List of countries by area

Here is a list of the countries of the world in order of size. Values are given in square kilometres. Dependencies are shown with the main country; the total area is also given, but the list is ordered according to the areas excluding dependencies.

Areas are including inland water bodies (lakes, reservoirs, rivers).

See also List of countries, List of countries by population, List of countries by population density, List of countries by continent, List of countries by date of nationhood Orders of magnitude (area).

Table of contents
1 List of countries by area with dependencies shown with the main country
2 Note
3 List of countries and dependencies, all ordered according to area
4 Source

List of countries by area with dependencies shown with the main country

PosCountryArea (km²)
1Russia17,075,200
2Canada9,976,140
3United States9,629,091
American Samoa199
Baker Island1
Guam549
Howland Island1
Jarvis Island4
Johnston Atoll3
Kingman Reef1
Midway Islands6
Navassa Island5
Northern Mariana Islands477
Palmyra Atoll12
Puerto Rico9,104
United States Virgin Islands352
Wake Island6
Total9,639,810
4People's Republic of China9,596,960
Hong Kong1,092
Macau25
Total9,598,077
5Brazil8,511,965
6Australia7,686,850
Ashmore and Cartier Islands5
Christmas Island135
Cocos (Keeling) Islands14
Coral Sea Islands3
Heard Island and McDonald Islands412
Norfolk Island34
Total7,687,453
7India3,287,590
8Argentina2,766,890
9Kazakhstan2,727,300
10Sudan2,505,810
11Algeria2,381,740
12Congo-Kinshasa2,345,410
13Mexico1,972,550
14Saudi Arabia1,960,582
15Indonesia1,904,556
16Libya1,759,540
17Iran1,648,000
18Mongolia1,565,000
19Peru1,285,220
20Chad1,284,000
21Niger1,267,000
22Angola1,246,700
23Mali1,240,000
24South Africa1,219,912
25Colombia1,138,910
26Ethiopia1,127,127
27Bolivia1,098,580
28Mauritania1,030,700
29Egypt1,001,450
30Tanzania948,087
31Nigeria923,768
32Venezuela912,050
33Namibia825,418
34Pakistan803,940
35Mozambique801,590
36Turkey780,580
37Chile756,950
38Zambia752,614
39Myanmar678,500
40Afghanistan647,500
41Somalia637,657
42Central African Republic622,984
43Ukraine603,700
44Botswana600,370
45Madagascar587,040
46Kenya582,650
47France547,030
Bassas da India0.2
Clipperton Island6
Europa Island28
French Southern and Antarctic Lands7,829
French Guiana91,000
French Polynesia4,167
Glorioso Islands5
Guadeloupe1,780
Juan de Nova Island4
Martinique1,100
Mayotte374
New Caledonia19,060
Reunion2,517
Saint Pierre and Miquelon242
Tromelin Island1
Wallis and Futuna274
Total675,417
48Yemen527,970
49Thailand514,000
50Spain504,782
51Turkmenistan488,100
52Cameroon475,440
53Papua New Guinea462,840
54Sweden449,964
55Uzbekistan447,400
56Morocco446,550
Western Sahara266,000
Total712,550
57Iraq437,072
58Paraguay406,750
59Zimbabwe390,580
60Japan377,835
61Germany357,021
62Congo-Brazzaville342,000
63Finland337,030
64Malaysia329,750
65Vietnam329,560
66Norway324,220
Bouvet Island58
Jan Mayen373
Svalbard62,049
Total386,700
67Cote d'Ivoire322,460
68Poland312,685
69Italy301,230
70Philippines300,000
71Ecuador283,560
72Burkina Faso274,200
73New Zealand268,680
Cook Islands240
Niue260
Tokelau10
Total269,190
74Gabon267,667
75Guinea245,857
76United Kingdom244,820
Anguilla102
British Indian Ocean Territory60
British Virgin Islands153
Bermuda53
Cayman Islands262
Falkland Islands12,173
Gibraltar6
Guernsey78
Isle of Man572
Jersey116
Montserrat102
Pitcairn Islands47
Saint Helena410
South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands3,903
Turks and Caicos Islands430
Total263,287
77Ghana238,540
78Romania238,391
79Laos236,800
80Uganda236,040
81Guyana214,970
82Oman212,460
83Belarus207,600
84Kyrgyzstan198,500
85Senegal196,190
86Syria185,180
87Cambodia181,040
88Uruguay176,220
