Which Country Has the Largest Country Land Area?

Country Land Area ('000 sq km)
Agriculture | February 22, 2018
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Based on a comparison of 179 countries in 2015, Russia ranked the highest in country land area with 16,377 '000 sq km followed by China and USA. On the other end of the scale was Monaco with 0.002 '000 sq km, Macao with 0.030 '000 sq km and Liechtenstein with 0.160 '000 sq km.

Total country land area reached 129,734 '000 sq km in 2015 in the World according to Faostat. This is 0 % the same as in the previous year and -0.019 % less than 10 years ago.

Historically, total country land area reached an all time high of 129,822 '000 sq km in 1961 and an all time low of 129,699 '000 sq km in 1996. The average annual growth amounted to -0.001 % since 1961.

The top ranked country, Russia, accounted for 12.6 % of country land area in the world. The top 3 countries hold a 26.9 % share while the ten largest countries some 54.6 % in 2015.