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Largest countries in area


1.) Russia is the largest country in the world. It covers more that one-eight of the total world's land area.

2.) Canada stands second in the list of largest countries in area. Canada is the largest country when it comes to the entire Western Hemisphere.

Rank Country Notes
1 Russia Largest country in the world (10.995% of the world's land mass); its Asian portion makes it the largest country in Asia, and its European portion of roughly 3,960,000 km2 (1,530,000 sq mi) makes it the largest country in Europe.
2 Canada
Largest English and French-speaking country and the largest country completely in the Western Hemisphere by total area.
3 China
Second-largest country in Asia and second-largest country in the world by land area.
4 United States
Largest country in the English-speaking world and the Western Hemisphere by land area.
5 Brazil
Largest Portuguese-speaking country, largest country in South America and in the Southern Hemisphere, and the largest contiguous territory in the Americas.
6 Australia
Third-largest English-speaking country and largest country in Oceania, largest country without land borders, and the largest country completely in the Southern Hemisphere.
7 India
Third-largest country in Asia and largest country in South Asia.
8 Argentina
Largest Spanish-speaking country and second-largest country in South America.
9 Kazakhstan
Largest landlocked country. Second-largest Russian-speaking country, after Russia, and the largest country in Central Asia.
Transcontinental country located between Asia and Europe.
10 Algeria
Largest Arabic-speaking and Berber-speaking country and largest country in Africa and the Mediterranean Basin.

Last updated on: 19/11/2019

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