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.This is a list of the sovereign states and dependent territories of the world, sorted by total area, including all entities on the ISO standard ISO 3166-1.^ List of dependent territories .
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^ Bambooweb: List of dependent territories .
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^ This is a list of the sovereign states and dependent territories of the world, sorted by total area, including all entities on the ISO standard ISO 3166-1 .
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.For statistical purposes, dependent territories are listed separately from their sovereign states and are set off in italics.^ List of dependent territories .
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^ Bambooweb: List of dependent territories .
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^ For statistical purposes, dependent territories are listed separately from their sovereign states and are set off in italics.
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.The figures represent total areas, covering land and inland water bodies (lakes, reservoirs, rivers).^ Land area is the aggregate of all surfaces delimited by international boundaries and/or coastlines, excluding inland water bodies (lakes, reservoirs, rivers).
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^ Water area is the sum of the surfaces of all inland water bodies, such as lakes, reservoirs, or rivers, as delimited by international boundaries and/or coastlines.
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^ It covers more that one-eight of the total world's land area.
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.Some entries may also include marine internal waters (coastal waters).^ Marine internal waters (coastal waters), territorial waters and Exclusive Economic Zones are not included.
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^ UN figure includes Great Lakes and coastal water areas.
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^ Some of these internal commitments of the Philippine Government include: .
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.Territorial waters and Exclusive Economic Zones are not included.^ This exclusive economic zone does not include the [[Australian Antarctic Territory]].
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^ Marine internal waters (coastal waters), territorial waters and Exclusive Economic Zones are not included.
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^ Maritime claims : exclusive economic zone: 200 nm from Iles Kerguelen only; territorial sea: 12 nm.
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.Also not included in the list are uninhabited dependent territories – including various countries' claims to parts of the continent of Antarctica[1] (14,400,000 km2/5,600,000 sq mi) – and entities such as the European Union[2] (4,324,782 km2/1,669,808 sq mi total area) that have some degree of sovereignty but do not consider themselves to be sovereign countries or dependent territories.^ The total area occupied by Africa is 1,001,450 sq km.

^ The total population of the territory is 125,000.
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^ List of countries and dependencies, all ordered according to area .

.The total land area of the world is 148,940,000 km2 (57,510,000 sq mi)[3] (about 29.1% of the Earth's surface area).^ The total area occupied by Africa is 1,001,450 sq km.

^ According to wiki The Gambia is about 11,000 sq km.
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^ The_Gambia Lesotho is about 33,000 sq km.
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Countries by total area

Rank Country Area (km2)[a] Area (sq mi) % of Total Notes
1 Russia Russia 17,098,242 6,601,668 11.5% Largest country in the world.
2 Canada Canada 9,984,670 3,855,100 6.7% Largest country in the Americas.
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People's Republic of China People's Republic of China 9,596,961–9,640,011 3,705,407–3,722,029 6.4%-6.5% Largest all-Asian country.
.The smaller entry is the UN official figure for mainland China, excluding: Special Administrative Regions of Hong Kong and Macau;[4] Taiwan and other ROC-controlled territories;[5] all territories disputed with India;[6] coastal and territorial waters.^ Both values exclude all the territorial waters and the island of Taiwan and other ROC -controlled territories.
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^ China (9,596,961 km 2 /3,705,407 sq mi), excluding the Special Administrative Regions of Hong Kong and Macau , for which the UN has separate figures.
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^ UN figure includes Great Lakes and coastal water areas.
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.The larger entry includes Aksai Chin and Trans-Karakoram Tract, which are controlled by PRC, but claimed by India.^ The smaller figure excludes all territories disputed with India, whereas the larger figure includes PRC-administered areas of Aksai Chin and Trans-Karakoram Tract , both territories claimed by India , but excludes Arunachal Pradesh which is administered by India but claimed by the PRC. See: Territorial changes and Land reclamations of P.R.China .
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^ The enclave of Junagadh, claimed by Pakistan, and Jammu and Kashmir, divided between Pakistan and India by the 1971 "line of control," are not included in the area.

[7] .The total area of China is listed as 9,572,900 km2 (3,696,100 sq mi) by the Encyclopædia Britannica.^ The total area occupied by Africa is 1,001,450 sq km.

^ The total area is listed as 9,522,055 km 2 (3,676,486 sq mi) by the Encyclopædia Britannica , [ 6 ] and excludes coastal and territorial waters.
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^ The total coastline is 161 km (100 mi).

[8] See: territorial changes and land reclamations of P.R. China
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United States United States 9,629,091 3,717,813 6.5% Includes only the 50 states and the District of Columbia.
.UN official figure includes Great Lakes (US-share) and coastal water areas.^ Area includes protected waters.
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^ UN figure includes Great Lakes and coastal water areas.
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^ The total area is listed as 9,522,055 km 2 (3,676,486 sq mi) by the Encyclopædia Britannica , [ 6 ] and excludes coastal and territorial waters.
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.The total area of United States is listed as 9,826,630 km2 (3,794,080 sq mi) by the CIA World Factbook which further includes territorial waters.^ The total area occupied by Africa is 1,001,450 sq km.

^ The total area is listed as 9,522,055 km 2 (3,676,486 sq mi) by the Encyclopædia Britannica , [ 6 ] and excludes coastal and territorial waters.
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^ List of the states of Brazil by area - Factbites .
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[9][10] .The total area is listed as 9,522,055 km2 (3,676,486 sq mi) by the Encyclopædia Britannica.^ The total area is listed as 9,522,055 km 2 (3,676,486 sq mi) by the Encyclopædia Britannica , [ 6 ] and excludes coastal and territorial waters.
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^ Total area (sq mi) .
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^ Area 21,041 sq km (8,124 sq mi) .
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5 Brazil Brazil 8,514,877 3,287,612 5.7% Includes .Arquipélago de Fernando de Noronha, Atol das Rocas, Ilha da Trindade, Ilhas Martim Vaz, and Penedos de São Pedro e São Paulo.^ Arquipélago de Fernando de Noronha , Atol das Rocas , Ilha da Trindade , Ilhas Martim Vaz , and Penedos de São Pedro e São Paulo .
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^ In the year 2001, U.N.E.S.C.O declared Fernando de Noronha, a World Heritage Site, since the place has witnessed a great footfall during the festive occasions.

^ Fernando de Noronha Island--- Fernando de Noronha Island actually comprises of a cluster of islands with the presence of numerous volcanoes, mountains and valleys.