89Tunisia163,610
90Suriname163,270
91Bangladesh144,000
92Tajikistan143,100
93Nepal140,800
94Greece131,940
95Nicaragua129,494
96Eritrea121,320
97North Korea120,540
98Malawi118,480
99Benin112,620
100Honduras112,090
101Liberia111,370
102Bulgaria110,910
103Guatemala108,890
104Iceland103,000
105Serbia and Montenegro102,173
106Cuba100,860
107South Korea98,480
108Hungary93,030
109Portugal92,391
110Jordan92,300
111Azerbaijan86,600
112Austria83,858
113United Arab Emirates82,880
114Czech Republic78,866
115Panama78,200
116Sierra Leone71,740
117Republic of Ireland70,273
118Georgia69,700
119Sri Lanka65,610
120Lithuania65,200
121Latvia64,589
122Togo56,785
123Croatia56,542
124Bosnia-Herzegovina51,129
125Costa Rica51,100
126Slovakia48,845
127Dominican Republic48,730
128Bhutan47,000
129Estonia45,226
130Denmark43,094
Faroe Islands1,399
Greenland2,166,086
Total2,210,579
131Netherlands41,526
Aruba193
Netherlands Antilles960
Total42,679
132Switzerland41,290
133Guinea-Bissau36,120
134Republic of China (Taiwan, Quemoy, Matsu)35,980
135Moldova33,843
136Belgium32,545
137Lesotho30,355
138Armenia29,800
139Albania28,748
140Solomon Islands28,450
141Equatorial Guinea28,051
142Burundi27,830
143Haiti27,750
144Rwanda26,338
145Republic of Macedonia25,333
146Belize22,966
147Djibouti22,000
148El Salvador21,040
149Israel20,770
Gaza Strip360
West Bank5,860
Total26,990
150Slovenia20,253
151Fiji18,270
152Kuwait17,820
153Swaziland17,363
154East Timor14,874
155Bahamas13,940
156Vanuatu12,200
157Qatar11,437
158The Gambia11,300
159Jamaica10,990
160Lebanon10,400
161Cyprus9,250
162Brunei5,770
163Trinidad and Tobago5,128
164Cape Verde4,033
165Samoa2,860
166Luxembourg2,586
167Comoros2,170
168Mauritius1,860
169São Tomé and Príncipe1,001
170Dominica754
171Tonga748
172Kiribati717
173Micronesia702
174Singapore692.7
175Bahrain620
176Saint Lucia620
177Seychelles455
178Andorra468
179Palau458
180Antigua and Barbuda442
181Barbados430
182Saint Vincent and the Grenadines389
183Grenada340
184Malta316
185Maldives300
186Saint Kitts and Nevis261
187Marshall Islands181
188Liechtenstein160
189San Marino61.2
190Tuvalu26
191Nauru21
192Monaco1.95
193Vatican City0.44

Note

The 193 countries in the list are the 191 United Nations member states plus the Republic of China (Taiwan) and the Holy See (Vatican City).

The list also shows the 11 countries which have a total of 66 dependencies, of which 23 are not permanently inhabited and therefore not in the List of countries by population. The total is 259 countries and dependencies.

Compare with List of dependent territories, which lists 70 dependencies.

List of countries and dependencies, all ordered according to area

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.

Rank Country Area(sq km) Date of Information 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 United States 9,629,091 11 People's Republic of China 9,596,960 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 Congo, Democratic Republic of the 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 Cote 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 212,460 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 27,750 155 Rwanda 26,338

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 Vanuatu 12,200 169 Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) 12,173 170 Qatar 11,437 171 Gambia, The 11,300 172 Jamaica 10,991 173 Lebanon 10,400 174 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 Reunion 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 Sao Tome and Principe 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 Islands 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) 0,44 267 Bassas da India 0,2

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