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Area (sq km)
Afghanistan total: 647,500 sq km
land: 647,500 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Akrotiri 123 sq km
note: includes a salt lake and wetlands
Albania total: 28,748 sq km
land: 27,398 sq km
water: 1,350 sq km
Algeria total: 2,381,740 sq km
land: 2,381,740 sq km
water: 0 sq km
American Samoa total: 199 sq km
land: 199 sq km
water: 0 sq km
note: includes Rose Island and Swains Island
Andorra total: 468 sq km
land: 468 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Angola total: 1,246,700 sq km
land: 1,246,700 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Anguilla total: 102 sq km
land: 102 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Antarctica total: 14 million sq km
land: 14 million sq km (280,000 sq km ice-free, 13.72 million sq km ice-covered) (est.)
note: fifth-largest continent, following Asia, Africa, North America, and South America, but larger than Australia and the subcontinent of Europe
Antigua and Barbuda total: 443 sq km (Antigua 280 sq km; Barbuda 161 sq km)
land: 443 sq km
water: 0 sq km
note: includes Redonda, 1.6 sq km
Arctic Ocean total: 14.056 million sq km
note: includes Baffin Bay, Barents Sea, Beaufort Sea, Chukchi Sea, East Siberian Sea, Greenland Sea, Hudson Bay, Hudson Strait, Kara Sea, Laptev Sea, Northwest Passage, and other tributary water bodies
Argentina total: 2,766,890 sq km
land: 2,736,690 sq km
water: 30,200 sq km
Armenia total: 29,800 sq km
land: 28,400 sq km
water: 1,400 sq km
Aruba total: 193 sq km
land: 193 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Ashmore and Cartier Islands total: 5 sq km
land: 5 sq km
water: 0 sq km
note: includes Ashmore Reef (West, Middle, and East Islets) and Cartier Island
Atlantic Ocean total: 76.762 million sq km
note: includes Baltic Sea, Black Sea, Caribbean Sea, Davis Strait, Denmark Strait, part of the Drake Passage, Gulf of Mexico, Labrador Sea, Mediterranean Sea, North Sea, Norwegian Sea, almost all of the Scotia Sea, and other tributary water bodies
Australia total: 7,686,850 sq km
land: 7,617,930 sq km
water: 68,920 sq km
note: includes Lord Howe Island and Macquarie Island
Austria total: 83,870 sq km
land: 82,444 sq km
water: 1,426 sq km
Azerbaijan total: 86,600 sq km
land: 86,100 sq km
water: 500 sq km
note: includes the exclave of Naxcivan Autonomous Republic and the Nagorno-Karabakh region; the region's autonomy was abolished by Azerbaijani Supreme Soviet on 26 November 1991
Bahamas, The total: 13,940 sq km
land: 10,070 sq km
water: 3,870 sq km
Bahrain total: 665 sq km
land: 665 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Baker Island total: 1.4 sq km
land: 1.4 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Bangladesh total: 144,000 sq km
land: 133,910 sq km
water: 10,090 sq km
Barbados total: 431 sq km
land: 431 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Bassas da India total: 0.2 sq km
land: 0.2 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Belarus total: 207,600 sq km
land: 207,600 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Belgium total: 30,528 sq km
land: 30,278 sq km
water: 250 sq km
Belize total: 22,966 sq km
land: 22,806 sq km
water: 160 sq km
Benin total: 112,620 sq km
land: 110,620 sq km
water: 2,000 sq km
Bermuda total: 53.3 sq km
land: 53.3 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Bhutan total: 47,000 sq km
land: 47,000 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Bolivia total: 1,098,580 sq km
land: 1,084,390 sq km
water: 14,190 sq km
Bosnia and Herzegovina total: 51,129 sq km
land: 51,129 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Botswana total: 600,370 sq km
land: 585,370 sq km
water: 15,000 sq km
Bouvet Island total: 58.5 sq km
land: 58.5 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Brazil total: 8,511,965 sq km
