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

  • 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: 14.2 million sq km

    land: 14.2 million sq km (285,000 sq km ice-free, 13.915 million sq km ice-covered) (est.)

    note: fifth-largest continent, following Asia, Africa, North America, and South America, but larger than Australia and the subcontinent of Europe

  • Antigua and Barbuda

    total: 443 sq km (Antigua 280 sq km; Barbuda 161 sq km)

    land: 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: 131 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: 1,096,570 sq km

    water: 7,730 sq km

    note: area numbers are approximate since a large portion of the Ethiopia-Somalia border is undefined

  • European Union

    total: 4,236,351 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. Romania 238,391
    9. Greece 131,957
    10. Bulgaria 110,879
    11. Hungary 93,028
    12. Portugal 92,090
    13. Austria 83,871
    14. Czechia 78,867
    15. Ireland 70,273
    16. Lithuania 65,300
    17. Latvia 64,589
    18. Croatia 56,594
    19. Slovakia 49,035
    20. Estonia 45,228
    21. Denmark 43,094
    22. Netherlands 41,543
    23. Belgium 30,528
    24. Slovenia 20,273
    25. Cyprus 9,251
    26. Luxembourg 2,586
    27. 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 ; 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; 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: 7 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 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

  • 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: 21,937 sq km

    land: 21,497 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)

  • Jersey

    total: 116 sq km

    land: 116 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

  • 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 sq km

    land: 28.2 sq km

    water: 0 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)

  • 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: 716,550 sq km

    land: 716,300 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 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

  • North Macedonia

    total: 25,713 sq km

    land: 25,433 sq km

    water: 280 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

  • 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: 8 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 sq km Ascension Island, 184 sq km 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 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 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: 1,731,671 sq km

    water: 129,813 sq km

  • 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: 187,437 sq km

    land: 185,887 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 1: the percentage area breakdown of the four UK countries is: England 53%, Scotland 32%, Wales 9%, and Northern Ireland 6%

    note 2: includes Rockall and the Shetland Islands, which are part of Scotland

  • United States

    total: 9,833,517 sq km

    land: 9,147,593 sq km

    water: 685,924 sq km

    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: 7 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

  • 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