List of countries by area

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Countries by area

This is a list of continents by area

Pos Continent Area (km²)
1 Asia 44,579,000 
2 Africa 30,221,532
3 North America 24,709,000
4 South America 17,840,000
5 Antarctica 14,000,000
6 Europe 10,180,000
7 Oceania 9,596,691

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

Pos Country Area (km²)
1 Russia 17,098,242
2 Canada 9,889,000
3 China 9,388,211
4 United States of America 9,147,420
5 Brazil 8.515.767
6 Australia 7,692,024
7 India 3,287,590
8 Argentina 2,780,400
9 Kazakhstan 2,717,300
10 Algeria 2,381,740
11 Democratic Republic of the Congo 2,345,410
12 Greenland 2,166,086
13 Saudi Arabia 2,149,690
14 Mexico 1,964,375
15 Indonesia 1,904,556
16 Sudan 1,861,484
17 Libya 1,759,540
18 Iran 1,648,000
19 Mongolia 1,565,000
20 Peru 1,285,220
21 Chad 1,284,000
22 Niger 1,267,000
23 Angola 1,246,700
24 Mali 1,240,000
25 South Africa 1,219,912
26 Colombia 1,197,411
27 Ethiopia 1,127,127
28 Bolivia 1,098,580
29 Mauritania 1,030,700
30 Egypt 1,001,450
31 Tanzania 945,087
32 Nigeria 923,768
33 Venezuela 912,050
34 Namibia 825,418
35 Pakistan 803,940
36 Mozambique 801,590
37 Turkey 780,580
38 Chile 756,950
39 Zambia 752,614
40 Myanmar (Burma) 678,500
41 France 675,417
42 Afghanistan 647,500
43 Somalia 637,657
44 Central African Republic 622,984
45 South Sudan 619,745
46 Ukraine 603,628
47 Botswana 600,370
48 Madagascar 587,040
49 Kenya 580,367
50 Yemen 527,970
51 Thailand 514,000
52 Spain 504,781
53 Turkmenistan 488,100
54 Cameroon 475,440
55 Papua New Guinea 462,840
56 Sweden 449,964
57 Uzbekistan 447,400
58 Morocco 446,550
59 Iraq 437,072
60 Paraguay 406,750
61 Zimbabwe 390,580
62 Japan 377,835
63 Germany 357,021
64 Republic of the Congo 342,000
65 Finland 337,030
66 Malaysia 329,750
67 Vietnam 329,560
68 Norway 324,220
69 Ivory Coast 322,460
70 Poland 312,685
71 Oman 309,500
72 Italy 301,230
73 Philippines 300,000
74 Ecuador 283,560
75 Burkina Faso 274,200
76 New Zealand 269,190
77 Gabon 267,667
78 Guinea 245,857
79 United Kingdom 243,610
80 Uganda 241,550
81 Ghana 238,540
82 Romania 238,391
83 Laos 236,800
84 Guyana 214,970
85 Belarus 207,600
86 Kyrgyzstan 198,500
87 Senegal 196,190
88 Syria 185,180
89 Cambodia 181,035
90 Uruguay 176,220
91 Tunisia 163,610
92 Suriname 163,270
93 Bangladesh 147,570
94 Nepal 147,181
95 Tajikistan 143,100
96 Greece 131,940
97 Nicaragua 129,494
98 Eritrea 121,320
99 North Korea 120,540
100 Malawi 118,480
101 Benin 112,620
102 Honduras 112,090
103 Liberia 111,370
104 Bulgaria 110,910
105 Cuba 109,886
106 Guatemala 108,890
107 Iceland 103,000
108 South Korea 98,480
109 Hungary 93,030
110 Jordan 92,300
111 Portugal 88,267
Azores Islands 2,247
Total 91,188
112 Serbia 88,361
113 Azerbaijan 86,600
114 Austria 83,858
115 United Arab Emirates 82,880
116 Czech Republic 78,867
117 Panama 78,201
118 Sierra Leone 72,740
119 Ireland 71,273
120 Georgia 69,701
121 Sri Lanka 65,611
122 Lithuania 65,201
123 Latvia 64,589
124 Togo 56,785
125 Croatia 56,542
126 Bosnia and Herzegovina 51,129
127 Costa Rica 51,100
128 Slovakia 48,845
129 Dominican Republic 48,730
130 Bhutan 47,000
131 Estonia 45,339
132 Denmark 43,094
133 Netherlands 41,526
Aruba 193
Netherlands Antilles 960
Total 42,679
134 Switzerland 41,210
135 Guinea-Bissau 36,120
136 Republic of China (Taiwan, Quemoy, Matsu) 35,980
137 Moldova 33,843
138 Belgium 32,545
139 Lesotho 30,355
140 Armenia 29,800
141 Albania 28,748
142 Solomon Islands 28,450
143 Equatorial Guinea 28,051
144 Burundi 27,834
