List of countries by area

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Countries by area

This is a list of countries and continents by total area. Total area is the sum of all land and inland water bodies (lakes, reservoirs, rivers).

Pos Country/Continent Area (km²)

1

Asia

Africa

North America

South America

Russia

43,820,000

30,370,000

24,490,000

17,840,000

17,125,242

2

Antarctica

Europe

Canada

14,000,000

10,176,246

9,984,670

3 United States of America 9,826,675
4

con/6

People's Republic of China

Australia

9,596,691

9,008,500

5 Brazil 7,741,220
6 7 India 3,287,590
8 Congo-Zaire 3,079,841
9 Argentina 2,766,890
10 Kazakhstan 2,727,300
11 Algeria 2,381,740
12 Saudi Arabia 2,149,690
13 Mexico 1,972,550
14 Indonesia 1,904,556
15 Sudan 1,861,484
16 Libya 1,759,540
17 Iran 1,648,000
18 Mongolia 1,565,000
19 Peru 1,285,220
20 Chad 1,284,000
21 Niger 1,267,000
22 Angola 1,246,700
23 Mali 1,240,000
24 South Africa 1,219,912
25 Colombia 1,197,411
26 Ethiopia 1,127,127
27 Bolivia 1,098,580
28 Mauritania 1,030,700
29 Egypt 1,001,450
30 Nigeria 923,768
31 Venezuela 912,050
32 Namibia 825,418
33 Pakistan 803,940
34 Mozambique 801,590
35 Turkey 780,580
36 Chile 756,950
37 Zambia 752,614
38 Myanmar (Burma) 678,500
39 France 675,417
40 Afghanistan 647,500
41 Somalia 637,657
42 Ukraine 603,700
43 Botswana 600,370
44 Madagascar 587,040
45 Yemen 527,970
46 Thailand 514,000
47 Spain 504,781
48 Turkmenistan 488,100
49 Cameroon 475,440
50 Papua New Guinea 462,840
51 Sweden 449,964
52 Uzbekistan 447,400
53 Morocco 446,550
54 Iraq 437,072
55 Paraguay 406,750
56 Zimbabwe 390,580
57 Japan 377,835
58 Germany 357,021
59 Finland 337,030
60 Malaysia 329,750
61 Vietnam 329,560
62 Norway 324,220
63 Ivory Coast 322,460
64 Poland 312,685
65 Oman 309,500
66 Italy 301,230
67 Philippines 300,000
68 Ecuador 283,560
69 Burkina Faso 274,200
70 New Zealand 269,190
71 Gabon 267,667
72 Guinea 245,857
73 United Kingdom 266,480
74 Ghana 238,540
75 Romania 237,500
76 Laos 236,800
77 Guyana 214,970
78 Belarus 207,600
79 Kyrgyzstan 198,500
80 Senegal 196,190
81 Syria 185,180
82 Cambodia 181,035
83 Uruguay 176,220
84 Tunisia 163,610
85 Suriname 163,270
86 Nepal 147,181
87 Bangladesh 147,570
88 Tajikistan 143,100
89 Greece 131,940
90 Nicaragua 129,494
91 Rwanda 26,338
92 Eritrea 121,320
93 North Korea 120,540
94 Malawi 118,480
95 Benin 112,620
96 Honduras 112,090
97 Liberia 111,370
98 Bulgaria 110,910
99 Guatemala 108,890
100 Iceland 103,000
101 Cuba 100,860
102 South Korea 98,480
103 Hungary 93,030
104 Jordan 92,300
105 Portugal 88,267
Azores Islands 2,247
Total 91,188
106 Serbia 88,361
107 Azerbaijan 86,600
108 Austria 83,858
109 United Arab Emirates 82,880
110 Czech Republic 78,866
111 Panama 78,200
112 Sierra Leone 71,740
113 Ireland 70,273
114 Georgia 69,700
115 Sri Lanka 65,610
116 Lithuania 65,200
117 Latvia 64,589
118 Togo 56,785
119 Croatia 56,542
120 Bosnia-Herzegovina 51,129
121 Costa Rica 51,100
122 Slovakia 48,845
123 Dominican Republic 48,730
124 Bhutan 47,000
125 Estonia 45,226
126 Denmark 43,094
127 Netherlands 41,526
Aruba 193
Netherlands Antilles 960
Total 42,679
128 Switzerland 41,210
129 Guinea-Bissau 36,120
130 Republic of China (Taiwan, Quemoy, Matsu) 35,980
131 Moldova 33,843
132 Belgium 32,545
133 Lesotho 30,355
134 Armenia 29,800
135 Albania 28,748
136 Solomon Islands 28,450
137 Equatorial Guinea 28,051
138 Haiti 27,750
139 Israel (Including West Bank and Gaza) 26,990
140 Macedonia 25,333
141 Belize 22,966
142 Djibouti 22,000
143 El Salvador 21,040
144 Slovenia 20,253
145 Nubia 20,153
146 Fiji 18,270
147 Kuwait 17,820
148 Swaziland 17,363
149 East Timor 14,874
150 Bahamas 13,940
151

