Countries of the World by Land Area

The list of the world's sovereign states and their dependent territories by land area.
Created On: Jan 5, 2013 11:22 IST
Modified On: Jan 5, 2013 13:04 IST

 Rank

 Country

Land in Km2 (Sq Mi) 

 - 

 World

148,940,000
(57,510,000) 

Russia 

16,377,742
(6,323,482) 

 

Antarctica 

14,000,000
(5,400,000) 

Canada 

9,093,507
(3,511,023) 

China 

9,569,901
(3,694,959) 

United States 

9,158,960
(3,536,290) 

Brazil 

8,459,417
(3,266,199) 

Australia 

7,682,300
(2,966,200) 

India 

2,973,193
(1,147,956) 

Argentina 

2,736,690
(1,056,640) 

Kazakhstan 

2,699,700
(1,042,400) 

10 

Algeria 

2,381,741
(919,595) 

11 

Democratic Republic of the Congo 

2,267,048
(875,312) 

12 

Greenland (Denmark) 

2,166,086
(836,330) 

13 

Saudi Arabia 

2,149,690
(830,000) 

14 

Mexico 

1,943,945
(750,561) 

15 

Indonesia 

1,811,569
(699,451) 

16 

Sudan 

N/A 

17 

Libya 

1,759,540
(679,360) 

18 

Iran 

1,531,595
(591,352) 

19 

Mongolia 

1,553,556
(599,831) 

20 

Peru 

1,279,996
(494,209) 

21 

Chad 

1,259,200
(486,200) 

22 

Niger 

1,266,700
(489,100) 

23 

Angola 

1,246,700
(481,400) 

24 

 Mali 

1,220,190
(471,120) 

25 

South Africa 

1,214,470
(468,910) 

26 

Colombia 

1,038,700
(401,000) 

27 

Ethiopia 

1,000,000
(390,000) 

28 

Bolivia 

1,083,301
(418,265) 

29 

Mauritania 

1,030,700
(398,000) 

30 

Egypt 

995,450
(384,350) 

31 

Tanzania 

885,800
(342,000) 

32 

Nigeria 

910,768
(351,649) 

33 

Venezuela 

882,050
(340,560) 

34 

Pakistan 

856,692
(330,771) 

35 

Namibia 

823,290
(317,870) 

36 

Mozambique 

786,380
(303,620) 

37 

Turkey 

769,632
(297,157) 

38 

Chile 

743,812
(287,187) 

39 

Zambia 

743,398
(287,028) 

40 

Burma 

653,508
(252,321) 

41 

Afghanistan 

652,230
(251,830) 

42 

South Sudan 

NA 

43 

France 

640,427
(247,270) 

44 

Somalia 

627,337
(242,216) 

45 

Central African Republic 

622,984
(240,535) 

46 

Ukraine 

579,330
(223,680) 

47 

Madagascar 

581,540
(224,530) 

48 

Botswana 

566,730
(218,820) 

49 

 Kenya 

569,140
(219,750) 

50 

Yemen 

527,968
(203,850) 

51 

Thailand 

510,890
(197,260) 

52 

Spain 

498,980
(192,660) 

53 

Turkmenistan 

469,930
(181,440) 

54 

Cameroon 

472,710
(182,510) 

55 

Papua New Guinea 

452,860
(174,850) 

56 

Sweden 

410,335
(158,431) 

57 

Uzbekistan 

425,400
(164,200) 

58 

Morocco 

446,300
(172,300) 

59 

 Iraq 

437,367
(168,868) 

60 

Paraguay 

397,302
(153,399) 

61 

Zimbabwe 

386,847
(149,362) 

62 

Japan 

364,485
(140,728) 

63 

Germany 

348,672
(134,623) 

64 

Republic of the Congo 

341,500
(131,900) 

65 

Finland 

303,815
(117,304) 

66 

 Vietnam 

310,070
(119,720) 

67 

Malaysia 

329,613
(127,264) 

68 

Norway 

304,282
(117,484) 

69 

Côte d'Ivoire 

318,003
(122,782) 

70 

Poland 

304,255
(117,474) 

71 

Oman 

309,500
(119,500) 

72 

 Italy 

294,140
(113,570) 

73 

Philippines 

298,170
(115,120) 

74 

Burkina Faso 

273,800
(105,700) 

75 

New Zealand 

262,443
(101,330) 

