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Geography > Surface area > Sq. km > Per capita: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Surface area is a country's total area, including areas under inland bodies of water and some coastal waterways. Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.

CONTENTS

# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 Greenland 7,209.1 km² per 1,000 people 2005
2 Mongolia 613.35 km² per 1,000 people 2005
3 Namibia 405.8 km² per 1,000 people 2005
4 Australia 380.8 km² per 1,000 people 2005
5 Suriname 363.44 km² per 1,000 people 2005
Sparsely populated countries average (profile) 352.51 km² per 1,000 people 2005
6 Iceland 347.09 km² per 1,000 people 2005
7 Mauritania 334.18 km² per 1,000 people 2005
8 Botswana 329.61 km² per 1,000 people 2005
9 Canada 309.13 km² per 1,000 people 2005
10 Libya 300.6 km² per 1,000 people 2005
11 Guyana 286.16 km² per 1,000 people 2005
Cold countries average (profile) 231.02 km² per 1,000 people 2005
12 Gabon 193.43 km² per 1,000 people 2005
13 Kazakhstan 179.9 km² per 1,000 people 2005
14 Central African Republic 154.29 km² per 1,000 people 2005
15 Chad 131.71 km² per 1,000 people 2005
16 Oman 120.57 km² per 1,000 people 2005
17 Bolivia 119.64 km² per 1,000 people 2005
18 Russia 119.47 km² per 1,000 people 2005
Christian countries average (profile) 111.46 km² per 1,000 people 2005
19 Turkmenistan 100.99 km² per 1,000 people 2005
20 Mali 91.74 km² per 1,000 people 2005
21 Niger 90.78 km² per 1,000 people 2005
22 Saudi Arabia 86.51 km² per 1,000 people 2005
23 Congo, Republic of the 85.52 km² per 1,000 people 2005
24 New Caledonia 79.24 km² per 1,000 people 2005
25 Belize 78.72 km² per 1,000 people 2005
26 Papua New Guinea 78.62 km² per 1,000 people 2005
27 Angola 78.2 km² per 1,000 people 2005
28 Somalia 77.5 km² per 1,000 people 2005
29 Bhutan 73.78 km² per 1,000 people 2005
30 Algeria 72.5 km² per 1,000 people 2005
31 Argentina 71.76 km² per 1,000 people 2005
32 Norway 70.04 km² per 1,000 people 2005
33 Sudan 69.16 km² per 1,000 people 2005
34 Paraguay 68.96 km² per 1,000 people 2005
35 New Zealand 66 km² per 1,000 people 2005
36 Zambia 64.5 km² per 1,000 people 2005
37 Finland 64.46 km² per 1,000 people 2005
Non-religious countries average (profile) 61.92 km² per 1,000 people 2005
38 Solomon Islands 60.49 km² per 1,000 people 2005
Landlocked countries average (profile) 60 km² per 1,000 people 2005
OPEC countries average (profile) 59.87 km² per 1,000 people 2005
39 Vanuatu 57.67 km² per 1,000 people 2005
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 56.78 km² per 1,000 people 2005
Former French colonies average (profile) 56.39 km² per 1,000 people 2005
40 Equatorial Guinea 55.71 km² per 1,000 people 2005
East Asia and Pacific average (profile) 53.37 km² per 1,000 people 2005
41 Uruguay 53.31 km² per 1,000 people 2005
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 52.45 km² per 1,000 people 2005
Former British colonies average (profile) 51.82 km² per 1,000 people 2005
High income OECD countries average (profile) 49.99 km² per 1,000 people 2005
42 Sweden 49.9 km² per 1,000 people 2005
43 Chile 46.43 km² per 1,000 people 2005
Muslim countries average (profile) 46.4 km² per 1,000 people 2005
44 Peru 45.95 km² per 1,000 people 2005
45 Brazil 45.68 km² per 1,000 people 2005
Hot countries average (profile) 45.56 km² per 1,000 people 2005
failed states average (profile) 43.33 km² per 1,000 people 2005
46 The Bahamas 42.96 km² per 1,000 people 2005
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 42.5 km² per 1,000 people 2005
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 42.38 km² per 1,000 people 2005
47 Laos 41.81 km² per 1,000 people 2005
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 41.13 km² per 1,000 people 2005
48 Democratic Republic of the Congo 40.75 km² per 1,000 people 2005
49 Mozambique 40.5 km² per 1,000 people 2005
50 Kyrgyzstan 38.87 km² per 1,000 people 2005
