Largest Countries in the World (by area)

The largest country in the world is Russia with a total area of 17,098,242 Km² (6,601,665 mi²) and a land area of 16,376,870 Km² (6,323,142 mi²), equivalent to 11% of the total world's landmass of 148,940,000 Km² (57,510,000 square miles).

See also:

List of countries (and dependencies) ranked by area

Total Area = land area + water bodies (lakes, reservoirs, and rivers)
Km² = square kilometers | mi² = square miles

# Country Tot. Area
(Km²)
Tot. Area
(mi²)
Land Area
(Km²)
Land Area
(mi²)
% of world
landmass
1 Russia 17,098,242 6,601,665 16,376,870 6,323,142 11.0 %
2 Canada 9,984,670 3,855,101 9,093,510 3,511,022 6.1 %
3 China 9,706,961 3,747,877 9,388,211 3,624,807 6.3 %
4 United States 9,372,610 3,618,783 9,147,420 3,531,837 6.1 %
5 Brazil 8,515,767 3,287,955 8,358,140 3,227,095 5.6 %
6 Australia 7,692,024 2,969,906 7,682,300 2,966,151 5.2 %
7 India 3,287,590 1,269,345 2,973,190 1,147,955 2.0 %
8 Argentina 2,780,400 1,073,518 2,736,690 1,056,641 1.8 %
9 Kazakhstan 2,724,900 1,052,089 2,699,700 1,042,360 1.8 %
10 Algeria 2,381,741 919,595 2,381,740 919,595 1.6 %
11 DR Congo 2,344,858 905,354 2,267,050 875,313 1.5 %
12 Greenland 2,166,086 836,330 410,450 158,476 0.3 %
13 Saudi Arabia 2,149,690 830,000 2,149,690 830,000 1.4 %
14 Mexico 1,964,375 758,449 1,943,950 750,563 1.3 %
15 Indonesia 1,904,569 735,358 1,811,570 699,451 1.2 %
16 Sudan 1,886,068 728,215 1,765,048 681,489 1.2 %
17 Libya 1,759,540 679,362 1,759,540 679,362 1.2 %
18 Iran 1,648,195 636,371 1,628,550 628,786 1.1 %
19 Mongolia 1,564,110 603,906 1,553,560 599,833 1.0 %
20 Peru 1,285,216 496,224 1,280,000 494,211 0.9 %
21 Chad 1,284,000 495,755 1,259,200 486,180 0.8 %
22 Niger 1,267,000 489,191 1,266,700 489,075 0.9 %
23 Angola 1,246,700 481,353 1,246,700 481,353 0.8 %
24 Mali 1,240,192 478,841 1,220,190 471,118 0.8 %
25 South Africa 1,221,037 471,445 1,213,090 468,376 0.8 %
26 Colombia 1,141,748 440,831 1,109,500 428,380 0.7 %
27 Ethiopia 1,104,300 426,372 1,000,000 386,102 0.7 %
28 Bolivia 1,098,581 424,164 1,083,300 418,264 0.7 %
29 Mauritania 1,030,700 397,955 1,030,700 397,955 0.7 %
30 Egypt 1,002,450 387,048 995,450 384,345 0.7 %
31 Tanzania 945,087 364,900 885,800 342,009 0.6 %
32 Nigeria 923,768 356,669 910,770 351,650 0.6 %
33 Venezuela 916,445 353,841 882,050 340,561 0.6 %
34 Pakistan 881,912 340,508 770,880 297,638 0.5 %
35 Namibia 825,615 318,772 823,290 317,874 0.6 %
36 Mozambique 801,590 309,496 786,380 303,623 0.5 %
37 Turkey 783,562 302,535 769,630 297,156 0.5 %
38 Chile 756,102 291,932 743,532 287,079 0.5 %
39 Zambia 752,612 290,585 743,390 287,024 0.5 %
40 Myanmar 676,578 261,228 653,290 252,237 0.4 %
41 Afghanistan 652,230 251,827 652,860 252,071 0.4 %
42 Somalia 637,657 246,201 627,340 242,217 0.4 %
43 Central African Republic 622,984 240,535 622,980 240,534 0.4 %
44 South Sudan 619,745 239,285 610,952 235,890 0.4 %