land: 8,456,510 sq km
water: 55,455 sq km
note: includes Arquipelago de Fernando de Noronha, Atol das Rocas, Ilha da Trindade, Ilhas Martin Vaz, and Penedos de Sao Pedro e Sao Paulo
British Indian Ocean Territory total: 60 sq km
land: 60 sq km
water: 0 sq km
note: includes the entire Chagos Archipelago
British Virgin Islands total: 153 sq km
land: 153 sq km
water: 0 sq km
note: comprised of 16 inhabited and more than 20 uninhabited islands; includes the island of Anegada
Brunei total: 5,770 sq km
land: 5,270 sq km
water: 500 sq km
Bulgaria total: 110,910 sq km
land: 110,550 sq km
water: 360 sq km
Burkina Faso total: 274,200 sq km
land: 273,800 sq km
water: 400 sq km
Burma total: 678,500 sq km
land: 657,740 sq km
water: 20,760 sq km
Burundi total: 27,830 sq km
land: 25,650 sq km
water: 2,180 sq km
Cambodia total: 181,040 sq km
land: 176,520 sq km
water: 4,520 sq km
Cameroon total: 475,440 sq km
land: 469,440 sq km
water: 6,000 sq km
Canada total: 9,984,670 sq km
land: 9,093,507 sq km
water: 891,163 sq km
Cape Verde total: 4,033 sq km
land: 4,033 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Cayman Islands total: 262 sq km
land: 262 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Central African Republic total: 622,984 sq km
land: 622,984 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Chad total: 1.284 million sq km
land: 1,259,200 sq km
water: 24,800 sq km
Chile total: 756,950 sq km
land: 748,800 sq km
water: 8,150 sq km
note: includes Easter Island (Isla de Pascua) and Isla Sala y Gomez
China total: 9,596,960 sq km
land: 9,326,410 sq km
water: 270,550 sq km
Christmas Island total: 135 sq km
land: 135 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Clipperton Island total: 6 sq km
land: 6 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Cocos (Keeling) Islands total: 14 sq km
land: 14 sq km
water: 0 sq km
note: includes the two main islands of West Island and Home Island
Colombia total: 1,138,910 sq km
land: 1,038,700 sq km
water: 100,210 sq km
note: includes Isla de Malpelo, Roncador Cay, Serrana Bank, and Serranilla Bank
Comoros total: 2,170 sq km
land: 2,170 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Congo, Democratic Republic of the total: 2,345,410 sq km
land: 2,267,600 sq km
water: 77,810 sq km
Congo, Republic of the total: 342,000 sq km
land: 341,500 sq km
water: 500 sq km
Cook Islands total: 240 sq km
land: 240 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Coral Sea Islands total: less than 3 sq km
land: less than 3 sq km
water: 0 sq km
note: includes numerous small islands and reefs scattered over a sea area of about 780,000 sq km, with the Willis Islets the most important
Costa Rica total: 51,100 sq km
land: 50,660 sq km
water: 440 sq km
note: includes Isla del Coco
Cote d'Ivoire total: 322,460 sq km
land: 318,000 sq km
water: 4,460 sq km
Croatia total: 56,542 sq km
land: 56,414 sq km
water: 128 sq km
Cuba total: 110,860 sq km
land: 110,860 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Cyprus total: 9,250 sq km (of which 3,355 sq km are in the Turkish Cypriot area)
land: 9,240 sq km
water: 10 sq km
Czech Republic total: 78,866 sq km
land: 77,276 sq km
water: 1,590 sq km
Denmark total: 43,094 sq km
land: 42,394 sq km
water: 700 sq km
note: includes the island of Bornholm in the Baltic Sea and the rest of metropolitan Denmark (the Jutland Peninsula, and the major islands of Sjaelland and Fyn), but excludes the Faroe Islands and Greenland
Dhekelia 130.8 sq km
note: area surrounds three Cypriot enclaves
Djibouti total: 23,000 sq km
land: 22,980 sq km
water: 20 sq km
Dominica total: 754 sq km
land: 754 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Dominican Republic total: 48,730 sq km
land: 48,380 sq km
water: 350 sq km
East Timor total: 15,007 sq km
land: NA sq km
water: NA sq km
Ecuador total: 283,560 sq km
