List of countries and dependencies by area

Rank Country / dependency Total in km2 (mi2) Land in km2 (mi2) Water in km2 (mi2) % water Notes World 510,072,000 (196,940,000) 148,940,000 (57,510,000) 361,132,000 (139,434,000) 70.8 1  Russia 17,098,246 (6,601,670) 16,378,410 (6,323,740) 719,836 (277,930) 4.21 Largest country in the world (10.995% of the world’s land mass); its European portion is roughly 4,000,000 km2, which is around 40% of the total landmass of Europe, making Russia the largest country in Europe; and its Asian portion, which covers all of Northern Asia, is around 13,100,000 km2, making Russia the largest country in Asia.  Antarctica 14,200,000 (5,500,000) 14,200,000 (5,500,000) 0 (0) 0 13,916,000 km2 (5,373,000 sq mi) (98%) of the land area is covered by ice and snow. Though not itself a country, areas are claimed by a number of countries.[Note 2] 2  Canada[Note 3] 9,984,670 (3,855,100) 9,093,507 (3,511,023) 891,163 (344,080) 8.93 Largest English- and largest French-speaking country; largest country completely in the Western Hemisphere by total area (second-largest by land area after the United States); with the largest surface area of water. Total area and water area figures include area covered by freshwater only and do not include internal waters (non-freshwater) of about 1,600,000 km2, nor territorial waters of 200,000 km2.[4][5] 3/4  China 9,596,961 (3,705,407) 9,326,410 (3,600,950) 270,550 (104,460) 2.82 Largest country entirely in Asia, and second-largest country in the world by land area. Excludes Taiwan, disputed territories with India, and disputed islands in the South China Sea. Figures for total area and water area also exclude all coastal and territorial waters.[Note 4]  United States 9,525,067 (3,677,649) –
9,833,517 (3,796,742)[7] 9,147,593 (3,531,905) –
9,147,643 (3,531,925)[7] 377,424 (145,724) –
685,924 (264,837)[7] 3.96–6.97 Largest English-speaking country by land area and largest country in the Western Hemisphere by land area (second-largest by total area after Canada). Secondary figures for total area and water area include all coastal and territorial waters.[Note 4] 5  Brazil 8,515,767 (3,287,956) 8,460,415 (3,266,584) 55,352 (21,372) 0.65 Largest Portuguese-speaking country, largest country in South America, largest country in the Southern Hemisphere,[Note 5] and the largest contiguous territory in the Americas.[11] 6  Australia 7,692,024 (2,969,907) 7,633,565 (2,947,336) 58,459 (22,571) 0.76 Third-largest English-speaking country and largest country in Oceania, largest country without land borders, and the largest country completely in the Southern Hemisphere.[Note 6] 7  India 3,287,263 (1,269,219) 2,973,190 (1,147,960) 314,073 (121,264) 9.55 Second-largest country entirely in Asia and largest country in South Asia.[Note 7] Largest Hindi-speaking country and most populous Hindu country. 8  Argentina 2,780,400 (1,073,500) 2,736,690 (1,056,640) 43,710 (16,880) 1.57 Largest Spanish-speaking country and second-largest country in South America.[Note 8] 9  Kazakhstan 2,724,900 (1,052,100) 2,699,700 (1,042,400) 25,200 (9,700) 0.92 Largest landlocked country.