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 Eurasia 54,759,000
2 Africa 30,221,532
3 North America 24,709,000
4 South America 17,840,000
5 Antarctica 14,000,000
6 Australia 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
European Union < 7,708,000
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 Nigeria 923,768
32 Venezuela 912,050
33 Namibia 825,418
34 Pakistan 803,940
35 Mozambique 801,590
36 Turkey 780,580
37 Chile 756,950
38 Zambia 752,614
39 Myanmar (Burma) 678,500
40 France 675,417
41 Afghanistan 647,500
42 Somalia 637,657
43 Ukraine 603,628
44 Botswana 600,370
45 Madagascar 587,040
46 Yemen 527,970
47 Thailand 514,000
48 Spain 504,781
49 Turkmenistan 488,100
50 Cameroon 475,440
51 Papua New Guinea 462,840
52 Sweden 449,964
53 Uzbekistan 447,400
54 Morocco 446,550
55 Iraq 437,072
56 Paraguay 406,750
57 Zimbabwe 390,580
58 Japan 377,835
59 Germany 357,021
60 Finland 337,030
61 Malaysia 329,750
62 Vietnam 329,560
63 Norway 324,220
64 Ivory Coast 322,460
65 Poland 312,685
66 Oman 309,500
67 Italy 301,230
68 Philippines 300,000
69 Ecuador 283,560
70 Burkina Faso 274,200
71 New Zealand 269,190
72 Gabon 267,667
73 Guinea 245,857
74 United Kingdom 243,610
75 Ghana 238,540
76 Romania 237,500
77 Laos 236,800
78 Guyana 214,970
79 Belarus 207,600
80 Kyrgyzstan 198,500
81 Senegal 196,190
82 Syria 185,180
83 Cambodia 181,035
84 Uruguay 176,220
85 Tunisia 163,610
86 Suriname 163,270
87 Bangladesh 147,570
88 Nepal 147,181
89 Tajikistan 143,100
90 Greece 131,940
91 Nicaragua 129,494
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 Cuba 109,886
100 Guatemala 108,890
101 Iceland 103,000
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 78,867
111 Panama 78,201
112 Sierra Leone 72,740
113 Ireland 71,273
114 Georgia 69,701
115 Sri Lanka 65,611
116 Lithuania 65,201
117 Latvia 64,589
118 Togo 56,785
119 Croatia 56,542
120 Bosnia and Herzegovina 51,129
121 Costa Rica 51,100
122 Slovakia 48,845
123 Dominican Republic 48,730
124 Bhutan 47,000
125 Estonia 45,339
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 Rwanda 26,338
141 Macedonia 25,333
142 Belize 22,966
143 Djibouti 22,000
144 El Salvador 21,040
145 Slovenia 20,253
146 Nubia 20,153
147 Fiji 18,270
148 Kuwait 17,820
149 Swaziland 17,363
150 East Timor 14,874
151 Bahamas 13,940
152 Montenegro 13,812
153 Vanuatu 12,200
154 Qatar 11,437
155 The Gambia 11,300
156 Jamaica 10,990
Kosovo 10,908
157 Lebanon 10,452
158 Cyprus 9,250
159 Brunei 5,770
160 Trinidad and Tobago 5,128
161 Cape Verde 4,033
162 Samoa 2,860
163 Luxembourg 2,586
164 Comoros 2,170
165 Mauritius 1,860
166 São Tomé and Príncipe 1,001
167 Dominica 754
168 Tonga 748
169 Kiribati 717
170 Micronesia 702
171 Singapore 692.7
172 Bahrain 665
173 Saint Lucia 620
174 Seychelles 455
175 Andorra 468
176 Palau 458
177 Antigua and Barbuda 442
178 Barbados 430
179 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 389
180 Grenada 340
181 Malta 316
182 Maldives 300
183 Saint Kitts and Nevis 261
184 Marshall Islands 181
185 Liechtenstein 160
186 San Marino 61.2
187 Tuvalu 26
188 Nauru 21
189 Monaco 1.95
190 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