Top 10 Largest Countries (Area-Wise)
Are you wondering about the largest countries in the world? If yes, then here is the list of of the top 10 largest countries of the world (area-wise). This list has been updated recently. The Earth is the 3rd closest planet to the Sun after Mercury and Venus. The age of the Earth is about 4.5 billion years and this fact has been proved with the help of radiometric dating. About 71% of the Earth's surface is covered with water and the remaining 29% is a landmass that consists of continents and islands. As per the Britannica Encyclopedia, there are about 198 countries in the world. Each country has its own boundaries. These boundaries often change with time to time. Till the end of the year 2019, here are the top 10 countries of the world (area-wise)
10 Largest Countries (Area-Wise):
Area: 17,125,000 square kilometres.
Area: 9,984,670 square kilometres.
Area: 9,572,900 square kilometres.
4. United States of America
Area: 9,525,067 square kilometres.
Area: 8,515,767 square kilometres.
Area: 7,692,202 square kilometres.
Area: 3,166,391 square kilometres.
Area: 2,780,400 square kilometres.
Area: 2,724,900 square kilometres.
Area: 2,381,741 square kilometres.
The above list of the top 10 largest countries (area-wise) is given in chronological order i.e. from highest to lowest in terms of area.