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This entry includes three subfields. 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, excluding inland water bodies (lakes, reservoirs, rivers). Water area is the sum of the surfaces of all inland water bodies, such as lakes, reservoirs, or rivers, as delimited by international boundaries and/or coastlines.

Country Comparison Ranking

By Country Listing of the values for the Area field
Country Area
Afghanistan
total: 652,230 sq km
land: 652,230 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Akrotiri
total: 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: 224 sq km
land: 224 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: 91 sq km
land: 91 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: 442.6 sq km (Antigua 280 sq km; Barbuda 161 sq km)
land: 442.6 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: 2,780,400 sq km
land: 2,736,690 sq km
water: 43,710 sq km
Armenia
total: 29,743 sq km
land: 28,203 sq km
water: 1,540 sq km
Aruba
total: 180 sq km
land: 180 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: 7,741,220 sq km
land: 7,682,300 sq km
water: 58,920 sq km

note: includes Lord Howe Island and Macquarie Island

Austria
total: 83,871 sq km
land: 82,445 sq km
water: 1,426 sq km
Azerbaijan
total: 86,600 sq km
land: 82,629 sq km
water: 3,971 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: 13,880 sq km
land: 10,010 sq km
water: 3,870 sq km
Bahrain
total: 760 sq km
land: 760 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Bangladesh
total: 148,460 sq km
land: 130,170 sq km
water: 18,290 sq km
Barbados
total: 430 sq km
land: 430 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Belarus
total: 207,600 sq km
land: 202,900 sq km
water: 4,700 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: 112,622 sq km
land: 110,622 sq km
water: 2,000 sq km
Bermuda
total: 54 sq km
land: 54 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Bhutan
total: 38,394 sq km
land: 38,394 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Bolivia
total: 1,098,581 sq km
land: 1,083,301 sq km
water: 15,280 sq km
Bosnia and Herzegovina
total: 51,197 sq km
land: 51,187 sq km
water: 10 sq km
Botswana
total: 581,730 sq km
land: 566,730 sq km
water: 15,000 sq km
Bouvet Island
total: 49 sq km
land: 49 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Brazil
total: 8,515,770 sq km
land: 8,358,140 sq km
water: 157,630 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 (44 Diego Garcia)
water: 54,340 sq km
note: includes the entire Chagos Archipelago of 55 islands
British Virgin Islands
total: 151 sq km
land: 151 sq km
water: 0 sq km

note: comprised of 16 inhabited and more than 20 uninhabited islands; includes the islands of Tortola, Anegada, Virgin Gorda, Jost van Dyke

Brunei
total: 5,765 sq km
land: 5,265 sq km
water: 500 sq km
Bulgaria
total: 110,879 sq km
land: 108,489 sq km
water: 2,390 sq km
Burkina Faso
total: 274,200 sq km
land: 273,800 sq km
water: 400 sq km
Burma
total: 676,578 sq km
land: 653,508 sq km
water: 23,070 sq km
Burundi
total: 27,830 sq km
land: 25,680 sq km
water: 2,150 sq km
Cabo Verde
total: 4,033 sq km
land: 4,033 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Cambodia
total: 181,035 sq km
land: 176,515 sq km
water: 4,520 sq km
Cameroon
total: 475,440 sq km
land: 472,710 sq km
water: 2,730 sq km
Canada
total: 9,984,670 sq km
land: 9,093,507 sq km
water: 891,163 sq km
Cayman Islands
total: 264 sq km
land: 264 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: 756,102 sq km
land: 743,812 sq km
water: 12,290 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, and Serrana Bank

Comoros
total: 2,235 sq km
land: 2,235 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Congo, Democratic Republic of the
total: 2,344,858 sq km
land: 2,267,048 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: 236 sq km
land: 236 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Coral Sea Islands
total: 3 sq km less than
land: 3 sq km less than
water: 0 sq km

note: includes numerous small islands and reefs scattered over a sea area of about 780,000 sq km (300,000 sq mi) with the Willis Islets the most important