land: 276,840 sq km
water: 6,720 sq km
note: includes Galapagos Islands
Egypt total: 1,001,450 sq km
land: 995,450 sq km
water: 6,000 sq km
El Salvador total: 21,040 sq km
land: 20,720 sq km
water: 320 sq km
Equatorial Guinea total: 28,051 sq km
land: 28,051 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Eritrea total: 121,320 sq km
land: 121,320 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Estonia total: 45,226 sq km
land: 43,211 sq km
water: 2,015 sq km
note: includes 1,520 islands in the Baltic Sea
Ethiopia total: 1,127,127 sq km
land: 1,119,683 sq km
water: 7,444 sq km
Europa Island total: 28 sq km
land: 28 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) total: 12,173 sq km
land: 12,173 sq km
water: 0 sq km
note: includes the two main islands of East and West Falkland and about 200 small islands
Faroe Islands total: 1,399 sq km
land: 1,399 sq km
water: 0 sq km (some lakes and streams)
Fiji total: 18,270 sq km
land: 18,270 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Finland total: 338,145 sq km
land: 304,473 sq km
water: 33,672 sq km
France total: 547,030 sq km
land: 545,630 sq km
water: 1,400 sq km
note: includes only metropolitan France; excludes the overseas administrative divisions
French Guiana total: 91,000 sq km
land: 89,150 sq km
water: 1,850 sq km
French Polynesia total: 4,167 sq km (118 islands and atolls)
land: 3,660 sq km
water: 507 sq km
French Southern and Antarctic Lands total: 7,829 sq km
land: 7,829 sq km
water: 0 sq km
note: includes Ile Amsterdam, Ile Saint-Paul, Iles Crozet and Iles Kerguelen; excludes "Adelie Land" claim of about 500,000 sq km in Antarctica that is not recognized by the US
Gabon total: 267,667 sq km
land: 257,667 sq km
water: 10,000 sq km
Gambia, The total: 11,300 sq km
land: 10,000 sq km
water: 1,300 sq km
Gaza Strip total: 360 sq km
land: 360 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Georgia total: 69,700 sq km
land: 69,700 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Germany total: 357,021 sq km
land: 349,223 sq km
water: 7,798 sq km
Ghana total: 239,460 sq km
land: 230,940 sq km
water: 8,520 sq km
Gibraltar total: 6.5 sq km
land: 6.5 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Glorioso Islands total: 5 sq km
land: 5 sq km
water: 0 sq km
note: includes Ile Glorieuse, Ile du Lys, Verte Rocks, Wreck Rock, and South Rock
Greece total: 131,940 sq km
land: 130,800 sq km
water: 1,140 sq km
Greenland total: 2,166,086 sq km
land: 2,166,086 sq km (410,449 sq km ice-free, 1,755,637 sq km ice-covered) (2000 est.)
Grenada total: 344 sq km
land: 344 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Guadeloupe total: 1,780 sq km
land: 1,706 sq km
water: 74 sq km
note: Guadeloupe is an archipelago of nine inhabited islands, including Basse-Terre, Grande-Terre, Marie-Galante, La Desirade, Iles des Saintes (2), Saint-Barthelemy, Iles de la Petite Terre, and Saint-Martin (French part of the island of Saint Martin)
Guam total: 549 sq km
land: 549 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Guatemala total: 108,890 sq km
land: 108,430 sq km
water: 460 sq km
Guernsey total: 78 sq km
land: 78 sq km
water: 0 sq km
note: includes Alderney, Guernsey, Herm, Sark, and some other smaller islands
Guinea total: 245,857 sq km
land: 245,857 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Guinea-Bissau total: 36,120 sq km
land: 28,000 sq km
water: 8,120 sq km
Guyana total: 214,970 sq km
land: 196,850 sq km
water: 18,120 sq km
Haiti total: 27,750 sq km
land: 27,560 sq km
water: 190 sq km
Heard Island and McDonald Islands total: 412 sq km
land: 412 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Holy See (Vatican City) total: 0.44 sq km
land: 0.44 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Honduras total: 112,090 sq km
land: 111,890 sq km
water: 200 sq km
Hong Kong total: 1,092 sq km