45 Ukraine 603,500 233,013 579,320 223,677 0.4 %
46 Madagascar 587,041 226,658 581,795 224,632 0.4 %
47 Botswana 582,000 224,711 566,730 218,816 0.4 %
48 Kenya 580,367 224,081 569,140 219,746 0.4 %
49 France 551,695 213,011 547,557 211,413 0.4 %
50 Yemen 527,968 203,850 527,970 203,850 0.4 %
51 Thailand 513,120 198,117 510,890 197,256 0.3 %
52 Spain 505,992 195,365 498,800 192,588 0.3 %
53 Turkmenistan 488,100 188,456 469,930 181,441 0.3 %
54 Cameroon 475,442 183,569 472,710 182,514 0.3 %
55 Papua New Guinea 462,840 178,703 452,860 174,850 0.3 %
56 Sweden 450,295 173,860 410,340 158,433 0.3 %
57 Uzbekistan 447,400 172,742 425,400 164,248 0.3 %
58 Morocco 446,550 172,414 446,300 172,317 0.3 %
59 Iraq 438,317 169,235 434,320 167,692 0.3 %
60 Paraguay 406,752 157,048 397,300 153,398 0.3 %
61 Zimbabwe 390,757 150,872 386,850 149,364 0.3 %
62 Japan 377,930 145,920 364,555 140,755 0.2 %
63 Germany 357,114 137,882 348,560 134,580 0.2 %
64 Philippines 342,353 132,183 298,170 115,124 0.2 %
65 Congo 342,000 132,047 341,500 131,854 0.2 %
66 Finland 338,424 130,666 303,890 117,333 0.2 %
67 Vietnam 331,212 127,882 310,070 119,719 0.2 %
68 Malaysia 330,803 127,724 328,550 126,854 0.2 %
69 Norway 323,802 125,021 365,268 141,031 0.2 %
70 Côte d'Ivoire 322,463 124,504 318,000 122,780 0.2 %
71 Poland 312,679 120,726 306,230 118,236 0.2 %
72 Oman 309,500 119,499 309,500 119,499 0.2 %
73 Italy 301,336 116,346 294,140 113,568 0.2 %
74 Ecuador 276,841 106,889 248,360 95,892 0.2 %
75 Burkina Faso 272,967 105,393 273,600 105,638 0.2 %
76 New Zealand 270,467 104,428 263,310 101,665 0.2 %
77 Gabon 267,668 103,347 257,670 99,487 0.2 %
78 Western Sahara 266,000 102,703 266,000 102,703 0.2 %
79 Guinea 245,857 94,926 245,720 94,873 0.2 %
80 United Kingdom 242,900 93,784 241,930 93,410 0.2 %
81 Uganda 241,550 93,263 199,810 77,147 0.1 %
82 Ghana 238,533 92,098 227,540 87,854 0.2 %
83 Romania 238,391 92,043 230,170 88,869 0.2 %
84 Laos 236,800 91,429 230,800 89,112 0.2 %
85 Guyana 214,969 83,000 196,850 76,004 0.1 %
86 Belarus 207,600 80,155 202,910 78,344 0.1 %
87 Kyrgyzstan 199,951 77,201 191,800 74,054 0.1 %
88 Senegal 196,722 75,955 192,530 74,336 0.1 %
89 Syria 185,180 71,498 183,630 70,900 0.1 %
90 Cambodia 181,035 69,898 176,520 68,155 0.1 %
91 Uruguay 181,034 69,898 175,020 67,576 0.1 %
92 Suriname 163,820 63,251 156,000 60,232 0.1 %
93 Tunisia 163,610 63,170 155,360 59,985 0.1 %
94 Bangladesh 147,570 56,977 130,170 50,259 0.1 %
95 Nepal 147,181 56,827 143,350 55,348 0.1 %
96 Tajikistan 143,100 55,251 139,960 54,039 0.1 %
97 Greece 131,990 50,962 128,900 49,769 0.1 %
98 Nicaragua 130,373 50,337 120,340 46,464 0.1 %
99 North Korea 120,538 46,540 120,410 46,491 0.1 %
100 Malawi 118,484 45,747 94,280 36,402 0.1 %
101 Eritrea 117,600 45,406 101,000 38,996 0.1 %
102 Benin 112,622 43,484 112,760 43,537 0.1 %
103 Honduras 112,492 43,433 111,890 43,201 0.1 %
