List of top 10 countries by area

The measurement of total area is the sum of land and inland water bodies(lakes, rivers, reservoirs).

Rank

Country Total area
in km2
Water % Notes

1

Russia 17,098,242 4.21 Largest country in the world.

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Antarctica 14,000,000 0 13,720,000 km2 (98%) of land area is covered by ice.

2

Canada 9,984,670 8.93 Largest country in the Americas.

3

China 9,706,961 1.41 Largest country situated entirely in Asia.

4

United States 9,629,091 2.23  

5

Brazil 8,515,767 0.65 The largest country in South America and in the Southern Hemisphere. Largest contiguous territory in the Americas.

6

Australia 7,692,024 0.76 The largest country in Oceania, the largest country without land borders, and the largest country wholly in the Southern Hemisphere.

7

India 3,287,590 9.55  

8

Argentina 2,780,400 1.57  

9

Kazakhstan 2,724,900 0.92 Largest landlocked country.

10

Algeria 2,381,741 0 Largest country in Africa.

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Created At: 08 March, 2014

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