Costa Rica
total: 51,100 sq km
land: 51,060 sq km
water: 40 sq km

note: includes Isla del Coco

Cote d'Ivoire
total: 322,463 sq km
land: 318,003 sq km
water: 4,460 sq km
Croatia
total: 56,594 sq km
land: 55,974 sq km
water: 620 sq km
Cuba
total: 110,860 sq km
land: 109,820 sq km
water: 1,040 sq km
Curacao
total: 444 sq km
land: 444 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Cyprus
total: 9,251 sq km (of which 3,355 sq km are in north Cyprus)
land: 9,241 sq km
water: 10 sq km
Czechia
total: 78,867 sq km
land: 77,247 sq km
water: 1,620 sq km
Denmark
total: 43,094 sq km
land: 42,434 sq km
water: 660 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
total: 130.8 sq km

note: area surrounds three Cypriot enclaves

Djibouti
total: 23,200 sq km
land: 23,180 sq km
water: 20 sq km
Dominica
total: 751 sq km
land: 751 sq km
water: NEGL
Dominican Republic
total: 48,670 sq km
land: 48,320 sq km
water: 350 sq km
Ecuador
total: 283,561 sq km
land: 276,841 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: 21,041 sq km
land: 20,721 sq km
water: 320 sq km
Equatorial Guinea
total: 28,051 sq km
land: 28,051 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Eritrea
total: 117,600 sq km
land: 101,000 sq km
water: 16,600 sq km
Estonia
total: 45,228 sq km
land: 42,388 sq km
water: 2,840 sq km

note: includes 1,520 islands in the Baltic Sea

Eswatini
total: 17,364 sq km
land: 17,204 sq km
water: 160 sq km
Ethiopia
total: 1,104,300 sq km
land: 1 million sq km
water: 104,300 sq km
European Union
total: 4,479,968 sq km
rank by area (sq km):
1. France (includes five overseas regions) 643,801
2. Spain 505,370
3. Sweden 450,295
4. Germany 357,022
5. Finland 338,145
6. Poland 312,685
7. Italy 301,340
8. United Kingdom (includes Gibraltar) 243,617
9. Romania 238,391
10. Greece 131,957
11. Bulgaria 110,879
12. Hungary 93,028
13. Portugal 92,090
14. Austria 83,871
15. Czechia 78,867
16. Ireland 70,273
17. Lithuania 65,300
18. Latvia 64,589
19. Croatia 56,594
20. Slovakia 49,035
21. Estonia 45,228
22. Denmark 43,094
23. Netherlands 41,543
24. Belgium 30,528
25. Slovenia 20,273
26. Cyprus 9,251
27. Luxembourg 2,586
28. Malta 316
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: 1,393 sq km
land: 1,393 sq km
water: 0 sq km (some lakes and streams)
Fiji
total: 18,274 sq km
land: 18,274 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Finland
total: 338,145 sq km
land: 303,815 sq km
water: 34,330 sq km
France
total: 643,801 sq km
land: 640,427 sq km
water: 3,374 sq km
551,500 sq km (metropolitan France) 549,970 sq km (metropolitan France) 1,530 sq km (metropolitan France)

note: the first numbers include the overseas regions of French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Martinique, Mayotte, and Reunion

French Polynesia
total: 4,167 sq km (118 islands and atolls; 67 are inhabited)
land: 3,827 sq km
water: 340 sq km
French Southern and Antarctic Lands
Ile Amsterdam (Ile Amsterdam et Ile Saint-Paul): total - 55 sq km; land - 55 sq km; water - 0 sq km
Ile Saint-Paul (Ile Amsterdam et Ile Saint-Paul): total - 7 sq km; land - 7 sq km; water - 0 sq km
Iles Crozet: total - 352 sq km; land - 352 sq km; water - 0 sq km
Iles Kerguelen: total - 7,215 sq km; land - 7,215 sq km; water - 0 sq km
Bassas da India (Iles Eparses): total - 80 sq km; land - 0.2 sq km; water - 79.8 sq km (lagoon)
Europa Island (Iles Eparses): total - 28 sq km; land - 28 sq km; water - 0 sq km
Glorioso Islands (Iles Eparses): total - 5 sq km; land - 5 sq km; water - 0 sq km
Juan de Nova Island (Iles Eparses): total - 4.4 sq km; land - 4.4 sq km; water - 0 sq km
Tromelin Island (Iles Eparses): total - 1 sq km; land - 1 sq km; water - 0 sq km
note: 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: 10,120 sq km
water: 1,180 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

note: approximately 12,560 sq km, or about 18% of Georgia's area, is Russian occupied; the seized area includes all of Abkhazia and the breakaway region of South Ossetia, which consists of the northern part of Shida Kartli, eastern slivers of the Imereti region and Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti, and part of western Mtskheta-Mtianeti

