FIELD LISTING :: AREA
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 to the World

CountryAREA(SQ KM)
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: 2,381,741 sq km
land: 2,381,741 sq km
water: 0 sq km
American Samoa total: 199 sq km
land: 199 sq km
water: 0 sq km
note: includes Rose Island and Swains Island
Andorra total: 468 sq km
land: 468 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Angola total: 1,246,700 sq km
land: 1,246,700 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Anguilla total: 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: 143,998 sq km
land: 130,168 sq km
water: 13,830 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: 8,514,877 sq km
land: 8,459,417 sq km
water: 55,460 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: 54,400 sq km
land: 60 sq km; Diego Garcia 44 sq km
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: less than 3 sq km
land: less than 3 sq km
water: 0 sq km
note: includes numerous small islands and reefs scattered over a sea area of about 780,000 sq km (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
Czech Republic 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: 0 sq km
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
Ethiopia total: 1,104,300 sq km
land: 1 million sq km
water: 104,300 sq km
European Union total: 4,324,782 sq km
Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) total: 12,173 sq km
land: 12,173 sq km
water: 0 sq km
note: includes the two main islands of East and West Falkland and about 200 small islands
Faroe Islands total: 1,393 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; 551,500 sq km (metropolitan France)
land: 640,427 sq km; 549,970 sq km (metropolitan France)
water: 3,374 sq km; 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)
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: 11,295 sq km
land: 10,000 sq km
water: 1,295 sq km
Gaza Strip total: 360 sq km
land: 360 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Georgia total: 69,700 sq km
land: 69,700 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Germany total: 357,022 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 (410,449 sq km ice-free, 1,755,637 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-Bissau total: 36,125 sq km
land: 28,120 sq km
water: 8,005 sq km
Guinea total: 245,857 sq km
land: 245,717 sq km
water: 140 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: 267,710 sq km
land: 267,710 sq km
water: NA
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
Nigeria total: 923,768 sq km
land: 910,768 sq km
water: 13,000 sq km
Niger total: 1.267 million sq km
land: 1,266,700 sq km
water: 300 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: ca. 7.75 sq km
land: ca. 7.75 sq km
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: 13,790 sq km
land: 8,870 sq km
water: 4,921 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 21 sq km
Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha total: 308 sq km
land: Saint Helena Island 122 sq km; Ascension Island 88 sq km; Tristan da Cunha island group 98 sq km
water: 0 sq km
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: NEGL
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: 697 sq km
land: 687 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)
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
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
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: less than 5 sq km
land: less than 5 sq km
water: 0 sq km
note: includes 100 or so islets, coral reefs, and sea mounts scattered over an area of nearly 410,000 sq km (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)
Swaziland total: 17,364 sq km
land: 17,204 sq km
water: 160 sq km
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: 143,100 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
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 Pacific Island Wildlife Refuges total - 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
United States total: 9,826,675 sq km
land: 9,161,966 sq km
water: 664,709 sq km
note: includes only the 50 states and District of Columbia, no overseas territories
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