.All islands together make 365 km2 (141 sq mi) (less than 0.003% of all continental territory).^ All seventeen of these countries are extremely small and are less than 200 square miles in area.
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^ Austria, with an area of 83,858 sq km (32,378 sq mi), is a landlocked country in Central Europe, extending 573 km (356 mi) E–W and 294 km (183 mi) N–S. Comparatively, Austria is slightly smaller than the state of Maine.

^ Area 21,041 sq km (8,124 sq mi) .
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.Largest country in South America.^ In terms of physical land mass, what is the largest country in South America?
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^ Second largest country in South America.
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^ Some 740 species (and counting) of birds have been sighted in Honduras, with this rich diversity due to the country's central positioning between North and South America.

6 Australia Australia 7,692,024 2,969,907 5.2% Includes .Cocos (Keeling) Islands (14 km2/5.4 sq mi), Christmas Island (135 km2/52 sq mi), Macquarie Island (128 km2/49 sq mi), and Lord Howe Island (56 km2/22 sq mi).^ Cocos (Keeling) Islands (14 km 2 /5.4 sq mi), Christmas Island (135 km 2 /52 sq mi), Macquarie Island (128 km 2 /49 sq mi), and Lord Howe Island (56 km 2 /22 sq mi).
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^ The total area is listed as 9,522,055 km 2 (3,676,486 sq mi) by the Encyclopædia Britannica , [ 6 ] and excludes coastal and territorial waters.
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^ Metropolitan France covers 543,965 km 2 (210,026 sq mi).
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[12] .Excludes external territories of Norfolk Island (36 km2/14 sq mi), Ashmore and Cartier Islands (5 km2/1.9 sq mi), Coral Sea Islands Territory (0.91 km2/0.35 sq mi), and Heard and McDonald Islands (372 km2/144 sq mi).^ Includes inland water area of 78,797 sq mi (204,083 sq km) and Great Lakes water area of 60,251 sq mi (156,049 sq km); excludes coastal water area of 42,225 sq mi (109,362 sq km) and territorial water area of 75,372 sq mi (195,213 sq km).
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^ Area 21,041 sq km (8,124 sq mi) .
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^ The Isle of Man, 588 sq km (227 sq mi), and the Channel Islands, comprising Jersey, Guernsey, Alderney, and Sark, with a combined area of 194 sq km (75 sq mi), are not part of the United Kingdom but are dependencies of the crown.

.Excludes claims on Australian Antarctic Territory (5,896,500 km2/2,276,700 sq mi).^ Includes inland water area of 78,797 sq mi (204,083 sq km) and Great Lakes water area of 60,251 sq mi (156,049 sq km); excludes coastal water area of 42,225 sq mi (109,362 sq km) and territorial water area of 75,372 sq mi (195,213 sq km).
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^ Land area: 197,595 sq mi (511,771 sq km); total area: 198,455 sq mi (514,000 sq km) .
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^ Area 21,041 sq km (8,124 sq mi) .
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.Largest country in Oceania.^ Third largest country in Oceania .
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^ Largest country in Oceania .
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7 India India 3,201,446–3,287,263 1,236,085–1,269,219 2.1%-2.3% Smaller figure excludes Indian Kashmir and Arunachal Pradesh which are claimed by Pakistan and China respectively. Larger figure includes 120,849 km.2 (46,660 sq mi) of disputed territories with Pakistan and China.^ The total area is listed as 9,522,055 km 2 (3,676,486 sq mi) by the Encyclopædia Britannica , [ 6 ] and excludes coastal and territorial waters.
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^ China (9,596,961 km 2 /3,705,407 sq mi), excluding the Special Administrative Regions of Hong Kong and Macau , for which the UN has separate figures.
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^ Excludes the three Crown dependencies (768 km 2 /297 sq mi) and British Overseas Territories (1,742,857 km 2 /672,921 sq mi) .
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8 Argentina Argentina 2,780,400 1,073,500 2% Does not include claims on the .Falkland Islands (12,200 km2/4,700 sq mi), South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands and on Antarctica (969,000 km2/374,000 sq mi).^ Islands (1,552 km 2 /599 sq mi).
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^ Falkland Islands (12,200 km 2 /4,700 sq mi), South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands and on Antarctica (969,000 km 2 /374,000 sq mi).
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^ Under his successors it stretched from present-day Poland in the west to Korea in the east, and from Siberia in the north to the Gulf of Oman and Vietnam in the south, covering some 33,000,000 km 2 (12,741,000 sq mi), 10 (22% of Earth's total land area) and having a population of over 100 million people.

9 Kazakhstan Kazakhstan 2,724,900 1,052,100 1.8% Largest landlocked country in the world.[14][15]
10 Sudan Sudan 2,505,813 967,500 1.7% Largest country in Africa and in the Arab World.
11 Algeria Algeria 2,381,741 919,595 1.6%
12 Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo 2,344,858 905,355 1.6%
13 Greenland Greenland 2,166,086 836,330 1.5% A constituent country of the Kingdom of Denmark. .Largest island that is not a continent.^ Mainland Australia, with an area of 7.69 million square kilometres, is the Earth’s largest island but smallest continent.
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14 Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia 2,149,690 830,000 1.4% Largest country in the Middle East.
15 Mexico Mexico 1,964,375 758,449 1.3% Includes 1,959,248 km.2/756,470 sq mi on the mainland and 244 islands located in the Gulf of California, Gulf of Mexico, Pacific Ocean, and the Caribbean Sea which cover a combined area of 5,127 km2/1,980 sq mi.^ Nickname : The Ocean State Land Area: 1,045 sq mi.

