Largest Countries in the World (by land area)

The largest country in the world is Russia with a land area of 16,299,981 Km² (6,293,455 mi²), equivalent to 10.9 % of the total world's landmass of 148,940,000 Km² (57,510,000 square miles). Below is the list of the largest 20 countries and, following, the full list of all countries and dependencies ranked by land area.

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#CountryArea
(Km²)
Area
(mi²)
% of world
landmass
1 Russia 16,299,981 6,293,455 10.9 %
2 China 9,390,784 3,625,800 6.3 %
3 United States 9,155,898 3,535,111 6.1 %
4 Canada 9,071,595 3,502,561 6.1 %
5 Brazil 8,349,320 3,223,689 5.6 %
6 Australia 7,596,666 2,933,088 5.1 %
7 India 2,972,892 1,147,839 2 %
8 Argentina 2,740,455 1,058,095 1.8 %
9 Kazakhstan 2,705,361 1,044,545 1.8 %
10 Algeria 2,375,056 917,014 1.6 %
11 DR Congo 2,264,847 874,462 1.5 %
12 Saudi Arabia 2,143,865 827,751 1.4 %
13 Mexico 1,943,082 750,228 1.3 %
14 Indonesia 1,812,108 699,658 1.2 %
15 Sudan 1,767,191 682,316 1.2 %
16 Libya 1,758,378 678,913 1.2 %
17 Iran 1,630,207 629,426 1.1 %
18 Mongolia 1,582,339 610,944 1.1 %
19 Peru 1,281,219 494,681 0.9 %
20 Niger 1,263,127 487,696 0.8 %

Full list of countries (and dependencies) ranked by land area

#CountryArea
(Km²)
Area
(mi²)
% of world
landmass
1 Russia 16,299,981 6,293,455 10.9 %
2 China 9,390,784 3,625,800 6.3 %
3 United States 9,155,898 3,535,111 6.1 %
4 Canada 9,071,595 3,502,561 6.1 %
5 Brazil 8,349,320 3,223,689 5.6 %
6 Australia 7,596,666 2,933,088 5.1 %
7 India 2,972,892 1,147,839 2 %
8 Argentina 2,740,455 1,058,095 1.8 %
9 Kazakhstan 2,705,361 1,044,545 1.8 %
10 Algeria 2,375,056 917,014 1.6 %
11 DR Congo 2,264,847 874,462 1.5 %
12 Saudi Arabia 2,143,865 827,751 1.4 %
13 Mexico 1,943,082 750,228 1.3 %
14 Indonesia 1,812,108 699,658 1.2 %
15 Sudan 1,767,191 682,316 1.2 %
16 Libya 1,758,378 678,913 1.2 %
17 Iran 1,630,207 629,426 1.1 %
18 Mongolia 1,582,339 610,944 1.1 %
19 Peru 1,281,219 494,681 0.9 %
20 Niger 1,263,127 487,696 0.8 %
21 Chad 1,260,586 486,715 0.8 %
22 Angola 1,247,872 481,806 0.8 %
23 Mali 1,217,103 469,926 0.8 %
24 South Africa 1,213,662 468,597 0.8 %
25 Colombia 1,108,301 427,917 0.7 %
26 Bolivia 1,078,060 416,241 0.7 %
27 Mauritania 1,041,616 402,170 0.7 %
28 Ethiopia 999,541 385,925 0.7 %
29 Egypt 995,560 384,388 0.7 %
30 Nigeria 910,802 351,662 0.6 %
31 Tanzania 885,321 341,824 0.6 %
32 Venezuela 882,881 340,882 0.6 %
33 Namibia 810,962 313,114 0.5 %
34 Mozambique 785,556 303,305 0.5 %
35 Pakistan 770,998 297,684 0.5 %
36 Turkey 769,295 297,026 0.5 %
37 Chile 743,109 286,916 0.5 %
38 Zambia 742,993 286,871 0.5 %
39 Myanmar 653,407 252,282 0.4 %
40 Afghanistan 653,032 252,137 0.4 %
41 Somalia 625,933 241,674 0.4 %
42 Central African Republic 624,812 241,241 0.4 %
43 South Sudan 612,184 236,365 0.4 %
44 Madagascar 582,145 224,767 0.4 %
45 Ukraine 579,537 223,761 0.4 %
46 Kenya 569,295 219,806 0.4 %
47 Greenland 561,960 216,974 0.4 %