[16] Second-largest Russian-speaking country after Russia, and the largest country in Central Asia. Transcontinental country located in Asia and Europe. 10  Algeria 2,381,741 (919,595) 2,381,741 (919,595) 0 (0) 0 Largest country in Africa; also largest in the Arab world and the Mediterranean Basin.[Note 9] 11  Democratic Republic of the Congo 2,344,858 (905,355) 2,267,048 (875,312) 77,810 (30,040) 3.32 Second-largest French-speaking country. Largest country in Central and Sub-Saharan Africa. Second-largest country in Africa, has the largest French-speaking city (Kinshasa). Danish Realm Kingdom of Denmark 2,220,093 (857,183) 2,220,072 (857,175) 21 (8.1) 0 UN figure does not include the entire Kingdom area.  Greenland (Denmark) 2,166,086 (836,330) 2,166,086 (836,330)[Note 10] 0 (0) 0 Largest island in the world, largest territory in the Kingdom of Denmark, and the largest inhabited non-sovereign territory in the world. 12  Saudi Arabia 2,149,690 (830,000) 2,149,690 (830,000) 0 (0) 0 Largest country in Western Asia. Second-largest in the Arab world after Algeria. 13  Mexico 1,964,375 (758,449) 1,943,945 (750,561) 20,430 (7,890) 1.04 Second-largest Spanish-speaking country by area after Argentina; largest Spanish-speaking country by number of speakers. 14  Indonesia 1,904,569 (735,358) 1,811,569 (699,451) 93,000 (36,000) 4.87 Transcontinental country located in Asia and Oceania. Largest country in Southeast Asia. Largest island country and archipelagic state in the world by area and population.[18] 15  Sudan 1,861,484 (718,723) 1,731,671 (668,602) 129,813 (50,121) 6.97 [Note 11] Third-largest country in Africa and third-largest in the Arab world.[1][19] 16  Libya 1,759,540 (679,360) 1,759,540 (679,360) 0 (0) 0 17  Iran 1,648,195 (636,372) 1,531,595 (591,352) 116,600 (45,000) 7.07 Largest Persian-speaking country. Second-largest country in Western Asia and fourth-largest completely in Asia after China, India, and Saudi Arabia. [Note 12] 18  Mongolia 1,564,110 (603,910) 1,553,556 (599,831) 10,560 (4,080) 0.68 Second-largest landlocked country and largest that does not border a closed sea. 19  Peru 1,285,216 (496,225) 1,279,996 (494,209) 5,220 (2,020) 0.41 Third-largest Spanish-speaking country and third-largest country in South America. 20  Chad 1,284,000 (496,000) 1,259,200 (486,200) 24,800 (9,600) 1.93 Third-largest landlocked country and largest outside of Asia. Fifth-largest country in Africa. 21  Niger 1,267,000 (489,000) 1,266,700 (489,100) 300 (120) 0.02 Largest country in West Africa. 22  Angola 1,246,700 (481,400) 1,246,700 (481,400) 0 (0) 0 23  Mali 1,240,192 (478,841) 1,220,190 (471,120) 20,002 (7,723) 1.61 24  South Africa 1,221,037 (471,445) 1,214,470 (468,910) 4,620 (1,780) 0.38 Largest country in Southern Africa. 25  Colombia 1,141,748 (440,831) 1,038,700 (401,000) 100,210 (38,690) 8.8 26  Ethiopia 1,104,300 (426,400) 1,000,000 (390,000) 104,300 (40,300) 0.7 Largest country in East Africa.[Note 13] 27  Bolivia 1,098,581 (424,164) 1,083,301 (418,265) 15,280 (5,900) 1.39 28  Mauritania 1,030,700 (398,000) 1,025,520 (395,960) 4,480 (1,730) 0.44 29  Egypt 1,002,450 (387,050) 995,450 (384,350) 6,000 (2,300) 0.6 Transcontinental country located in Asia and Africa. 