NATO countries average (profile) 36.43 km² per 1,000 people 2005
South and Central Asia average (profile) 36.38 km² per 1,000 people 2005
51 Venezuela 34.32 km² per 1,000 people 2005
52 Liberia 33.92 km² per 1,000 people 2005
53 Estonia 33.6 km² per 1,000 people 2005
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 33.41 km² per 1,000 people 2005
54 United States 32.5 km² per 1,000 people 2005
55 Madagascar 31.55 km² per 1,000 people 2005
56 Zimbabwe 30.04 km² per 1,000 people 2005
57 Djibouti 29.25 km² per 1,000 people 2005
58 Cameroon 29.13 km² per 1,000 people 2005
59 Faroe Islands 28.96 km² per 1,000 people 2005
60 Latvia 28.08 km² per 1,000 people 2005
61 Guinea 27.31 km² per 1,000 people 2005
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 26.91 km² per 1,000 people 2005
62 Eritrea 26.72 km² per 1,000 people 2005
63 South Africa 26 km² per 1,000 people 2005
64 Colombia 25.4 km² per 1,000 people 2005
65 Nicaragua 25.25 km² per 1,000 people 2005
Emerging markets average (profile) 25.2 km² per 1,000 people 2005
66 Yemen 25.17 km² per 1,000 people 2005
Tourist destinations average (profile) 24.82 km² per 1,000 people 2005
67 Tanzania 24.56 km² per 1,000 people 2005
68 Iran 24.15 km² per 1,000 people 2005
Europe average (profile) 23.54 km² per 1,000 people 2005
69 Panama 23.37 km² per 1,000 people 2005
70 Palau 22.89 km² per 1,000 people 2005
71 Guinea-Bissau 22.77 km² per 1,000 people 2005
72 Afghanistan 21.79 km² per 1,000 people 2005
73 Tajikistan 21.76 km² per 1,000 people 2005
74 Fiji 21.55 km² per 1,000 people 2005
75 Ecuador 21.44 km² per 1,000 people 2005
Catholic countries average (profile) 21.43 km² per 1,000 people 2005
76 Belarus 21.24 km² per 1,000 people 2005
South Asia average (profile) 20.94 km² per 1,000 people 2005
Religious countries average (profile) 20.72 km² per 1,000 people 2005
77 Burkina Faso 20.71 km² per 1,000 people 2005
78 Lithuania 19.12 km² per 1,000 people 2005
79 Mexico 19 km² per 1,000 people 2005
80 United Arab Emirates 18.44 km² per 1,000 people 2005
Eastern Europe average (profile) 17.81 km² per 1,000 people 2005
81 Cote d'Ivoire 17.76 km² per 1,000 people 2005
82 Uzbekistan 17.1 km² per 1,000 people 2005
83 Kenya 16.94 km² per 1,000 people 2005
84 Lesotho 16.91 km² per 1,000 people 2005
85 Ireland 16.89 km² per 1,000 people 2005
86 Senegal 16.87 km² per 1,000 people 2005
87 Iraq 16.81 km² per 1,000 people 2005
88 Jordan 16.41 km² per 1,000 people 2005
89 Tunisia 16.31 km² per 1,000 people 2005
90 French Polynesia 15.59 km² per 1,000 people 2005
91 Georgia 15.58 km² per 1,000 people 2005
92 Honduras 15.56 km² per 1,000 people 2005
93 Ethiopia 15.5 km² per 1,000 people 2005
94 Brunei 15.44 km² per 1,000 people 2005
95 Samoa 15.35 km² per 1,000 people 2005
96 Swaziland 15.35 km² per 1,000 people 2005
97 East Timor 15.24 km² per 1,000 people 2005
98 Morocco 14.81 km² per 1,000 people 2005
99 Bulgaria 14.34 km² per 1,000 people 2005
European Union average (profile) 13.99 km² per 1,000 people 2005
Eurozone average (profile) 13.74 km² per 1,000 people 2005
100 Qatar 13.53 km² per 1,000 people 2005
101 Egypt 13.53 km² per 1,000 people 2005
102 Burma 13.39 km² per 1,000 people 2005
103 Benin 13.35 km² per 1,000 people 2005
104 Bosnia and Herzegovina 13.11 km² per 1,000 people 2005
105 Malaysia 13.01 km² per 1,000 people 2005
106 Sierra Leone 12.98 km² per 1,000 people 2005
107 Cambodia 12.87 km² per 1,000 people 2005
108 Ukraine 12.82 km² per 1,000 people 2005
109 Croatia 12.72 km² per 1,000 people 2005
110 Serbia and Montenegro 12.67 km² per 1,000 people 2005
111 Cyprus 12.21 km² per 1,000 people 2005
112 Greece 11.88 km² per 1,000 people 2005
113 Costa Rica 11.81 km² per 1,000 people 2005
114 Spain 11.64 km² per 1,000 people 2005
115 Romania 11.02 km² per 1,000 people 2005
116 Turkey 10.87 km² per 1,000 people 2005
117 Ghana 10.79 km² per 1,000 people 2005
118 Dominica 10.42 km² per 1,000 people 2005
119 Azerbaijan 10.32 km² per 1,000 people 2005
