100 Largest Countries in the World

Largest Countries in the World

Largest Countries in the World

The world is a big place, and it can be hard to keep track of all the countries out there. After all, there are 196 sovereign states recognized by the United Nations as independent nations.

Here is a list of the 100 largest countries by area worldwide.

RankCountryArea km²
1Russia17,098,246
2Canada9,984,670
3China9,572,900
4United States of America9,525,067
5Brazil8,515,767
6Australia7,692,024
7India3,287,263
8Argentina2,780,400
9Kazakhstan2,724,900
10Algeria2,381,740
11The Democratic Republic of the Congo2,345,410
12Kingdom of Denmark2,210,583
13Saudi Arabia2,149,690
14Mexico1,964,375
15Indonesia1,904,556
16Sudan1,861,484
17Libya1,759,540
18Iran1,648,000
19Mongolia1,565,000
20Peru1,285,220
21Chad1,284,000
22Niger1,267,000
23Angola1,246,700
24Mali1,240,000
25South Africa1,219,912
26Colombia1,197,411
27Ethiopia1,127,127
28Bolivia1,098,580
29Mauritania1,030,700
30Egypt1,001,450
31Tanzania945,087
32Nigeria923,768
33Venezuela912,050
34Namibia825,418
35Pakistan803,940
36Mozambique801,590
37Turkey780,580
38Chile756,950
39Zambia752,614
40Myanmar (Burma)678,500
41France675,417
42Afghanistan647,500
43Somalia637,657
44The central African Republic622,984
45South Sudan619,745
46Ukraine603,628
47Botswana600,370
48Madagascar587,040
49Kenya580,367
50Yemen527,970
51Thailand514,000
52Spain504,781
53Turkmenistan488,100
54Cameroon475,440
55Papua New Guinea462,840
56Sweden449,964
57Uzbekistan447,400
58Morocco446,550
59Iraq437,072
60Paraguay406,750
61Zimbabwe390,580
62Japan377,835
63Germany357,021
64Republic of the Congo342,000
65Finland337,030
66Malaysia329,750
67Vietnam329,560
68Norway324,220
69Ivory Coast322,460
70Poland312,685
71Oman309,500
72Italy301,230
73Philippines300,000
74Ecuador283,560
75Burkina Faso274,200
76New Zealand269,190
77Gabon267,667
78Guinea245,857
79United Kingdom243,610
80Uganda241,550
81Ghana238,540
82Romania238,391
83Laos236,800
84Guyana214,970
85Belarus207,600
86Kyrgyzstan198,500
87Senegal196,190
88Syria185,180
89Cambodia181,035
90Uruguay176,220
91Tunisia163,610
92Suriname163,270
93Bangladesh147,570
94Nepal147,181
95Tajikistan143,100
96Greece131,940
97Nicaragua129,494
98Eritrea121,320
99North Korea120,540
100Malawi118,480

Russia – 17,098,242 sq km

Russia is the largest country in the world, with a total area of 17,098,242 sq km. This makes it more than 1.8 times larger than the next biggest country (Canada). Russia’s landmass covers a huge range of areas: from frozen tundra to subtropical rainforest, from snowcapped mountains to vast deserts.

Canada – 9,984,670 sq km

Canada is the second largest country in the world, with a total area of 9,984,670 square kilometres. Canada borders the United States to its south and the Arctic Ocean to its north.

Canada’s capital city is Ottawa; its ten provinces are Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Quebec & Saskatchewan

China – 9,596,961 sq km

As the world’s most populous country and the second-largest by land area, China stands out among the other major countries in both categories. With a population of 1.4 billion people, it is home to approximately 19% of the entire global population.

United States of America – 9,826,630 sq km

The United States of America is the third largest country in the world, after Russia and Canada. The United States has a total area of 9,826,630 square kilometres, which makes it about 2.5 times larger than the next largest country in the world, but almost exactly half as large as Canada. The population of the United States is estimated to be around 325 million people.

Brazil – 8,515,767 sq km

Brazil is the largest country in South America, and it is also the fifth largest country in the world. Brazil borders every country in South America except Chile and Ecuador. With a population of more than 200 million people, it is also the most populous country in South America.

Largest Countries in the World Questions:

  • Which is the 200 largest country?

Antigua and Barbuda

  • What are the 3 largest countries in the world?

Russia, Canada & China

  • Which country is the biggest in the world?

Russia

  • Which is the 78 largest country?

Guinea

 

100 Largest Countries in the World
100 Largest Countries in the World