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Geography > Area Stats: compare key data on United States & Venezuela

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  • Comparative: The area of various small countries expressed in comparison to various areas within the United States of America.
  • Comparative to US places: This entry provides an area comparison based on total area equivalents. Most entities are compared with the entire US or one of the 50 states based on area measurements (1990 revised) provided by the US Bureau of the Census. The smaller entities are compared with Washington, DC (178 sq km, 69 sq mi) or The Mall in Washington, DC (0.59 sq km, 0.23 sq mi, 146 acres).
  • Land: Total land area in square kilometres
  • Land > Per capita: Total land area in square kilometres Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Land per 1000: Total land area in square kilometres. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Total: Total area in square kilometers
  • Total > Per capita: Total area in square kilometers Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.
  • Total per 1000: Total area in square kilometers. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
  • Water: Total water area in square kilometers
  • Water > Per capita: Total water area in square kilometers Per capita figures expressed per 1 million population.
  • Water per 1000: Total water area in square kilometers. Figures expressed per thousand population for the same year.
STAT United States Venezuela HISTORY
Comparative about half the size of Russia; about three-tenths the size of Africa; about half the size of South America (or slightly larger than Brazil); slightly larger than China; more than twice the size of the European Union slightly more than twice the size of California
Comparative to US places about half the size of Russia; about three-tenths the size of Africa; about half the size of South America (or slightly larger than Brazil); slightly larger than China; more than twice the size of the European Union slightly more than twice the size of California
Land 9.16 million sq km
Ranked 4th. 10 times more than Venezuela
882,050 sq km
Ranked 33th.

Land > Per capita 30.16 sq km per 1,000 people
Ranked 60th.
33.39 sq km per 1,000 people
Ranked 57th. 11% more than United States

Land per 1000 30.13 sq km
Ranked 51st.
31.37 sq km
Ranked 49th. 4% more than United States

Total 9.83 million sq km
Ranked 4th. 11 times more than Venezuela
912,050 sq km
Ranked 34th.

Total > Per capita 32.34 sq km per 1,000 people
Ranked 62nd.
34.53 sq km per 1,000 people
Ranked 58th. 7% more than United States

Total per 1000 32.31 sq km
Ranked 51st.
32.43 sq km
Ranked 50th. About the same as United States

Water 664,709 sq km
Ranked 3rd. 22 times more than Venezuela
30,000 sq km
Ranked 18th.

Water > Per capita 2,187.8 sq km per 1 million peo
Ranked 20th. 93% more than Venezuela
1,135.73 sq km per 1 million peo
Ranked 37th.

Water per 1000 2.19 sq km
Ranked 19th. 2 times more than Venezuela
1.07 sq km
Ranked 37th.

SOURCES: CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011; All CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 18 December 2008; 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.

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