Russia is the largest country in the world by area, whose area is more than the whole of Europe. Here we have made a list of the top 10 largest countries in the world by area.
There are more than 200 countries in the world but the area of these 10 countries is more than all the countries of the whole world. Do you want to know which is the largest country in the world by total area? Let’s see!
Algeria, officially the People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria, is a country in the Maghreb region of North Africa. The capital and most populous city is Algiers, located on the Mediterranean coast in the far north of the country.
Algeria is the tenth largest country in the world, with an area of 2,381,741 square kilometer (919,595 sq mi).
Kazakhstan is a transcontinental country located mainly in eastern Europe with a small portion of the Ural River in Central Asia.
It covers a land area of 2,724,900 square kilometer (1,052,100 sq mi), and shares a land border with Russia to the north. Kazakhstan is one of the top 10 largest countries in the world by total area.
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Argentina is a country located mostly in the southern part of South America. Sharing the bulk of the southern cone with Chile to the west, the country is bounded by Bolivia and Paraguay to the north, Brazil to the northeast, Uruguay and the South Atlantic Ocean to the east, and the Drake route to the south.
Argentina is the eighth largest country in the world, with a mainland area of 2,780,400 km2 (1,073,500 sq mi).
India is a country in South Asia and it is the second most populous country in the world. Also, India is the seventh largest country in the world by total land area. It is the most populous democracy in the world.
Surrounded by the Indian Ocean in the south, the Arabian Sea in the south-west and the Bay of Bengal in the southeast, it shares land borders with Pakistan in the west.
Australia is a sovereign country comprising the mainland of the Australian continent, the island of Tasmania and several smaller islands. It is the largest country in Oceania and the ranks 6th among the top 10 largest countries in the world by total area.
Its population of approximately 26 million is highly urbanized and heavily concentrated on the eastern seaboard.
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Brazil is the largest country in both South America and Latin America, with 8.5 million square kilometer (3.2 million sq mi) and more than 211 million people.
Additionally, Brazil is the fifth largest among the top 10 largest countries in the world by area. Also, it is the world’s sixth most populous country in 2023.
China, a country in East Asia, is the most populous country in the world with a population of over 1.4 billion. Covering an area of approximately 9.6 million square kilometers (3,700,000 sq mi), it is the fourth largest country in the world by total land area.
China spans five geographic time zones and is bordered by fourteen countries, which is the most closely related to Russia in any country in the world.
The United States is the third largest country in the world by both land and total area. It consists of 50 states, one federal district, five major unincorporated territories, nine small outer islands and 326 Indian reservations.
The United States shares a land border with Canada to its north and Mexico to its south. It has maritime borders with the Bahamas, Cuba, Russia and other countries. With a population of over 331 million, it is the third most populous country in the world.
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Canada is a country in the northern part of North America. Its ten provinces and three territories extend from the Atlantic to the Pacific and northward into the Arctic Ocean covering 9.98 million square kilometer (3.85 million square miles).
Canada is the second largest among the top 10 largest countries in the world by total area.
Russia is a transcontinental country spanning Eastern Europe and North Asia. It is the largest country in the world by area, with an area of 17,125,191 square kilometers.
Russia spans eleven time zones, sharing land borders with fourteen countries, more than any other country except China. With a population of 146 million, it is the ninth most populous country in the world.