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Geography > Surface area > Sq. km per 1000: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Surface area is a country's total area, including areas under inland bodies of water and some coastal waterways. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Greenland 7,209.1 km² 2005
2 Mongolia 620.03 km² 2005
3 Namibia 406.65 km² 2005
4 Australia 379.57 km² 2005
Sparsely populated countries average (profile) 351.77 km² 2005
5 Iceland 347.11 km² 2005
6 Suriname 326.85 km² 2005
7 Mauritania 325.96 km² 2005
8 Libya 314.52 km² 2005
9 Botswana 310.12 km² 2005
10 Canada 309.01 km² 2005
11 Guyana 282.55 km² 2005
Cold countries average (profile) 231.11 km² 2005
12 Gabon 194.04 km² 2005
13 Kazakhstan 179.9 km² 2005
14 Central African Republic 157.28 km² 2005
15 Chad 128.22 km² 2005
16 Oman 122.7 km² 2005
17 Russia 119.44 km² 2005
18 Bolivia 117.44 km² 2005
Christian countries average (profile) 111.09 km² 2005
19 Mali 103.86 km² 2005
20 Turkmenistan 102.8 km² 2005
21 Niger 96.1 km² 2005
22 Belize 84.47 km² 2005
23 Saudi Arabia 81 km² 2005
24 Sudan 79.33 km² 2005
25 New Caledonia 79.27 km² 2005
26 Papua New Guinea 75.93 km² 2005
27 Angola 75.35 km² 2005
28 Somalia 75.31 km² 2005
29 Bhutan 72.26 km² 2005
30 Argentina 71.94 km² 2005
31 Algeria 70.13 km² 2005
32 Norway 70.04 km² 2005
33 Paraguay 68.89 km² 2005
34 Zambia 65.62 km² 2005
35 New Zealand 65.44 km² 2005
36 Finland 64.46 km² 2005
Non-religious countries average (profile) 61.84 km² 2005
37 Solomon Islands 61.58 km² 2005
OPEC countries average (profile) 60.23 km² 2005
Landlocked countries average (profile) 60.1 km² 2005
38 Vanuatu 58.22 km² 2005
Former French colonies average (profile) 56.54 km² 2005
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 56.51 km² 2005
East Asia and Pacific average (profile) 53.58 km² 2005
39 Uruguay 53 km² 2005
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 52.4 km² 2005
Former British colonies average (profile) 51.69 km² 2005
High income OECD countries average (profile) 49.92 km² 2005
40 Sweden 49.87 km² 2005
Muslim countries average (profile) 47.08 km² 2005
41 Equatorial Guinea 46.47 km² 2005
42 Peru 46.36 km² 2005
43 Chile 46.31 km² 2005
44 Brazil 45.74 km² 2005
Hot countries average (profile) 45.12 km² 2005
failed states average (profile) 44.47 km² 2005
45 Democratic Republic of the Congo 43.4 km² 2005
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 42.98 km² 2005
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 42.64 km² 2005
46 The Bahamas 42.18 km² 2005
47 Laos 40.89 km² 2005
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 40.02 km² 2005
48 Kyrgyzstan 38.72 km² 2005
49 Mozambique 38.15 km² 2005
South and Central Asia average (profile) 36.7 km² 2005
NATO countries average (profile) 36.42 km² 2005
50 Venezuela 34.13 km² 2005
51 Liberia 34.06 km² 2005
52 Estonia 33.6 km² 2005
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 32.71 km² 2005
53 United States 32.59 km² 2005
54 Madagascar 32.1 km² 2005
55 Zimbabwe 30.74 km² 2005
56 Djibouti 29.87 km² 2005
57 Latvia 28.08 km² 2005
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 27.2 km² 2005
58 Colombia 26.44 km² 2005
59 Afghanistan 26.23 km² 2005
60 Yemen 26.22 km² 2005
61 Cameroon 26.21 km² 2005
62 South Africa 25.83 km² 2005
63 Guinea 25.67 km² 2005
64 Guinea-Bissau 25.41 km² 2005
Emerging markets average (profile) 25.19 km² 2005
65 Tanzania 24.34 km² 2005
Tourist destinations average (profile) 24.27 km² 2005
66 Eritrea 24.23 km² 2005
67 Nicaragua 23.83 km² 2005
68 Iran 23.49 km² 2005
Europe average (profile) 23.47 km² 2005
69 Palau 23.11 km² 2005
70 Panama 22.44 km² 2005
71 Fiji 22.21 km² 2005
South Asia average (profile) 21.49 km² 2005
72 Belarus 21.48 km² 2005
Catholic countries average (profile) 21.02 km² 2005
73 Tajikistan 20.95 km² 2005
Religious countries average (profile) 20.61 km² 2005
74 Ecuador 20.58 km² 2005
75 Burkina Faso 20.41 km² 2005
