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failed states Compared by Geography > Area > Land

DEFINITION: Total land area in square kilometres.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Sudan 2.38 million sq km 2008
2 Democratic Republic of the Congo 2.27 million sq km 2008
3 Chad 1.26 million sq km 2008
4 Nigeria 910,768 sq km 2008
5 Pakistan 778,720 sq km 2008
6 Afghanistan 647,500 sq km 2008
7 Somalia 627,337 sq km 2008
8 Central African Republic 622,984 sq km 2008
9 Yemen 527,970 sq km 2008
10 Iraq 432,162 sq km 2008
11 Zimbabwe 386,670 sq km 2008
12 Cote d'Ivoire 318,000 sq km 2008
13 Guinea 245,857 sq km 2008
14 Guinea-Bissau 28,000 sq km 2008
15 Haiti 27,560 sq km 2008

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/group-stats/failed-states/Geography/Area/Land

failed states Compared by Geography > Area > Land

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Interesting observations about Geography > Area > Land

  • 4 of the top 7 countries by area > land are Christian.
  • Russia has had the highest area > land since 2005.
  • 15 of the top 25 countries by area > land are Sparsely populated.
  • China has ranked in the top 3 for area > land since 2005.
  • United States has ranked in the top 4 for area > land since 2005.
  • India ranked first for area > land amongst Densely populated countries in 2008.
  • Canada has ranked in the top 5 for area > land since 2005.
  • United Kingdom ranked first for area > land amongst UK and its territories in 2008.
  • Brazil has ranked in the top 6 for area > land since 2005.
  • France ranked first for area > land amongst Western Europe in 2006.
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