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This is a list of the world's sovereign state
Sovereign state
A sovereign state, or simply, state, is a state with a defined territory on which it exercises internal and external sovereignty, a permanent population, a government, and the capacity to enter into relations with other sovereign states. It is also normally understood to be a state which is neither...

s and their dependent territories
Dependent territory
A dependent territory, dependent area or dependency is a territory that does not possess full political independence or sovereignty as a State, and remains politically outside of the controlling state's integral area....

 by area, ranked by total area.

Entries in this list are based on those in the ISO standard ISO 3166-1
ISO 3166-1
ISO 3166-1 is part of the ISO 3166 standard published by the International Organization for Standardization , and defines codes for the names of countries, dependent territories, and special areas of geographical interest. The official name of the standard is Codes for the representation of names...

. Territories that are not integral, such as dependent territories, are listed separately (in italics) or noted as included. Not included in the list are uninhabited dependent territories, such as various countries' claims to parts of the continent of AntarcticaThe following countries have territorial claims in Antarctica: Argentina
Argentine Antarctica
Argentine Antarctica is a sector of Antarctica claimed by Argentina as part of its national territory. The Argentine Antarctic region, consisting of the Antarctic Peninsula and a triangular section extending to the South Pole, is delimited by the 25° West and 74° West meridians and the 60° South...

 (969000 km² (374,133 sq mi)), Australia
Australian Antarctic Territory
The Australian Antarctic Territory is a part of Antarctica. It was claimed by the United Kingdom and placed under the authority of the Commonwealth of Australia in 1933. It is the largest territory of Antarctica claimed by any nation...

 (5896500 km² (2,276,651.4 sq mi)), Chile
Antártica Chilena Province
Antártica Chilena Province is the southernmost and one of four provinces in Chile's southernmost region, Magallanes and Antártica Chilena Region . The capital is Puerto Williams...

 (1250000 km² (482,627.7 sq mi)), France
Adélie Land
Adélie Land is the portion of the Antarctic coast between 136° E and 142° E , with a shore length of 350 km and with its hinterland extending as a sector about 2,600 km toward the South Pole. It is claimed by France as one of five districts of the French Southern and Antarctic Lands, although not...

 (432000 km² (166,796.1 sq mi)), New Zealand
Ross Dependency
The Ross Dependency is a region of Antarctica defined by a sector originating at the South Pole, passing along longitudes 160° east to 150° west, and terminating at latitude 60° south...

 (450000 km² (173,746 sq mi)), Norway
Queen Maud Land
Queen Maud Land is a c. 2.7 million-square-kilometre region of Antarctica claimed as a dependent territory by Norway. The territory lies between 20° west and 45° east, between the British Antarctic Territory to the west and the Australian Antarctic Territory to the east. The latitudinal...

 (2500000 km² (965,255.4 sq mi)) and United Kingdom
British Antarctic Territory
The British Antarctic Territory is a sector of Antarctica claimed by the United Kingdom as one of its 14 British Overseas Territories. It comprises the region south of 60°S latitude and between longitudes and , forming a wedge shape that extends to the South Pole...

 (1395000 km² (538,612.5 sq mi)), which to some extent overlap. The area from to (2100000 km² (810,814.5 sq mi)) is currently unclaimed territory. These areas usually have no human inhabitants, excluding scientists.
– and entities such as the European Union
European Union
The European Union is an economic and political union of 27 independent member states which are located primarily in Europe. The EU traces its origins from the European Coal and Steel Community and the European Economic Community , formed by six countries in 1958...

The European Union
European Union
The European Union is an economic and political union of 27 independent member states which are located primarily in Europe. The EU traces its origins from the European Coal and Steel Community and the European Economic Community , formed by six countries in 1958...

 is a sui generis
Sui generis
Sui generis is a Latin expression, literally meaning of its own kind/genus or unique in its characteristics. The expression is often used in analytic philosophy to indicate an idea, an entity, or a reality which cannot be included in a wider concept....

 supranational union
Supranational union
Supranationalism is a method of decision-making in multi-national political communities, wherein power is transferred or delegated to an authority by governments of member states. The concept of supranational union is sometimes used to describe the European Union, as a new type of political entity...

. It covers a total area of 4324782 km² (1,669,807.7 sq mi) and would be ranked 7th if it were included (3.0% of world's total land area).
(4324782 km² (1,669,807.7 sq mi) total area) that have some degree of sovereignty but do not consider themselves to be sovereign countries or dependent territories. States with limited recognition that are not listed in the ISO standard ISO 3166-1
ISO 3166-1
ISO 3166-1 is part of the ISO 3166 standard published by the International Organization for Standardization , and defines codes for the names of countries, dependent territories, and special areas of geographical interest. The official name of the standard is Codes for the representation of names...

 are not included, but are noted within the countries they are recognised as part of with areas given.

This list includes three measurements of area:
  • Total area: is the sum of all land and water areas delimited by international boundaries and/or coastlines.
  • Land area: is the aggregate of all surfaces delimited by international boundaries and/or coastlines
    Coastlines
    Coastlines is an independent 2002 dramatic film written and directed by Victor Nunez.-Cast:* Timothy Olyphant as Sonny Mann* Josh Brolin as Dave Lockhart* Sarah Wynter as Ann Lockhart* Scott Wilson as Pa Mann* Angela Bettis as Effie Bender...

    , excluding inland water bodies (lakes, reservoirs, rivers).
  • Water area: is the sum of the surfaces of all inland water bodies
    Internal waters
    A nation's internal waters covers all water and waterways on the landward side of the baseline from which a nation's territorial waters is defined. It includes waterways such as rivers and canals, and sometimes the water within small bays. According to the United Nations Convention on the Law of...

    , such as lakes, reservoirs, or rivers, as delimited by international boundaries and/or coastlines. Some entries may also include marine internal waters (coastal waters). Territorial waters
    Territorial waters
    Territorial waters, or a territorial sea, as defined by the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea, is a belt of coastal waters extending at most from the baseline of a coastal state...

     and Exclusive Economic Zone
    Exclusive Economic Zone
    Under the law of the sea, an exclusive economic zone is a seazone over which a state has special rights over the exploration and use of marine resources, including production of energy from water and wind. It stretches from the seaward edge of the state's territorial sea out to 200 nautical...

    s are not included.