30  Tanzania 945,087 (364,900) 885,800 (342,000) 61,500 (23,700) 6.49 31  Nigeria 923,768 (356,669) 910,768 (351,649) 13,000 (5,000) 1.41 32  Venezuela 916,445 (353,841) 882,050 (340,560) 30,000 (12,000) 3.29 [Note 14] 33  Pakistan 881,913 (340,509) 856,690 (330,770) 25,223 (9,739) 2.86 [Note 15] 34  Namibia 825,615 (318,772) 823,290 (317,870) 2,425 (936) 0.12 35  Mozambique 801,590 (309,500) 786,380 (303,620) 13,000 (5,000) 1.63 36  Turkey 783,562 (302,535) 769,632 (297,157) 13,930 (5,380) 1.78 Transcontinental country located in Asia and Europe. 37  Chile 756,102 (291,933) 743,812 (287,187) 12,290 (4,750) 1.63 [Note 16] 38  Zambia 752,612 (290,585) 743,398 (287,028) 9,220 (3,560) 1.23 39  Myanmar 676,578 (261,228) 653,508 (252,321) 23,070 (8,910) 3.41 40  Afghanistan 652,864 (252,072) 652,864 (252,072) 0 (0) 0 41  South Sudan 644,329 (248,777) 644,329 (248,777) 0 (0) 0
[Note 11] [Note 17][21] 42  France 640,679 (247,368) 640,427 (247,270) 3,374 (1,303) 0.52 Figures include metropolitan France (in Europe) as well as the five overseas regions. This does not include New Caledonia (an autonomous sui generis collectivity), the five autonomous overseas collectivities, and the two uninhabited territories (the French Southern and Antarctic Lands and Clipperton Island) which are listed individually, although also part of the French Republic.[Note 18] Third-largest country in Europe after Russia and Ukraine, and the largest country in the European Union. 43  Somalia 637,657 (246,201) 627,337 (242,216) 10,320 (3,980) 1.62 Figures include Somaliland. 44  Central African Republic 622,984 (240,535) 622,984 (240,535) 0 (0) 0 45  Ukraine 603,500 (233,000) 579,300 (223,700) 24,200 (9,300) 4.01 Second-largest country in Europe after Russia. The largest country entirely within Europe. 46  Madagascar 587,041 (226,658) 581,540 (224,530) 5,501 (2,124) 0.94 Largest island country in Africa and 2nd largest island country in the world. 47  Botswana 581,730 (224,610) 566,730 (218,820) 15,000 (5,800) 2.58 [Note 19] 48  Kenya 580,367 (224,081) 569,140 (219,750) 11,227 (4,335) 1.93 49  Yemen 555,000 (214,000) 555,000 (214,000) 0 (0) 0 The second largest country in the Arabian Peninsula.[Note 20] The area before signing of the Jeddah Treaty was 527,968 square kilometers.  France (metropolitan) 543,940 (210,020) Metropolitan France (the part of France located in Europe) 50  Thailand 513,120 (198,120) 510,890 (197,260) 2,230 (860) 0.43 51  Spain 505,992 (195,365) 498,980 (192,660) 6,390 (2,470) 1.26

Largest country in Southern Europe and second-largest member state of European Union.

52  Turkmenistan 488,100 (188,500) 469,930 (181,440) 18,170 (7,020) 3.72 53  Cameroon 475,442 (183,569) 472,710 (182,510) 2,730 (1,050) 0.57 54  Papua New Guinea 462,840 (178,700) 452,860 (174,850) 9,980 (3,850) 2.16 Third-largest island country in the world. 55  Sweden 450,295 (173,860) 410,335 (158,431) 39,960 (15,430) 8.87 Largest country in Northern Europe. Third-largest member state of European Union. 56  Uzbekistan 447,400 (172,700) 425,400 (164,200) 22,000 (8,500) 4.92 57  Morocco 446,550 (172,410) 446,300 (172,300) 250 (97) 0.06 Does not include the disputed Western Sahara, shown separately.