145 Haiti 27,750
146 Israel (Including West Bank and Gaza) 26,990
147 Rwanda 26,338
148 Macedonia 25,333
149 Belize 22,966
150 Djibouti 22,000
151 El Salvador 21,040
152 Slovenia 20,253
153 Fiji 18,270
154 Kuwait 17,820
155 Swaziland 17,363
156 East Timor 14,874
157 Bahamas 13,940
158 Montenegro 13,812
159 Vanuatu 12,200
160 Qatar 11,437
161 The Gambia 11,300
162 Jamaica 10,990
Kosovo 10,908
163 Lebanon 10,452
164 Cyprus 9,250
165 Brunei 5,770
166 Trinidad and Tobago 5,128
167 Cape Verde 4,033
168 Samoa 2,860
169 Luxembourg 2,586
170 Comoros 2,170
171 Mauritius 1,860
172 São Tomé and Príncipe 1,001
173 Dominica 754
174 Tonga 748
175 Kiribati 717
176 Micronesia 702
177 Singapore 692.7
178 Bahrain 665
179 Saint Lucia 620
180 Seychelles 455
181 Andorra 468
182 Palau 458
183 Antigua and Barbuda 442
184 Barbados 430
185 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 389
186 Grenada 340
187 Malta 316
188 Maldives 300
189 Saint Kitts and Nevis 261
190 Marshall Islands 181
191 Liechtenstein 160
192 San Marino 61.2
193 Tuvalu 26
194 Nauru 21
195 Monaco 1.95
196 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 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 13,940
168 Vanuatu 12,200
169 Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) 12,173
170 Nagorno-Karabakh Republic 12,170
171 Qatar 11,437
172 Gambia, The 11,300
173 Jamaica 10,991
174 Lebanon 10,452
175 Cyprus 9,250
176 Puerto Rico 9,104
177 French Southern and Antarctic Lands 7,829
178 West Bank 5,860
179 Brunei 5,770
180 Trinidad and Tobago 5,128
181 French Polynesia 4,167
182 Cape Verde 4,033
183 South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands 3,903
184 Samoa 2,944
185 Luxembourg 2,586
186 Réunion 2,517
187 Comoros 2,170
188 Mauritius 2,040
189 Guadeloupe 1,780
190 Faroe Islands 1,399
191 Martinique 1,100
192 Hong Kong 1,092
193 São Tomé and Príncipe 1,001
194 Netherlands Antilles 960
195 Kiribati 811
196 Dominica 754
197 Tonga 748
198 Micronesia, Federated States of 702
199 Singapore 693
200 Bahrain 665
201 Saint Lucia 616
202 Isle of Man 572
203 Guam 549
204 Northern Mariana Islands 477
205 Andorra 468
206 Palau 458
207 Seychelles 455
208 Antigua and Barbuda 443
209 Barbados 431
210 Turks and Caicos Islands 430
211 Heard Island and McDonald Islands 412
212 Saint Helena (Britain) 410
213 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 389
214 Mayotte 374
215 Jan Mayen 373
216 Gaza Strip 360
217 Virgin Islands 352
218 Grenada 344
219 Malta 316
220 Maldives 300
221 Wallis and Futuna 274
222 Cayman Islands 262
223 Saint Kitts and Nevis 261
224 Niue 260
225 Saint Pierre and Miquelon 242
226 Cook Islands 240
227 American Samoa 199
228 Aruba 193
229 Marshall Islands 181
230 Liechtenstein 160
231 British Virgin Islands 153
232 Christmas Island 135
233 Jersey 116
234 Anguilla 102
235 Montserrat 102
236 Guernsey 78
237 San Marino 61
238 British Indian Ocean Territory 60
239 Bouvet Island 59
240 Bermuda 53
241 Pitcairn Islands 47
242 Norfolk Island 35
243 Europa Island 28
244 Tuvalu 26
245 Macau 25
246 Nauru 21
247 Cocos (Keeling) Islands 14
248 Palmyra Atoll 12
249 Tokelau 10
250 Gibraltar 7
251 Wake Island 7
252 Midway Atoll 6
253 Clipperton Island 6
254 Navassa Island 5
255 Ashmore and Cartier Islands 5
256 Glorioso Islands 5
257 Spratly Islands 5
258 Jarvis Island 5
259 Juan de Nova Island 4
260 Coral Sea Islands 3
261 Johnston Atoll 3
262 Monaco 2
263 Howland Island 2
264 Baker Island 1
265 Kingman Reef 1
266 Tromelin Island 1
267 Holy See (Vatican City) 0.44