land: 1,042 sq km
water: 50 sq km
Howland Island total: 1.6 sq km
land: 1.6 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Hungary total: 93,030 sq km
land: 92,340 sq km
water: 690 sq km
Iceland total: 103,000 sq km
land: 100,250 sq km
water: 2,750 sq km
India total: 3,287,590 sq km
land: 2,973,190 sq km
water: 314,400 sq km
Indian Ocean total: 68.556 million sq km
note: includes Andaman Sea, Arabian Sea, Bay of Bengal, Flores Sea, Great Australian Bight, Gulf of Aden, Gulf of Oman, Java Sea, Mozambique Channel, Persian Gulf, Red Sea, Savu Sea, Strait of Malacca, Timor Sea, and other tributary water bodies
Indonesia total: 1,919,440 sq km
land: 1,826,440 sq km
water: 93,000 sq km
Iran total: 1.648 million sq km
land: 1.636 million sq km
water: 12,000 sq km
Iraq total: 437,072 sq km
land: 432,162 sq km
water: 4,910 sq km
Ireland total: 70,280 sq km
land: 68,890 sq km
water: 1,390 sq km
Israel total: 20,770 sq km
land: 20,330 sq km
water: 440 sq km
Italy total: 301,230 sq km
land: 294,020 sq km
water: 7,210 sq km
note: includes Sardinia and Sicily
Jamaica total: 10,991 sq km
land: 10,831 sq km
water: 160 sq km
Jan Mayen total: 373 sq km
land: 373 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Japan total: 377,835 sq km
land: 374,744 sq km
water: 3,091 sq km
note: includes Bonin Islands (Ogasawara-gunto), Daito-shoto, Minami-jima, Okino-tori-shima, Ryukyu Islands (Nansei-shoto), and Volcano Islands (Kazan-retto)
Jarvis Island total: 4.5 sq km
land: 4.5 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Jersey total: 116 sq km
land: 116 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Johnston Atoll total: 2.8 sq km
land: 2.8 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Jordan total: 92,300 sq km
land: 91,971 sq km
water: 329 sq km
Juan de Nova Island total: 4.4 sq km
land: 4.4 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Kazakhstan total: 2,717,300 sq km
land: 2,669,800 sq km
water: 47,500 sq km
Kenya total: 582,650 sq km
land: 569,250 sq km
water: 13,400 sq km
Kingman Reef total: 1 sq km
land: 1 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Kiribati total: 811 sq km
land: 811 sq km
water: 0 sq km
note: includes three island groups - Gilbert Islands, Line Islands, Phoenix Islands
Korea, North total: 120,540 sq km
land: 120,410 sq km
water: 130 sq km
Korea, South total: 98,480 sq km
land: 98,190 sq km
water: 290 sq km
Kuwait total: 17,820 sq km
land: 17,820 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Kyrgyzstan total: 198,500 sq km
land: 191,300 sq km
water: 7,200 sq km
Laos total: 236,800 sq km
land: 230,800 sq km
water: 6,000 sq km
Latvia total: 64,589 sq km
land: 63,589 sq km
water: 1,000 sq km
Lebanon total: 10,400 sq km
land: 10,230 sq km
water: 170 sq km
Lesotho total: 30,355 sq km
land: 30,355 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Liberia total: 111,370 sq km
land: 96,320 sq km
water: 15,050 sq km
Libya total: 1,759,540 sq km
land: 1,759,540 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Liechtenstein total: 160 sq km
land: 160 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Lithuania total: 65,200 sq km
land: NA sq km
water: NA sq km
Luxembourg total: 2,586 sq km
land: 2,586 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Macau total: 25.4 sq km
land: 25.4 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Macedonia total: 25,333 sq km
land: 24,856 sq km
water: 477 sq km
Madagascar total: 587,040 sq km
land: 581,540 sq km
water: 5,500 sq km
Malawi total: 118,480 sq km
land: 94,080 sq km
water: 24,400 sq km
Malaysia total: 329,750 sq km
land: 328,550 sq km
water: 1,200 sq km
Maldives total: 300 sq km
land: 300 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Mali total: 1.24 million sq km
land: 1.22 million sq km
water: 20,000 sq km
Malta total: 316 sq km