^ Australia with 7,682,300 sq Km area is the largest island.
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^ Total area (sq mi) .
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[16] .It does not include claims on Clipperton Island (Spanish: Isla de la Pasión) 8.9 km2/3.4 sq mi.^ It does not include claims on Clipperton Island ( Spanish : Isla de la Pasión ) 8.9 km 2 /3.4 sq mi.
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^ Islands (1,552 km 2 /599 sq mi).
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^ The total area is listed as 9,522,055 km 2 (3,676,486 sq mi) by the Encyclopædia Britannica , [ 6 ] and excludes coastal and territorial waters.
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16 Indonesia Indonesia 1,860,360 718,290 1.3% Largest country in Southeast Asia.
17 Libya Libya 1,759,540 679,360 1.2%
18 Iran Iran 1,628,750 628,860 1.1%
19 Mongolia Mongolia 1,564,100 603,900 1.1%
20 Peru Peru 1,285,216 496,225 0.86%
21 Chad Chad 1,284,000 496,000 0.86%
22 Niger Niger 1,267,000 489,000 0.85%
23 Angola Angola 1,246,700 481,400 0.85%
24 Mali Mali 1,240,192 478,841 0.83%
25 South Africa South Africa 1,221,037 471,445 0.82% Includes Prince Edward Islands (Marion Island and Prince Edward Island).
26 Colombia Colombia 1,141,748 440,831 0.76%
27 Ethiopia Ethiopia 1,104,300 426,400 0.74% Excluding the Ilemi Triangle.
28 Bolivia Bolivia 1,098,581 424,164 0.74%
29 Mauritania Mauritania 1,025,520 395,960 0.69%
30 Egypt Egypt 1,002,000 387,000 0.67% Excluding the Hala'ib Triangle.
31 Tanzania Tanzania 945,087 364,900 0.63% Includes the islands of Mafia, Pemba, and Zanzibar.
32 Nigeria Nigeria 923,768 356,669 0.62%
33 Venezuela Venezuela 912,050 352,140 0.61%
34 Namibia Namibia 824,116 318,193 0.55%
35 Mozambique Mozambique 801,590 309,500 0.54%
36 Pakistan Pakistan 796,095–881,912 307,374–340,508 0.53%-0.59% Smaller figure excludes data for disputed territories of Jammu and Kashmir that are disputed with India. .This region consists of the territories of Azad Kashmir (13,297 km2/5,134 sq mi) and the Northern Areas (72,520 km2/28,000 sq mi).^ Total area (sq mi) .
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^ The land area is 33,883 sq km (13,082 sq mi).

^ It has an area of 324,220 sq km (125,182 sq mi).

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.Larger figure includes Indian administered Kashmir.^ The worst hit areas were Pakistan-administered Kashmir, Pakistan's North-West Frontier Province (NWFP), and western and southern parts of the Kashmir valley in the Indian-administered Kashmir.
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37 Turkey Turkey 783,562 302,535 0.53%
38 Chile Chile 756,102 291,933 0.51% Includes .Easter Island (Isla de Pascua; Rapa Nui) and Isla Sala y Gómez, excludes claims on Antarctica (1,250,000 km2/480,000 sq mi).^ Sweden has a total area of 449,964 sq km (173,732 sq mi): land area, 410,934 sq km (158,663 sq mi); water area, 39,030 sq km (15,070 sq mi), including some 96,000 lakes.

^ The Isle of Man, 588 sq km (227 sq mi), and the Channel Islands, comprising Jersey, Guernsey, Alderney, and Sark, with a combined area of 194 sq km (75 sq mi), are not part of the United Kingdom but are dependencies of the crown.

^ Situated in east-central Asia, Mongolia has an area of 1,565,000 sq km (604,250 sq mi), extending 2,368 km (1,471 mi) E–W and 1,260 km (783 mi) N–S. Comparatively, the area occupied by Mongolia is slightly smaller than the state of Alaska.

39 Zambia Zambia 752,612 290,585 0.51%
40 Myanmar Myanmar 676,578 261,228 0.45%
41 Afghanistan Afghanistan 652,090 251,770 0.44%
42 Somalia Somalia 637,657 246,201 0.43%
43 France France 632,834 244,339 0.43% Largest country within the .European Union and largest West European country.^ European Union and largest West European country.
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^ In 1957, Luxembourg became one of the six founding countries of the European Economic Community (later the European Union) and in 1999 it joined the euro currency area.
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^ One notable outcome was the election of 91 women to Parliament – the largest number (and the largest percentage) of women in the parliament of any Muslim-majority country, according to data from the Inter-Parliamentary Union.
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.Includes the overseas departments of French Guiana (83,534 km2/32,253 sq mi), Guadeloupe (1,703 km2 (658 sq mi) excluding Saint Barthélemy and Saint Martin), Martinique (1,128 km2/436 sq mi) and Réunion (2,504 km2/967 sq mi), which the UN lists as separate entries.^ Includes the overseas departments of French Guiana (83,534 km 2 /32,253 sq mi), Guadeloupe (1,629 km 2 (629 sq mi) excluding Saint Barthélemy and Saint Martin ), Martinique (1,128 km 2 /436 sq mi) and Réunion (2,504 km 2 /967 sq mi), which the UN lists as separate entries.
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^ The total area is listed as 9,522,055 km 2 (3,676,486 sq mi) by the Encyclopædia Britannica , [ 6 ] and excludes coastal and territorial waters.
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^ Kingdom of the Netherlands ; includes Bonaire , Curaçao , Saba , Sint Eustatius , and Sint Maarten (Dutch part of the island of Saint Martin).
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.Metropolitan France covers 543,965 km2 (210,026 sq mi).^ Situated in the Indian Ocean off the southern tip of the Malay Peninsula, Singapore has an area of 693 sq km (268 sq mi).

^ The island of Rotuma, added to Fiji in 1881, is geographically separate from the main archipelago and has an area of 44 sq km (17 sq mi).

^ Scattered over more than 5 million sq km (2 million sq mi) of ocean are the 17 islands of the Gilberts group (including Banaba, formerly Ocean Island); the 8 Line Islands (including Christmas Island); and the 8 Phoenix Islands.

[18] .The French Republic includes French overseas territories and covers 674,843 km2 (260,558 sq mi), excluding claims on Antarctica (432,000 km2/167,000 sq mi).^ Includes inland water area of 78,797 sq mi (204,083 sq km) and Great Lakes water area of 60,251 sq mi (156,049 sq km); excludes coastal water area of 42,225 sq mi (109,362 sq km) and territorial water area of 75,372 sq mi (195,213 sq km).
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^ Land area: 93,278 sq mi (241,590 sq km); total area: 94,526 sq mi (244,820 sq km) .
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^ The People's Republic of China (PRC), the third-largest country in the world after the former USSR and Canada and the largest nation in Asia, claims an area of 9,596,960 sq km (3,705,406 sq mi), including Taiwan, which the PRC claims as a province; the major administrative divisions, excluding Taiwan and the offshore islands, cover 9,444,292 sq km (3,646,448 sq mi).

