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Tuesday, 28 June 2016

Top 10 Largest Countries of the World by Area

  1. Russia is the largest country in the world in terms of land space. Even after the separation of the USSR, it is still the largest country and once more growing. The total land space of Russia is 17,098,242 kilometers squared. It accounts for 11.5 percent of the total space on Earth.
  2. Canada is the second largest country in the world in terms of land space. It is the largest country in the Western Hemisphere. It covers a total area of 9,984,670 kilometers squared which makes up about 6.7 percent of the total space on Earth.
  3. The United States are the third largest country in the world according to land space. It includes all of the 50 states as well as the District of Columbia. The total land area is calculated to be at 9,629,091 kilometers squared. This makes up for 6.5 percent of the total space on Earth.
  4. China is the fourth largest country according to land space on earth. It is the second largest country in Asia, after the Asian part of Russia. The total land space of China is 9,598,094 kilometers squared. This makes up 6.4 percent of the total space on earth.
  5. Next up is Brazil, at number 5 on the list of largest countries in terms of land space. It is the largest country in South America and also the largest in the Southern Hemisphere. The total land area of Brazil is calculated to be 8,514,877 kilometers squared. It makes up 5.7 percent of the total space on Earth.
  6. Australia is the sixth largest country on Earth in terms of land space. Australia is the one and only country which is also a continent. The total land space of Australia stands at 7,692,024 kilometers squared. This makes up about 5.2 percent of the total space on Earth.
  7. India is the seventh largest country on Earth in terms of land space. India has several disputed territories with China and Pakistan. It is the third largest country in Asia after Russia and China. The total land space for India is 3,287,263 kilometers squared. This makes up for 2.3 percent of the total space on earth.
  8. Argentina is the eighth largest country on Earth in terms of land space. It is the second largest country in the South America. The total land area for Argentina is 2,780,400 kilometers squared. This accounts for 2 percent of the total land space on Earth.
  9. Kazakhstan comes in at number 9 on the list of largest countries in terms of land space. It is the largest landlocked country on Earth. The total land area is 2,724,900 kilometers squared. This accounts for around 1.8 percent of the total space on Earth.
  10. Algeria is 10th on this list of largest countries according to the land space. It is the largest country in Africa. The total land area for Algeria is calculated to be at 2,381,741 kilometers squared.
  11. Saudi Arabia comes in at number 13 on this list of largest countries. The Kingdom is the largest country in the Middle Eastern Region. Saudi Arabia spans over a land area of 2,000,000 kilometers squared which makes up 1.4 percent of the total space on earth.
  12. Pakistan comes in a long way down at number 36 on this list of largest countries in terms of land space. The total land space for Pakistan is 796,095 kilometers squared. This land area excludes any and all of the disputed territories. The land area of Pakistan makes up 0.53 percent of the total space on Earth.
  13. Philippines come in further down on the list at the 72nd largest country in terms of Land space. It is located in Southeast Asia. Philippines cover a total land area of 300,000 kilometers squared. This accounts for 0.20 percent of the space on Earth.
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