151.5

Montenegro

Nagorno-Karabakh Republic

align="right" | 13,812

12,400

152 Vanuatu 12,200
153 Qatar 11,437
154 The Gambia 11,300
155

155.5

Jamaica

Kosovo

align="right" | 10,990

10,908

156 Lebanon 10,452
157 Cyprus 9,250
158 Brunei 5,770
159 Trinidad and Tobago 5,128
160 Cape Verde 4,033
161 Samoa 2,860
162 Luxembourg 2,586
163 Comoros 2,170
164 Mauritius 1,860
165 São Tomé and Príncipe 1,001
166 Dominica 754
167 Tonga 748
168 Kiribati 717
169 Micronesia 702
170 Singapore 692.7
171 Bahrain 665
172 Saint Lucia 620
173 Seychelles 455
174 Andorra 468
175 Palau 458
176 Antigua and Barbuda 442
177 Barbados 430
178 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 389
179 Grenada 340
180 Malta 316
181 Maldives 300
182 Saint Kitts and Nevis 261
183 Marshall Islands 181
184 Liechtenstein 160
185 San Marino 61.2
186 Tuvalu 26
187 Nauru 21
188 Monaco 1.95
189 Vatican City 0.44

List of major geographic bodies, all ordered according to area[change | change source]

The list includes the world and the oceans (rank nrs. 1,2,3,4,5,7), Antarctica (nr. 8), the Spratly Islands (claimed by various countries; nr 256) and the 259 countries and dependencies which are also listed above.


Pos Country Area (km²)
1 World 510,072,000
2 Pacific Ocean 155,557,000
3 Atlantic Ocean 76,762,000
4 Indian Ocean 68,556,000
5 Southern Ocean 20,327,000
6 Russia 17,075,200
7 Arctic Ocean 14,056,000
8 Antarctica 14,000,000
9 Canada 9,976,140
10 People's Republic of China 9,706,961
11 United States 9,629,091
12 Brazil 8,511,965
13 Australia 7,686,850
14 Republic of India 3,287,590
15 Argentina 2,766,890
16 Kazakhstan 2,717,300
17 Sudan 2,505,810
18 Algeria 2,381,740
19 Democratic Republic of the Congo 2,345,410
20 Greenland 2,166,086
21 Mexico 1,972,550
22 Saudi Arabia 1,960,582
23 Indonesia 1,919,440
24 Libya 1,759,540
25 Iran 1,648,000
26 Mongolia 1,565,000
27 Peru 1,285,220
28 Chad 1,284,000
29 Niger 1,267,000
30 Angola 1,246,700
31 Mali 1,240,000
32 South Africa 1,219,912
33 Colombia 1,138,910
34 Ethiopia 1,127,127
35 Bolivia 1,098,580
36 Mauritania 1,030,700
37 Egypt 1,001,450
38 Tanzania 945,087
39 Nigeria 923,768
40 Venezuela 912,050
41 Namibia 825,418
42 Pakistan 803,940
43 Mozambique 801,590
44 Turkey 780,580
45 Chile 756,950
46 Zambia 752,614
47 Myanmar 678,500
48 Afghanistan 647,500
49 Somalia 637,657
50 Central African Republic 622,984
51 Ukraine 603,700
52 Botswana 600,370
53 Madagascar 587,040
54 Kenya 582,650
55 France 547,030
56 Yemen 527,970
57 Thailand 514,000
58 Spain 504,782
59 Turkmenistan 488,100
60 Cameroon 475,440
61 Papua New Guinea 462,840
62 Sweden 449,964
63 Uzbekistan 447,400
64 Morocco 446,550
65 Iraq 437,072
66 Paraguay 406,750
67 Zimbabwe 390,580
68 Japan 377,835
69 Germany 357,021
70 Congo, Republic of the 342,000
71 Finland 337,030
72 Malaysia 329,750
73 Vietnam 329,560
74 Norway 324,220
75 Côte d'Ivoire 322,460
76 Poland 312,685
77 Italy 301,230
78 Philippines 300,000
79 Ecuador 283,560
80 Burkina Faso 274,200
81 New Zealand 268,680
82 Gabon 267,667
83 Western Sahara 266,000
84 Guinea 245,857
85 United Kingdom 244,820
86 Ghana 239,460
87 Romania 237,500
88 Laos 236,800
89 Uganda 236,040
90 Guyana 214,970
91 Oman 309,500
92 Belarus 207,600
93 Kyrgyzstan 198,500
94 Senegal 196,190
95 Syria 185,180
96 Cambodia 181,040
97 Uruguay 176,220
98 Tunisia 163,610
99 Suriname 163,270
100 Bangladesh 144,000
101 Tajikistan 143,100
102 Nepal 140,800
103 Greece 131,940
104 Nicaragua 129,494
105 Eritrea 121,320
106 Korea, North 120,540
107 Malawi 118,480
108 Benin 112,620
109 Honduras 112,090
110 Liberia 111,370
111 Bulgaria 110,910
112 Cuba 110,860
113 Guatemala 108,890
114 Iceland 103,000
115 Serbia and Montenegro 102,350
116 Korea, South 98,480
117 Hungary 93,030
118 Portugal 92,391
119 Jordan 92,300
120 French Guiana 91,000
121 Azerbaijan 86,600
122 Austria 83,858
123 United Arab Emirates 82,880
124 Czech Republic 78,866
125 Panama 78,200
126 Sierra Leone 71,740
127 Ireland 70,273
128 Georgia 69,700
129 Sri Lanka 65,610
130 Lithuania 65,200
131 Latvia 64,589
132 Svalbard 62,049
133 Togo 56,785
134 Croatia 56,542
135 Bosnia and Herzegovina 51,129
136 Costa Rica 51,100
137 Slovakia 48,845
138 Dominican Republic 48,730
139 Bhutan 47,000
140 Estonia 45,226
141 Denmark 43,094
142 Netherlands 41,526
143 Switzerland 41,290
144 Guinea-Bissau 36,120
145 Republic of China (Taiwan) 35,980
146 Moldova 33,843
147 Belgium 30,510
148 Lesotho 30,355
149 Armenia 29,800
150 Albania 28,748
151 Solomon Islands 28,450
152 Equatorial Guinea 28,051
153 Burundi 27,830
154 Haiti 27,750
156 Republic of Macedonia 25,333
157 Djibouti 23,000
158 Belize 22,966
159 El Salvador 21,040
160 Israel 20,770
161 Slovenia 20,273
162 New Caledonia 19,060
163 Fiji 18,270
164 Kuwait 17,820
165 Swaziland 17,363
166 East Timor 15,007
167 Bahamas, The 13,940
168