Germany
total: 357,022 sq km
land: 348,672 sq km
water: 8,350 sq km
Ghana
total: 238,533 sq km
land: 227,533 sq km
water: 11,000 sq km
Gibraltar
total: 6.5 sq km
land: 6.5 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Greece
total: 131,957 sq km
land: 130,647 sq km
water: 1,310 sq km
Greenland
total: 2,166,086 sq km
land: 2,166,086 sq km (approximately 1,710,000 sq km ice-covered)
Grenada
total: 344 sq km
land: 344 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Guam
total: 544 sq km
land: 544 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Guatemala
total: 108,889 sq km
land: 107,159 sq km
water: 1,730 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: 245,717 sq km
water: 140 sq km
Guinea-Bissau
total: 36,125 sq km
land: 28,120 sq km
water: 8,005 sq km
Guyana
total: 214,969 sq km
land: 196,849 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: 1,108 sq km
land: 1,073 sq km
water: 35 sq km
Howland Island
total: 1.6 sq km
land: 1.6 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Hungary
total: 93,028 sq km
land: 89,608 sq km
water: 3,420 sq km
Iceland
total: 103,000 sq km
land: 100,250 sq km
water: 2,750 sq km
India
total: 3,287,263 sq km
land: 2,973,193 sq km
water: 314,070 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: 1,904,569 sq km
land: 1,811,569 sq km
water: 93,000 sq km
Iran
total: 1,648,195 sq km
land: 1,531,595 sq km
water: 116,600 sq km
Iraq
total: 438,317 sq km
land: 437,367 sq km
water: 950 sq km
Ireland
total: 70,273 sq km
land: 68,883 sq km
water: 1,390 sq km
Isle of Man
total: 572 sq km
land: 572 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Israel
total: 20,770 sq km
land: 20,330 sq km
water: 440 sq km
Italy
total: 301,340 sq km
land: 294,140 sq km
water: 7,200 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: 377 sq km
land: 377 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Japan
total: 377,915 sq km
land: 364,485 sq km
water: 13,430 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: 2.63 sq km
land: 2.63 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Jordan
total: 89,342 sq km
land: 88,802 sq km
water: 540 sq km
Kazakhstan
total: 2,724,900 sq km
land: 2,699,700 sq km
water: 25,200 sq km
Kenya
total: 580,367 sq km
land: 569,140 sq km
water: 11,227 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, and Phoenix Islands - dispersed over about 3.5 million sq km (1.35 million sq mi)

Korea, North
total: 120,538 sq km
land: 120,408 sq km
water: 130 sq km
Korea, South
total: 99,720 sq km
land: 96,920 sq km
water: 2,800 sq km
Kosovo
total: 10,887 sq km
land: 10,887 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Kuwait
total: 17,818 sq km
land: 17,818 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Kyrgyzstan
total: 199,951 sq km
land: 191,801 sq km
water: 8,150 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: 62,249 sq km
water: 2,340 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: 111,369 sq km
land: 96,320 sq km
water: 15,049 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: 65,300 sq km
land: 62,680 sq km
water: 2,620 sq km
Luxembourg
total: 2,586 sq km
land: 2,586 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Macau
total: 28.2 sq km
land: 28.2 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Macedonia
total: 25,713 sq km
land: 25,433 sq km
water: 280 sq km
Madagascar
total: 587,041 sq km
land: 581,540 sq km
water: 5,501 sq km
Malawi
total: 118,484 sq km
land: 94,080 sq km
water: 24,404 sq km
Malaysia
total: 329,847 sq km
land: 328,657 sq km
water: 1,190 sq km
Maldives
total: 298 sq km
land: 298 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Mali
total: 1,240,192 sq km
land: 1,220,190 sq km
water: 20,002 sq km
Malta
total: 316 sq km
land: 316 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Marshall Islands
total: 181 sq km
land: 181 sq km
water: 0 sq km

note: the archipelago includes 11,673 sq km of lagoon waters and encompasses the atolls of Bikini, Enewetak, Kwajalein, Majuro, Rongelap, and Utirik

Mauritania
total: 1,030,700 sq km
land: 1,030,700 sq km
water: 0 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

