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.)
2,381,741 km2 (919,595 mi2) – Largest country in Africa.
2,724,900 km2 (1,052,100 mi2) – Largest landlocked country.
2,780,400 km2 (1,073,500 mi2)
3,287,590 km2 (1,269,350 mi2) – The 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)
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.
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
9,629,091 km2 (3,717,813 mi2)
9,706,961 km2 (3,747,879 mi2) – The Largest country situated entirely in Asia.
9,984,670 km2 (3,855,100 mi2) – The Largest country in the Americas.
17,124,442 km2 (6,611,784 mi2) – The Largest country in the world.
Source – Wikipedia