Top 10: Largest Countries by Area in the World


This is a list of sovereign states, ordered by total area (sum of all land and inland water bodies [lakes, reservoirs, rivers] delimited by international boundaries or coastlines.)


10. Algeria

Algeria

2,381,741 km2 (919,595 mi2) – Largest country in Africa.

9. Kazakhstan

kazakhstan

2,724,900 km2 (1,052,100 mi2) – Largest landlocked country.

8. Argentina

Argentina

2,780,400 km2 (1,073,500 mi2)

7. India

India

3,287,590 km2 (1,269,350 mi2) РThe area given is from Encyclopædia Britannica and excludes disputed territories not under Indian control. The total area claimed by India, according to the figure given by the United Nations and the Indian government, totals 3,287,263 km2 (1,269,219 mi2)

6. Australia

Australia

7,692,024 km2 (2,969,907 mi2) – The largest country in Oceania, the largest country without land borders, and the largest country wholly in the Southern Hemisphere.


5. Brazil

brasil

8,515,767 km2 (3,287,956 mi2) – The largest country in South America and in the Southern Hemisphere. The Largest contiguous territory in the Americas.

4. United States

usa

9,629,091 km2 (3,717,813 mi2)

3. China

China

9,706,961 km2 (3,747,879 mi2) – The Largest country situated entirely in Asia.

2. Canada

Canada

9,984,670 km2 (3,855,100 mi2) – The Largest country in the Americas.

1. Russia

Russia

17,124,442 km2 (6,611,784 mi2) – The Largest country in the world.

SourceWikipedia