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Area
 
 
CountryArea
Afghanistantotal: 647,500 sq km
land: 647,500 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Akrotiritotal: 123 sq km
note: includes a salt lake and wetlands
Albaniatotal: 28,748 sq km
land: 27,398 sq km
water: 1,350 sq km
Algeriatotal: 2,381,740 sq km
land: 2,381,740 sq km
water: 0 sq km
American Samoatotal: 199 sq km
land: 199 sq km
water: 0 sq km
note: includes Rose Island and Swains Island
Andorratotal: 468 sq km
land: 468 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Angolatotal: 1,246,700 sq km
land: 1,246,700 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Anguillatotal: 102 sq km
land: 102 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Antarcticatotal: 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 Barbudatotal: 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 Oceantotal: 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
Argentinatotal: 2,766,890 sq km
land: 2,736,690 sq km
water: 30,200 sq km
Armeniatotal: 29,800 sq km
land: 28,400 sq km
water: 1,400 sq km
Arubatotal: 193 sq km
land: 193 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Ashmore and Cartier Islandstotal: 5 sq km
land: 5 sq km
water: 0 sq km
note: includes Ashmore Reef (West, Middle, and East Islets) and Cartier Island
Atlantic Oceantotal: 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
Australiatotal: 7,686,850 sq km
land: 7,617,930 sq km
water: 68,920 sq km
note: includes Lord Howe Island and Macquarie Island
Austriatotal: 83,870 sq km
land: 82,444 sq km
water: 1,426 sq km
Azerbaijantotal: 86,600 sq km
land: 86,100 sq km
water: 500 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, Thetotal: 13,940 sq km
land: 10,070 sq km
water: 3,870 sq km
Bahraintotal: 665 sq km
land: 665 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Bangladeshtotal: 144,000 sq km
land: 133,910 sq km
water: 10,090 sq km
Barbadostotal: 431 sq km
land: 431 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Belarustotal: 207,600 sq km
land: 207,600 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Belgiumtotal: 30,528 sq km
land: 30,278 sq km
water: 250 sq km
Belizetotal: 22,966 sq km
land: 22,806 sq km
water: 160 sq km
Benintotal: 112,620 sq km
land: 110,620 sq km
water: 2,000 sq km
Bermudatotal: 53.3 sq km
land: 53.3 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Bhutantotal: 47,000 sq km
land: 47,000 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Boliviatotal: 1,098,580 sq km
land: 1,084,390 sq km
water: 14,190 sq km
Bosnia and Herzegovinatotal: 51,129 sq km
land: 51,129 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Botswanatotal: 600,370 sq km
land: 585,370 sq km
water: 15,000 sq km
Bouvet Islandtotal: 49 sq km
land: 49 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Braziltotal: 8,511,965 sq km
land: 8,456,510 sq km
water: 55,455 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 Territorytotal: 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 Islandstotal: 153 sq km
land: 153 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
Bruneitotal: 5,770 sq km
land: 5,270 sq km
water: 500 sq km
Bulgariatotal: 110,910 sq km
land: 110,550 sq km
water: 360 sq km
Burkina Fasototal: 274,200 sq km
land: 273,800 sq km
water: 400 sq km
Burmatotal: 678,500 sq km
land: 657,740 sq km
water: 20,760 sq km
Burunditotal: 27,830 sq km
land: 25,650 sq km
water: 2,180 sq km
Cambodiatotal: 181,040 sq km
land: 176,520 sq km
water: 4,520 sq km
Cameroontotal: 475,440 sq km
land: 469,440 sq km
water: 6,000 sq km
Canadatotal: 9,984,670 sq km
land: 9,093,507 sq km
water: 891,163 sq km
Cape Verdetotal: 4,033 sq km
land: 4,033 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Cayman Islandstotal: 262 sq km
land: 262 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Central African Republictotal: 622,984 sq km
land: 622,984 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Chadtotal: 1.284 million sq km
land: 1,259,200 sq km
water: 24,800 sq km
Chiletotal: 756,950 sq km
land: 748,800 sq km
water: 8,150 sq km
note: includes Easter Island (Isla de Pascua) and Isla Sala y Gomez