76 

Gabon 

257,667
(99,486) 

77 

Western Sahara 

266,000
(103,000) 

78 

Ecuador 

276,841
(106,889) 

79 

Guinea 

245,717
(94,872) 

80 

United Kingdom 

241,930
(93,410) 

81 

Uganda 

197,100
(76,100) 

82 

Ghana 

227,533
(87,851) 

83 

Romania 

229,891
(88,761) 

84 

Laos 

230,800
(89,100) 

85 

Guyana 

196,849
(76,004) 

86 

Belarus 

202,900
(78,300) 

87 

Kyrgyzstan 

191,801
(74,055) 

88 

Senegal 

192,530
(74,340) 

89 

Syria 

183,630
(70,900) 

 90

Cambodia 

176,515
(68,153) 

91 

Uruguay 

175,015
(67,574) 

92 

Suriname 

156,000
(60,000) 

93 

Tunisia 

155,360
(59,980) 

94 

Bangladesh 

130,168
(50,258) 

95 

Nepal 

143,351
(55,348) 

96 

Tajikistan 

141,510
(54,640) 

97 

Greece 

130,647
(50,443) 

98 

Nicaragua 

119,990
(46,330) 

99 

North Korea 

120,408
(46,490) 

100 

Malawi 

94,080
(36,320) 

101 

 Eritrea 

 101,000
(39,000)

102 

Benin 

110,622
(42,711) 

103 

Honduras 

111,890
(43,200) 

104 

Liberia 

96,320
(37,190) 

105 

Bulgaria 

108,489
(41,888) 

106 

Cuba 

109,820
(42,400) 

107 

Guatemala 

107,159
(41,374) 

108 

Iceland 

100,250
(38,710) 

109 

South Korea 

96,920
(37,420) 

110 

Hungary 

89,608
(34,598) 

111 

Portugal 

91,470
(35,320) 

 112

Jordan 

88,802
(34,287) 

113 

Serbia 

88,246
(34,072) 

114 

Azerbaijan 

82,629
(31,903) 

115 

Austria 

82,445
(31,832) 

116 

United Arab Emirates 

83,600
(32,300) 

 117

Czech Republic 

77,247
(29,825) 

118 

 Panama 

74,340
(28,700) 

119 

Sierra Leone 

71,620
(27,650) 

120 

Ireland 

68,883
(26,596) 

121 

Georgia 

69,700
(26,900) 

122 

Sri Lanka 

62,732
(24,221) 

123 

 Lithuania

62,680
(24,200) 

 124

 Latvia

62,249
(24,034)

125

Svalbard (Norway)

62,045
(23,956)

126

Togo

54,385
(20,998)

127

Croatia

55,974
(21,612)

128

Bosnia and Herzegovina

51,187
(19,763)

129

Costa Rica

51,060
(19,710)

130

Slovakia

48,105
(18,573)

131

Dominican Republic

48,320
(18,660)

132

Estonia

42,388
(16,366)

133

Denmark

42,434
(16,384)

134

Netherlands

33,893
(13,086)

135

Switzerland

39,997
(15,443)

136

Bhutan

38,394
(14,824)

137

Taiwan

32,260
(12,460)

138

Guinea-Bissau

28,120
(10,860)

139

Moldova

32,891
(12,699)

140

Belgium

30,278
(11,690)

141

Lesotho

30,355
(11,720)

142

Armenia

28,203
(10,889)

143

Solomon Islands

27,986
(10,805)

144

 Albania

27,398
(10,578)

145

Equatorial Guinea

28,051
(10,831)

146

Burundi

25,680
(9,920)

147

Haiti

27,560
(10,640)

148

Rwanda

24,668
(9,524)

149

Macedonia

25,433
(9,820)

150

Djibouti

23,180
(8,950)

151

Belize

22,806
(8,805)

152

El Salvador

20,721
(8,000)

153

 Israel

20,330
(7,850)

154

Slovenia

20,151
(7,780)

155

New Caledonia (France)

18,275
(7,056)

156

Fiji

18,274
(7,056)

157

Kuwait

17,818
(6,880)

158

Swaziland

17,204
(6,643)

159

East Timor

14,874
(5,743)

160

 Bahamas

10,010
(3,860)

161

Montenegro

13,452
(5,194)

162

Vanuatu

12,189
(4,706)

163

Falkland Islands (United Kingdom)

12,173
(4,700)

