Largest Countries

The largest countries in the world ranked by area.

Russia is the largest country by far, followed by China, the United States, Canada, and Brazil. Monaco is the smallest. Over 8 million Monacos would fit within Russia. See the complete list below. This data is available from the Census Bureau of the United States.

Country Area Square KM Rank
Russia 16,377,742 1
China 9,326,410 2
United States 9,147,593 3
Canada 9,093,507 4
Brazil 8,358,140 5
Australia 7,682,300 6
India 2,973,193 7
Argentina 2,736,690 8
Kazakhstan 2,699,700 9
Algeria 2,381,741 10
Congo (Kinshasa) 2,267,048 11
Greenland 2,166,086 12
Saudi Arabia 2,149,690 13
Mexico 1,943,945 14
Sudan 1,861,484 15
Indonesia 1,811,569 16
Libya 1,759,540 17
Mongolia 1,553,556 18
Iran 1,531,595 19
Peru 1,279,996 20
Niger 1,266,700 21
Chad 1,259,200 22
Angola 1,246,700 23
Mali 1,220,190 24
South Africa 1,214,470 25
Bolivia 1,083,301 26
Colombia 1,038,700 27
Mauritania 1,030,700 28
Ethiopia 1,000,000 29
Egypt 995,450 30
Nigeria 910,768 31
Tanzania 885,800 32
Venezuela 882,050 33
Namibia 823,290 34
Mozambique 786,380 35
Pakistan 770,875 36
Turkey 769,632 37
Chile 743,812 38
Zambia 743,398 39
Burma 653,508 40
Afghanistan 652,230 41
South Sudan 644,329 42
France 640,427 43
Somalia 627,337 44
Central African Republic 622,984 45
Madagascar 581,540 46
Ukraine 579,330 47
Kenya 569,140 48
Botswana 566,730 49
Yemen 527,968 50
Thailand 510,890 51
Spain 498,980 52
Cameroon 472,710 53
Turkmenistan 469,930 54
Papua New Guinea 452,860 55
Morocco 446,300 56
Iraq 437,367 57
Uzbekistan 425,400 58
Sweden 410,335 59
Paraguay 397,302 60
Zimbabwe 386,847 61
Japan 364,485 62
Germany 348,672 63
Congo (Brazzaville) 341,500 64
Malaysia 328,657 65
Cote d'Ivoire 318,003 66
Vietnam 310,070 67
Oman 309,500 68
Norway 304,282 69
Poland 304,255 70
Finland 303,815 71
Philippines 298,170 72
Italy 294,140 73
Ecuador 276,841 74
Burkina Faso 273,800 75
Western Sahara 266,000 76
New Zealand 264,537 77
Gabon 257,667 78
Guinea 245,717 79
United Kingdom 241,930 80
Laos 230,800 81
Romania 229,891 82
Ghana 227,533 83
Belarus 202,900 84
Uganda 197,100 85
Guyana 196,849 86
Senegal 192,530 87
Kyrgyzstan 191,801 88
Syria 183,630 89
Cambodia 176,515 90
Uruguay 175,015 91
Suriname 156,000 92
Tunisia 155,360 93
Nepal 143,351 94
Tajikistan 141,510 95
Greece 130,647 96
Bangladesh 130,170 97
North Korea 120,408 98
Nicaragua 119,990 99
Honduras 111,890 100
Benin 110,622 101
Cuba 109,820 102
Bulgaria 108,489 103
Guatemala 107,159 104
Eritrea 101,000 105
Iceland 100,250 106
South Korea 96,920 107
Liberia 96,320 108
Malawi 94,080 109
Portugal 91,470 110
Hungary 89,608 111
Jordan 88,802 112
United Arab Emirates 83,600 113
Azerbaijan 82,629 114
Austria 82,445 115
Serbia 77,474 116
Czechia 77,247 117
Panama 74,340 118
Sierra Leone 71,620 119
Georgia 69,700 120
Ireland 68,883 121
Sri Lanka 64,630 122
Lithuania 62,680 123
Latvia 62,249 124
Croatia 55,974 125
Togo 54,385 126
Bosnia and Herzegovina 51,187 127
Costa Rica 51,060 128
Dominican Republic 48,320 129
Slovakia 48,105 130
Denmark 42,434 131
Estonia 42,388 132
Switzerland 39,997 133
Bhutan 38,394 134
Netherlands 33,893 135
Moldova 32,891 136
Taiwan 32,260 137
Lesotho 30,355 138
Belgium 30,278 139
Armenia 28,203 140
Guinea-Bissau 28,120 141
Equatorial Guinea 28,051 142
Solomon Islands 27,986 143
Haiti 27,560 144
Albania 27,398 145
Burundi 25,680 146
Macedonia 25,433 147
Rwanda 24,668 148
Djibouti 23,180 149
Belize 22,806 150
El Salvador 20,721 151
Israel 20,330 152
Slovenia 20,151 153
New Caledonia 18,275 154
Fiji 18,274 155
Kuwait 17,818 156
Swaziland 17,204 157
Timor-Leste 14,874 158
Montenegro 13,452 159
Vanuatu 12,189 160
Qatar 11,586 161
Kosovo 10,887 162
Jamaica 10,831 163
Lebanon 10,230 164
The Gambia 10,120 165
The Bahamas 10,010 166
Cyprus 9,241 167
Puerto Rico 8,870 168
West Bank 5,640 169
Brunei 5,265 170
Trinidad and Tobago 5,128 171
Cabo Verde 4,033 172
French Polynesia 3,827 173
Samoa 2,821 174
Luxembourg 2,586 175
Comoros 2,235 176
Mauritius 2,030 177
Faroe Islands 1,393 178
Hong Kong 1,073 179
Sao Tome and Principe 964 180
Turks and Caicos Islands 948 181
Kiribati 811 182
Bahrain 760 183
Dominica 751 184
Tonga 717 185
Federated States of Micronesia 702 186
Singapore 687 187
Saint Lucia 606 188
Isle of Man 572 189
Guam 544 190
Andorra 468 191
Northern Mariana Islands 464 192
Palau 459 193
Seychelles 455 194
Curacao 444 195
Antigua and Barbuda 442 196
Barbados 430 197
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 389 198
Gaza Strip 360 199
U.S. Virgin Islands 346 200
Grenada 344 201
Malta 316 202
Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha 308 203
Maldives 298 204
Cayman Islands 264 205
Saint Kitts and Nevis 261 206
Saint Pierre and Miquelon 242 207
Cook Islands 236 208
American Samoa 199 209
Marshall Islands 181 210
Aruba 180 211
Liechtenstein 160 212
British Virgin Islands 151 213
Wallis and Futuna 142 214
Jersey 116 215
Montserrat 102 216
Anguilla 91 217
Guernsey 78 218
San Marino 61 219
Saint Martin 54 220
Bermuda 54 221
Sint Maarten 34 222
Macau 28 223
Tuvalu 26 224
Saint Barthelemy 25 225
Nauru 21 226
Gibraltar 6 227
Monaco 2 228


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