Data are taken from the CIA World Factbook unless otherwise noted.
rank territory total (km²) total (sqmi) land (km²) land (sqmi) water (km²) water (sqmi) % water notes
510072000196,939,900.2 14894000057,506,055.5 361132000139,433,844.7 70.8
1 170982426,601,668.1 163777426,323,481.5 720500278,186.6 4.21 The largest country in Europe
European Russia
European Russia refers to the western areas of Russia that lie within Europe, comprising roughly 3,960,000 square kilometres , larger in area than India, and spanning across 40% of Europe. Its eastern border is defined by the Ural Mountains and in the south it is defined by the border with...

, Asia and in the world.
' 140000005,405,430.2 140000005,405,430.2 00 0 13720000 km² (5,297,321.6 sq mi) of land area is covered by ice.
2 99846703,855,102.6 90935073,511,022.7 891163344,080 8.93 The largest country in North America
North America
North America is a continent wholly within the Northern Hemisphere and almost wholly within the Western Hemisphere. It is also considered a northern subcontinent of the Americas...

 and the Western Hemisphere
Western Hemisphere
The Western Hemisphere or western hemisphere is mainly used as a geographical term for the half of the Earth that lies west of the Prime Meridian and east of the Antimeridian , the other half being called the Eastern Hemisphere.In this sense, the western hemisphere consists of the western portions...

. Largest country in the Americas by total area, but second-largest by land area. Also the country with the longest coastline.
3 / 4
98266753,794,100.4 91619663,537,454.8 664709256,645.6 6.76 Includes only states
U.S. state
A U.S. state is any one of the 50 federated states of the United States of America that share sovereignty with the federal government. Because of this shared sovereignty, an American is a citizen both of the federal entity and of his or her state of domicile. Four states use the official title of...

 and incorporated territories, along with coastal and territorial waters.
Second-largest country in the Americas by total area, but largest by land area.
3 / 4
There are two reasons for the dispute in rankings between the United States and China. The first reason is China's inclusion of several disputed territories. If the territories of Aksai Chin
Aksai Chin
Aksai Chin is one of the two main disputed border areas between China and India, and the other is South Tibet, which comprises most of India's Arunachal Pradesh. It is administered by China as part of Hotan County in the Hotan Prefecture of Xinjiang Autonomous Region, but is also claimed by India...

 and Trans-Karakoram Tract
Trans-Karakoram Tract
The Trans-Karakoram Tract is an area of nearly along both sides of the Shaksgam River, is entirely administered by the People's Republic of China as a part of Kargilik County and Taxkorgan Tajik Autonomous County in the Kashgar Prefecture of Xinjiang Autonomous Region, but claimed by Pakistan...

, which are controlled by China, were added to the current UN figure for China, China's total area would be 9640011 km² (3,722,029.1 sq mi). Using this figure, the area of China would exceed the area of the United States. The second reason relates to how "total area" is calculated. The figure given for the United States additionally includes coastal waters, while the figure for China does not. The inclusion of coastal waters is the calculation method used by the CIA World Factbook, whereas the latter is the method employed by Encyclopædia Britannica
Encyclopædia Britannica
The Encyclopædia Britannica , published by Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc., is a general knowledge English-language encyclopaedia that is available in print, as a DVD, and on the Internet. It is written and continuously updated by about 100 full-time editors and more than 4,000 expert...

, reaching differing conclusions.
95969613,705,407.4 95699013,694,959.4 2706010,447.9 0.28 The largest country entirely in Asia
Asia
Asia is the world's largest and most populous continent, located primarily in the eastern and northern hemispheres. It covers 8.7% of the Earth's total surface area and with approximately 3.879 billion people, it hosts 60% of the world's current human population...

.
5 85148773,287,612.4 84594173,266,199.2 5546021,413.2 0.65 The largest country in Latin America
Latin America
Latin America is a region of the Americas where Romance languages  – particularly Spanish and Portuguese, and variably French – are primarily spoken. Latin America has an area of approximately 21,069,500 km² , almost 3.9% of the Earth's surface or 14.1% of its land surface area...

, South America
South America
South America is a continent situated in the Western Hemisphere, mostly in the Southern Hemisphere, with a relatively small portion in the Northern Hemisphere. The continent is also considered a subcontinent of the Americas. It is bordered on the west by the Pacific Ocean and on the north and east...

 and the Southern Hemisphere
Southern Hemisphere
The Southern Hemisphere is the part of Earth that lies south of the equator. The word hemisphere literally means 'half ball' or "half sphere"...

.
6 77412202,988,901.8 76823002,966,152.6 5892022,749.1 0.76 The largest country in Oceania
Oceania
Oceania is a region centered on the islands of the tropical Pacific Ocean. Conceptions of what constitutes Oceania range from the coral atolls and volcanic islands of the South Pacific to the entire insular region between Asia and the Americas, including Australasia and the Malay Archipelago...

 and the largest borderless country.
Largest island country and also completely within the Southern Hemisphere.
7 32872631,269,219.3 29731931,147,956.2 314070121,263.1 9.55 The largest country in South Asia
South Asia
South Asia, also known as Southern Asia, is the southern region of the Asian continent, which comprises the sub-Himalayan countries and, for some authorities , also includes the adjoining countries to the west and the east...

 and 3rd largest country in Asia.
8 27804001,073,518.4 27366901,056,641.9 4371016,876.5 1.57 Does not include claims on the Falkland Islands, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands and on Antarctica
Argentine Antarctica
Argentine Antarctica is a sector of Antarctica claimed by Argentina as part of its national territory. The Argentine Antarctic region, consisting of the Antarctic Peninsula and a triangular section extending to the South Pole, is delimited by the 25° West and 74° West meridians and the 60° South...

.
Second largest country in South America.
9 27249001,052,089.8 26997001,042,360 252009,729.8 0.92 Largest landlocked country in the world.
10 2381741919,595.3 2381741919,595.3 00 0 Largest country in Africa
Africa
Africa is the world's second largest and second most populous continent, after Asia. At about 30.2 million km² including adjacent islands, it covers 6% of the Earth's total surface area and 20.4% of the total land area...

 and in the Arab world
Arab world
The Arab world refers to Arabic-speaking states, territories and populations in North Africa, Western Asia and elsewhere.The standard definition of the Arab world comprises the 22 states and territories of the Arab League stretching from the Atlantic Ocean in the west to the Arabian Sea in the...

.
11 2344858905,354.7 2267048875,312.1 7781030,042.6 3.32 Largest country in Sub-Saharan Africa
Sub-Saharan Africa
Sub-Saharan Africa as a geographical term refers to the area of the African continent which lies south of the Sahara. A political definition of Sub-Saharan Africa, instead, covers all African countries which are fully or partially located south of the Sahara...