land: 316 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Man, Isle of total: 572 sq km
land: 572 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Marshall Islands total: 181.3 sq km
land: 181.3 sq km
water: 0 sq km
note: includes the atolls of Bikini, Enewetak, Kwajalein, Majuro, Rongelap, and Utirik
Martinique total: 1,100 sq km
land: 1,060 sq km
water: 40 sq km
Mauritania total: 1,030,700 sq km
land: 1,030,400 sq km
water: 300 sq km
Mauritius total: 2,040 sq km
land: 2,030 sq km
water: 10 sq km
note: includes Agalega Islands, Cargados Carajos Shoals (Saint Brandon), and Rodrigues
Mayotte total: 374 sq km
land: 374 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Mexico total: 1,972,550 sq km
land: 1,923,040 sq km
water: 49,510 sq km
Micronesia, Federated States of total: 702 sq km
land: 702 sq km
water: 0 sq km (fresh water only)
note: includes Pohnpei (Ponape), Chuuk (Truk) Islands, Yap Islands, and Kosrae (Kosaie)
Midway Islands total: 6.2 sq km
land: 6.2 sq km
water: 0 sq km
note: includes Eastern Island, Sand Island, and Spit Island
Moldova total: 33,843 sq km
land: 33,371 sq km
water: 472 sq km
Monaco total: 1.95 sq km
land: 1.95 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Mongolia total: 1,564,116 sq km
Montserrat total: 102 sq km
land: 102 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Morocco total: 446,550 sq km
land: 446,300 sq km
water: 250 sq km
Mozambique total: 801,590 sq km
land: 784,090 sq km
water: 17,500 sq km
Namibia total: 825,418 sq km
land: 825,418 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Nauru total: 21 sq km
land: 21 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Navassa Island total: 5.2 sq km
land: 5.2 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Nepal total: 140,800 sq km
land: 136,800 sq km
water: 4,000 sq km
Netherlands total: 41,526 sq km
land: 33,883 sq km
water: 7,643 sq km
Netherlands Antilles total: 960 sq km
land: 960 sq km
water: 0 sq km
note: includes Bonaire, Curacao, Saba, Sint Eustatius, and Sint Maarten (Dutch part of the island of Saint Martin)
New Caledonia total: 19,060 sq km
land: 18,575 sq km
water: 485 sq km
New Zealand total: 268,680 sq km
land: NA sq km
water: NA sq km
note: includes Antipodes Islands, Auckland Islands, Bounty Islands, Campbell Island, Chatham Islands, and Kermadec Islands
Nicaragua total: 129,494 sq km
land: 120,254 sq km
water: 9,240 sq km
Niger total: 1.267 million sq km
land: 1,266,700 sq km
water: 300 sq km
Nigeria total: 923,768 sq km
land: 910,768 sq km
water: 13,000 sq km
Niue total: 260 sq km
land: 260 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Norfolk Island total: 34.6 sq km
land: 34.6 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Northern Mariana Islands total: 477 sq km
land: 477 sq km
water: 0 sq km
note: includes 14 islands including Saipan, Rota, and Tinian
Norway total: 324,220 sq km
land: 307,860 sq km
water: 16,360 sq km
Oman total: 212,460 sq km
land: 212,460 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Pacific Ocean total: 155.557 million sq km
note: includes Bali Sea, Bering Sea, Bering Strait, Coral Sea, East China Sea, Gulf of Alaska, Gulf of Tonkin, Philippine Sea, Sea of Japan, Sea of Okhotsk, South China Sea, Tasman Sea, and other tributary water bodies
Pakistan total: 803,940 sq km
land: 778,720 sq km
water: 25,220 sq km
Palau total: 458 sq km
land: 458 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Palmyra Atoll total: 11.9 sq km
land: 11.9 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Panama total: 78,200 sq km
land: 75,990 sq km
water: 2,210 sq km
Papua New Guinea total: 462,840 sq km
land: 452,860 sq km
water: 9,980 sq km
Paracel Islands total: NA sq km
land: NA sq km
water: 0 sq km
Paraguay total: 406,750 sq km
land: 397,300 sq km
water: 9,450 sq km
Peru total: 1,285,220 sq km
land: 1.28 million sq km
water: 5,220 sq km