Chinatotal: 9,596,960 sq km
land: 9,326,410 sq km
water: 270,550 sq km
Christmas Islandtotal: 135 sq km
land: 135 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Clipperton Islandtotal: 6 sq km
land: 6 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Cocos (Keeling) Islandstotal: 14 sq km
land: 14 sq km
water: 0 sq km
note: includes the two main islands of West Island and Home Island
Colombiatotal: 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
Comorostotal: 2,170 sq km
land: 2,170 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Congo, Democratic Republic of thetotal: 2,345,410 sq km
land: 2,267,600 sq km
water: 77,810 sq km
Congo, Republic of thetotal: 342,000 sq km
land: 341,500 sq km
water: 500 sq km
Cook Islandstotal: 236.7 sq km
land: 236.7 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Coral Sea Islandstotal: 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, with the Willis Islets the most important
Costa Ricatotal: 51,100 sq km
land: 50,660 sq km
water: 440 sq km
note: includes Isla del Coco
Cote d'Ivoiretotal: 322,460 sq km
land: 318,000 sq km
water: 4,460 sq km
Croatiatotal: 56,542 sq km
land: 56,414 sq km
water: 128 sq km
Cubatotal: 110,860 sq km
land: 110,860 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Cyprustotal: 9,250 sq km (of which 3,355 sq km are in north Cyprus)
land: 9,240 sq km
water: 10 sq km
Czech Republictotal: 78,866 sq km
land: 77,276 sq km
water: 1,590 sq km
Denmarktotal: 43,094 sq km
land: 42,394 sq km
water: 700 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
Dhekeliatotal: 130.8 sq km
note: area surrounds three Cypriot enclaves
Djiboutitotal: 23,000 sq km
land: 22,980 sq km
water: 20 sq km
Dominicatotal: 754 sq km
land: 754 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Dominican Republictotal: 48,730 sq km
land: 48,380 sq km
water: 350 sq km
Ecuadortotal: 283,560 sq km
land: 276,840 sq km
water: 6,720 sq km
note: includes Galapagos Islands
Egypttotal: 1,001,450 sq km
land: 995,450 sq km
water: 6,000 sq km
El Salvadortotal: 21,040 sq km
land: 20,720 sq km
water: 320 sq km
Equatorial Guineatotal: 28,051 sq km
land: 28,051 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Eritreatotal: 121,320 sq km
land: 121,320 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Estoniatotal: 45,226 sq km
land: 43,211 sq km
water: 2,015 sq km
note: includes 1,520 islands in the Baltic Sea
Ethiopiatotal: 1,127,127 sq km
land: 1,119,683 sq km
water: 7,444 sq km
European Uniontotal: 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 Islandstotal: 1,399 sq km
land: 1,399 sq km
water: 0 sq km (some lakes and streams)
Fijitotal: 18,270 sq km
land: 18,270 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Finlandtotal: 338,145 sq km
land: 304,473 sq km
water: 33,672 sq km
Francetotal: 643,427 sq km; 547,030 sq km (metropolitan France)
land: 640,053 sq km; 545,630 sq km (metropolitan France)
water: 3,374 sq km; 1,400 sq km (metropolitan France)
note: the first numbers include the overseas regions of French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Martinique, and Reunion
French Polynesiatotal: 4,167 sq km (118 islands and atolls)
land: 3,660 sq km
water: 507 sq km
French Southern and Antarctic LandsIle 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
Gloriosos 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
Gabontotal: 267,667 sq km
land: 257,667 sq km
water: 10,000 sq km
Gambia, Thetotal: 11,300 sq km
land: 10,000 sq km
water: 1,300 sq km
Gaza Striptotal: 360 sq km
land: 360 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Georgiatotal: 69,700 sq km
land: 69,700 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Germanytotal: 357,021 sq km
land: 349,223 sq km
water: 7,798 sq km
Ghanatotal: 239,460 sq km
land: 230,940 sq km
water: 8,520 sq km
Gibraltartotal: 6.5 sq km
land: 6.5 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Greecetotal: 131,940 sq km
land: 130,800 sq km
water: 1,140 sq km
Greenlandtotal: 2,166,086 sq km
land: 2,166,086 sq km (410,449 sq km ice-free, 1,755,637 sq km ice-covered) (2000 est.)