48 Botswana 561,907 216,954 0.4 %
49 France 547,571 211,418 0.4 %
50 Yemen 528,415 204,022 0.4 %
51 Thailand 510,844 197,238 0.3 %
52 Spain 498,535 192,485 0.3 %
53 Cameroon 472,814 182,555 0.3 %
54 Turkmenistan 468,851 181,024 0.3 %
55 Papua New Guinea 452,100 174,557 0.3 %
56 Morocco 446,373 172,345 0.3 %
57 Iraq 434,077 167,598 0.3 %
58 Uzbekistan 425,568 164,313 0.3 %
59 Sweden 410,494 158,492 0.3 %
60 Paraguay 397,954 153,651 0.3 %
61 Zimbabwe 386,606 149,269 0.3 %
62 Norway 366,108 141,355 0.2 %
63 Japan 364,571 140,761 0.2 %
64 Germany 348,520 134,564 0.2 %
65 Congo 341,079 131,691 0.2 %
66 Malaysia 328,543 126,851 0.2 %
67 Côte d'Ivoire 318,115 122,825 0.2 %
68 Oman 310,298 119,807 0.2 %
69 Viet Nam 310,060 119,715 0.2 %
70 Poland 306,295 118,261 0.2 %
71 Finland 303,511 117,186 0.2 %
72 Philippines 298,192 115,133 0.2 %
73 Italy 294,152 113,572 0.2 %
74 Burkina Faso 273,623 105,646 0.2 %
75 Western Sahara 265,548 102,529 0.2 %
76 New Zealand 263,884 101,886 0.2 %
77 Gabon 259,286 100,111 0.2 %
78 Ecuador 248,264 95,855 0.2 %
79 Guinea 245,676 94,856 0.2 %
80 United Kingdom 241,959 93,421 0.2 %
81 Laos 230,612 89,040 0.2 %
82 Romania 230,080 88,834 0.2 %
83 Ghana 227,544 87,855 0.2 %
84 Belarus 203,030 78,390 0.1 %
85 Uganda 199,816 77,149 0.1 %
86 Guyana 197,592 76,291 0.1 %
87 Senegal 192,463 74,310 0.1 %
88 Kyrgyzstan 191,548 73,957 0.1 %
89 Syria 183,616 70,895 0.1 %
90 Cambodia 176,446 68,126 0.1 %
91 Uruguay 174,826 67,501 0.1 %
92 Suriname 156,460 60,410 0.1 %
93 Tunisia 155,399 60,000 0.1 %
94 Nepal 143,322 55,337 0.1 %
95 Tajikistan 140,056 54,076 0.1 %
96 Bangladesh 130,172 50,260 0.1 %
97 Greece 128,919 49,776 0.1 %
98 North Korea 120,387 46,482 0.1 %
99 Nicaragua 120,353 46,469 0.1 %
100 Benin 112,795 43,550 0.1 %
101 Honduras 111,878 43,196 0.1 %
102 Bulgaria 108,529 41,903 0.1 %
103 Guatemala 107,153 41,372 0.1 %
104 Cuba 106,476 41,110 0.1 %
105 Eritrea 100,975 38,987 0.1 %
106 Iceland 100,539 38,818 0.1 %
107 South Korea 97,235 37,543 0.1 %
108 Liberia 96,351 37,201 0.1 %
109 Malawi 94,264 36,395 0.1 %
110 Portugal 91,595 35,365 0.1 %
111 Hungary 90,519 34,950 0.1 %
112 Jordan 88,749 34,266 0.1 %
113 Serbia 87,428 33,756 0.1 %
114 United Arab Emirates 83,637 32,292 0.1 %
115 Azerbaijan 82,650 31,911 0.1 %
116 Austria 82,400 31,815 0.1 %
117 French Guiana 81,085 31,307 0.1 %
118 Czech Republic 77,219 29,814 0.1 %
119 Panama 74,309 28,691 0 %
120 Sierra Leone 72,203 27,878 0 %
121 Georgia 69,455 26,817 0 %
122 Ireland 68,918 26,609 0 %
123 Sri Lanka 62,702 24,209 0 %
124 Lithuania 62,638 24,185 0 %
125 Latvia 62,285 24,048 0 %
126 Croatia 55,960 21,606 0 %
127 Togo 54,404 21,005 0 %
128 Costa Rica 51,075 19,720 0 %
129 Bosnia and Herzegovina 50,967 19,678 0 %
130 Dominican Republic 48,315 18,654 0 %
131 Slovakia 48,091 18,568 0 %
132 Denmark 42,437 16,385 0 %
133 Estonia 42,366 16,358 0 %
134 Switzerland 39,507 15,254 0 %
135 Bhutan 38,063 14,696 0 %
136 Taiwan 35,410 13,672 0 %