168.5

Vanuatu

Nagorno-Karabakh Republic

align="right" | 12,200

12.170

169 Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) 12,173
170 Qatar 11,437
171 Gambia, The 11,300
172 Jamaica 10,991
173 Lebanon 10,452
174 Cyprus 9,250
175 Puerto Rico 9,104
176 French Southern and Antarctic Lands 7,829
177 West Bank 5,860
178 Brunei 5,770
179 Trinidad and Tobago 5,128
180 French Polynesia 4,167
181 Cape Verde 4,033
182 South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands 3,903
183 Samoa 2,944
184 Luxembourg 2,586
185 Réunion 2,517
186 Comoros 2,170
187 Mauritius 2,040
188 Guadeloupe 1,780
189 Faroe Islands 1,399
190 Martinique 1,100
191 Hong Kong 1,092
192 São Tomé and Príncipe 1,001
193 Netherlands Antilles 960
194 Kiribati 811
195 Dominica 754
196 Tonga 748
197 Micronesia, Federated States of 702
198 Singapore 693
199 Bahrain 665
200 Saint Lucia 616
201 Man, Isle of 572
202 Guam 549
203 Northern Mariana Islands 477
204 Andorra 468
205 Palau 458
206 Seychelles 455
207 Antigua and Barbuda 443
208 Barbados 431
209 Turks and Caicos Islands 430
210 Heard Island and McDonald Islands 412
211 Saint Helena 410
212 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 389
213 Mayotte 374
214 Jan Mayen 373
215 Gaza Strip 360
216 Virgin Islands 352
217 Grenada 344
218 Malta 316
219 Maldives 300
220 Wallis and Futuna 274
221 Cayman Islands 262
222 Saint Kitts and Nevis 261
223 Niue 260
224 Saint-Pierre and Miquelon 242
225 Cook Islands 240
226 American Samoa 199
227 Aruba 193
228 Marshall Islands 181
229 Liechtenstein 160
230 British Virgin Islands 153
231 Christmas Island 135
232 Jersey 116
233 Anguilla 102
234 Montserrat 102
235 Guernsey 78
236 San Marino 61
237 British Indian Ocean Territory 60
238 Bouvet Island 59
239 Bermuda 53
240 Pitcairn Islands 47
241 Norfolk Island 35
242 Europa Island 28
243 Tuvalu 26
244 Macau 25
245 Nauru 21
246 Cocos (Keeling) Islands 14
247 Palmyra Atoll 12
248 Tokelau 10
249 Gibraltar 7
250 Wake Island 7
251 Midway Atoll 6
252 Clipperton Island 6
253 Navassa Island 5
254 Ashmore and Cartier Islands 5
255 Glorioso Islands 5
256 Spratly Islands 5
257 Jarvis Island 5
258 Juan de Nova Island 4
259 Coral Sea Islands 3
260 Johnston Atoll 3
261 Monaco 2
262 Howland Island 2
263 Baker Island 1
264 Kingman Reef 1
265 Tromelin Island 1
266 Holy See (Vatican City) 0.44