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Area Wise Top 10 Largest Countries


The list of area wise top 10 largest countries changes when new countries emerge out of the existing countries. Earlier, Sudan was in the list of top 10 largest countries in the world, but the country got divided into two parts, namely Sudan and South Sudan. Hence, Algeria entered into the list.



Top 10 Largest Countries in the World Area Wise


    Rank Country Continent Region Area (sq.km)
    1 Russia Europe/Asia Eastern Europe/Northern Asia 17,098,242
    2 Canada North America Northern North America 9,984,670
    3 United States North America Central North America 9,826,675
    4 China Asia Eastern Asia 9,596,960
    5 Brazil South America Northern South America 8,514,877
    6 Australia Australia Mainland Australia 7,741,220
    7 India Asia South Asia 3,287,263
    8 Argentina South America Southern South America 2,780,400
    9 Kazakhstan Asia Central Asia 2,724,900
    10 Algeria Africa Northern Africa 2,381,741