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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

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

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Interesting observations about Geography > Surface area > Sq. km per 1000

  • Australia ranked first for surface area > sq. km per 1000 amongst Hot countries in 2005.
  • Monaco has ranked last for surface area > sq. km per 1000 since 1961.
  • Greenland has had the highest surface area > sq. km per 1000 since 1961.
  • Iceland ranked first for surface area > sq. km per 1000 amongst Europe in 2005.
  • Mauritania ranked first for surface area > sq. km per 1000 amongst Muslim countries in 2005.
  • Russia ranked first for surface area > sq. km per 1000 amongst Emerging markets in 2005.
  • Namibia ranked first for surface area > sq. km per 1000 amongst Former British colonies in 2005.
  • Bolivia ranked first for surface area > sq. km per 1000 amongst Catholic countries in 2005.
  • Finland ranked first for surface area > sq. km per 1000 amongst European Union in 2005.
  • Canada ranked second for surface area > sq. km per 1000 amongst Heavily indebted countries in 2005.
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