76 United Arab Emirates 20.15 km² 2005
77 Lithuania 19.13 km² 2005
78 Cote d'Ivoire 18.54 km² 2005
Eastern Europe average (profile) 17.88 km² 2005
79 Mexico 17.68 km² 2005
80 Senegal 17.45 km² 2005
81 Uzbekistan 17.1 km² 2005
82 Ireland 16.89 km² 2005
83 Jordan 16.41 km² 2005
84 Tunisia 16.31 km² 2005
85 Honduras 16.25 km² 2005
86 Kenya 16.22 km² 2005
87 Iraq 16.01 km² 2005
88 Georgia 15.98 km² 2005
89 Samoa 15.78 km² 2005
90 Lesotho 15.76 km² 2005
91 Swaziland 15.72 km² 2005
92 French Polynesia 15.69 km² 2005
93 Brunei 15.69 km² 2005
94 East Timor 15.13 km² 2005
95 Morocco 14.82 km² 2005
96 Ethiopia 14.5 km² 2005
97 Bulgaria 14.34 km² 2005
98 Sierra Leone 14.01 km² 2005
99 Egypt 13.95 km² 2005
European Union average (profile) 13.85 km² 2005
100 Benin 13.76 km² 2005
101 Cambodia 13.55 km² 2005
Eurozone average (profile) 13.54 km² 2005
102 Burma 13.48 km² 2005
103 Qatar 13.4 km² 2005
104 Bosnia and Herzegovina 13.2 km² 2005
105 Ukraine 12.81 km² 2005
106 Malaysia 12.76 km² 2005
107 Croatia 12.73 km² 2005
108 Greece 11.88 km² 2005
109 Costa Rica 11.83 km² 2005
110 Spain 11.64 km² 2005
111 Turkey 11.57 km² 2005
112 Ghana 11.16 km² 2005
113 Romania 11.02 km² 2005
114 Dominica 10.63 km² 2005
115 Azerbaijan 10.32 km² 2005
116 Togo 10.25 km² 2005
117 Austria 10.19 km² 2005
118 Syria 10.19 km² 2005
119 Slovenia 10.13 km² 2005
120 Armenia 9.88 km² 2005
121 Cuba 9.82 km² 2005
122 Moldova 9.41 km² 2005
123 Hungary 9.22 km² 2005
124 Malawi 9.17 km² 2005
125 Slovakia 9.1 km² 2005
126 Albania 9 km² 2005
127 Cyprus 8.96 km² 2005
128 Portugal 8.73 km² 2005
129 France 8.73 km² 2005
130 Guatemala 8.59 km² 2005
131 Indonesia 8.48 km² 2005
132 Cape Verde 8.42 km² 2005
133 Uganda 8.39 km² 2005
134 Poland 8.19 km² 2005
135 Kiribati 8.07 km² 2005
136 Denmark 7.95 km² 2005
137 The Gambia 7.87 km² 2005
138 Thailand 7.83 km² 2005
139 Kuwait 7.76 km² 2005
140 Czech Republic 7.71 km² 2005
141 Tonga 7.43 km² 2005
142 Northern Mariana Islands 7.41 km² 2005
143 China 7.36 km² 2005
144 Saint Kitts and Nevis 7.33 km² 2005
145 Nigeria 6.62 km² 2005
146 Federated States of Micronesia 6.59 km² 2005
147 Sao Tome and Principe 6.21 km² 2005
148 Nepal 5.82 km² 2005
149 Andorra 5.76 km² 2005
150 Luxembourg 5.57 km² 2005
151 Switzerland 5.55 km² 2005
152 Seychelles 5.55 km² 2005
153 Cayman Islands 5.35 km² 2005
154 Antigua and Barbuda 5.33 km² 2005
155 Dominican Republic 5.22 km² 2005
156 Italy 5.14 km² 2005
157 North Korea 5.06 km² 2005
158 Pakistan 5.04 km² 2005
159 Liechtenstein 4.61 km² 2005
160 Germany 4.33 km² 2005
161 Jamaica 4.15 km² 2005
162 United Kingdom 4.05 km² 2005
163 Vietnam 4 km² 2005
164 Trinidad and Tobago 3.96 km² 2005
165 Saint Lucia 3.75 km² 2005
166 Comoros 3.71 km² 2005
167 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 3.59 km² 2005
168 Burundi 3.58 km² 2005
169 Philippines 3.5 km² 2005
170 Guam 3.47 km² 2005
171 El Salvador 3.46 km² 2005
172 Marshall Islands 3.46 km² 2005
173 American Samoa 3.38 km² 2005
174 Sri Lanka 3.34 km² 2005
175 Grenada 3.3 km² 2005
176 Israel 3.18 km² 2005
177 Haiti 3 km² 2005
178 Japan 2.96 km² 2005
179 India 2.92 km² 2005
180 Belgium 2.91 km² 2005
181 Rwanda 2.79 km² 2005
182 Lebanon 2.61 km² 2005
183 Netherlands 2.54 km² 2005
184 Puerto Rico 2.34 km² 2005
185 South Korea 2.06 km² 2005
186 San Marino 2.02 km² 2005
187 Aruba 1.9 km² 2005
188 Mauritius 1.64 km² 2005
189 Barbados 1.57 km² 2005
190 Maldives 1.01 km² 2005
191 Bangladesh 1.01 km² 2005
192 Bahrain 0.807 km² 2005
193 Malta 0.792 km² 2005
194 Bermuda 0.779 km² 2005
195 Singapore 0.164 km² 2005
196 Hong Kong 0.16 km² 2005
197 Macau 0.0602 km² 2005
198 Monaco 0.0577 km² 2005

Citation

"Countries Compared by Geography > Surface area > Sq. km per 1000. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", World Development Indicators database. 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/Surface-area/Sq.-km-per-1000

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