44 Central African Republic Central African Republic 622,984 240,535 0.42%
45 Ukraine Ukraine 603,500 233,000 0.41% Largest country wholly in Europe.
46 Madagascar Madagascar 587,041 226,658 0.39%
47 Botswana Botswana 582,000 225,000 0.39%
48 Kenya Kenya 580,367 224,081 0.39%
49 Yemen Yemen 527,968 203,850 0.35% Includes .Perim, Socotra, the former Yemen Arab Republic (YAR or North Yemen), and the former People's Democratic Republic of Yemen (PDRY or South Yemen).^ It borders Russia to the north and the People's Republic of China to the south, east and west.

^ To the south was the Republic of Vietnam (RVN), also known as South Vietnam; to the north, the Democratic Republic of Vietnam (DRV), also known as North Vietnam.

^ Lao People's Democratic Republic .

50 Thailand Thailand 513,120 198,120 0.34%
51 Spain Spain 505,992 195,365 0.34% Includes mainland Spain, the .Balearic Islands and Canary Islands, as well as the Spanish possessions (Plazas de Soberanía) on or near the coast of Morocco (Ceuta, Melilla, Islas Chafarinas, Peñón de Alhucemas, and Peñón de Vélez de la Gomera), and Isla de Alborán almost midway between Morocco and Spain, all the latter being claimed by Morocco.^ Ceuta and Melilla - and 17 autonomous communities including Balearic Islands and Canary Islands, and three small Spanish possessions off the coast of Morocco - Islas Chafarinas, Penon de Alhucemas, and Penon de Velez de la Gomera .
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^ Vanuatu and France both claim Matthew and Hunter islands, which lie between Vanuatu and New Caledonia; one of the islands has been occupied by French forces.

^ Its islands are few, the chief being Sokotra , off the African, and the Laccadives , off the Indian coast.
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52 Turkmenistan Turkmenistan 488,100 188,500 0.33%
53 Cameroon Cameroon 475,442 183,569 0.32%
54 Papua New Guinea Papua New Guinea 462,840 178,700 0.31%
55 Uzbekistan Uzbekistan 447,400 172,700 0.30%
56 Morocco Morocco 446,550 172,410 0.30% Excluding Western Sahara.
57 Sweden Sweden 441,370 170,410 0.30% Includes Gotland and Öland.
.The Country Facts page for the Kingdom of Sweden gives the total area as 449,964 square kilometres (173,732 sq mi).^ Total area (sq mi) .
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^ Countries by total area .
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^ SMALLEST COUNTRIES (in sq mi) 2007 1.
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58 Iraq Iraq 438,317 169,235 0.29%
59 Paraguay Paraguay 406,752 157,048 0.27%
60 Zimbabwe Zimbabwe 390,757 150,872 0.26%
61 Japan Japan 377,930 145,920 0.25% Includes the 47 prefectures of Japan; excludes the disputed southern Kuril Islands.
62 Germany Germany 357,114 137,882 0.24% Before the .German reunification took place on 3 October 1990, Germany consisted of the former Federal Republic of Germany (FRG, West Germany) with 248,689 km2 (96,019 sq mi) and the German Democratic Republic (GDR, East Germany) with 108,333 km2 (41,828 sq mi).^ Before the German reunification took place on 3 October 1990 , Germany consisted of the former Federal Republic of Germany (FRG, West Germany ) with 248,689 km 2 (96,019 sq mi) and the German Democratic Republic (GDR, East Germany ) with 108,333 km 2 (41,828 sq mi).
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^ The total area is listed as 9,522,055 km 2 (3,676,486 sq mi) by the Encyclopædia Britannica , [ 6 ] and excludes coastal and territorial waters.
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^ Metropolitan France covers 543,965 km 2 (210,026 sq mi).
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63 Republic of the Congo Republic of the Congo 342,000 132,000 0.23%
64 Finland Finland 338,419 130,664 0.23% Includes Åland .Islands (1,552 km2/599 sq mi).^ Islands (1,552 km 2 /599 sq mi).
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^ The total area is listed as 9,522,055 km 2 (3,676,486 sq mi) by the Encyclopædia Britannica , [ 6 ] and excludes coastal and territorial waters.
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^ Metropolitan France covers 543,965 km 2 (210,026 sq mi).
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65 Vietnam Vietnam 331,212 127,882 0.22%
66 Malaysia Malaysia 330,803 127,724 0.22%
67 Norway Norway 323,802 125,021 0.22% Includes mainland Norway only; excludes the integral overseas areas of .Svalbard and Jan Mayen (62,422 km2/24,101 sq mi) and the dependency of Bouvet Island (49 km2/19 sq mi) and the Antarctic dependency claims of Queen Maud Land (2,500,000 km2/970,000 sq mi) and Peter I Island (243 km2/94 sq mi).^ NA sq km land: NA sq km water: 0 sq km .
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^ Ile Amsterdam (Ile Amsterdam et Ile Saint-Paul): total - 55 sq km; land - 55 sq km; water - 0 sq km Ile Saint-Paul (Ile Amsterdam et Ile Saint-Paul): total - 7 sq km; land - 7 sq km; water - 0 sq km Iles Crozet: total - 352 sq km; land - 352 sq km; water - 0 sq km Iles Kerguelen: total - 7,215 sq km; land - 7,215 sq km; water - 0 sq km Bassas da India (Iles Eparses): total - 80 sq km; land - 0.2 sq km; water - 79.8 sq km (lagoon) Europa Island (Iles Eparses): total - 28 sq km; land - 28 sq km; water - 0 sq km Glorioso Islands (Iles Eparses): total - 5 sq km; land - 5 sq km; water - 0 sq km Juan de Nova Island (Iles Eparses): total - 4.4 sq km; land - 4.4 sq km; water - 0 sq km Tromelin Island (Iles Eparses): total - 1 sq km; land - 1 sq km; water - 0 sq km note: excludes "Adelie Land" claim of about 500,000 sq km in Antarctica that is not recognized by the US .
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^ France) land: 640,053 sq km; 549,970 sq km (metropolitan France) water: 3,374 sq km; 1,530 sq km (metropolitan France) note: the first numbers include the overseas regions of French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Martinique, and Reunion .
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68 Côte d'Ivoire Côte d'Ivoire 322,463 124,504 0.22%
69 Poland Poland 312,685 120,728 0.21%
70 Oman Oman 309,500 119,500 0.21%
71 Italy Italy 301,336 116,346 0.20% Includes Sicily and Sardinia.
72 Philippines Philippines 300,000 120,000 0.20% The figure given on a Philippine Government website is 299,764 km2 (115,740 sq mi).[20]
73 Burkina Faso Burkina Faso 274,222 105,878 0.18%
74 New Zealand New Zealand 270,467 104,428 0.18% Includes .Antipodes Islands, Auckland Islands, Bounty Islands, Campbell Island, Chatham Islands, and Kermadec Islands.^ Antipodes Islands , Auckland Islands , Bounty Islands , Campbell Island , Chatham Islands , and Kermadec Islands .
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^ NA note: includes Antipodes Islands, Auckland Islands, Bounty Islands, Campbell Island, Chatham Islands, and Kermadec Islands .
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.Excludes Niue (260 km2/100 sq mi), the Cook Islands (236 km2/91 sq mi) and Tokelau (12 km2/4.6 sq mi), as well as the Antarctic claim of Ross Dependency (450,000 km2/170,000 sq mi).^ Excludes claims on Australian Antarctic Territory (5,896,500 km 2 /2,276,700 sq mi).
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^ Excludes Niue (260 km 2 /100 sq mi), the Cook Islands (236 km 2 /91 sq mi) and Tokelau (12 km 2 /4.6 sq mi), as well as the Antarctic claim of Ross Dependency (450,000 km 2 /170,000 sq mi).
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^ Under his successors it stretched from present-day Poland in the west to Korea in the east, and from Siberia in the north to the Gulf of Oman and Vietnam in the south, covering some 33,000,000 km 2 (12,741,000 sq mi), 10 (22% of Earth's total land area) and having a population of over 100 million people.

