10 Largest Countries Area

Below is the list of the top 10 largest countries world wide by their size including both the land and water areas within their coastlines and international boundaries (Sovereign States and Independent Territories).

Rank
Top Ten Biggest Countries world wide
Continent
Capital City
Area Sq. Km.
Language
GDP (USD) in Million
% in World Population
1
Russia
Europe
Moscow
17,098,246
Russian and other regional languages
1,283,162
1.95%
2
Canada
North America
Ottawa
9,984,670
English/French and other regional languages
1,529,760
0.487%
3
United States of America
North America
Washington DC
9,833,517
English/Spanish and other regional languages
18,569,100
4.33%
4
People’s Republic of China
Asia
Beijing
9,596,961
Mandarin/Cantonese and other regional languages
11,199,145
18.4%
5
Brazil
South America
Brasilia
8,515,767
Hunsruckisch /
Talian/Nheengatu/
Baniwa/Tucano/
Guarani
1,796,186
2.76%
6
Australia
Oceania
Canberra
7,692,024
English
1,204,616
0.327%
7
India
Asia
New Delhi
3,287,263
Hindi –Devanagari
and other regional
languages
2,263,522
17.5%
8
Argentina
South America
Buenos Aires
2,780,400
Spanish/Guarani/
Kom/Moquoit/
Wichi
545,866
0.59%
9
Kazakhstan
Asia
Astana
2,724,900
Kazakh/Russian
184,361
0.24%
10
Algeria
Africa
Algiers
2,381,741
Arabic/Tamazight
166,839
0.55%

(Source: Wikipedia)

World’s total population as per United Nations is 7.5 billion as on December 2016.

Antarctica (not being a country itself) has not been included in the list which has the area of 14,000,000 sq. km. which is second largest area by size, among which 95% of area is just ice.

  1. RussiaRed Square Moscow Russia Being largest country in the Asia and Europe, Russia is the largest country in the world. It’s Asian part is larger than European part with Eurasia geography. Russia has the sixth largest economy in the world as per the World Bank list 2016.

  2. Canada:Niagara Falls CanadaBeing largest country in Western Hemisphere with longest coastline and boarder line with USA, Canada is the second largest country in the world. Canada has the seventeenth largest economy in the world as per the World Bank list 2016.

  3. United States of America:Statue of Liberty USABeing second largest country in Americas, USA is the third largest country in the world with the second largest economy in the world as per the World Bank list 2016 (Source: Wikipedia).

  4. China:Great Wall of ChinaBeing second largest country in Asia, China is the fourth largest country in the world with largest economy in the world as per the World Bank list 2016 (Source: Wikipedia).

  5. Brazil:Christ the Redeemer BrazilBeing the largest country in South America and Southern Hemisphere, Brazil is the fifth largest country in the world. Brazil has world’s largest rainforest Amazon. Brazil has the seventh largest economy in the world as per the World Bank list 2016.

  6. Australia:Sydney Opera House AustraliaBeing the largest country in Oceania, Australia is the sixth largest country in the world with continental landmass (not island). Australia has twentieth largest economy in the world. (Source: Wikipedia)

  7. India:Taj Mahal IndiaBeing the third largest country in Asia, India is the seventh largest country in the world with third largest economy in the world as per the 2016 list by World Bank.

  8. Argentina:Iguazu Falls ArgentinaBeing the second largest country in South America, Argentina is the eighth largest country in the world with variety of climate and geography.

  9. Kazakhstan:Bayterek Tower KazakhstanBeing the largest landlocked country, Kazakhstan is the ninth largest country in the world.

  10. Algeria:Martyrs' Memorial AlgeriaBeing the largest country in Africa, Algeria is the tenth largest country in the world with having Sahara desert.

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