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Geography > Surface area > Sq. km: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Surface area is a country's total area, including areas under inland bodies of water and some coastal waterways.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Russia 17.1 million km² 2005
2 Canada 9.98 million km² 2005
3 United States 9.63 million km² 2005
4 China 9.6 million km² 2005
5 Brazil 8.51 million km² 2005
6 Australia 7.74 million km² 2005
7 India 3.29 million km² 2005
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 3.06 million km² 2005
8 Argentina 2.78 million km² 2005
9 Kazakhstan 2.72 million km² 2005
10 Sudan 2.51 million km² 2005
11 Algeria 2.38 million km² 2005
12 Democratic Republic of the Congo 2.34 million km² 2005
Non-religious countries average (profile) 2.32 million km² 2005
Emerging markets average (profile) 2.19 million km² 2005
13 Saudi Arabia 2 million km² 2005
14 Mexico 1.96 million km² 2005
15 Indonesia 1.9 million km² 2005
16 Libya 1.76 million km² 2005
Sparsely populated countries average (profile) 1.72 million km² 2005
17 Iran 1.65 million km² 2005
18 Mongolia 1.57 million km² 2005
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 1.49 million km² 2005
Cold countries average (profile) 1.38 million km² 2005
19 Peru 1.29 million km² 2005
20 Chad 1.28 million km² 2005
21 Niger 1.27 million km² 2005
22 Angola 1.25 million km² 2005
23 Mali 1.24 million km² 2005
24 South Africa 1.22 million km² 2005
25 Colombia 1.14 million km² 2005
Eastern Europe average (profile) 1.13 million km² 2005
26 Ethiopia 1.1 million km² 2005
27 Bolivia 1.1 million km² 2005
High income OECD countries average (profile) 1.07 million km² 2005
Religious countries average (profile) 1.05 million km² 2005
OPEC countries average (profile) 1.04 million km² 2005
28 Mauritania 1.03 million km² 2005
29 Egypt 1 million km² 2005
South Asia average (profile) 985,290 km² 2005
30 Tanzania 945,090 km² 2005
31 Nigeria 923,770 km² 2005
32 Venezuela 912,050 km² 2005
East Asia and Pacific average (profile) 885,513.54 km² 2005
Former British colonies average (profile) 877,899.18 km² 2005
33 Namibia 824,290 km² 2005
34 Mozambique 801,590 km² 2005
35 Pakistan 796,100 km² 2005
failed states average (profile) 783,767.33 km² 2005
36 Turkey 783,560 km² 2005
37 Chile 756,630 km² 2005
38 Zambia 752,610 km² 2005
South and Central Asia average (profile) 703,260.77 km² 2005
39 Burma 676,580 km² 2005
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 653,077.12 km² 2005
Christian countries average (profile) 652,342.87 km² 2005
40 Afghanistan 652,090 km² 2005
Muslim countries average (profile) 641,689.13 km² 2005
41 Somalia 637,660 km² 2005
42 Central African Republic 622,980 km² 2005
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 616,468.89 km² 2005
43 Ukraine 603,550 km² 2005
Hot countries average (profile) 597,242.11 km² 2005
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 589,282 km² 2005
44 Madagascar 587,040 km² 2005
45 Botswana 581,730 km² 2005
46 Kenya 580,370 km² 2005
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 567,646.11 km² 2005
Catholic countries average (profile) 560,503.7 km² 2005