137 Netherlands 33,717 13,018 0 %
138 Moldova 32,844 12,681 0 %
139 Lesotho 30,341 11,715 0 %
140 Belgium 30,277 11,690 0 %
141 Armenia 28,467 10,991 0 %
142 Guinea-Bissau 28,102 10,850 0 %
143 Equatorial Guinea 28,051 10,831 0 %
144 Solomon Islands 27,931 10,784 0 %
145 Haiti 27,561 10,642 0 %
146 Albania 27,393 10,577 0 %
147 Burundi 25,678 9,914 0 %
148 Republic of Macedonia 25,224 9,739 0 %
149 Rwanda 24,668 9,525 0 %
150 Djibouti 23,186 8,952 0 %
151 Belize 22,791 8,800 0 %
152 Israel 21,639 8,355 0 %
153 El Salvador 20,723 8,001 0 %
154 Slovenia 20,150 7,780 0 %
155 Fiji 18,280 7,058 0 %
156 New Caledonia 18,249 7,046 0 %
157 Kuwait 17,817 6,879 0 %
158 Swaziland 17,204 6,642 0 %
159 Timor-Leste 14,862 5,738 0 %
160 Falkland Islands 14,560 5,622 0 %
161 Montenegro 13,436 5,188 0 %
162 Vanuatu 12,183 4,704 0 %
163 Qatar 11,608 4,482 0 %
164 Jamaica 10,828 4,181 0 %
165 Lebanon 10,229 3,950 0 %
166 Gambia 10,118 3,907 0 %
167 Bahamas 10,018 3,868 0 %
168 Cyprus 9,243 3,569 0 %
169 Puerto Rico 8,869 3,424 0 %
170 State of Palestine 6,020 2,324 0 %
171 Brunei Darussalam 5,269 2,034 0 %
172 Trinidad and Tobago 5,130 1,981 0 %
173 Cabo Verde 4,029 1,556 0 %
174 French Polynesia 3,659 1,413 0 %
175 Samoa 2,831 1,093 0 %
176 Luxembourg 2,590 1,000 0 %
177 Réunion 2,500 965 0 %
178 Mauritius 2,030 784 0 %
179 Comoros 1,861 719 0 %
180 Guadeloupe 1,690 653 0 %
181 Faeroe Islands 1,394 538 0 %
182 Martinique 1,060 409 0 %
183 China, Hong Kong SAR 1,050 405 0 %
184 Sao Tome and Principe 960 371 0 %
185 Turks and Caicos Islands 951 367 0 %
186 Kiribati 810 313 0 %
187 Bahrain 760 293 0 %
188 Dominica 750 289 0 %
189 Tonga 720 278 0 %
190 Singapore 700 270 0 %
191 Micronesia 700 270 0 %
192 Saint Lucia 610 236 0 %
193 Isle of Man 570 220 0 %
194 Guam 540 208 0 %
195 Andorra 470 181 0 %
196 Palau 460 178 0 %
197 Seychelles 460 178 0 %
198 Northern Mariana Islands 460 178 0 %
199 Curaçao 444 171 0 %
200 Antigua and Barbuda 440 170 0 %
201 Barbados 430 166 0 %
202 Saint Helena 392 151 0 %
203 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 390 151 0 %
204 Mayotte 375 145 0 %
205 United States Virgin Islands 350 135 0 %
206 Grenada 340 131 0 %
207 Caribbean Netherlands 328 127 0 %
208 Malta 320 124 0 %
209 Maldives 300 116 0 %
210 Niue 260 100 0 %
211 Saint Kitts and Nevis 260 100 0 %
212 Cayman Islands 240 93 0 %
213 Cook Islands 240 93 0 %
214 Saint Pierre and Miquelon 230 89 0 %
215 American Samoa 200 77 0 %
216 Channel Islands 190 73 0 %
217 Marshall Islands 180 70 0 %
218 Aruba 180 70 0 %
219 Liechtenstein 160 62 0 %
220 British Virgin Islands 150 58 0 %
221 Wallis and Futuna Islands 140 54 0 %
222 Montserrat 100 39 0 %
223 Anguilla 90 35 0 %
224 San Marino 60 23 0 %
225 Bermuda 50 19 0 %
226 Sint Maarten 34 13 0 %
227 Tuvalu 30 12 0 %
228 China, Macao SAR 30 12 0 %
229 Nauru 20 8 0 %
230 Gibraltar 10 4 0 %
231 Tokelau 10 4 0 %
232 Monaco 1 1 0 %
233 Holy See 0 0 0 %
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