[Note 21] 58  Iraq 438,317 (169,235) 437,367 (168,868) 950 (370) 0.22 [Note 22] 59  Paraguay 406,752 (157,048) 397,302 (153,399) 9,450 (3,650) 2.32 60  Zimbabwe 390,757 (150,872) 386,847 (149,362) 3,910 (1,510) 1 61  Norway 385,207 (148,729) 365,957 (141,297) 19,520 (7,540) 5.00 The Kingdom of Norway, including Jan Mayen and Svalbard, but excluding Bouvet Island and the Antarctic territorial claims of Peter I Island and Queen Maud Land.[Note 23] 62  Japan 377,976 (145,937) 364,546 (140,752) 13,430 (5,190) 3.55 Largest island country in East Asia and the world’s 4th largest island country.[Note 24] 63  Germany 357,114 (137,882) 348,672 (134,623) 8,350 (3,220) 2.34 Largest country in Central Europe. Before the 1990 German reunification, West Germany was 248,577 (95,976) and East Germany was 108,333 (41,828). 64  Republic of the Congo 342,000 (132,000) 341,500 (131,900) 500 (190) 0.15 65  Finland 338,425 (130,667) 303,816 (117,304) 34,330 (13,250) 10.15 [Note 25] 66  Vietnam 331,212 (127,882) 310,070 (119,720) 21,140 (8,160) 6.38 67  Malaysia 330,803 (127,724) 329,613 (127,264) 1,190 (460) 0.35  Norway (mainland) 323,802 (125,021) 304,282 (117,484) 19,520 (7,540) 6.03 Mainland Norway, excluding Jan Mayen, Svalbard, and the dependencies.[Note 23] 68  Ivory Coast 322,463 (124,504) 318,003 (122,782) 4,460 (1,720) 1.38 69  Poland 312,696 (120,733) 311,888 (120,421) 791 (305) 3.07 70  Oman 309,500 (119,500) 309,500 (119,500) 0 (0) 0 71  Italy 301,339 (116,348) 294,140 (113,570) 7,200 (2,800) 2.39 72  Philippines 300,000 (120,000) 298,170 (115,120) 1,830 (710) 0.61 73  Ecuador 276,841 (106,889) 256,369 (98,985) 6,720 (2,590) 2.37 [Note 26] 74  Burkina Faso 274,222 (105,878) 273,602 (105,638) 620 (240) 0.23 [Note 27] 75  New Zealand 270,467 (104,428) 262,443 (101,330) 4,395 (1,697) 1.65 [Note 28] 76  Gabon 267,668 (103,347) 257,667 (99,486) 10,000 (3,900) 3.74  Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic 266,000 (103,000) 266,000 (103,000) 0 (0) 0 Disputed territory. Administrative control is limited to approximately one-third of this area, with the remaining area controlled by Morocco. 77  Guinea 245,857 (94,926) 245,717 (94,872) 140 (54) 0.06 78  United Kingdom 242,495 (93,628) 241,930 (93,410) 1,680 (650) 0.69

Largest island country in Europe and Western Hemisphere.[Note 29]

79  Uganda 241,550 (93,260) 197,100 (76,100) 43,938 (16,965) 18.23 80  Ghana 238,533 (92,098) 227,533 (87,851) 11,000 (4,200) 4.61 81  Romania 238,397 (92,046) 231,291 (89,302) 7,100 (2,700) 2.97 82  Laos 236,800 (91,400) 230,800 (89,100) 6,000 (2,300) 2.53 Only landlocked country in Southeast Asia. 83  Guyana 214,969 (83,000) 196,849 (76,004) 18,120 (7,000) 8.43 84  Belarus 207,600 (80,200) 202,900 (78,300) 4,700 (1,800) 2.26 Largest landlocked country in Europe. 85  Kyrgyzstan 199,951 (77,202) 191,801 (74,055) 8,150 (3,150) 4.08 86  Senegal 196,722 (75,955) 192,530 (74,340) 4,192 (1,619) 2.13 87  Syria 185,180 (71,500) 183,630 (70,900) 1,550 (600) 0.84 [Note 30] 88  Cambodia 181,035 (69,898) 176,515 (68,153) 4,520 (1,750) 2.5 89  Uruguay 176,215 (68,037) 175,015 (67,574) 1,200 (460) 0.68  Somaliland 176,120 (68,000) [Note 31] 90  Suriname 163,820 (63,250) 156,000 (60,000) 7,820 (3,020) 4.77 Smallest country in South America. 