Philippines total: 300,000 sq km
land: 298,170 sq km
water: 1,830 sq km
Pitcairn Islands total: 47 sq km
land: 47 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Poland total: 312,685 sq km
land: 304,465 sq km
water: 8,220 sq km
Portugal total: 92,391 sq km
land: 91,951 sq km
water: 440 sq km
note: includes Azores and Madeira Islands
Puerto Rico total: 9,104 sq km
land: 8,959 sq km
water: 145 sq km
Qatar total: 11,437 sq km
land: 11,437 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Reunion total: 2,517 sq km
land: 2,507 sq km
water: 10 sq km
Romania total: 237,500 sq km
land: 230,340 sq km
water: 7,160 sq km
Russia total: 17,075,200 sq km
land: 16,995,800 sq km
water: 79,400 sq km
Rwanda total: 26,338 sq km
land: 24,948 sq km
water: 1,390 sq km
Saint Helena total: 410 sq km
land: 410 sq km
water: 0 sq km
note: includes Saint Helena Island, Ascension, and the island group of Tristan da Cunha, which consists of Tristan da Cunha Island, Gough Island, Inaccessible Island, and the three Nightingale Islands
Saint Kitts and Nevis total: 261 sq km (Saint Kitts 168 sq km; Nevis 93 sq km)
land: 261 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Saint Lucia total: 616 sq km
land: 606 sq km
water: 10 sq km
Saint Pierre and Miquelon total: 242 sq km
land: 242 sq km
water: 0 sq km
note: includes eight small islands in the Saint Pierre and the Miquelon groups
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines total: 389 sq km (Saint Vincent 344 sq km)
land: 389 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Samoa total: 2,944 sq km
land: 2,934 sq km
water: 10 sq km
San Marino total: 61.2 sq km
land: 61.2 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Sao Tome and Principe total: 1,001 sq km
land: 1,001 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Saudi Arabia total: 1,960,582 sq km
land: 1,960,582 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Senegal total: 196,190 sq km
land: 192,000 sq km
water: 4,190 sq km
Serbia and Montenegro total: 102,350 sq km
land: 102,136 sq km
water: 214 sq km
Seychelles total: 455 sq km
land: 455 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Sierra Leone total: 71,740 sq km
land: 71,620 sq km
water: 120 sq km
Singapore total: 692.7 sq km
land: 682.7 sq km
water: 10 sq km
Slovakia total: 48,845 sq km
land: 48,800 sq km
water: 45 sq km
Slovenia total: 20,273 sq km
land: 20,151 sq km
water: 122 sq km
Solomon Islands total: 28,450 sq km
land: 27,540 sq km
water: 910 sq km
Somalia total: 637,657 sq km
land: 627,337 sq km
water: 10,320 sq km
South Africa total: 1,219,912 sq km
land: 1,219,912 sq km
water: 0 sq km
note: includes Prince Edward Islands (Marion Island and Prince Edward Island)
South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands total: 3,903 sq km
land: 3,903 sq km
water: 0 sq km
note: includes Shag Rocks, Black Rock, Clerke Rocks, South Georgia Island, Bird Island, and the South Sandwich Islands, which consist of some nine islands
Southern Ocean total: 20.327 million sq km
note: includes Amundsen Sea, Bellingshausen Sea, part of the Drake Passage, Ross Sea, a small part of the Scotia Sea, Weddell Sea, and other tributary water bodies
Spain total: 504,782 sq km
land: 499,542 sq km
water: 5,240 sq km
note: there are 19 autonomous communities including Balearic Islands and Canary Islands, and three small Spanish possessions off the coast of Morocco - Islas Chafarinas, Penon de Alhucemas, and Penon de Velez de la Gomera
Spratly Islands total: less than 5 sq km
land: less than 5 sq km
water: 0 sq km
note: includes 100 or so islets, coral reefs, and sea mounts scattered over an area of nearly 410,000 sq km of the central South China Sea
Sri Lanka total: 65,610 sq km
land: 64,740 sq km
water: 870 sq km
Sudan total: 2,505,810 sq km
land: 2.376 million sq km
water: 129,810 sq km