.
' 2166086836,330.5 2166086836,330.5 00 81.05 A constituent country of the Kingdom of Denmark
Kingdom of Denmark
The Kingdom of Denmark or the Danish Realm , is a constitutional monarchy and sovereign state consisting of Denmark proper in northern Europe and two autonomous constituent countries, the Faroe Islands in the North Atlantic and Greenland in North America. Denmark is the hegemonial part, where the...

. Largest island that is not a continent. Largest dependent territory
Dependent territory
A dependent territory, dependent area or dependency is a territory that does not possess full political independence or sovereignty as a State, and remains politically outside of the controlling state's integral area....

 in the world. 1755637 km² (677,855.2 sq mi) of land area is covered by ice.
12 2149690829,999.9 2149690829,999.9 00 0 Largest country in the Middle East
Middle East
The Middle East is a region that encompasses Western Asia and Northern Africa. It is often used as a synonym for Near East, in opposition to Far East...

 and Western Asia.
13 1964375758,449.4 1943945750,561.4 204307,888.1 1.04 Does not include claims on Clipperton Island
Clipperton Island
Clipperton Island is an uninhabited nine-square-kilometre coral atoll in the eastern Pacific Ocean, southwest of Mexico and west of Central America, at...

  8.9 square kilometres (3.4 sq mi).
14 1904569735,358.2 1811569699,450.7 9300035,907.5 4.88 Largest country in Southeast Asia
Southeast Asia
Southeast Asia, South-East Asia, South East Asia or Southeastern Asia is a subregion of Asia, consisting of the countries that are geographically south of China, east of India, west of New Guinea and north of Australia. The region lies on the intersection of geological plates, with heavy seismic...

 and largest country wholly on islands (if considering Australia a continent).
15 1861484718,723 NA NA NA NA NA Formerly the largest country in Africa and the Arab World, before the independence of South Sudan
South Sudan
South Sudan , officially the Republic of South Sudan, is a landlocked country located in the Sahel region of northeastern Africa. It is also part of the North Africa UN sub-region. Its current capital is Juba, which is also its largest city; the capital city is planned to be moved to the more...

 on 9 July 2011.
16 1759540679,362.2 1759540679,362.2 00 0 Second Largest country in north Africa
North Africa
North Africa or Northern Africa is the northernmost region of the African continent, linked by the Sahara to Sub-Saharan Africa. Geopolitically, the United Nations definition of Northern Africa includes eight countries or territories; Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocco, South Sudan, Sudan, Tunisia, and...

17 1648195636,371.6 1531595591,352.1 11660045,019.5 7.07 Second Largest country in western Asia
18 1564116603,908.6 1553556599,831.3 105604,077.2 0.68
19 1285216496,224.7 1279996494,209.2 52202,015.5 0.41
20 1284000495,755.2 1259200486,179.8 248009,575.3 1.93
21 1267000489,191.4 1266700489,075.6 300115.8 0.02
22 1246700481,353.6 1246700481,353.6 00 0
23 1240192478,840.8 1220190471,118 200027,722.8 1.61
24 1219090470,693.3 1214470468,909.5 46201,783.8 0.38
25 1138910439,735.6 1038700401,044.3 10021038,691.3 8.8
26 1104300426,372.6 1000000386,102.2 10430040,270.5 9.44 Excluding the Ilemi Triangle
Ilemi Triangle
The Ilemi Triangle is an area of disputed land in East Africa. Arbitrarily defined, it measures between 10,320 and 14,000 square kilometers . Named after Anuak chief Ilemi Akwon, the territory is claimed by South Sudan and Kenya and borders Ethiopia...

 (14000 km² (5,405.4 sq mi)). Most populated landlocked country in the world.
27 1098581424,164.5 1083301418,264.9 152805,899.6 1.39
28 1030700397,955.5 1030700397,955.5 00 0
29 1001450386,662 995450384,345.4 60002,316.6 0.6 Excluding the Hala'ib Triangle
Hala'ib Triangle
The Hala'ib Triangle is an area of land measuring located on the Red Sea's African coast...

 (20580 km² (7,946 sq mi)).
30 947300365,754.6 885800342,009.3 6150023,745.3 6.49
31 923768356,668.8 910768351,649.5 130005,019.3 1.41
32 912050352,144.5 882050340,561.4 3000011,583.1 3.29 Excludes the claimed Guayana Esequiba
Guayana Esequiba
Guayana Esequiba is a territory administered by Guyana but claimed by Venezuela. It includes the territory between the Cuyuni River to the west and the Essequibo River to the east...

 area of 159500 km² (61,583.3 sq mi).
33 824292318,260.9 823290317,874 1002386.9 0.12
34 799380308,642.3 786380303,623 130005,019.3 1.63
35 796095307,374 770876297,636.9 252209,737.5 3.17
36 783562302,535 769632297,156.6 139305,378.4 1.78
37 756102291,932.6 743812287,187.4 122904,745.2 1.63 Excludes claims in Antarctica
Antártica Chilena Province
Antártica Chilena Province is the southernmost and one of four provinces in Chile's southernmost region, Magallanes and Antártica Chilena Region . The capital is Puerto Williams...

.
38 752618290,587.4 743398287,027.6 92203,559.9 1.23
39 676578261,228.2 653508252,320.8 230708,907.4 3.41
40 652230251,827.4 652230251,827.4 00 0
41 644329248,776.8 NA NA NA NA NA Became independent from Sudan
Sudan
Sudan , officially the Republic of the Sudan , is a country in North Africa, sometimes considered part of the Middle East politically. It is bordered by Egypt to the north, the Red Sea to the northeast, Eritrea and Ethiopia to the east, South Sudan to the south, the Central African Republic to the...

 on 9 July 2011
42 643801248,573 640427247,270.2 33741,302.7 0.52 Largest country within the European Union
European Union
The European Union is an economic and political union of 27 independent member states which are located primarily in Europe. The EU traces its origins from the European Coal and Steel Community and the European Economic Community , formed by six countries in 1958...

 and largest country in the West of Europe.
43 637657246,200.7 627337242,216.2 103203,984.6 1.62 Includes the largely unrecognized Somaliland
Somaliland
Somaliland is an unrecognised self-declared sovereign state that is internationally recognised as an autonomous region of Somalia. The government of Somaliland regards itself as the successor state to the British Somaliland protectorate, which was independent for a few days in 1960 as the State of...

, which has an area of 137600 km² (53,127.7 sq mi) and is de facto independent from Somalia
Somalia
Somalia , officially the Somali Republic and formerly known as the Somali Democratic Republic under Socialist rule, is a country located in the Horn of Africa. Since the outbreak of the Somali Civil War in 1991 there has been no central government control over most of the country's territory...