91  Tunisia 163,610 (63,170) 155,360 (59,980) 8,250 (3,190) 5.04 92  Bangladesh 148,460 (57,320) 134,208 (51,818) 14,252 (5,503) 9.6 [Note 32] 93  Nepal 147,181 (56,827) 143,351 (55,348) 3,830 (1,480) 2.6 Nepal is the largest country in the Himalayan range. The Government of Nepal gives its area as 147,516 square kilometres (56,956 sq mi), which includes an additional 335 square kilometers of disputed territory under Indian administration.[31] 94  Tajikistan 143,100 (55,300) 141,510 (54,640) 2,590 (1,000) 1.81 95  Greece 131,957 (50,949) 130,647 (50,443) 1,310 (510) 0.99 96  Nicaragua 130,373 (50,337) 119,990 (46,330) 10,380 (4,010) 7.96 Largest country in Central America. 97  North Korea 120,540 (46,540) 120,538 (46,540) 2 (0.77) 0.11 Excludes claim on South Korea. 98  Malawi 118,484 (45,747) 94,080 (36,320) 24,404 (9,422) 20.6 99  Eritrea 117,600 (45,400) 101,000 (39,000) 16,600 (6,400) 14.12 100  Benin 114,763 (44,310) 114,305 (44,133) 457.569 (176.668) 0.40 [Note 33] 101  Honduras 112,492 (43,433) 111,890 (43,200) 200 (77) 0.18 102  Liberia 111,369 (43,000) 96,320 (37,190) 15,049 (5,810) 13.51 103  Bulgaria 111,002 (42,858) 108,612 (41,935) 2,390 (920) 2.16 104  Cuba 109,884 (42,426) 109,884 (42,426) 0 (0) 0.00 Largest country in the West Indies. 105  Guatemala 108,889 (42,042) 107,159 (41,374) 1,730 (670) 1.59 106  Iceland 103,000 (40,000) 100,250 (38,710) 2,750 (1,060) 2.67 107  South Korea 100,210 (38,690) 99,909 (38,575) 301 (116) 0.3 Excludes claim on North Korea. 108  Hungary 93,028 (35,918) 89,608 (34,598) 3,420 (1,320) 3.68 109  Portugal 92,226 (35,609) 91,119 (35,181) 1,107 (427) 1.2 110  Jordan 89,342 (34,495) 88,802 (34,287) 540 (210) 0.6 111  Serbia 88,361 (34,116) 88,246 (34,072) 115 (44) 0.13 The largest former Yugoslav and Serbo-Croatian-speaking country. Includes Kosovo. [Note 34] 112  Azerbaijan 86,600 (33,400) 86,100 (33,200) 500 (190) 0.13 Largest country in Caucasus. Transcontinental country located in Asia and Europe. [Note 35] 113  Austria 83,871 (32,383) 82,445 (31,832) 1,426 (551) 1.7 114  United Arab Emirates 83,600 (32,300) 83,600 (32,300) 0 (0) 0 115  Czech Republic 78,871 (30,452) 77,199 (29,807) 1,672 (646) 2.12 116  Panama 75,417 (29,119) 74,340 (28,700) 1,080 (420) 1.43 Transcontinental country in North America and South America. 117  Sierra Leone 71,740 (27,700) 71,620 (27,650) 120 (46) 0.17 118  Ireland 70,273 (27,133) 68,883 (26,596) 1,390 (540) 1.98 The figure shown is for the Republic of Ireland; the island of Ireland is 84,421 km2 or 32,595 sq mi.[34] 119  Georgia 69,700 (26,900) 69,700 (26,900) 0 (0) 0 Transcontinental country located in Asia and Europe.