Mexico
total: 1,964,375 sq km
land: 1,943,945 sq km
water: 20,430 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: 33,851 sq km
land: 32,891 sq km
water: 960 sq km
Monaco
total: 2 sq km
land: 2 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Mongolia
total: 1,564,116 sq km
land: 1,553,556 sq km
water: 10,560 sq km
Montenegro
total: 13,812 sq km
land: 13,452 sq km
water: 360 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: 799,380 sq km
land: 786,380 sq km
water: 13,000 sq km
Namibia
total: 824,292 sq km
land: 823,290 sq km
water: 1,002 sq km
Nauru
total: 21 sq km
land: 21 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Navassa Island
total: 5.4 sq km
land: 5.4 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Nepal
total: 147,181 sq km
land: 143,351 sq km
water: 3,830 sq km
Netherlands
total: 41,543 sq km
land: 33,893 sq km
water: 7,650 sq km
New Caledonia
total: 18,575 sq km
land: 18,275 sq km
water: 300 sq km
New Zealand
total: 268,838 sq km
land: 264,537 sq km
water: 4,301 sq km

note: includes Antipodes Islands, Auckland Islands, Bounty Islands, Campbell Island, Chatham Islands, and Kermadec Islands

Nicaragua
total: 130,370 sq km
land: 119,990 sq km
water: 10,380 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: 36 sq km
land: 36 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Northern Mariana Islands
total: 464 sq km
land: 464 sq km
water: 0 sq km

note: consists of 14 islands including Saipan, Rota, and Tinian

Norway
total: 323,802 sq km
land: 304,282 sq km
water: 19,520 sq km
Oman
total: 309,500 sq km
land: 309,500 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: 796,095 sq km
land: 770,875 sq km
water: 25,220 sq km
Palau
total: 459 sq km
land: 459 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Palmyra Atoll
total: 11.9 sq km
land: 11.9 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Panama
total: 75,420 sq km
land: 74,340 sq km
water: 1,080 sq km
Papua New Guinea
total: 462,840 sq km
land: 452,860 sq km
water: 9,980 sq km
Paracel Islands
total: 7.75 sq km ca.
land: 7.75 sq km ca.
water: 0 sq km
Paraguay
total: 406,752 sq km
land: 397,302 sq km
water: 9,450 sq km
Peru
total: 1,285,216 sq km
land: 1,279,996 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: 304,255 sq km
water: 8,430 sq km
Portugal
total: 92,090 sq km
land: 91,470 sq km
water: 620 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: 11,586 sq km
land: 11,586 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Romania
total: 238,391 sq km
land: 229,891 sq km
water: 8,500 sq km
Russia
total: 17,098,242 sq km
land: 16,377,742 sq km
water: 720,500 sq km
Rwanda
total: 26,338 sq km
land: 24,668 sq km
water: 1,670 sq km
Saint Barthelemy
total: 25 sq km
land: 25 sq km
water: negligible
Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha
total: 394 sq km
land: 122 sq km Saint Helena Island
water: 0 sq km
88 Ascension Island 184 Tristan da Cunha island group (includes Tristan (98 sq km), Inaccessible, Nightingale, and Gough 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 Martin
total: 54.4 sq km
land: 54.4 sq km
water: negligible
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: 2,831 sq km
land: 2,821 sq km
water: 10 sq km
San Marino
total: 61 sq km
land: 61 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Sao Tome and Principe
total: 964 sq km
land: 964 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Saudi Arabia
total: 2,149,690 sq km
land: 2,149,690 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Senegal
total: 196,722 sq km
land: 192,530 sq km
water: 4,192 sq km
Serbia
total: 77,474 sq km
land: 77,474 sq km
water: 0 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: 719.2 sq km
land: 709.2 sq km
water: 10 sq km
Sint Maarten
total: 34 sq km
land: 34 sq km
water: 0 sq km

note: Dutch part of the island of Saint Martin

Slovakia
total: 49,035 sq km
land: 48,105 sq km
water: 930 sq km
Slovenia
total: 20,273 sq km
land: 20,151 sq km
water: 122 sq km
Solomon Islands
total: 28,896 sq km
land: 27,986 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: 1,219,090 sq km
land: 1,214,470 sq km
water: 4,620 sq km

note: includes Prince Edward Islands (Marion Island and Prince Edward Island)

South Georgia and 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 11 islands

South Sudan
total: 644,329 sq km
land: NA
water: NA
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: 505,370 sq km
land: 498,980 sq km
water: 6,390 sq km

note: there are two autonomous cities - Ceuta and Melilla - and 17 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: 5 sq km less than
land: 5 sq km less than
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 (158,000 sq mi) of the central South China Sea