.
44 622984240,535.5 622984240,535.5 00 0
45 603550233,032 579330223,680.6 242209,351.4 4.01 The largest country wholly in Europe
Europe
Europe is, by convention, one of the world's seven continents. Comprising the westernmost peninsula of Eurasia, Europe is generally 'divided' from Asia to its east by the watershed divides of the Ural and Caucasus Mountains, the Ural River, the Caspian and Black Seas, and the waterways connecting...

.
46 587041226,657.8 581540224,533.8 55012,123.9 0.94
47 581730224,607.2 566730218,815.7 150005,791.5 2.58
48 580367224,081 569140219,746.2 112274,334.8 1.93
49 527968203,849.6 527968203,849.6 00 0
50 513120198,116.7 510890197,255.7 2230861 0.43
51 505370195,124.4 498980192,657.3 63902,467.2 1.26 Largest country in Southwest EuropeIncludes Spanish possessions on or near the coast of Africa (Ceuta
Ceuta
Ceuta is an autonomous city of Spain and an exclave located on the north coast of North Africa surrounded by Morocco. Separated from the Iberian peninsula by the Strait of Gibraltar, Ceuta lies on the border of the Mediterranean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean. Ceuta along with the other Spanish...

, Melilla
Melilla
Melilla is a autonomous city of Spain and an exclave on the north coast of Morocco. Melilla, along with the Spanish exclave Ceuta, is one of the two Spanish territories located in mainland Africa...

, Plazas de soberanía
Plazas de soberanía
The plazas de soberanía or sovereign territories, referred to in English as Spanish North Africa or simply Spanish Africa, are the current Spanish territories in continental North Africa bordering Morocco, except the autonomous cities of Ceuta and Melilla.After the Reconquista, forces of the...

).
52 488100188,456.5 469930181,441 181707,015.5 3.72
53 475440183,568.4 472710182,514.4 27301,054.1 0.57
54 462840178,703.5 452860174,850.2 99803,853.3 2.16
55 450295173,859.9 410335158,431.2 3996015,428.6 8.87 The biggest country in Northern Europe
Northern Europe
Northern Europe is the northern part or region of Europe. Northern Europe typically refers to the seven countries in the northern part of the European subcontinent which includes Denmark, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Finland and Sweden...

 or Scandinavia
Scandinavia
Scandinavia is a cultural, historical and ethno-linguistic region in northern Europe that includes the three kingdoms of Denmark, Norway and Sweden, characterized by their common ethno-cultural heritage and language. Modern Norway and Sweden proper are situated on the Scandinavian Peninsula,...

56 447400172,742.1 425400164,247.9 220008,494.2 4.92
57 446550172,413.9 446300172,317.4 25096.5 0.06 Does not include Western Sahara
Western Sahara
Western Sahara is a disputed territory in North Africa, bordered by Morocco to the north, Algeria to the northeast, Mauritania to the east and south, and the Atlantic Ocean to the west. Its surface area amounts to . It is one of the most sparsely populated territories in the world, mainly...

.
58 438317169,235.1 437367168,868.3 950366.8 0.22
59 406752157,047.8 397302153,399.2 94503,648.7 2.32
60 390757150,872.1 386847149,362.5 39101,509.7 1
61 377915145,913.8 364485140,728.4 134305,185.4 3.55 Does not include the disputed southern Kuril Islands
Kuril Islands
The Kuril Islands , in Russia's Sakhalin Oblast region, form a volcanic archipelago that stretches approximately northeast from Hokkaidō, Japan, to Kamchatka, Russia, separating the Sea of Okhotsk from the North Pacific Ocean. There are 56 islands and many more minor rocks. It consists of Greater...

.
62 357022137,847 348672134,623 83503,224 2.34 The biggest country in Central Europe
Central Europe
Central Europe or alternatively Middle Europe is a region of the European continent lying between the variously defined areas of Eastern and Western Europe...

63 342000132,046.9 341500131,853.9 500193.1 0.15
64 338145130,558.5 303815117,303.6 3433013,254.9 10.15 Includes Åland Islands
Åland Islands
The Åland Islands form an archipelago in the Baltic Sea. They are situated at the entrance to the Gulf of Bothnia and form an autonomous, demilitarised, monolingually Swedish-speaking region of Finland...

 (1552 km² (599.2 sq mi)).
65 331210127,880.9 310070119,718.7 211408,162.2 6.38
66 330803127,723.8 329613127,264.3 1190459.5 0.36
67 323802125,020.7 304282117,483.9 195207,536.7 6.03 The UN data includes mainland Norway only, and excludes the integral overseas areas of Svalbard
Svalbard
Svalbard is an archipelago in the Arctic, constituting the northernmost part of Norway. It is located north of mainland Europe, midway between mainland Norway and the North Pole. The group of islands range from 74° to 81° north latitude , and from 10° to 35° east longitude. Spitsbergen is the...

 and Jan Mayen
Jan Mayen
Jan Mayen Island is a volcanic island in the Arctic Ocean and part of the Kingdom of Norway. It is long and 373 km2 in area, partly covered by glaciers . It has two parts: larger northeast Nord-Jan and smaller Sør-Jan, linked by an isthmus wide...

, the dependency of Bouvet Island
Bouvet Island
Bouvet Island is an uninhabited Antarctic volcanic island in the South Atlantic Ocean, 2,525 km south-southwest of South Africa. It is a dependent territory of Norway and, lying north of 60°S latitude, is not subject to the Antarctic Treaty. The centre of the island is an ice-filled crater of an...

, and the Antarctic dependency claims of Queen Maud Land
Queen Maud Land
Queen Maud Land is a c. 2.7 million-square-kilometre region of Antarctica claimed as a dependent territory by Norway. The territory lies between 20° west and 45° east, between the British Antarctic Territory to the west and the Australian Antarctic Territory to the east. The latitudinal...

 and Peter I Island
Peter I Island
Peter I Island is an uninhabited volcanic island in the Bellingshausen Sea, from Antarctica. It is claimed as a dependency of Norway, and along with Queen Maud Land and Bouvet Island comprises one of the three Norwegian dependent territories in the Antarctic and sub-Antarctic. Peter I Island is ...