75 Gabon Gabon 267,668 103,347 0.18%
76 Western Sahara 266,000 103,000 0.18% Administration is split between Morocco and the largely unrecognized .Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic, both of which claim the entire territory (see Legal status of Western Sahara).^ Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic , both of which claim the entire territory (see Legal status of Western Sahara ).
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^ However, the equally newly-established Republic of China claimed Mongolia as part of its own territory.

^ Other political entities, notably the Republic of China (Taiwan) , Saharawi Arab Democratic Republic ( Western Sahara ) and Palestinian Authority ( Palestine ) have some international diplomatic recognition from selected states, but are not UN members .
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77 Ecuador Ecuador 256,369 98,985 0.20% Includes Galápagos Islands.
78 Guinea Guinea 245,857 94,926 0.17%
79 United Kingdom United Kingdom 242,900 93,800 0.16% Comprises the four countries of .England England (130,422 km2/50,356 sq mi), Scotland Scotland (78,133 km2/30,167 sq mi), Wales Wales (20,779 km2/8,023 sq mi), and Northern Ireland (13,576 km2/5,242 sq mi).^ Area, including the U.S. share of the Great Lakes : 3,676,487 sq mi (9,522,058 sq km).
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[21] Excludes the three Crown dependencies (768 km2/297 sq mi) and British Overseas Territories (1,742,857 km2/672,921 sq mi)
80 Uganda Uganda 241,038 93,065 0.16%
81 Ghana Ghana 238,539 92,100 0.16%
82 Romania Romania 238,391 92,043 0.16% Largest country in Southeastern Europe.
83 Laos Laos 236,800 91,400 0.16%
84 Guyana Guyana 214,969 83,000 0.14%
85 Belarus Belarus 207,600 80,200 0.14%
86 Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan 199,951 77,202 0.13%
87 Senegal Senegal 196,722 75,955 0.13%
88 Syria Syria 185,180 71,500 0.12% Including the .Golan Heights which is currently administered by Israel.^ Golan Heights which is currently administered by Israel .
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89 Cambodia Cambodia 181,035 69,898 0.12%
90 Uruguay Uruguay 176,215 68,037 0.12%
91 Suriname Suriname 163,820 63,250 0.11% Smallest country in South America.
92 Tunisia Tunisia 163,610 63,170 0.11%
93 Nepal Nepal 147,181 56,827 0.10%
94 Bangladesh Bangladesh 143,998 55,598 0.10%
95 Tajikistan Tajikistan 143,100 55,300 0.10%
96 Greece Greece 131,957 50,949 0.09%
97 Nicaragua Nicaragua 130,373 50,337 0.09% Largest country in Central America.
98 North Korea North Korea 120,538 46,540 0.08%
99 Malawi Malawi 118,484 45,747 0.08%
100 Eritrea Eritrea 117,600 45,400 0.08% Includes Badme region.
101 Benin Benin 112,622 43,484 0.08%
102 Honduras Honduras 112,492 43,433 0.08%
103 Liberia Liberia 111,369 43,000 0.07%
104 Bulgaria Bulgaria 110,879 42,811 0.07%
105 Cuba Cuba 109,886 42,427 0.07% Largest country in the Caribbean
106 Guatemala Guatemala 108,889 42,042 0.07%
107 Iceland Iceland 103,000 40,000 0.07%
108 South Korea South Korea 99,678 38,486 0.07% Official figure as of September 2008 is 100,032 km2 (38,623 sq mi) [22]
109 Hungary Hungary 93,028 35,918 0.06%
110 Portugal Portugal 92,090 35,560 0.06% Includes Azores and Madeira Islands.
111 Jordan Jordan 89,342 34,495 0.06%
112 Serbia Serbia 88,361 34,116 0.06% UN area figure includes . Kosovo, which has a total area of 10,887 km2 (4,203 sq mi).^ Under his successors it stretched from present-day Poland in the west to Korea in the east, and from Siberia in the north to the Gulf of Oman and Vietnam in the south, covering some 33,000,000 km 2 (12,741,000 sq mi), [ 10 ] (22% of Earth's total land area) and having a population of over 100 million people.

