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The Largest Countries in the World by Area: Map & Facts



The 100 largest countries in the World ranked by their total area in square miles nad km, along know their capital, content and list of countries and territories by land borders.



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Map of 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) followed by Canada 9,984,670 Km² (3,855,100 mi²), in the 3rd largest country United States (incl. overseas territories) 9,857,348 Km² (3,805,943 mi²), 4th largest country China 9,596,961 Km² (3,705,407 mi²) and Brazil is the 5th place with total area 8,515,770 Km² (3,287,957 mi²).
Map of Largest Countries in the World by Area


List of the 100 Largest Countries by Total Area


RankCountryArea in Sq. miArea in Sq. KmCapitalContinentBordering countries by land
1Russia6,601,66817,098,242MoscowAsia / EuropeAzerbaijan, Belarus, China, Estonia, Finland, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Mongolia, North Korea, Norway, Poland, Ukraine
2Canada3,855,1009,984,670OttawaNorth AmericaUnited States
3United States(incl. overseas territories)3,805,9439,857,348Washington, D.C.North AmericaCanada, Mexico
4China3,705,4079,596,961BeijingAsiaAfghanistan, Bhutan, India, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, North Korea, Pakistan, Russia, Tajikistan, Vietnam
5Brazil3,287,9578,515,770BrasiliaSouth AmericaArgentina, Bolivia, Colombia, France (French Guiana), Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Uruguay, Venezuela
6Australia(incl. overseas territories)2,988,9027,741,220CanberraAustralia and Oceania-
7India1,269,2193,287,263New DelhiAsiaBangladesh, Bhutan, China, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan
8Argentina1,073,5182,780,400Buenos AiresSouth AmericaBolivia, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay, Uruguay
9Kazakhstan1,052,0902,724,900AstanaAsia / EuropeChina, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan
10Algeria919,5952,381,741AlgiersAfricaLibya, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Niger, Tunisia, Western Sahara (unrecognized state)
11Democratic Republic of the Congo905,3552,344,858KinshasaAfricaAngola, Burundi, Central African Republic, Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia
12Denmark(incl. Greenland, Faroe Islands)853,5072,210,573CopenhagenEurope / North AmericaGermany
13Saudi Arabia830,0002,149,690RiyadhAsiaIraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Yemen
14Mexico758,4491,964,375Mexico CityNorth AmericaBelize, Guatemala, United States
15Indonesia735,3581,904,569JakartaAsiaTimor-Leste, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea
16Sudan718,7231,861,484KhartoumAfricaCentral African Republic, Chad, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Libya, South Sudan
17Libya679,3621,759,540TripoliAfricaAlgeria, Chad, Egypt, Niger, Sudan, Tunisia
18Iran636,3721,648,195TehranAsiaAfghanistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Iraq, Pakistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan
19Mongolia603,9091,564,116UlaanbaatarAsiaChina, Russia
20Peru496,2251,285,216LimaSouth AmericaBolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador
21Chad495,7551,284,000N'DjamenaAfricaCameroon, Central African Republic, Libya, Niger, Nigeria, Sudan
22Niger489,1911,267,000NiameyAfricaAlgeria, Benin, Burkina Faso, Chad, Libya, Mali, Nigeria
23Angola481,3541,246,700LuandaAfricaDemocratic Republic of the Congo, Republic of the Congo, Namibia, Zambia
24Mali478,8411,240,192BamakoAfricaAlgeria, Burkina Faso, Cote d'Ivoire, Guinea, Mauritania, Niger, Senegal
25South Africa470,6931,219,090Pretoria (Administrative Capital), Cape Town (Legislative Capital), Bloemfontein (Judicial Capital)AfricaBotswana, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia, Eswatini, Zimbabwe
26Colombia440,8311,141,748BogotaSouth AmericaBrazil, Ecuador, Panama, Peru, Venezuela
27Ethiopia426,3731,104,300Addis AbabaAfricaDjibouti, Eritrea, Kenya, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan
28Bolivia424,1641,098,581Sucre (constitutional capital) and La Paz (administrative capital)South AmericaArgentina, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay, Peru
29Mauritania397,9551,030,700NouakchottAfricaAlgeria, Mali, Senegal, Western Sahara (unrecognized state)
30Egypt386,6621,001,450CairoAfricaPalestine (Gaza Strip), Israel, Libya, Sudan
31Tanzania365,755947,300DodomaAfricaBurundi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda, Uganda, Zambia
32Nigeria356,669923,768AbujaAfricaBenin, Cameroon, Chad, Niger
33Venezuela352,144912,050CaracasSouth AmericaBrazil, Colombia, Guyana
34Namibia318,261824,292WindhoekAfricaAngola, Botswana, South Africa, Zambia
35Mozambique308,642799,380MaputoAfricaMalawi, South Africa, Eswatini, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe
36Pakistan307,374796,095IslamabadAsiaAfghanistan, China, India, Iran
37Turkey302,535783,562AnkaraAsia / EuropeArmenia, Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Georgia, Greece, Iran, Iraq, Syria
38Chile291,930756,096SantiagoSouth AmericaArgentina, Bolivia, Peru
39Zambia290,585752,612LusakaAfricaAngola, Botswana, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Tanzania, Zimbabwe
40Myanmar261,228676,578NaypyidawAsiaBangladesh, China, India, Laos, Thailand
41Afghanistan251,827652,230KabulAsiaChina, Iran, Pakistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan
42South Sudan248,777644,329JubaAfricaCentral African Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Kenya, Sudan, Uganda
43France(incl. overseas territories)248,573643,801ParisEuropeAndorra, Belgium, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, Monaco, Spain, Switzerland. Brazil and Suriname border with the overseas territory of France in South America (French Guiana). The Netherlands borders with the overseas territory of France in North America (Saint Martin).
44Somalia246,201637,657MogadishuAfricaDjibouti, Ethiopia, Kenya
45Central African Republic240,535622,984BanguiAfricaCameroon, Chad, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Republic of the Congo, South Sudan, Sudan
46Ukraine233,012603,500KievEuropeBelarus, Hungary, Moldova, Poland, Romania, Russia, Slovakia
47Madagascar226,658587,041AntananarivoAfrica-
48Botswana224,607581,730GaboroneAfricaNamibia, South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe
49Kenya224,081580,367NairobiAfricaEthiopia, Somalia, South Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda
50Yemen203,850527,968Sana'aAsiaOman, Saudi Arabia
51Thailand198,117513,120BangkokAsiaCambodia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar
52Spain195,213505,600MadridEuropeAndorra, France, Gibraltar, Morocco, Portugal, United Kingdom (Gibraltar)
53Turkmenistan188,456488,100AshgabatAsiaAfghanistan, Iran, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan
54Cameroon183,568475,440YaoundeAfricaCentral African Republic, Chad, Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Nigeria
55Papua New Guinea178,703462,840Port MoresbyAustralia and OceaniaIndonesia
56Sweden173,860450,295StockholmEuropeFinland, Norway
57Uzbekistan172,742447,400TashkentAsiaAfghanistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan
58Morocco172,410446,550RabatAfricaAlgeria, Spain (Ceuta and Melilla - two autonomous cities in Africa), Mauritania, Western Sahara (unrecognized state)
59Iraq169,235438,317BaghdadAsiaIran, Jordan, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Turkey
60Paraguay157,048406,752AsuncionSouth AmericaArgentina, Bolivia, Brazil
61Zimbabwe150,872390,757HarareAfricaBotswana, Mozambique, South Africa, Zambia
62Norway(incl. overseas territories)148,727385,203OsloEuropeFinland, Sweden, Russia
63Japan145,914377,915TokyoAsia-
64Germany137,847357,022BerlinEuropeAustria, Belgium, Czechia, Denmark, France, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Poland, Switzerland
65Republic of the Congo132,047342,000BrazzavilleAfricaAngola, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Gabon
66Finland(incl. Aland Islands)130,670338,435HelsinkiEuropeNorway, Sweden, Russia
67Vietnam127,881331,210HanoiAsiaCambodia, China, Laos
68Malaysia127,722330,800Kuala LumpurAsiaBrunei, Indonesia, Thailand
69Cote d'Ivoire124,504322,463YamoussoukroAfricaBurkina Faso, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Mali
70Poland120,726312,679WarsawEuropeBelarus, Czechia, Germany, Lithuania, Russia (Kaliningrad Oblast), Slovakia, Ukraine
71Oman119,499309,500MuscatAsiaSaudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Yemen
72Italy116,348301,340RomeEuropeAustria, France, San Marino, Slovenia, Switzerland, Vatican City
73Philippines115,831300,000ManilaAsia-
74Ecuador109,483283,561QuitoSouth AmericaColombia, Peru
75Burkina Faso105,877274,220OuagadougouAfricaBenin, Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Mali, Niger, Togo
76New Zealand(incl. overseas territories)103,679268,527WellingtonAustralia and Oceania-
77Gabon103,347267,667LibrevilleAfricaCameroon, Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea
78United Kingdom(incl. overseas territories)101,074261,780LondonEuropeIreland
79Guinea94,927245,860ConakryAfricaCote d'Ivoire, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Senegal, Sierra Leone
80Uganda93,263241,550KampalaAfricaDemocratic Republic of the Congo, Kenya, Rwanda, South Sudan, Tanzania
81Ghana92,101238,540AccraAfricaBurkina Faso, Cote d'Ivoire, Togo
82Romania92,043238,391BucharestEuropeBulgaria, Hungary, Moldova, Serbia, Ukraine
83Laos91,429236,800VientianeAsiaCambodia, China, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam
84Guyana83,000214,970GeorgetownSouth AmericaBrazil, Suriname, Venezuela
85Belarus80,155207,600MinskEuropeLatvia, Lithuania, Poland, Russia, Ukraine
86Kyrgyzstan77,201199,951BishkekAsiaChina, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan
87Senegal75,955196,722DakarAfricaGambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Mauritania
88Syria71,498185,180DamascusAsiaIraq, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Turkey
89Cambodia69,898181,035Phnom PenhAsiaLaos, Thailand, Vietnam
90Uruguay68,039176,220MontevideoSouth AmericaArgentina, Brazil
91Suriname63,251163,820ParamariboSouth AmericaBrazil, France (French Guiana), Guyana
92Tunisia63,170163,610TunisAfricaAlgeria, Libya
93Nepal56,827147,181KathmanduAsiaChina, India
94Bangladesh55,598143,998DhakaAsiaBurma, India
95Tajikistan55,251143,100DushanbeAsiaAfghanistan, China, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan
96Greece50,962131,990AthensEuropeAlbania, Bulgaria, North Macedonia, Turkey
97Nicaragua50,336130,370ManaguaNorth AmericaCosta Rica, Honduras
98North Korea46,541120,540PyongyangAsiaChina, South Korea, Russia
99Malawi45,747118,484LilongweAfricaMozambique, Tanzania, Zambia
100Eritrea45,406117,600AsmaraAfricaDjibouti, Ethiopia, Sudan