326.91 sq km 2003
63 South Africa 324.83 sq km 2003
64 Russia 318.12 sq km 2003
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 314.97 sq km 2003
65 Laos 311.44 sq km 2003
66 Dominican Republic 303.15 sq km 2003
Former British colonies average (profile) 302.11 sq km 2003
67 Oman 301.37 sq km 2003
68 Israel 290 sq km 2003
69 Yemen 288.24 sq km 2003
70 Lebanon 281.83 sq km 2003
71 Norway 278.21 sq km 2003
72 European Union 266.44 sq km 2003
73 Costa Rica 258.92 sq km 2003
74 Somalia 248.83 sq km 2003
75 Canada 247.82 sq km 2003
76 Hungary 227.06 sq km 2003
77 United Arab Emirates 225.57 sq km 2003
78 Venezuela 222.89 sq km 2003
79 Colombia 214.94 sq km 2003
80 Mali 210.34 sq km 2003
81 Cambodia 208.75 sq km 2003
82 Qatar 206.43 sq km 2002
83 Indonesia 206.28 sq km 2003
84 Japan 202.95 sq km 2003
85 Philippines 187.64 sq km 2003
Former French colonies average (profile) 187.27 sq km 2003
86 Saint Lucia 185.45 sq km 2003
87 Barbados 184.61 sq km 2003
88 Guinea-Bissau 183.75 sq km 2003
89 South Korea 183.46 sq km 2003
90 Mauritius 179.91 sq km 2003
91 Algeria 172.41 sq km 2003
92 Mauritania 170.29 sq km 2002
93 Brazil 160.66 sq km 2003
94 Malaysia 146.64 sq km 2003
95 Bolivia 146.39 sq km 2003
96 Jordan 145.24 sq km 2003
97 Zambia 143.19 sq km 2003
98 Zimbabwe 137.3 sq km 2003
99 Belarus 133.71 sq km 2003
100 Panama 132.68 sq km 2003
101 Sweden 128.37 sq km 2003
102 Finland 122.77 sq km 2003
103 Honduras 120.7 sq km 2003
104 Paraguay 117.91 sq km 2003
105 Belize 116.12 sq km 2003
106 Nicaragua 114.71 sq km 2003
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 114.48 sq km 2003
107 Senegal 112.43 sq km 2003
108 Guatemala 107.77 sq km 2003
109 Puerto Rico 104.55 sq km 2003
110 Guinea 103.21 sq km 2003
111 Haiti 102.27 sq km 2003
112 Jamaica 95.51 sq km 2002
113 Luxembourg 94.18 sq km 1998
114 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 92.29 sq km 2003
115 Latvia 86.01 sq km 2003
116 El Salvador 74.63 sq km 2003
117 Cape Verde 64.25 sq km 2003
118 Sierra Leone 63.66 sq km 2003
119 Kuwait 61.43 sq km 2003
120 Niger 59.57 sq km 2003
121 Mozambique 59.38 sq km 2003
122 Germany 58.76 sq km 2003
123 Gabon 53.2 sq km 2003
124 Angola 51.88 sq km 2003
125 Bahrain 51.81 sq km 2003
126 Malta 50.18 sq km 2003
127 Tanzania 50.05 sq km 2003
128 Eritrea 46.95 sq km 2003
129 Malawi 45.76 sq km 2003
130 Cote d'Ivoire 43.17 sq km 2003
131 Namibia 40.38 sq km 2003
132 Ethiopia 40.28 sq km 2003
133 French Polynesia 40.24 sq km 2003
134 Belgium 38.55 sq km 2003
135 Fiji 36.71 sq km 2003
136 Switzerland 34.06 sq km 2003
137 Chad 32.22 sq km 2003
138 The Bahamas 31.68 sq km 2003
139 Trinidad and Tobago 31.16 sq km 2003
140 Kenya 30.38 sq km 2003
141 Estonia 29.55 sq km 2003
142 Burundi 28.91 sq km 2003
143 United Kingdom 28.54 sq km 2003
144 Brunei 28.28 sq km 2003
145 Poland 26.17 sq km 2003
146 Croatia 24.77 sq km 2003
147 Czech Republic 23.51 sq km 2003
148 Nigeria 21.27 sq km 2003
149 Lithuania 20.27 sq km 2003
150 Burkina Faso 19.75 sq km 2003
151 Lesotho 15.8 sq km 2003
152 Benin 15.65 sq km 2003
153 Ghana 15.27 sq km 2003
154 Cameroon 15.1 sq km 2003
155 Slovenia 15.03 sq km 2003
156 The Gambia 14.83 sq km 2003
157 Togo 13.31 sq km 2003
158 Djibouti 13.24 sq km 2003
159 Rwanda 9.86 sq km 2003
160 Liberia 9.6 sq km 2003
161 Bosnia and Herzegovina 7.7 sq km 2003
162 Botswana 5.46 sq km 2003
163 Central African Republic 5.22 sq km 2003
164 Austria 4.93 sq km 2003
165 Uganda 3.35 sq km 2003
166 Hong Kong 3.06 sq km 1998
167 Democratic Republic of the Congo 2.16 sq km 2003
168 Aruba 0.115 sq km 1998
169 Marshall Islands 0.0 2011

Citation

"Countries Compared by Geography > Irrigated land per million. 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/Irrigated-land-per-million

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