^ Luxembourg has a population of under half a million people in an area of approximately 2,586 square kilometres (999 square mile sq mi).
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^ Cyprus) land: 9,241 sq km water: 10 sq km .
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[23] Kosovo recently unilaterally declared itself independent to partial recognition; Serbia, Russia, China and others object. .The area of Serbia without Kosovo is 77,474 km2 (29,913 sq mi).^ Luxembourg has a population of under half a million people in an area of approximately 2,586 square kilometres (999 square mile sq mi).
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^ Area(sq km) .
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[24]
113 Azerbaijan Azerbaijan 86,600 33,400 0.06% Includes the exclave of Nakhichevan Autonomous Republic. .UN area figure includes the disputed territories of  Nagorno-Karabakh Republic (NKR), which is de facto independent from Azerbaijan, but whose independence remains internationally unrecognized.^ Since independence, Pakistan has also been in constant dispute with India over the territory of Kashmir .
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The area of NKR is 11,458 km2 (4,424 sq mi).[citation needed]
114 Austria Austria 83,871 32,383 0.06%
115 United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates 83,600 32,300 0.06%
116 Czech Republic Czech Republic 78,867 30,451 0.05%
117 Panama Panama 75,517 29,157 0.05%
118 Sierra Leone Sierra Leone 71,740 27,700 0.05%
119 Republic of Ireland Ireland 70,273 27,133 0.05%
120 Georgia (country) Georgia 69,700 26,900 0.05% UN area figure includes the disputed territories of . Abkhazia and  South Ossetia, both of which are de facto independent from Georgia but whose independence has only been recognized by a small number of other states.^ It splintered into a number of small states.
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^ Only the 191 United Nations member states , plus the Republic of China ( Taiwan ) and the Vatican City are numbered; other territories are included for purposes of comparison.
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^ Troops and intelligence agencies from the United States and a number of other countries are present, some to keep the peace, others assigned to hunt for remnants of the Taliban and al Qaeda .
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.The area of Abkhazia is 8,640 km2 (3,340 sq mi) and that of South Ossetia is 3,900 km2 (1,500 sq mi).^ These countries comprise an area of 5,127,500 km 2 and a fifth of the world's population.
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[citation needed]
121 Sri Lanka Sri Lanka 65,610 25,330 0.04%
122 Lithuania Lithuania 65,300 25,200 0.04%
123 Latvia Latvia 64,559 24,926 0.04%
124 Norway Svalbard and Jan Mayen 62,422 24,101 0.04% Integral overseas areas of the Kingdom of Norway
125 Togo Togo 56,785 21,925 0.04%
126 Croatia Croatia 56,594 21,851 0.04%
127 Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina 51,209 19,772 0.03%
128 Costa Rica Costa Rica 51,100 19,700 0.03% Includes Isla del Coco.
129 Slovakia Slovakia 49,035 18,933 0.03%
130 Dominican Republic Dominican Republic 48,671 18,792 0.03%
131 Estonia Estonia 45,227 17,462 0.03% Includes 1,520 islands in the Baltic Sea.
132 Denmark Denmark 43,094 16,639 0.03% Includes Denmark proper only; the entire Kingdom of Denmark, including Greenland and Faroe Islands covers 2,220,093 km2 (857,183 sq mi) and would be 13th.
133 Switzerland Switzerland 41,284 15,940 0.03% Includes state forests and communanzas (7.15 km2/2.76 sq mi) – note that these are excluded by the UN Demographic Yearbook.
134 Bhutan Bhutan 38,394 14,824 0.03%
135 Netherlands Netherlands 37,354 14,422 0.03% Includes the Netherlands proper only; the entire Kingdom of the Netherlands covers 42,437 km2 (16,385 sq mi).
136 Republic of China Taiwan (Republic of China) 36,188 13,972[25] 0.02% Includes only the territories under the control of the ROC, namely Taiwan, Penghu, Kinmen, and Matsu.
137 Guinea-Bissau Guinea-Bissau 36,125 13,948 0.02%
138 Moldova Moldova 33,846 13,068 0.02% Includes the disputed region of  Transnistria (Pridnestrovie), which declared its independence in 1990 and remains internationally unrecognised.
139 Belgium Belgium 30,528 11,787 0.02%
140 Lesotho Lesotho 30,355 11,720 0.02%
141 Armenia Armenia 29,743 11,484 0.02%
142 Solomon Islands Solomon Islands 28,896 11,157 0.02%
143 Albania Albania 28,748 11,100 0.02%
144 Equatorial Guinea Equatorial Guinea 28,051 10,831 0.02%
145 Burundi Burundi 27,834 10,747 0.02%
146 Haiti Haiti 27,750 10,710 0.02%
147 Rwanda Rwanda 26,338 10,169 0.02%
148 Republic of Macedonia Republic of Macedonia 25,713 9,928 0.02%
149 Djibouti Djibouti 23,200 9,000 0.02%
150 Belize Belize 22,966 8,867 0.02%
151 Israel Israel 22,072 8,522 0.01% Excluding the West Bank and East Jerusalem, and the Gaza Strip; including the Golan Heights.
152 El Salvador El Salvador 21,041 8,124 0.01%
153 Slovenia Slovenia 20,273 7,827 0.01%
154 France New Caledonia 18,575 7,172 0.01% French dependency.
155 Fiji Fiji 18,272 7,055 0.01% Fourth largest country in Oceania (excluding French dependency New Caledonia).
156 Kuwait Kuwait 17,818 6,880 0.01%
157 Swaziland Swaziland 17,364 6,704 0.01%
158 East Timor East Timor 14,874 5,743 <0.01%
159 The Bahamas The Bahamas 13,943 5,383 <0.01%
160 Montenegro Montenegro 13,812 5,333 <0.01%
161 Vanuatu Vanuatu 12,189 4,706 <0.01%
162 Falkland Islands Falkland Islands 12,173 4,700 <0.01% British Overseas Territory. Claimed by Argentina. Excludes South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands.
163 Qatar Qatar 11,586 4,473 <0.01%
164 The Gambia The Gambia 11,295 4,361 <0.01% Smallest country on continental Africa.
165 Jamaica Jamaica 10,991 4,244 <0.01%
166 Lebanon Lebanon 10,452 4,036 <0.01%
167 Cyprus Cyprus 9,251 3,572 <0.01% Includes  Northern Cyprus (only recognized by Turkey) and Akrotiri and Dhekelia (British Sovereign Base Areas).
168 Puerto Rico Puerto Rico 8,870 3,420 <0.01% Commonwealth of the United States.
169 Palestinian territories Palestinian territories 6,020 2,320 <0.01% The figure consists of the West Bank and Gaza Strip.
170 Brunei Brunei 5,765 2,226 <0.01%
171 Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago 5,130 1,980 <0.01%
172 Cape Verde Cape Verde 4,033 1,557 <0.01%
173 French Polynesia French Polynesia 4,000 1,500 <0.01% French overseas collectivity.
174 Samoa Samoa 2,831 1,093 <0.01%
175 Luxembourg Luxembourg 2,586 998 <0.01%
176 Comoros Comoros 2,235 863 <0.01% Listed figure includes Mayotte (373 km²). Mayotte is de facto an overseas collectivity of France and is not under the sovereignty of Comoros.
177 Mauritius Mauritius 2,040 790 <0.01% Includes Agalega Islands, Cargados Carajos Shoals (Saint Brandon), and Rodrigues.
178 Faroe Islands Faroe Islands 1,393 538 <0.01% A dependent overseas territory within the Kingdom of Denmark.
179 Hong Kong Hong Kong 1,104 426 <0.01% A .Special Administrative Region of China.^ Hong Kong also did not join the Commonwealth following the end of British rule in 1997, as it became a special administrative region of the People's Republic of China .
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180 São Tomé and Príncipe São Tomé and Príncipe 964 372 <0.01%
181 Turks and Caicos Islands Turks and Caicos Islands 948 366 <0.01% British Overseas Territory. Area includes protected waters.
182 Netherlands Antilles Netherlands Antilles 800 310 <0.01% Self-governing part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands; includes Bonaire, Curaçao, Saba, Sint Eustatius, and Sint Maarten (Dutch part of the island of Saint Martin).
183 Dominica Dominica 751 290 <0.01%
184 Bahrain Bahrain 750 290 <0.01%
185 Tonga Tonga 747 288 <0.01%
186 Kiribati Kiribati 726 280 <0.01% Includes three island groups – Gilbert Islands, Line Islands, Phoenix Islands.
187 Singapore Singapore 705 272 <0.01% Official area in 2007 is 707.1 km2 (273.0 sq mi).[26]
188 Federated States of Micronesia Federated States of Micronesia 702 271 <0.01% Includes Pohnpei (Ponape), Chuuk (Truk) Islands, Yap Islands, and Kosrae (Kosaie).
189 Isle of Man Isle of Man 572 221 <0.01% British Crown dependency.
190 Guam Guam 541 209 <0.01% Organized unincorporated territory of the USA.
191 Saint Lucia Saint Lucia 539 208 <0.01%
192 Andorra Andorra 468 181 <0.01%
193 Northern Mariana Islands Northern Mariana Islands 464 179 <0.01% Commonwealth in political union with the USA; includes 14 islands including Saipan, Rota, and Tinian.
194 Palau Palau 459 177 <0.01%
195 Seychelles Seychelles 455 176 <0.01% Smallest country in Africa.
196 Antigua and Barbuda Antigua and Barbuda 442 171 <0.01% Includes Redonda, 1.6 km2 (0.62 sq mi).
197 Barbados Barbados 430 170 <0.01%
198 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 389 150 <0.01%
199 United States Virgin Islands United States Virgin Islands 347 134 <0.01% Unincorporated, organized territory of the USA.
200 Grenada Grenada 344 133 <0.01%
201 Malta Malta 316 122 <0.01% Made up of Comino, Gozo and Malta Island; is the smallest country of the European Union.
202 Maldives Maldives 300 120 <0.01% Smallest country in Asia.
203 Cayman Islands Cayman Islands 264 102 <0.01% British Overseas Territory.
204 Saint Kitts and Nevis Saint Kitts and Nevis 261 101 <0.01% Smallest nation in North America, in Americas and in the Western Hemisphere.
205 Niue Niue 260 100 <0.01% Self-governing nation in free association with New Zealand.
206 France Saint Pierre and Miquelon 242 93 <0.01% French overseas collectivity; includes eight small islands in the Saint Pierre and the Miquelon groups.
207 Cook Islands Cook Islands 236 91 <0.01% Self-governing in free association with New Zealand.
208 American Samoa American Samoa 199 77 <0.01% Unorganized, unincorporated territory of the USA; includes Rose Island and Swains Island.
209 Marshall Islands Marshall Islands 181 70 <0.01% Includes the atolls of Bikini, Enewetak, Kwajalein, Majuro, Rongelap, and Utirik.
210 Aruba Aruba 180 69 <0.01% Self-governing part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands.
211 Liechtenstein Liechtenstein 160 62 <0.01%
212 British Virgin Islands British Virgin Islands 151 58 <0.01% .British Overseas Territory; comprising 16 inhabited and more than 20 uninhabited islands; includes the island of Anegada.^ Includes about 187,000 Israeli settlers in the West Bank, about 20,000 in the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, and fewer than 177,000 in East Jerusalem.
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^ Pakistan has more than 20 million Internet users as of 2005.
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213 Wallis and Futuna Wallis and Futuna 142 55 <0.01% French overseas collectivity; includes Île Uvéa (Wallis Island), Île Futuna (Futuna Island), Île Alofi, and 20 islets.
214 Saint Helena Saint Helena 122 47 <0.01% British Overseas Territory; excluding dependencies.
215 Jersey Jersey 116 45 <0.01% British Crown dependency.
216 Montserrat Montserrat 102 39 <0.01% British Overseas Territory.
217 Tristan da Cunha Tristan da Cunha 98 38 <0.01% Dependency of St Helena (UK). Area refers to the main island only (the only inhabited island). Total area is 201 km2 (78 sq mi).[27]
218 Anguilla Anguilla 91 35 <0.01% British Overseas Territory.
219 United Kingdom Ascension Island 88 34 <0.01% Dependency of the British Overseas Territory of Saint Helena.
220 Guernsey Guernsey 78 30 <0.01% British .Crown dependency; includes Alderney, Guernsey, Herm, Sark, and some other smaller islands.^ What island group contains Jersey, Guernsey, Sark and Herm?