[Note 36] 120  Sri Lanka 65,610 (25,330) 62,732 (24,221) 2,878 (1,111) 4.4 121  Lithuania 65,300 (25,200) 62,680 (24,200) 2,620 (1,010) 4.01 122  Latvia 64,559 (24,926) 62,249 (24,034) 2,340 (900) 3.62  Svalbard (Norway) 62,045 (23,956) 62,045 (23,956) 0 (0) 0 [Note 37] 123  Togo 56,785 (21,925) 54,385 (20,998) 2,400 (930) 4.23 124  Croatia 56,594 (21,851) 55,974 (21,612) 620 (240) 1.1 125  Bosnia and Herzegovina 51,209 (19,772) 51,187 (19,763) 10 (3.9) 0.02 126  Costa Rica 51,100 (19,700) 51,060 (19,710) 40 (15) 0.08 127  Slovakia 49,037 (18,933) 48,105 (18,573) 930 (360) 1.9 128  Dominican Republic 48,671 (18,792) 48,320 (18,660) 350 (140) 0.72 129  Estonia 45,227 (17,462) 42,388 (16,366) 2,840 (1,100) 6.28 130  Denmark 43,094 (16,639) 42,434 (16,384) 660 (250) 1.53 Includes Denmark proper only, but excludes the autonomous territories in the Kingdom of Denmark, shown separately. 131  Netherlands 41,850 (16,160) 33,893 (13,086) 7,650 (2,950) 18.41 Includes the special municipalities, but excludes other countries in the Kingdom of the Netherlands, shown separately.[Note 38] 132  Switzerland 41,284 (15,940) 39,997 (15,443) 1,280 (490) 3.1 [Note 39] 133  Bhutan 38,394 (14,824) 38,394 (14,824) 0 (0) 0  Taiwan 36,193 (13,974) 32,260 (12,460) 3,720 (1,440) 10.34 Between 1945 and 1949, the Republic of China included Mainland China, Mongolia, Taiwan, and other areas, totaling 11,418,174 km2 (4,408,582 sq mi).[Note 40] 134  Guinea-Bissau 36,125 (13,948) 28,120 (10,860) 8,005 (3,091) 22.16 135  Moldova 33,846 (13,068) 32,891 (12,699) 960 (370) 2.84 [Note 41] 136  Belgium 30,528 (11,787) 30,278 (11,690) 250 (97) 0.82 137  Lesotho 30,355 (11,720) 30,355 (11,720) 0 (0) 0 138  Armenia 29,743 (11,484) 28,342 (10,943) 1,401 (541) 4.71 139  Solomon Islands 28,896 (11,157) 27,986 (10,805) 910 (350) 3.15 140  Albania 28,748 (11,100) 27,398 (10,578) 1,350 (520) 4.7 141  Equatorial Guinea 28,051 (10,831) 28,051 (10,831) 0 (0) 0 142  Burundi 27,834 (10,747) 25,680 (9,920) 2,150 (830) 7.73 143  Haiti 27,750 (10,710) 27,560 (10,640) 190 (73) 0.68 144  Rwanda 26,338 (10,169) 24,668 (9,524) 1,670 (640) 6.34 145  North Macedonia 25,713 (9,928) 25,433 (9,820) 280 (110) 1.09 146  Djibouti 23,200 (9,000) 23,180 (8,950) 20 (7.7) 0.09 147  Belize 22,966 (8,867) 22,806 (8,805) 160 (62) 0.7 148  El Salvador 21,041 (8,124) 20,721 (8,000) 320 (120) 1.52 Smallest country on the American continent. 149  Israel 20,770 (8,020) 20,330 (7,850) 440 (170) 2.12 [Note 42] 150  Slovenia 20,273 (7,827) 20,151 (7,780) 122 (47) 0.6  New Caledonia (France) 18,575 (7,172) 18,275 (7,056) 300 (120) 1.62 151  Fiji 18,272 (7,055) 18,274 (7,056) 0 (0) 0 152  Kuwait 17,818 (6,880) 17,818 (6,880) 0 (0) 0 153  Eswatini 17,364 (6,704) 17,204 (6,643) 160 (62) 0.92 154  East Timor 14,919 (5,760) 14,919 (5,760) 0 (0) 0 155  The Bahamas 13,943 (5,383) 10,010 (3,860) 3,870 (1,490) 27.88 156  Montenegro 13,812 (5,333) 13,452 (5,194) 360 (140) 2.61 157  Vanuatu 12,189 (4,706) 12,189 (4,706) 0 (0) 0  Falkland Islands (United Kingdom) 12,173 (4,700) 12,173 (4,700) 0 (0) 0 158  Qatar 11,586 (4,473) 11,586 (4,473) 0 (0) 0 159  The Gambia 11,295 (4,361) 10,000 (3,900) 1,295 (500) 11.47 Smallest country in continental Africa. 160  Jamaica 10,991 (4,244) 10,831 (4,182) 160 (62) 1.46  Kosovo 10,887 (4,203) [Note 43] 161  Lebanon 10,452 (4,036) 10,230 (3,950) 170 (66) 1.63 Second smallest country in continental Asia. 162  Cyprus 9,251 (3,572) 9,241 (3,568) 10 (3.9) 0.11 [Note 44]  Puerto Rico (United States) 9,104 (3,515) 9,104 (3,515) 3,054 (1,179) 35.2 An American territory, the third-largest island of the United States after the Big Island of Hawaii and Kodiak Island of Alaska. Also the smallest part of Hispanic America.  