 (243 km² (93.8 sq mi)).
68 322463124,503.7 318003122,781.6 44601,722 1.38
69 312685120,728.4 304255117,473.5 84303,254.8 2.7
70 309500119,498.6 309500119,498.6 00 0
71 301340116,348 294140113,568.1 72002,779.9 2.39
72 300000115,830.6 298170115,124.1 1830706.6 0.61
73 283561109,483.5 276841106,888.9 67202,594.6 2.37
74 274200105,869.2 273800105,714.8 400154.4 0.15
75 267667103,346.8 25766799,485.8 100003,861 3.74
76 266838103,026.7 262443101,329.8 43951,696.9 1.65 Excludes Niue
Niue
Niue , is an island country in the South Pacific Ocean. It is commonly known as the "Rock of Polynesia", and inhabitants of the island call it "the Rock" for short. Niue is northeast of New Zealand in a triangle between Tonga to the southwest, the Samoas to the northwest, and the Cook Islands to...

, the Cook Islands
Cook Islands
The Cook Islands is a self-governing parliamentary democracy in the South Pacific Ocean in free association with New Zealand...

 and Tokelau
Tokelau
Tokelau is a territory of New Zealand in the South Pacific Ocean that consists of three tropical coral atolls with a combined land area of 10 km2 and a population of approximately 1,400...

, as well as the Antarctic claim of Ross Dependency
Ross Dependency
The Ross Dependency is a region of Antarctica defined by a sector originating at the South Pole, passing along longitudes 160° east to 150° west, and terminating at latitude 60° south...

.
' 266000102,703.2 266000102,703.2 00 0 Administration is split between Morocco
Morocco
Morocco , officially the Kingdom of Morocco , is a country located in North Africa. It has a population of more than 32 million and an area of 710,850 km², and also primarily administers the disputed region of the Western Sahara...

 and the partially recognised, de facto independent Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic
Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic
The Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic is a partially recognised state that claims sovereignty over the entire territory of Western Sahara, a former Spanish colony. SADR was proclaimed by the Polisario Front on February 27, 1976, in Bir Lehlu, Western Sahara. The SADR government controls about...

, both of which claim the entire territory.
77 24585794,925.9 24571794,871.9 14054.1 0.06
78 24361094,058.3 24193093,409.7 1680648.7 0.69 Does not include the three Crown Dependencies (768 km² (296.5 sq mi)) and the 14 British overseas territories
British overseas territories
The British Overseas Territories are fourteen territories of the United Kingdom which, although they do not form part of the United Kingdom itself, fall under its jurisdiction. They are remnants of the British Empire that have not acquired independence or have voted to remain British territories...

 (1742857 km² (672,920.8 sq mi)).
79 24103893,065.3 19710076,100.7 4393816,964.6 18.23
80 23853392,098.1 22753387,851 110004,247.1 4.61
81 23839192,043.3 22989188,761.4 85003,281.9 3.57 Largest country in Southeastern Europe.
82 23680091,429 23080089,112.4 60002,316.6 2.53
83 21496983,000 19684976,003.8 181206,996.2 8.43
84 20760080,154.8 20290078,340.1 47001,814.7 2.26
85 19995177,201.5 19180174,054.8 81503,146.7 4.08
86 19672275,954.8 19253074,336.2 41921,618.5 2.13
87 18518071,498.4 18363070,899.9 1550598.5 0.84 Including the part of the Golan Heights (1295 km² (500 sq mi)) currently administered by Israel
Israel
The State of Israel is a parliamentary republic located in the Middle East, along the eastern shore of the Mediterranean Sea...

.
88 18103569,898 17651568,152.8 45201,745.2 2.5
89 17621568,037 17501567,573.7 1200463.3 0.68
90 16382063,251.3 15600060,231.9 78203,019.3 4.77 Smallest country in South America
South America
South America is a continent situated in the Western Hemisphere, mostly in the Southern Hemisphere, with a relatively small portion in the Northern Hemisphere. The continent is also considered a subcontinent of the Americas. It is bordered on the west by the Pacific Ocean and on the north and east...

.
91 16361063,170.2 15536059,984.8 82503,185.3 5.04
92 14718156,826.9 14335155,348.1 38301,478.8 2.6
93 14399855,597.9 13016850,258.1 138305,339.8 9.6 Area according to Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics
Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics
The Bangladesh Bureau of Statistics is the centralized official bureau in Bangladesh for collecting statistics on demographics, the economy, and other facts about the country and disseminating the information....

 is 147570 km² (56,977.1 sq mi).
94 14310055,251.2 14151054,637.3 25901,000 1.81
95 13195750,948.9 13064750,443.1 1310505.8 0.99
96 13037050,336.1 11999046,328.4 103804,007.7 7.96 Largest country in Central America
Central America
Central America is the central geographic region of the Americas. It is the southernmost, isthmian portion of the North American continent, which connects with South America on the southeast. When considered part of the unified continental model, it is considered a subcontinent...

.
97 12053846,540 12040846,489.8 13050.2 0.11
98 11848445,746.9 9408036,324.5 244049,422.4 20.6
99 11760045,405.6 10100038,996.3 166006,409.3 14.12 Includes Badme
Badme
Badme is a town in the Horn of Africa and the focus of a territorial dispute between Eritrea and Ethiopia. It is claimed by both Eritrea, which considers Badme to be a part of Gash-Barka Zone, and Ethiopia, which considers Badme part of the Mirabawi Zone of the Tigray Region. This dispute was the...

 region.
100 11262243,483.6 11062242,711.4 2000772.2 1.78
101 11209043,278.2 11189043,201 20077.2 0.18
102 11136942,999.8 9632037,189.4 150495,810.5 13.51
103 11087942,810.6 10848941,887.8 2390922.8 2.16
104 11086042,803.3 10982042,401.7 1040401.5 0.94 Largest country in the Caribbean
Caribbean
The Caribbean is a crescent-shaped group of islands more than 2,000 miles long separating the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean Sea, to the west and south, from the Atlantic Ocean, to the east and north...

.
105 10888942,042.3 10715941,374.3 1730668 1.59
106 10300039,768.5 10025038,706.7 27501,061.8 2.67
107 9972038,502.1 9692037,421 28001,081.1 2.81 Official figure as of 2009 is 100210 km² (38,691.3 sq mi).
108 9302835,918.3 8960834,597.8 34201,320.5 3.68
109 9209035,556.1 9147035,316.8 620239.4 0.67
110 8934234,495.1 8880234,286.6 540208.5 0.6
111 8660033,436.4 8262931,903.2 39711,533.2 4.59 The UN area figure includes the largely unrecognized Nagorno-Karabakh Republic
Nagorno-Karabakh Republic
The Nagorno-Karabakh Republic , or Artsakh Republic is a de facto independent republic located in the South Caucasus region of Eurasia...