221 San Marino San Marino 61 24 <0.01%
222 France Saint Martin 56 22[18] <0.01% French overseas collectivity
223 Bermuda Bermuda 54 21 <0.01% British Overseas Territory.
224 Norfolk Island Norfolk Island 36 14 <0.01% Self-governing territory of Australia.
225 Macau Macau 29 11 <0.01% A .Special Administrative Region of China.^ Hong Kong also did not join the Commonwealth following the end of British rule in 1997, as it became a special administrative region of the People's Republic of China .
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226 Tuvalu Tuvalu 26 10 <0.01%
227 France Saint Barthélemy 24 9.3[18] <0.01% French overseas collectivity
228 Nauru Nauru 21 8.1 <0.01% Smallest island nation in the world
229 Tokelau Tokelau 12 4.6 <0.01% Territory of New Zealand.
230 Gibraltar Gibraltar 6 2.3 <0.01% British Overseas Territory.
231 Pitcairn Islands Pitcairn Islands 5 1.9 <0.01% .British Overseas Territory
Figure refers to Pitcairn Island only.
^ Anglosphere - British Empire - British Empire and Commonwealth Museum - British Overseas Territory - Commonwealth of Independent States - Community of Portuguese Language Countries - Dominion - La Francophonie - High Commissioner - List of Commonwealth visits made by Queen Elizabeth II References .
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Including Henderson, Ducie, and Oeno, the total area is 44.7 km².
232 Monaco Monaco 1.95 0.75[28] <0.01%
233 Vatican City Vatican City 0.44 0.17 <0.01% Smallest country in the world. Home of the .Pope and the governing body of the Roman Catholic Church.^ The Catholic (Orthodox) Christian church was particularly persecuted, but this was in part due to its ties to the Roman Empire .
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a Source, unless otherwise specified:
(pdf) Demographic Yearbook—Table 3: Population by sex, rate of population increase, surface area and density, United Nations Statistics Division, 2007, http://unstats.un.org/unsd/demographic/products/dyb/dyb2007/Table03.pdf, retrieved 2009-08-26 