104 Liberia 111,369 43,000 96,320 37,189 0.1 %
105 Bulgaria 110,879 42,811 108,560 41,915 0.1 %
106 Cuba 109,884 42,426 106,440 41,097 0.1 %
107 Guatemala 108,889 42,042 107,160 41,375 0.1 %
108 Iceland 103,000 39,769 100,250 38,707 0.1 %
109 South Korea 100,210 38,691 97,230 37,541 0.1 %
110 Hungary 93,028 35,918 90,530 34,954 0.1 %
111 Portugal 92,090 35,556 91,590 35,363 0.1 %
112 Jordan 89,342 34,495 88,780 34,278 0.1 %
113 Serbia 88,361 34,116 87,460 33,768 0.1 %
114 Azerbaijan 86,600 33,436 82,658 31,914 0.1 %
115 Austria 83,871 32,383 82,409 31,818 0.1 %
116 United Arab Emirates 83,600 32,278 83,600 32,278 0.1 %
117 French Guiana 83,534 32,253 82,200 31,738 0.1 %
118 Czechia 78,865 30,450 77,240 29,823 0.1 %
119 Panama 75,417 29,119 74,340 28,703 0.0 %
120 Sierra Leone 71,740 27,699 72,180 27,869 0.0 %
121 Ireland 70,273 27,133 68,890 26,599 0.0 %
122 Georgia 69,700 26,911 69,490 26,830 0.0 %
123 Sri Lanka 65,610 25,332 62,710 24,212 0.0 %
124 Lithuania 65,300 25,212 62,674 24,199 0.0 %
125 Latvia 64,559 24,926 62,200 24,016 0.0 %
126 Togo 56,785 21,925 54,390 21,000 0.0 %
127 Croatia 56,594 21,851 55,960 21,606 0.0 %
128 Bosnia and Herzegovina 51,209 19,772 51,000 19,691 0.0 %
129 Costa Rica 51,100 19,730 51,060 19,714 0.0 %
130 Slovakia 49,037 18,933 48,088 18,567 0.0 %
131 Dominican Republic 48,671 18,792 48,320 18,656 0.0 %
132 Estonia 45,227 17,462 42,390 16,367 0.0 %
133 Denmark 43,094 16,639 42,430 16,382 0.0 %
134 Netherlands 41,850 16,158 33,720 13,019 0.0 %
135 Switzerland 41,284 15,940 39,516 15,257 0.0 %
136 Bhutan 38,394 14,824 38,117 14,717 0.0 %
137 Taiwan 36,193 13,974 35,410 13,672 0.0 %
138 Guinea-Bissau 36,125 13,948 28,120 10,857 0.0 %
139 Moldova 33,846 13,068 32,850 12,683 0.0 %
140 Belgium 30,528 11,787 30,280 11,691 0.0 %
141 Lesotho 30,355 11,720 30,360 11,722 0.0 %
142 Armenia 29,743 11,484 28,470 10,992 0.0 %
143 Solomon Islands 28,896 11,157 27,990 10,807 0.0 %
144 Albania 28,748 11,100 27,400 10,579 0.0 %
145 Equatorial Guinea 28,051 10,831 28,050 10,830 0.0 %
146 Burundi 27,834 10,747 25,680 9,915 0.0 %
147 Haiti 27,750 10,714 27,560 10,641 0.0 %
148 Rwanda 26,338 10,169 24,670 9,525 0.0 %
149 Republic of North Macedonia 25,713 9,928 25,220 9,737 0.0 %
150 Djibouti 23,200 8,958 23,180 8,950 0.0 %
151 Belize 22,966 8,867 22,810 8,807 0.0 %
152 El Salvador 21,041 8,124 20,720 8,000 0.0 %
153 Israel 20,770 8,019 21,640 8,355 0.0 %
154 Slovenia 20,273 7,827 20,140 7,776 0.0 %
155 New Caledonia 18,575 7,172 18,280 7,058 0.0 %
156 Fiji 18,272 7,055 18,270 7,054 0.0 %
157 Kuwait 17,818 6,880 17,820 6,880 0.0 %
158 Eswatini 17,364 6,704 17,200 6,641 0.0 %
159 Timor-Leste 14,874 5,743 14,870 5,741 0.0 %
160 Bahamas 13,943 5,383 10,010 3,865 0.0 %
161 Montenegro 13,812 5,333 13,450 5,193 0.0 %
162 Vanuatu 12,189 4,706 12,190 4,707 0.0 %
163 Falkland Islands 12,173 4,700 12,170 4,699 0.0 %