, which has an area of 11458 km² (4,424 sq mi) and is de facto independent from Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan
Azerbaijan , officially the Republic of Azerbaijan is the largest country in the Caucasus region of Eurasia. Located at the crossroads of Western Asia and Eastern Europe, it is bounded by the Caspian Sea to the east, Russia to the north, Georgia to the northwest, Armenia to the west, and Iran to...

.
112 8387132,382.8 8244531,832.2 1426550.6 1.7
113 8360032,278.1 8360032,278.1 00 0
114 7886730,450.7 7724729,825.2 1620625.5 2.05
115 7747429,912.9 7747429,912.9 00 0
116 7542029,119.8 7434028,702.8 1080417 1.43
117 7174027,699 7162027,652.6 12046.3 0.17
118 7027327,132.6 6888326,595.9 1390536.7 1.98
119 6970026,911.3 6970026,911.3 00 0
120 6561025,332.2 6463024,953.8 980378.4 1.49
121 6530025,212.5 6268024,200.9 26201,011.6 4.01
122 6458924,938 6224924,034.5 2340903.5 3.62
' 6204523,955.7 6204523,955.7 00 0 Integral overseas areas of the Kingdom of Norway.
123 5678521,924.8 5438520,998.2 2400926.6 4.23
124 5659421,851.1 5597421,611.7 620239.4 1.1
' 5440021,004 6023.2 5434020,980.8 99.89 British Overseas Territory
British overseas territories
The British Overseas Territories are fourteen territories of the United Kingdom which, although they do not form part of the United Kingdom itself, fall under its jurisdiction. They are remnants of the British Empire that have not acquired independence or have voted to remain British territories...

.
125 5119719,767.3 5118719,763.4 103.9 0.02
126 5110019,729.8 5106019,714.4 4015.4 0.08
127 4903518,932.5 4810518,573.4 930359.1 1.9
128 4867018,791.6 4832018,656.5 350135.1 0.72
129 4522817,462.6 4238816,366.1 28401,096.5 6.28
130 4309416,638.7 4243416,383.9 660254.8 1.53 The UN figure includes only the constituent country Denmark; the entire Kingdom of Denmark
Kingdom of Denmark
The Kingdom of Denmark or the Danish Realm , is a constitutional monarchy and sovereign state consisting of Denmark proper in northern Europe and two autonomous constituent countries, the Faroe Islands in the North Atlantic and Greenland in North America. Denmark is the hegemonial part, where the...

, including Greenland
Greenland
Greenland is an autonomous country within the Kingdom of Denmark, located between the Arctic and Atlantic Oceans, east of the Canadian Arctic Archipelago. Though physiographically a part of the continent of North America, Greenland has been politically and culturally associated with Europe for...

 and Faroe Islands
Faroe Islands
The Faroe Islands are an island group situated between the Norwegian Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, approximately halfway between Scotland and Iceland. The Faroe Islands are a self-governing territory within the Kingdom of Denmark, along with Denmark proper and Greenland...

 covers 2220093 km² (857,182.7 sq mi) and would be 12th.
131 4154316,039.8 3389313,086.2 76502,953.7 18.41
132 4127715,937.1 3999715,442.9 1280494.2 3.1 Excludes state forests and communanzas amounting to (7.15 km² (2.8 sq mi)).
133 3839414,824 3839414,824 00 0
134 3612513,947.9 2812010,857.2 80053,090.7 22.16
135 3598013,892 3226012,455.7 37201,436.3 10.34
136 3385113,069.9 3289112,699.3 960370.7 2.84 Includes the largely unrecognized Transnistria
Transnistria
Transnistria is a breakaway territory located mostly on a strip of land between the Dniester River and the eastern Moldovan border to Ukraine...

, which has an area of 4163 km² (1,607.3 sq mi) and is de facto independent from Moldova.
137 3052811,786.9 3027811,690.4 25096.5 0.82
138 3035511,720.1 3035511,720.1 00 0
139 2974311,483.8 2820310,889.2 1540594.6 5.18
140 2889611,156.8 2798610,805.5 910351.4 3.15
141 2874811,099.7 2739810,578.4 1350521.2 4.7
142 2805110,830.6 2805110,830.6 00 0
143 2783010,745.2 256809,915.1 2150830.1 7.73
144 2775010,714.3 2756010,641 19073.4 0.68
145 2633810,169.2 246689,524.4 1670644.8 6.34
146 257139,927.8 254339,819.7 280108.1 1.09
147 232008,957.6 231808,949.8 207.7 0.09
148 229668,867.2 228068,805.4 16061.8 0.7
149 210418,124 207218,000.4 320123.6 1.52 Smallest country in Central America
Central America
Central America is the central geographic region of the Americas. It is the southernmost, isthmian portion of the North American continent, which connects with South America on the southeast. When considered part of the unified continental model, it is considered a subcontinent...

.
150 207708,019.3 203307,849.5 440169.9 2.12 The UN figure of 22072 km² (8,522 sq mi) includes the internationally unrecognized annexed Golan Heights (1200 km² (463.3 sq mi)) and East Jerusalem
East Jerusalem
East Jerusalem or Eastern Jerusalem refer to the parts of Jerusalem captured and annexed by Jordan in the 1948 Arab-Israeli War and then captured and annexed by Israel in the 1967 Six-Day War...

 (70 km² (27 sq mi)).
151 202737,827.4 201517,780.3 12247.1 0.6
' 185757,171.8 182757,056 300115.8 1.62 Sui generis French collectivity.
152 182747,055.6 182747,055.6 00 0
153 178186,879.6 178186,879.6 00 0
154 173646,704.3 172046,642.5 16061.8 0.92
155 148745,742.9 148745,742.9 00 0
156 138805,359.1 100103,864.9 38701,494.2 27.88
157 138125,332.8 134525,193.8 360139 2.61
' 137905,324.3 88703,424.7 49211,900 35.69 Commonwealth
Commonwealth (United States insular area)
In the terminology of the United States insular areas, a Commonwealth is a type of organized but unincorporated dependent territory.The definition of "Commonwealth" according to current U.S. State Department policy reads: "The term 'Commonwealth' does not describe or provide for any specific...

 of the United States
United States
The United States of America is a federal constitutional republic comprising fifty states and a federal district...

.
158 121894,706.2 121894,706.2 00 0
' 121734,700 121734,700 00 0 British Overseas Territory. Claimed by Argentina
Argentina
Argentina , officially the Argentine Republic , is the second largest country in South America by land area, after Brazil. It is constituted as a federation of 23 provinces and an autonomous city, Buenos Aires...