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References

  1. ^ The following countries have territorial claims in Antarctica: Argentina (969,000 km2/374,000 sq mi), Australia (5,896,500 km2/2,276,700 sq mi), Chile (1,250,000 km2/480,000 sq mi), France (432,000 km2/167,000 sq mi), New Zealand (450,000 km2/170,000 sq mi), Norway (2,500,000 km2/970,000 sq mi) and United Kingdom (1,395,000 km2/539,000 sq mi), which to some extent overlap. The area from 90°W to 150°W (2,100,000 km2/810,000 sq mi) is currently unclaimed territory. These areas usually have no human inhabitants, excluding scientists.
  2. ^ The European Union is a sui generis supranational union. It covers a total area of 4,324,782 km2 (1,669,808 sq mi)[citation needed] and would be ranked 7th if it were included (3.0% of world's total land area).
  3. ^ CIA - The World Factbook
  4. ^ See: Note 39 of "Demographic Yearbook—Table 3: Population by sex, rate of population increase, surface area and density". UN Stat.. http://unstats.un.org/unsd/demographic/products/dyb/dyb2007/Table03.pdf. Retrieved 2010-01-31. 
  5. ^ See: Note 39 of "Demographic Yearbook—Table 3: Population by sex, rate of population increase, surface area and density". UN Stat.. http://unstats.un.org/unsd/demographic/products/dyb/dyb2007/Table03.pdf. Retrieved 2010-01-31. 
  6. ^ See: Aksai Chin, Trans-Karakoram Tract, Arunachal Pradesh - the disputed areas between China and India.
  7. ^ See: Line of Actual Control - the effective border between China and India (the shaded region on the map encompasses the Trans-Karakoram Tract).
  8. ^ "Encyclopedia Britannica - China - Geography Note". Encyclopedia Britannica. http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/111803/China. Retrieved 2010-01-31. 
  9. ^ World Factbook - United States, CIA, https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/us.html, retrieved 2010-01-31 .
  10. ^ Countries of the World: 21 Years of World Facts, geographic.org, http://www.theodora.com/wfb/abc_world_fact_book.html, retrieved 2008-08-17 
    The CIA has updated the total area of United States a number of times since initial publication of the World Factbook. From 1989 through 1996, the total area of US was listed as 9,372,610 km2 (3,618,780 sq mi) (land + inland water only). The listed total area changed to 9,629,091 km2 (3,717,813 sq mi) in 1997 (Great Lakes area and coastal waters added), to 9,631,418 km2 (3,718,711 sq mi) in 2004, to 9,631,420 km2 (3,718,710 sq mi) in 2006, and to 9,826,630 km2 (3,794,080 sq mi) in 2007 (territorial waters added). Note: From 1989 to 1996, China was listed as the world's third-largest country by total area according to the CIA World Factbook. The United States replaced China in 1997 after additional water spaces were added.
  11. ^ "Encyclopedia Britannica - United States - Geography Note". Encyclopedia Britannica. http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/616563/United-States. Retrieved 2008-06-26. 
  12. ^ According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, the figure of 7,692,024 km2 (2,969,907 sq mi) includes the statistical entity known as "Other territories", which is defined in the Census Dictionary as consisting of Jervis Bay Territory, Cocos (Keeling) Islands, and Christmas Island. Macquarie Island is part of the state of Tasmania while Lord Howe Island is part of the state of New South Wales.
  13. ^ Census of India - Area and Population (archive.org page)
  14. ^ Agency of Statistics of the Republic of Kazakhstan (ASRK). 2005. Main Demographic Indicators. Available at http://www.stat.kz
  15. ^ United States Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). 2007. “Kazakhstan” in The World Factbook. Book on-line. Available at https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/kz.html
  16. ^ http://www.cejamericas.org/reporte/muestra_pais3.php?idioma=INGLES&pais=MEXICO&tipreport=REPORTE3&seccion=0
  17. ^ Area figures are from Geohive - Pakistan statistics
  18. ^ a b c Subdivisions, superficie et population des régions et départements de France et d'outre-mer, accessed 2 December 2008. (French)
  19. ^ Country Facts, Kingdom of Sweden.
  20. ^ Republic of the Philippines, Philippine Government.
  21. ^ Office of National Statistics - Official Yearbook (2002) (Table 1.1)
  22. ^ "Korea's total land area exceeds 100000 square kilometers". korea.net, citing Ministry of Land Transport and Maritime Affairs. September 2, 2008. http://www.korea.net/News/news/newsView.asp?serial_no=20080829029&part=101&SearchDay=&source=Ministry%20of%20Land%20Transport%20and%20Maritime%20Affairs. Retrieved 2008-09-22. 
    ^ "행정구역(구시군)별 국토적". Korea Statistical Information Service. http://kosis.nso.go.kr/cgi-bin/sws_999.cgi?ID=DT_1A1&IDTYPE=3&A_LANG=1&FPUB=3&SELITEM=. Retrieved 2006-03-27. 
  23. ^ "Kosovo". The World Factbook. Central Intelligence Agency. 20 March 2008. https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/kv.html. Retrieved 2008-04-12. 
  24. ^ "Serbia". The World Factbook. Central Intelligence Agency. 20 March 2008. https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/rb.html. Retrieved 2008-04-12. 
  25. ^ "Area, cultivated land area and forest land area" (pdf). National Statistics - Republic of China (Taiwan). http://eng.stat.gov.tw/public/data/dgbas03/bs2/yearbook_eng/y001.pdf. Retrieved 2007-09-27. 
  26. ^ "Key Annual Indicators". Statistics Singapore. 2007. http://www.singstat.gov.sg/stats/keyind.html#keyind. Retrieved 2008-05-31. .
  27. ^ xist.org - Saint Helena
  28. ^ Monaco government

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