Suriname total: 163,270 sq km
land: 161,470 sq km
water: 1,800 sq km
Svalbard total: 62,049 sq km
land: 62,049 sq km
water: 0 sq km
note: includes Spitsbergen and Bjornoya (Bear Island)
Swaziland total: 17,363 sq km
land: 17,203 sq km
water: 160 sq km
Sweden total: 449,964 sq km
land: 410,934 sq km
water: 39,030 sq km
Switzerland total: 41,290 sq km
land: 39,770 sq km
water: 1,520 sq km
Syria total: 185,180 sq km
land: 184,050 sq km
water: 1,130 sq km
note: includes 1,295 sq km of Israeli-occupied territory
Taiwan total: 35,980 sq km
land: 32,260 sq km
water: 3,720 sq km
note: includes the Pescadores, Matsu, and Quemoy
Tajikistan total: 143,100 sq km
land: 142,700 sq km
water: 400 sq km
Tanzania total: 945,087 sq km
land: 886,037 sq km
water: 59,050 sq km
note: includes the islands of Mafia, Pemba, and Zanzibar
Thailand total: 514,000 sq km
land: 511,770 sq km
water: 2,230 sq km
Togo total: 56,785 sq km
land: 54,385 sq km
water: 2,400 sq km
Tokelau total: 10 sq km
land: 10 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Tonga total: 748 sq km
land: 718 sq km
water: 30 sq km
Trinidad and Tobago total: 5,128 sq km
land: 5,128 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Tromelin Island total: 1 sq km
land: 1 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Tunisia total: 163,610 sq km
land: 155,360 sq km
water: 8,250 sq km
Turkey total: 780,580 sq km
land: 770,760 sq km
water: 9,820 sq km
Turkmenistan total: 488,100 sq km
land: 488,100 sq km
water: negl.
Turks and Caicos Islands total: 430 sq km
land: 430 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Tuvalu total: 26 sq km
land: 26 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Uganda total: 236,040 sq km
land: 199,710 sq km
water: 36,330 sq km
Ukraine total: 603,700 sq km
land: 603,700 sq km
water: 0 sq km
United Arab Emirates total: 82,880 sq km
land: 82,880 sq km
water: 0 sq km
United Kingdom total: 244,820 sq km
land: 241,590 sq km
water: 3,230 sq km
note: includes Rockall and Shetland Islands
United States total: 9,631,418 sq km
land: 9,161,923 sq km
water: 469,495 sq km
note: includes only the 50 states and District of Columbia
Uruguay total: 176,220 sq km
land: 173,620 sq km
water: 2,600 sq km
Uzbekistan total: 447,400 sq km
land: 425,400 sq km
water: 22,000 sq km
Vanuatu total: 12,200 sq km
land: 12,200 sq km
water: 0 sq km
note: includes more than 80 islands, about 65 of which are inhabited
Venezuela total: 912,050 sq km
land: 882,050 sq km
water: 30,000 sq km
Vietnam total: 329,560 sq km
land: 325,360 sq km
water: 4,200 sq km
Virgin Islands total: 352 sq km
land: 349 sq km
water: 3 sq km
Wake Island total: 6.5 sq km
land: 6.5 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Wallis and Futuna total: 274 sq km
land: 274 sq km
water: 0 sq km
note: includes Ile Uvea (Wallis Island), Ile Futuna (Futuna Island), Ile Alofi, and 20 islets
West Bank total: 5,860 sq km
land: 5,640 sq km
water: 220 sq km
note: includes West Bank, Latrun Salient, and the northwest quarter of the Dead Sea, but excludes Mt. Scopus; East Jerusalem and Jerusalem No Man's Land are also included only as a means of depicting the entire area occupied by Israel in 1967
Western Sahara total: 266,000 sq km
land: 266,000 sq km
water: 0 sq km
World total: 510.072 million sq km
land: 148.94 million sq km
water: 361.132 million sq km
note: 70.8% of the world's surface is water, 29.2% is land
Yemen total: 527,970 sq km
land: 527,970 sq km
water: 0 sq km
note: includes Perim, Socotra, the former Yemen Arab Republic (YAR or North Yemen), and the former People's Democratic Republic of Yemen (PDRY or South Yemen)
Zambia total: 752,614 sq km
land: 740,724 sq km
water: 11,890 sq km
Zimbabwe total: 390,580 sq km
land: 386,670 sq km
water: 3,910 sq km

This page was last updated on 30 November, 2004


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