.
159 118544,576.9 18169.9 116734,507 98.47 Lagoons make up most or all of the water area.
160 115864,473.4 115864,473.4 00 0
161 112954,361 100003,861 1295500 11.47 Smallest country in continental Africa
Africa
Africa is the world's second largest and second most populous continent, after Asia. At about 30.2 million km² including adjacent islands, it covers 6% of the Earth's total surface area and 20.4% of the total land area...

.
162 109914,243.6 108314,181.9 16061.8 1.46
163 108874,203.5 108874,203.5 00 0
164 104004,015.5 102303,949.8 17065.6 1.63 Smallest country in continental Asia
Asia
Asia is the world's largest and most populous continent, located primarily in the eastern and northern hemispheres. It covers 8.7% of the Earth's total surface area and with approximately 3.879 billion people, it hosts 60% of the world's current human population...

.
165 92513,571.8 92413,568 103.9 0.11 The UN area figure includes the largely unrecognized but de facto independent Northern Cyprus (3355 km² (1,295.4 sq mi)), an UN buffer zone
United Nations Buffer Zone in Cyprus
The United Nations Buffer Zone in Cyprus runs for more than along what is known as the Green Line and has an area of . The zone partitions the island of Cyprus into a southern area effectively controlled by the government of the Republic of Cyprus , and the northern area...

 (346 km² (133.6 sq mi)), and Akrotiri and Dhekelia
Akrotiri and Dhekelia
The Sovereign Base Areas of Akrotiri and Dhekelia are two British-administered areas comprising a British Overseas Territory on the island of Cyprus administered as Sovereign Base Areas of the United Kingdom...

.
' 7747.42,991.3 7667.62,960.5 79.830.8 1.03 Overseas territory of France
France
The French Republic , The French Republic , The French Republic , (commonly known as France , is a unitary semi-presidential republic in Western Europe with several overseas territories and islands located on other continents and in the Indian, Pacific, and Atlantic oceans. Metropolitan France...

. Excludes not widely recognized claim on Adélie Land
Adélie Land
Adélie Land is the portion of the Antarctic coast between 136° E and 142° E , with a shore length of 350 km and with its hinterland extending as a sector about 2,600 km toward the South Pole. It is claimed by France as one of five districts of the French Southern and Antarctic Lands, although not...

 in Antarctica.
' 6959.412,687 22.418.7 69372,678.4 99.68
' 58602,262.6 56402,177.6 22084.9 3.75
166 57652,225.9 52652,032.8 500193.1 8.67
167 51281,979.9 51281,979.9 00 0
' 41671,608.9 38271,477.6 340131.3 8.16 French overseas collectivity.
168 40331,557.2 40331,557.2 00 0
' 39031,507 39031,507 00 0 British Overseas Territory
British overseas territories
The British Overseas Territories are fourteen territories of the United Kingdom which, although they do not form part of the United Kingdom itself, fall under its jurisdiction. They are remnants of the British Empire that have not acquired independence or have voted to remain British territories...

.
169 28311,093.1 28211,089.2 103.9 0.35
170 2586998.5 2586998.5 00 0
171 2040787.6 2030783.8 103.9 0.49 The UN figure of 1969 km² (760.2 sq mi) excludes the Agalega Islands
Agalega Islands
The Agalega Islands are two islands in the Indian Ocean, lying north of Mauritius at and are governed by that country. The islands have a total area of 24 km² , although the official figure of 70 km² appears too high when compared with data from satellite images.The North Island is home...

 and Cargados Carajos
Cargados Carajos
Cargados Carajos Shoals are a group of about 16 small islands and islets on an extended reef in the Indian Ocean northeast of Mauritius. The islands have a total land area of 1.3 km². The reef measures more than 50 km from north to south, and is 5 km wide, cut by three passes. The...

.
' 1910737.5 346133.6 1564603.9 81.88 Unincorporated, organized territory of the United States.
172 1862718.9 1862718.9 00 0 UN figure of 2235 km (0.862938324454316 sq mi) includes Mayotte
Mayotte
Mayotte is an overseas department and region of France consisting of a main island, Grande-Terre , a smaller island, Petite-Terre , and several islets around these two. The archipelago is located in the northern Mozambique Channel in the Indian Ocean, namely between northwestern Madagascar and...

 373 km² (144 sq mi), a de facto overseas department of France.
' 1393537.8 1393537.8 0 0 0.00 A country within the Kingdom of Denmark
Kingdom of Denmark
The Kingdom of Denmark or the Danish Realm , is a constitutional monarchy and sovereign state consisting of Denmark proper in northern Europe and two autonomous constituent countries, the Faroe Islands in the North Atlantic and Greenland in North America. Denmark is the hegemonial part, where the...

. There are some lakes and streams of unknown area.
' 1104426.3 1054407 5019.3 4.53 A Special Administrative Region of China.
173 964372.2 964372.2 00 0
174 811313.1 811313.1 00 0 Figure refers to land area only. Includes uninhabited islands (84 km² (32.4 sq mi)).
175 760293.4 760293.4 00 0
176 751290 751290 00 0
177 747288.4 717276.8 3011.6 4.02
178 702271 702271 0 0 0.00 There is some fresh water of unknown area.
179 697269.1 687265.3 103.9 1.43
180 616237.8 606234 103.9 1.62 UN value of 539 km² (208.1 sq mi) refers to habitable area and excludes St. Lucia's Forest Reserve.
' 572220.9 572220.9 00 0 British Crown dependency
Crown dependency
The Crown Dependencies are British possessions of the Crown, as opposed to overseas territories of the United Kingdom. They comprise the Channel Island Bailiwicks of Jersey and Guernsey in the English Channel, and the Isle of Man in the Irish Sea....

.
' 544210 544210 00 0 Organized unincorporated territory of the USA.
181 468180.7 468180.7 00 0
' 464179.2 464179.2 00 0 Commonwealth of the United States
United States
The United States of America is a federal constitutional republic comprising fifty states and a federal district...

.
182 459177.2 459177.2 00 0
183 455175.7 455175.7 00 0 Smallest country in Africa
Africa
Africa is the world's second largest and second most populous continent, after Asia. At about 30.2 million km² including adjacent islands, it covers 6% of the Earth's total surface area and 20.4% of the total land area...

.
' 444171.4 444171.4 00 0 Country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands
Kingdom of the Netherlands
The Kingdom of the Netherlands is a sovereign state and constitutional monarchy with territory in Western Europe and in the Caribbean. The four parts of the Kingdom—Aruba, Curaçao, the Netherlands, and Sint Maarten—are referred to as "countries", and participate on a basis of equality...