47 France 551,500 km² 2005
NATO countries average (profile) 542,940 km² 2005
Europe average (profile) 529,986 km² 2005
48 Yemen 527,970 km² 2005
49 Thailand 513,120 km² 2005
Former French colonies average (profile) 510,618.4 km² 2005
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 509,488.51 km² 2005
50 Spain 505,370 km² 2005
51 Turkmenistan 488,100 km² 2005
52 Cameroon 475,440 km² 2005
53 Papua New Guinea 462,840 km² 2005
54 Sweden 450,290 km² 2005
55 Uzbekistan 447,400 km² 2005
56 Morocco 446,550 km² 2005
57 Iraq 438,320 km² 2005
Landlocked countries average (profile) 421,097.95 km² 2005
58 Greenland 410,450 km² 2005
59 Paraguay 406,750 km² 2005
60 Zimbabwe 390,760 km² 2005
61 Japan 377,910 km² 2005
62 Germany 357,030 km² 2005
63 Congo, Republic of the 342,000 km² 2005
64 Finland 338,150 km² 2005
65 Malaysia 329,740 km² 2005
66 Vietnam 329,310 km² 2005
67 Norway 323,800 km² 2005
68 Cote d'Ivoire 322,460 km² 2005
69 Poland 312,690 km² 2005
70 Oman 309,500 km² 2005
71 Italy 301,340 km² 2005
72 Philippines 300,000 km² 2005
73 Ecuador 283,560 km² 2005
74 Burkina Faso 274,000 km² 2005
75 New Zealand 270,530 km² 2005
76 Gabon 267,670 km² 2005
77 Guinea 245,860 km² 2005
78 United Kingdom 243,610 km² 2005
79 Uganda 241,040 km² 2005
80 Ghana 238,540 km² 2005
81 Romania 238,390 km² 2005
82 Laos 236,800 km² 2005
83 Guyana 214,970 km² 2005
84 Belarus 207,600 km² 2005
85 Kyrgyzstan 199,900 km² 2005
86 Senegal 196,720 km² 2005
87 Syria 185,180 km² 2005
88 Cambodia 181,040 km² 2005
89 Uruguay 176,220 km² 2005
90 Tunisia 163,610 km² 2005
91 Suriname 163,270 km² 2005
European Union average (profile) 156,705.36 km² 2005
Eurozone average (profile) 149,719.44 km² 2005
92 Nepal 147,180 km² 2005
93 Bangladesh 144,000 km² 2005
94 Tajikistan 142,550 km² 2005
95 Greece 131,960 km² 2005
96 Nicaragua 130,000 km² 2005
97 North Korea 120,540 km² 2005
98 Malawi 118,480 km² 2005
99 Eritrea 117,600 km² 2005
100 Benin 112,620 km² 2005
101 Honduras 112,090 km² 2005
102 Liberia 111,370 km² 2005
103 Bulgaria 110,990 km² 2005
104 Cuba 110,860 km² 2005
105 Guatemala 108,890 km² 2005
106 Iceland 103,000 km² 2005
107 Serbia and Montenegro 102,170 km² 2005
108 South Korea 99,260 km² 2005
109 Hungary 93,030 km² 2005
110 Portugal 92,120 km² 2005
111 Jordan 88,780 km² 2005
112 Azerbaijan 86,600 km² 2005
113 Austria 83,870 km² 2005
114 United Arab Emirates 83,600 km² 2005
115 Czech Republic 78,870 km² 2005
116 Panama 75,520 km² 2005
117 Sierra Leone 71,740 km² 2005
118 Ireland 70,270 km² 2005
119 Georgia 69,700 km² 2005
120 Sri Lanka 65,610 km² 2005
121 Lithuania 65,300 km² 2005
122 Latvia 64,590 km² 2005
Tourist destinations average (profile) 60,910.4 km² 2005
123 Togo 56,790 km² 2005
124 Croatia 56,540 km² 2005
125 Bosnia and Herzegovina 51,210 km² 2005
126 Costa Rica 51,100 km² 2005
127 Slovakia 49,030 km² 2005
128 Dominican Republic 48,730 km² 2005
129 Bhutan 47,000 km² 2005
130 Estonia 45,230 km² 2005
131 Denmark 43,090 km² 2005
132 Netherlands 41,530 km² 2005
133 Switzerland 41,280 km² 2005
134 Guinea-Bissau 36,120 km² 2005
135 Moldova 33,840 km² 2005
136 Belgium 30,530 km² 2005
137 Lesotho 30,350 km² 2005
138 Armenia 29,800 km² 2005