120 Austria 10.19 km² per 1,000 people 2005
121 Slovenia 10.13 km² per 1,000 people 2005
122 Armenia 9.88 km² per 1,000 people 2005
123 Cuba 9.84 km² per 1,000 people 2005
124 Syria 9.72 km² per 1,000 people 2005
125 Togo 9.24 km² per 1,000 people 2005
126 Hungary 9.22 km² per 1,000 people 2005
127 Malawi 9.2 km² per 1,000 people 2005
128 Albania 9.19 km² per 1,000 people 2005
129 Slovakia 9.1 km² per 1,000 people 2005
130 France 9.06 km² per 1,000 people 2005
131 Portugal 8.73 km² per 1,000 people 2005
132 Moldova 8.73 km² per 1,000 people 2005
133 Guatemala 8.64 km² per 1,000 people 2005
134 Indonesia 8.63 km² per 1,000 people 2005
135 Uganda 8.37 km² per 1,000 people 2005
136 Poland 8.19 km² per 1,000 people 2005
137 Thailand 7.99 km² per 1,000 people 2005
138 Denmark 7.96 km² per 1,000 people 2005
139 Cape Verde 7.95 km² per 1,000 people 2005
140 Czech Republic 7.71 km² per 1,000 people 2005
141 Saint Kitts and Nevis 7.5 km² per 1,000 people 2005
142 The Gambia 7.45 km² per 1,000 people 2005
143 Kiribati 7.37 km² per 1,000 people 2005
144 China 7.36 km² per 1,000 people 2005
145 Tonga 7.33 km² per 1,000 people 2005
146 Andorra 7.07 km² per 1,000 people 2005
147 Kuwait 7.03 km² per 1,000 people 2005
148 Nigeria 6.54 km² per 1,000 people 2005
149 Federated States of Micronesia 6.34 km² per 1,000 people 2005
150 Sao Tome and Principe 6.13 km² per 1,000 people 2005
151 Northern Mariana Islands 5.94 km² per 1,000 people 2005
152 Cayman Islands 5.78 km² per 1,000 people 2005
153 Luxembourg 5.67 km² per 1,000 people 2005
154 Switzerland 5.55 km² per 1,000 people 2005
155 Seychelles 5.44 km² per 1,000 people 2005
156 Nepal 5.42 km² per 1,000 people 2005
157 North Korea 5.36 km² per 1,000 people 2005
158 Antigua and Barbuda 5.32 km² per 1,000 people 2005
159 Dominican Republic 5.15 km² per 1,000 people 2005
160 Italy 5.14 km² per 1,000 people 2005
161 Pakistan 5.11 km² per 1,000 people 2005
162 Liechtenstein 4.6 km² per 1,000 people 2005
163 Netherlands Antilles 4.38 km² per 1,000 people 2005
164 Germany 4.33 km² per 1,000 people 2005
165 Jamaica 4.14 km² per 1,000 people 2005
166 United Kingdom 4.04 km² per 1,000 people 2005
167 Vietnam 3.96 km² per 1,000 people 2005
168 Trinidad and Tobago 3.93 km² per 1,000 people 2005
169 Saint Lucia 3.76 km² per 1,000 people 2005
170 Comoros 3.71 km² per 1,000 people 2005
171 Burundi 3.69 km² per 1,000 people 2005
172 Philippines 3.61 km² per 1,000 people 2005
173 American Samoa 3.43 km² per 1,000 people 2005
174 Sri Lanka 3.34 km² per 1,000 people 2005
175 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 3.28 km² per 1,000 people 2005
176 Haiti 3.25 km² per 1,000 people 2005
177 Guam 3.24 km² per 1,000 people 2005
178 Virgin Islands 3.22 km² per 1,000 people 2005
179 Grenada 3.19 km² per 1,000 people 2005
180 Israel 3.19 km² per 1,000 people 2005
181 El Salvador 3.06 km² per 1,000 people 2005
182 India 3 km² per 1,000 people 2005
183 Japan 2.96 km² per 1,000 people 2005
=184 Belgium 2.91 km² per 1,000 people 2005
=184 Rwanda 2.91 km² per 1,000 people 2005
186 Marshall Islands 2.85 km² per 1,000 people 2005
187 Lebanon 2.59 km² per 1,000 people 2005
188 Netherlands 2.54 km² per 1,000 people 2005
189 Puerto Rico 2.29 km² per 1,000 people 2005
190 San Marino 2.13 km² per 1,000 people 2005
191 Mayotte 2.08 km² per 1,000 people 2005
192 South Korea 2.06 km² per 1,000 people 2005
193 Aruba 1.89 km² per 1,000 people 2005
194 Mauritius 1.64 km² per 1,000 people 2005
195 Barbados 1.59 km² per 1,000 people 2005
196 Bangladesh 1.01 km² per 1,000 people 2005
197 Bahrain 0.977 km² per 1,000 people 2005
198 Maldives 0.911 km² per 1,000 people 2005
199 Malta 0.793 km² per 1,000 people 2005
200 Bermuda 0.787 km² per 1,000 people 2005
201 Singapore 0.161 km² per 1,000 people 2005
202 Hong Kong 0.157 km² per 1,000 people 2005
203 Macau 0.061 km² per 1,000 people 2005
204 Monaco 0.06 km² per 1,000 people 2005

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