.
184 442.6170.9 442.6170.9 00 0
185 431166.4 431166.4 00 0
' 430166 430166 00 0 British Overseas Territory. Area includes protected waters.
' 412159.1 412159.1 00 0
186 389150.2 389150.2 00 0
' 377145.6 377145.6 00 0
' 360139 360139 00 0
187 344132.8 344132.8 00 0
188 316122 316122 00 0 Smallest country of the European Union
European Union
The European Union is an economic and political union of 27 independent member states which are located primarily in Europe. The EU traces its origins from the European Coal and Steel Community and the European Economic Community , formed by six countries in 1958...

.
' 308118.9 308118.9 00 0 British Overseas Territory
189 298115.1 298115.1 00 0 Smallest country in Asia
Asia
Asia is the world's largest and most populous continent, located primarily in the eastern and northern hemispheres. It covers 8.7% of the Earth's total surface area and with approximately 3.879 billion people, it hosts 60% of the world's current human population...

.
' 264101.9 264101.9 00 0 British Overseas Territory.
190 261100.8 261100.8 00 0 Smallest nation in North America
North America
North America is a continent wholly within the Northern Hemisphere and almost wholly within the Western Hemisphere. It is also considered a northern subcontinent of the Americas...

, in the Americas
Americas
The Americas, or America , are lands in the Western hemisphere, also known as the New World. In English, the plural form the Americas is often used to refer to the landmasses of North America and South America with their associated islands and regions, while the singular form America is primarily...

 and in the Western Hemisphere
Western Hemisphere
The Western Hemisphere or western hemisphere is mainly used as a geographical term for the half of the Earth that lies west of the Prime Meridian and east of the Antimeridian , the other half being called the Eastern Hemisphere.In this sense, the western hemisphere consists of the western portions...

.
' 260100.4 260100.4 00 0 Self-governing in free association with New Zealand.
' 253.898 NA NA NA NA NA There is a salt lake and some wetlands of unknown area.
' 24293.4 24293.4 00 0 French overseas collectivity.
' 23691.1 23691.1 00 0 Self-governing in free association with New Zealand.
' 19976.8 19976.8 00 0 Unorganized, unincorporated territory of the USA; includes Swains Island
Swains Island
Swains Island is an atoll in the Tokelau chain. Culturally a part of Tokelau, it is an unincorporated unorganized territory of the United States administered by American Samoa. Swains Island has also been known at various times as Olosenga Island, Olohega Island, Quiros Island, Gente Hermosa...

, claimed by Tokelau
Tokelau
Tokelau is a territory of New Zealand in the South Pacific Ocean that consists of three tropical coral atolls with a combined land area of 10 km2 and a population of approximately 1,400...

.
' 18069.5 18069.5 00 0 Country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands
Kingdom of the Netherlands
The Kingdom of the Netherlands is a sovereign state and constitutional monarchy with territory in Western Europe and in the Caribbean. The four parts of the Kingdom—Aruba, Curaçao, the Netherlands, and Sint Maarten—are referred to as "countries", and participate on a basis of equality...

.
191 16061.8 16061.8 00 0
' 15158.3 15158.3 00 0 British Overseas Territory
' 14254.8 14254.8 00 0 French overseas collectivity.
' 13552.1 13552.1 00 0
' 11644.8 11644.8 00 0 British Crown dependency
Crown dependency
The Crown Dependencies are British possessions of the Crown, as opposed to overseas territories of the United Kingdom. They comprise the Channel Island Bailiwicks of Jersey and Guernsey in the English Channel, and the Isle of Man in the Irish Sea....

.
' 10239.4 10239.4 00 0 British Overseas Territory
British overseas territories
The British Overseas Territories are fourteen territories of the United Kingdom which, although they do not form part of the United Kingdom itself, fall under its jurisdiction. They are remnants of the British Empire that have not acquired independence or have voted to remain British territories...

.
' 9135.1 9135.1 00 0 British Overseas Territory
British overseas territories
The British Overseas Territories are fourteen territories of the United Kingdom which, although they do not form part of the United Kingdom itself, fall under its jurisdiction. They are remnants of the British Empire that have not acquired independence or have voted to remain British territories...

.
' 7830.1 7830.1 00 0 British Crown dependency
Crown dependency
The Crown Dependencies are British possessions of the Crown, as opposed to overseas territories of the United Kingdom. They comprise the Channel Island Bailiwicks of Jersey and Guernsey in the English Channel, and the Isle of Man in the Irish Sea....

.
192 6123.6 6123.6 00 0
' 54.421 54.421 Negligible Negligible 0.00 French overseas collectivity.
' 5420.8 5420.8 00 0 British Overseas Territory.
' 4918.9 4918.9 00 0
' 4718.1 4718.1 00 0 British Overseas Territory.
' 3613.9 3613.9 00 0 Self-governing territory of Australia.
' 3413.1 3413.1 00 0 Country of the Kingdom of the Netherlands
Kingdom of the Netherlands
The Kingdom of the Netherlands is a sovereign state and constitutional monarchy with territory in Western Europe and in the Caribbean. The four parts of the Kingdom—Aruba, Curaçao, the Netherlands, and Sint Maarten—are referred to as "countries", and participate on a basis of equality...

.
' 28.210.9 28.210.9 00 0 A Special Administrative Region of China.
193 2610 2610 00 0
194 218.1 218.1 00 0 Smallest island nation and smallest republic in the world.
' 218.1 NA NA NA NA NA French overseas collectivity.
' 145.4 145.4 00 0
' 124.6 124.6 00 0 Dependency of New Zealand.
ca. 7.75 ca. 2.99 ca. 7.75 ca. 2.99 00 0
' 6.52.5 6.52.5 00 0 British Overseas Territory.
' 6.52.5 6.52.5 00 0
<5 <2 <5 <2 00 0
' <3 <2 <3 <2 00 0
195 20.77220431718507 20.77220431718507 00 0
196 0.440.169884949780715 0.440.169884949780715 00 0 Smallest country in the world. Home of the Pope
Pope
The Pope is the Bishop of Rome, a position that makes him the leader of the worldwide Catholic Church . In the Catholic Church, the Pope is regarded as the successor of Saint Peter, the Apostle...

 and the governing body
Roman Curia
The Roman Curia is the administrative apparatus of the Holy See and the central governing body of the entire Catholic Church, together with the Pope...

 of the Roman Catholic Church
Roman Catholic Church
The Catholic Church, also known as the Roman Catholic Church, is the world's largest Christian church, with over a billion members. Led by the Pope, it defines its mission as spreading the gospel of Jesus Christ, administering the sacraments and exercising charity...

.

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