164

Qatar

11,586
(4,473)

165

Gambia

10,000
(3,900)

166

Jamaica

10,831
(4,182)

167

Lebanon

10,230
(3,950)

168

Cyprus

9,241
(3,568)

169

Puerto Rico (United States)

8,870
(3,420)

170

French Southern and Antarctic 

7,668
(2,961)

171

United States Pacific Island Wildlife Refuges

22.41
(8.65)

172

 Palestinian territories

5,640
(2,180)

173

Brunei

5,265
(2,033)

174

Trinidad and Tobago

 5,128
(1,980)

-

Transnistria

-

175

Cape Verde

4,033
(1,557)

176

French Polynesia (France)

3,827
(1,478)

177

South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (United Kingdom)

3,903
(1,507)

 

South Ossetia

 

 

Northern Cyprus

 

 178

Samoa

2,821
(1,089)

179

Luxembourg

2,586
(998)

180

Mauritius

2,030
(780)

181

Comoros

1,862
(719)

182

Faroe Islands (Denmark)

1,393
(538)

183 

Hong Kong (China)

1,054
(407)

184

São Tomé and Príncipe

964
(372)

185

 Turks and Caicos Islands (United Kingdom)

430
(170)

 186

 Kiribati

811
(313)

187

Bahrain

765
(295)

188

Dominica

751
(290)

189

Tonga

717
(277)

190

Singapore

687
(265)

191

Federated States of Micronesia

702
(271)

192

 Saint Lucia

606
(234)

193

Isle of Man (United Kingdom)

572
(221)

194

Guam (United States)

544
(210)

195

Andorra

468
(181)

196

Northern Mariana Islands (United States)

464
(179)

197

 Palau

459
(177)

198

Seychelles

455
(176)

199

Curaçao (Netherlands)

444
(171)

200

Antigua and Barbuda

442.6
(170.9)

201

  Barbados

431
(166)

202

 Heard Island and McDonald Islands (Australia)

412
(159)

203

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

389
(150)

204

Jan Mayen (Norway)

377
(146)

205

U.S. Virgin Islands (United States)

346
(134)

206

Grenada

344
(133)

207

Malta

316
(122)

208

Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha (United Kingdom)

308
(119)

209

Maldives

298
(115)

210

Cayman Islands (United Kingdom)

264
(102)

211

Saint Kitts and Nevis

261
(101)

212

Niue (New Zealand)

260
(100)

213

 Akrotiri and Dhekelia (United Kingdom)

NA

214

Saint Pierre and Miquelon(France)

242
(93)

215

Cook Islands (New Zealand)

236
(91)

216

American Samoa (United States)

199
(77)

217

Marshall Islands

181
(70)

218

Aruba (Netherlands)

180
(69)

219

 Liechtenstein

160
(62)

220

British Virgin Islands (United Kingdom)

151
(58)

221

Wallis and Futuna (France)

142
(55)

222

Christmas Island (Australia)

135
(52)

223

Jersey (United Kingdom)

116
(45)

224

Montserrat (United Kingdom)

102
(39)

225

Anguilla (United Kingdom)

91
(35)

226

Guernsey (United Kingdom)

78
(30)

227

San Marino

61
(24)

228

British Indian Ocean Territory(United Kingdom)

60
(23)

229

Saint Martin (France)

54.4
(21.0)

 

230

Bermuda (United Kingdom)

54
(21)

231

Bouvet Island (Norway)

49
(19)

232

Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom)

47
(18)

233

Norfolk Island (Australia)

36
(14)

234

Sint Maarten (Netherlands)

34
(13)

235

Macau (China)

28.2
(10.9)

236

Tuvalu

26
(10)

237

 Nauru

21
(8.1)

238

Saint Barthélemy (France)

NA

239

 Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia)

14
(5.4)

240

Tokelau (New Zealand)

12
(4.6)

241

Gibraltar (United Kingdom)

6.5
(2.5)

242

Wake Island (United States)

6.5
(2.5)

243

Clipperton Island (France)

6
(2.3)

244

Navassa Island (United States)

5.4
(2.1)

245

Ashmore and Cartier Islands(Australia)

5
(1.9)

246

Spratly Islands (disputed)

<5
(<2)

247

Coral Sea Islands (Australia)

<3
(<2)

248

Monaco

2
(0.77)

249

Vatican City

0.44
(0.17)

 

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