Abkhazia 8,660 (3,340) [Note 45]  French Southern Territories (France) 7,747 (2,991) 7,668 (2,961) 79.8 (30.8) 1.03 Excludes claim on Adélie Land in Antarctica.[Note 46]  United States Minor Outlying Islands 6,959.41 (2,687.04) 34.2 (13.2) 6,937 (2,678) 99.68 163  State of Palestine 6,020 (2,320) 6,000 (2,300) 220 (85) 3.9 [Note 47] 164  Brunei 5,765 (2,226) 5,265 (2,033) 500 (190) 8.67 165  Trinidad and Tobago 5,130 (1,980) 5,128 (1,980) 0 (0) 0  French Polynesia (France) 4,167 (1,609) 3,827 (1,478) 340 (130) 8.16  Transnistria 4,163 (1,607) [Note 48] 166  Cape Verde 4,033 (1,557) 4,033 (1,557) 0 (0) 0  South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (United Kingdom) 3,903 (1,507) 3,903 (1,507) 0 (0) 0 [Note 17]  South Ossetia 3,900 (1,500) [Note 49]  Northern Cyprus 3,355 (1,295) [Note 50]  Artsakh 3,170 (1,220) 3,170 (1,220) – – Nagorno-Karabakh is internationally recognized as a part of Azerbaijan, and has no international recognition as a state 167  Samoa 2,842 (1,097) 2,821 (1,089) 10 (3.9) 0.35  Hong Kong (China) 2,755 (1,064) 1,106 (427) 1,649 (637) [41] 59.8 168  Luxembourg 2,586 (998) 2,586 (998) 0 (0) 0 The smallest country that is not a European microstate or island country.  Bir Tawil (terra nullius) 2,060 (800) 2,060 (800) 0 (0) 0 169  Mauritius 2,040 (790) 2,030 (780) 10 (3.9) 0.49 [Note 51] 170  Comoros 1,862 (719) 1,862 (719) 0 (0) 0 [Note 52]  Åland Islands (Finland) 1,580 (610) [Note 53]  Faroe Islands (Denmark) 1,393 (538) 1,393 (538) Negligible Negligible [Note 54] 171  São Tomé and Príncipe 964 (372) 964 (372) 0 (0) 0  Turks and Caicos Islands (United Kingdom) 948 (366) 430 (170) 0 (0) 0 [Note 17] 172  Kiribati 811 (313) 811 (313) 0 (0) 0 [Note 55] 173  Bahrain 785 (303) 785 (303) 0 (0) 0 174  Dominica 751 (290) 751 (290) 0 (0) 0 175  Tonga 747 (288) 717 (277) 30 (12) 4.02 176  Singapore 728 (281) 716 (276) 10 (3.9) 1.43 177  Federated States of Micronesia 702 (271) 702 (271) Negligible Negligible 178  Saint Lucia 616 (238) 606 (234) 10 (3.9) 1.62 [Note 56]  Isle of Man (British Crown dependency) 572 (221) 572 (221) 0 (0) 0  Guam (United States) 549 (212) 544 (210) 0 (0) 0 179  Andorra 468 (181) 468 (181) 0 (0) 0 European microstate.  Northern Mariana Islands (United States) 464 (179) 464 (179) 0 (0) 0 180  Palau 459 (177) 459 (177) 0 (0) 0 181  Seychelles 452 (175) 455 (176) 0 (0) 0 Smallest country in Africa.  Curaçao (Netherlands) 444 (171) 444 (171) 0 (0) 0 [Note 38] 182  Antigua and Barbuda 442 (171) 442.6 (170.9) 0 (0) 0 183  Barbados 430 (170) 431 (166) 0 (0) 0  Heard Island and McDonald Islands (Australia) 412 (159) 412 (159) 0 (0) 0 [Note 17] 184  Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 389 (150) 389 (150) 0 (0) 0  Jan Mayen (Norway) 377 (146) 377 (146) 0 (0) 0  U.S. Virgin Islands (United States) 347 (134) 346 (134) 1,564 (604) 81.88 185  Grenada 344 (133) 344 (133) 0 (0) 0 186  Malta 316 (122) 316 (122) 0 (0) 0 European microstate. Smallest European Union member state.  Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha (United Kingdom) 308 (119) 308 (119) 0 (0) 0 [Note 57] 187  Maldives 300 (120) 298 (115) 0 (0) 0 Smallest country in Asia.  Bonaire (Netherlands) 294 (114) 294 (114) 0 (0) 0 [Note 38]  Cayman Islands (United Kingdom) 264 (102) 264 (102) 0 (0) 0 188  Saint Kitts and Nevis 261 (101) 261 (101) 0 (0) 0 Smallest country in the Americas and the Western Hemisphere.  Niue (New Zealand) 260 (100) 260 (100) 0 (0) 0 [Note 58]  Akrotiri and Dhekelia (United Kingdom) 253.8 (98.0) not determined not determined not determined There is a salt lake and some wetlands of unknown area.  Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) 242 (93) 242 (93) 0 (0) 0  Cook Islands (New Zealand) 236 (91) 236 (91) 0 (0) 0 [Note 59]  American Samoa (United States) 199 (77) 199 (77) 0 (0) 0 189  Marshall Islands 181 (70) 181 (70) 11,673 (4,507) 98.47  Aruba (Netherlands) 180 (69) 180 (69) 0 (0) 0 [Note 38] 190  Liechtenstein 160 (62) 160 (62) 0 (0) 0 European microstate.  British Virgin Islands (United Kingdom) 151 (58) 151 (58) 0 (0) 0  Wallis and Futuna (France) 142 (55) 142 (55) 0 (0) 0  Christmas Island (Australia) 135 (52) 135 (52) 0 (0) 0 [Note 60]  Jersey (British Crown dependency) 116 (45) 116 (45) 0 (0) 0  Montserrat (United Kingdom) 102 (39) 102 (39) 0 (0) 0  Anguilla (United Kingdom) 91 (35) 91 (35) 0 (0) 0  Guernsey (British Crown dependency) 78 (30) 78 (30) 0 (0) 0 191  San Marino 61 (24) 61 (24) 0 (0) 0 European microstate.  British Indian Ocean Territory (United Kingdom) 60 (23) 60 (23) 54,340 (20,980) 99.89 [Note 61]  Saint Martin (France) 54 (21) 54.4 (21.0) Negligible Negligible [Note 17]  Bermuda (United Kingdom) 54 (21) 54 (21) 0 (0) 0  Bouvet Island (Norway) 49 (19) 49 (19) 0 (0) 0 [Note 17]  Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) 47 (18) 47 (18) 0 (0) 0 [Note 62]  Norfolk Island (Australia) 36 (14) 36 (14) 0 (0) 0  Sint Maarten (Netherlands) 34 (13) 34 (13) 0 (0) 0 [Note 38]  Macau (China) 31.3 (12.1) 28.2 (10.9) 0 (0) 0 [Note 63] 192  Tuvalu 26 (10) 26 (10) 0 (0) 0 Smallest Commonwealth realm. 193  Nauru 21 (8.1) 21 (8.1) 0 (0) 0 Smallest island country, smallest republic and smallest country that is not a city-state  Saint Barthélemy (France) 21 (8.1) not determined not determined not determined [Note 17]  Sint Eustatius (Netherlands) 21 (8.1) not determined not determined not determined [Note 38]  Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) 14 (5.4) 14 (5.4) 0 (0) 0 [Note 60]  Saba (Netherlands) 13 (5.0) not determined not determined not determined [Note 38]  Tokelau (New Zealand) 12 (4.6) 12 (4.6) 0 (0) 0  Gibraltar (United Kingdom) 6 (2.3) 6.5 (2.5) 0 (0) 0 British Overseas Territory  Clipperton Island (France) 6 (2.3) 2 (0.77) 4 (1.5) 66.67  Ashmore and Cartier Islands (Australia) 5 (1.9) 5 (1.9) 0 (0) 0  Spratly Islands (disputed) < 5
(< 1.9) < 5
(< 1.9) 0 (0) 0  Coral Sea Islands (Australia) < 3
(< 1.2) < 3
(< 1.2) 0 (0) 0 194  Monaco 2.02 (0.78) 2.02 (0.78) 0 (0) 0 European microstate. Smallest country with a coastline. Smallest United Nations member state. 195  Vatican City 0.49 (0.19) 0.49 (0.19) 0 (0) 0 European microstate. Smallest country in the world.[Note 64]