164 Qatar 11,586 4,473 11,610 4,483 0.0 %
165 Jamaica 10,991 4,244 10,830 4,181 0.0 %
166 Gambia 10,689 4,127 10,120 3,907 0.0 %
167 Lebanon 10,452 4,036 10,230 3,950 0.0 %
168 Cyprus 9,251 3,572 9,240 3,568 0.0 %
169 Puerto Rico 8,870 3,425 8,870 3,425 0.0 %
170 State of Palestine 6,220 2,402 6,020 2,324 0.0 %
171 Brunei Darussalam 5,765 2,226 5,270 2,035 0.0 %
172 Trinidad and Tobago 5,130 1,981 5,130 1,981 0.0 %
173 French Polynesia 4,167 1,609 3,660 1,413 0.0 %
174 Cabo Verde 4,033 1,557 4,030 1,556 0.0 %
175 Samoa 2,842 1,097 2,830 1,093 0.0 %
176 Luxembourg 2,586 998 2,590 1,000 0.0 %
177 Réunion 2,511 970 2,500 965 0.0 %
178 Mauritius 2,040 788 2,030 784 0.0 %
179 Comoros 1,862 719 1,861 719 0.0 %
180 Guadeloupe 1,628 629 1,690 653 0.0 %
181 Faeroe Islands 1,393 538 1,396 539 0.0 %
182 Martinique 1,128 436 1,060 409 0.0 %
183 China, Hong Kong SAR 1,104 426 1,050 405 0.0 %
184 Sao Tome and Principe 964 372 960 371 0.0 %
185 Turks and Caicos Islands 948 366 950 367 0.0 %
186 Kiribati 811 313 810 313 0.0 %
187 Bahrain 765 295 760 293 0.0 %
188 Dominica 751 290 750 290 0.0 %
189 Tonga 747 288 720 278 0.0 %
190 Singapore 710 274 700 270 0.0 %
191 Micronesia 702 271 700 270 0.0 %
192 Saint Lucia 616 238 610 236 0.0 %
193 Isle of Man 572 221 570 220 0.0 %
194 Guam 549 212 540 208 0.0 %
195 Andorra 468 181 470 181 0.0 %
196 Northern Mariana Islands 464 179 460 178 0.0 %
197 Palau 459 177 460 178 0.0 %
198 Seychelles 452 175 460 178 0.0 %
199 Curaçao 444 171 444 171 0.0 %
200 Antigua and Barbuda 442 171 440 170 0.0 %
201 Barbados 430 166 430 166 0.0 %
202 Saint Helena 394 152 390 151 0.0 %
203 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 389 150 390 151 0.0 %
204 Mayotte 374 144 375 145 0.0 %
205 United States Virgin Islands 347 134 350 135 0.0 %
206 Grenada 344 133 340 131 0.0 %
207 Caribbean Netherlands 328 127 328 127 0.0 %
208 Malta 316 122 320 124 0.0 %
209 Maldives 300 116 300 116 0.0 %
210 Cayman Islands 264 102 240 93 0.0 %
211 Saint Kitts and Nevis 261 101 260 100 0.0 %
212 Niue 260 100 260 100 0.0 %
213 Saint Pierre and Miquelon 242 93 230 89 0.0 %
214 Cook Islands 236 91 240 93 0.0 %
215 American Samoa 199 77 200 77 0.0 %
216 Marshall Islands 181 70 180 69 0.0 %
217 Aruba 180 69 180 69 0.0 %
218 Liechtenstein 160 62 160 62 0.0 %
219 British Virgin Islands 151 58 150 58 0.0 %
220 Wallis and Futuna Islands 142 55 140 54 0.0 %
221 Montserrat 102 39 100 39 0.0 %
222 Anguilla 91 35 90 35 0.0 %
223 San Marino 61 24 60 23 0.0 %
224 Bermuda 54 21 50 19 0.0 %
225 Saint Martin 53 20 53 20 0.0 %
226 Sint Maarten 34 13 34 13 0.0 %
227 China, Macao SAR 30 12 30 12 0.0 %
228 Tuvalu 26 10 30 12 0.0 %
229 Saint Barthélemy 21 8 21 8 0.0 %
229 Nauru 21 8 20 8 0.0 %
230 Tokelau 12 5 10 4 0.0 %
231 Gibraltar 6 2 10 4 0.0 %
232 Monaco 2 1 1 1 0.0 %
233 Holy See 0 0 0 0 0.0 %
234 Channel Islands 0 0 190 73 0.0 %