139 Solomon Islands 28,900 km² 2005
140 Albania 28,750 km² 2005
141 Equatorial Guinea 28,050 km² 2005
142 Burundi 27,830 km² 2005
143 Haiti 27,750 km² 2005
144 Rwanda 26,340 km² 2005
145 Djibouti 23,200 km² 2005
146 Belize 22,970 km² 2005
147 Israel 22,070 km² 2005
148 El Salvador 21,040 km² 2005
149 Slovenia 20,270 km² 2005
150 New Caledonia 18,580 km² 2005
151 Fiji 18,270 km² 2005
152 Kuwait 17,820 km² 2005
153 Swaziland 17,360 km² 2005
154 East Timor 14,870 km² 2005
155 The Bahamas 13,880 km² 2005
156 Vanuatu 12,190 km² 2005
157 The Gambia 11,300 km² 2005
158 Qatar 11,000 km² 2005
159 Jamaica 10,990 km² 2005
160 Lebanon 10,400 km² 2005
161 Cyprus 9,250 km² 2005
162 Puerto Rico 8,950 km² 2005
163 Brunei 5,770 km² 2005
164 Trinidad and Tobago 5,130 km² 2005
165 Cape Verde 4,030 km² 2005
166 French Polynesia 4,000 km² 2005
167 Samoa 2,840 km² 2005
168 Luxembourg 2,590 km² 2005
169 Comoros 2,230 km² 2005
170 Mauritius 2,040 km² 2005
171 Faroe Islands 1,399 km² 2005
172 Hong Kong 1,092 km² 2005
173 Sao Tome and Principe 960 km² 2005
174 Netherlands Antilles 800 km² 2005
=175 Tonga 750 km² 2005
=175 Dominica 750 km² 2005
177 Kiribati 730 km² 2005
178 Bahrain 710 km² 2005
179 Federated States of Micronesia 700 km² 2005
180 Singapore 699 km² 2005
181 Saint Lucia 620 km² 2005
182 Guam 550 km² 2005
183 Northern Mariana Islands 477 km² 2005
184 Andorra 468 km² 2005
=185 Seychelles 460 km² 2005
=185 Palau 460 km² 2005
187 Antigua and Barbuda 440 km² 2005
188 Barbados 430 km² 2005
189 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 390 km² 2005
190 Mayotte 374 km² 2005
191 Saint Kitts and Nevis 360 km² 2005
192 Virgin Islands 350 km² 2005
193 Grenada 340 km² 2005
194 Malta 320 km² 2005
195 Maldives 300 km² 2005
196 Cayman Islands 260 km² 2005
197 American Samoa 200 km² 2005
198 Aruba 190 km² 2005
199 Marshall Islands 180 km² 2005
200 Liechtenstein 160 km² 2005
201 San Marino 60 km² 2005
202 Bermuda 50 km² 2005
203 Macau 28.2 km² 2005
204 Monaco 1.95 km² 2005

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Geography > Surface area > Sq. km: Countries Compared Map

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Interesting observations about Geography > Surface area > Sq. km

  • Russia has had the highest surface area > sq. km since 1961.
  • Brazil ranked first for surface area > sq. km amongst Hot countries in 2005.
  • Canada ranked first for surface area > sq. km amongst Christian countries in 2005.
  • Monaco has ranked last for surface area > sq. km since 1961.
  • Kazakhstan ranked first for surface area > sq. km amongst Muslim countries in 2005.
  • France ranked first for surface area > sq. km amongst European Union in 2005.
  • United States ranked second for surface area > sq. km amongst Former British colonies in 2005.
  • China ranked first for surface area > sq. km amongst East Asia and Pacific in 2005.
  • Turkey ranked second for surface area > sq. km amongst Europe in 2005.
  • Sudan ranked first for surface area > sq. km amongst Sub-Saharan Africa in 2005.
  • Argentina ranked second for surface area > sq. km amongst Catholic countries in 2005.
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