Sri Lanka
total: 65,610 sq km
land: 64,630 sq km
water: 980 sq km
Sudan
total: 1,861,484 sq km
land: NA
water: NA
Suriname
total: 163,820 sq km
land: 156,000 sq km
water: 7,820 sq km
Svalbard
total: 62,045 sq km
land: 62,045 sq km
water: 0 sq km

note: includes Spitsbergen and Bjornoya (Bear Island)

Sweden
total: 450,295 sq km
land: 410,335 sq km
water: 39,960 sq km
Switzerland
total: 41,277 sq km
land: 39,997 sq km
water: 1,280 sq km
Syria
total: 185,180 sq km
land: 183,630 sq km
water: 1,550 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 islands

Tajikistan
total: 144,100 sq km
land: 141,510 sq km
water: 2,590 sq km
Tanzania
total: 947,300 sq km
land: 885,800 sq km
water: 61,500 sq km

note: includes the islands of Mafia, Pemba, and Zanzibar

Thailand
total: 513,120 sq km
land: 510,890 sq km
water: 2,230 sq km
Timor-Leste
total: 14,874 sq km
land: 14,874 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Togo
total: 56,785 sq km
land: 54,385 sq km
water: 2,400 sq km
Tokelau
total: 12 sq km
land: 12 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Tonga
total: 747 sq km
land: 717 sq km
water: 30 sq km
Trinidad and Tobago
total: 5,128 sq km
land: 5,128 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Tunisia
total: 163,610 sq km
land: 155,360 sq km
water: 8,250 sq km
Turkey
total: 783,562 sq km
land: 769,632 sq km
water: 13,930 sq km
Turkmenistan
total: 488,100 sq km
land: 469,930 sq km
water: 18,170 sq km
Turks and Caicos Islands
total: 948 sq km
land: 948 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Tuvalu
total: 26 sq km
land: 26 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Uganda
total: 241,038 sq km
land: 197,100 sq km
water: 43,938 sq km
Ukraine
total: 603,550 sq km
land: 579,330 sq km
water: 24,220 sq km

note: approximately 43,133 sq km, or about 7.1% of Ukraine's area, is Russian occupied; the seized area includes all of Crimea and about one-third of both Luhans'k and Donets'k oblasts

United Arab Emirates
total: 83,600 sq km
land: 83,600 sq km
water: 0 sq km
United Kingdom
total: 243,610 sq km
land: 241,930 sq km
water: 1,680 sq km

note: includes Rockall and Shetland Islands

United States
total: 9,833,517 sq km (2010)
land: 9,147,593 sq km (2010)
water: 685,924 sq km (2010)

note: includes only the 50 states and District of Columbia, no overseas territories

United States Pacific Island Wildlife Refuges
land: 6,959.41 sq km (emergent land - 22.41 sq km; submerged - 6,937 sq km)
Baker Island: total - 129.1 sq km; emergent land - 2.1 sq km; submerged - 127 sq km
Howland Island: total - 138.6 sq km; emergent land - 2.6 sq km; submerged - 136 sq km
Jarvis Island: total - 152 sq km; emergent land - 5 sq km; submerged - 147 sq km
Johnston Atoll: total - 276.6 sq km; emergent land - 2.6 sq km; submerged - 274 sq km
Kingman Reef: total - 1,958.01 sq km; emergent land - 0.01 sq km; submerged - 1,958 sq km
Midway Islands: total - 2,355.2 sq km; emergent land - 6.2 sq km; submerged - 2,349 sq km
Palmyra Atoll: total - 1,949.9 sq km; emergent land - 3.9 sq km; submerged - 1,946 sq km
Uruguay
total: 176,215 sq km
land: 175,015 sq km
water: 1,200 sq km
Uzbekistan
total: 447,400 sq km
land: 425,400 sq km
water: 22,000 sq km
Vanuatu
total: 12,189 sq km
land: 12,189 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: 331,210 sq km
land: 310,070 sq km
water: 21,140 sq km
Virgin Islands
total: 1,910 sq km
land: 346 sq km
water: 1,564 sq km
Wake Island
total: 6.5 sq km
land: 6.5 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Wallis and Futuna
total: 142 sq km
land: 142 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: 70.9% of the world's surface is water, 29.1% is land

Yemen
total: 527,968 sq km
land: 527,968 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: 752,618 sq km
land: 743,398 sq km
water: 9,220 sq km
Zimbabwe
total: 390,757 sq km
land: 386,847 sq km
water: 3,910 sq km