Grenadatotal: 344 sq km
land: 344 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Guamtotal: 541.3 sq km
land: 541.3 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Guatemalatotal: 108,890 sq km
land: 108,430 sq km
water: 460 sq km
Guernseytotal: 78 sq km
land: 78 sq km
water: 0 sq km
note: includes Alderney, Guernsey, Herm, Sark, and some other smaller islands
Guineatotal: 245,857 sq km
land: 245,857 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Guinea-Bissautotal: 36,120 sq km
land: 28,000 sq km
water: 8,120 sq km
Guyanatotal: 214,970 sq km
land: 196,850 sq km
water: 18,120 sq km
Haititotal: 27,750 sq km
land: 27,560 sq km
water: 190 sq km
Heard Island and McDonald Islandstotal: 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
Hondurastotal: 112,090 sq km
land: 111,890 sq km
water: 200 sq km
Hong Kongtotal: 1,092 sq km
land: 1,042 sq km
water: 50 sq km
Hungarytotal: 93,030 sq km
land: 92,340 sq km
water: 690 sq km
Icelandtotal: 103,000 sq km
land: 100,250 sq km
water: 2,750 sq km
Indiatotal: 3,287,590 sq km
land: 2,973,190 sq km
water: 314,400 sq km
Indian Oceantotal: 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
Indonesiatotal: 1,919,440 sq km
land: 1,826,440 sq km
water: 93,000 sq km
Irantotal: 1.648 million sq km
land: 1.636 million sq km
water: 12,000 sq km
Iraqtotal: 437,072 sq km
land: 432,162 sq km
water: 4,910 sq km
Irelandtotal: 70,280 sq km
land: 68,890 sq km
water: 1,390 sq km
Isle of Mantotal: 572 sq km
land: 572 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Israeltotal: 20,770 sq km
land: 20,330 sq km
water: 440 sq km
Italytotal: 301,230 sq km
land: 294,020 sq km
water: 7,210 sq km
note: includes Sardinia and Sicily
Jamaicatotal: 10,991 sq km
land: 10,831 sq km
water: 160 sq km
Jan Mayentotal: 377 sq km
land: 377 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Japantotal: 377,835 sq km
land: 374,744 sq km
water: 3,091 sq km
note: includes Bonin Islands (Ogasawara-gunto), Daito-shoto, Minami-jima, Okino-tori-shima, Ryukyu Islands (Nansei-shoto), and Volcano Islands (Kazan-retto)
Jerseytotal: 116 sq km
land: 116 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Jordantotal: 92,300 sq km
land: 91,971 sq km
water: 329 sq km
Kazakhstantotal: 2,717,300 sq km
land: 2,669,800 sq km
water: 47,500 sq km
Kenyatotal: 582,650 sq km
land: 569,250 sq km
water: 13,400 sq km
Kiribatitotal: 811 sq km
land: 811 sq km
water: 0 sq km
note: includes three island groups - Gilbert Islands, Line Islands, Phoenix Islands
Korea, Northtotal: 120,540 sq km
land: 120,410 sq km
water: 130 sq km
Korea, Southtotal: 98,480 sq km
land: 98,190 sq km
water: 290 sq km
Kosovototal: 10,887 sq km
land: 10,887 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Kosovototal: 10,887 sq km
land: 10,887 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Kuwaittotal: 17,820 sq km
land: 17,820 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Kyrgyzstantotal: 198,500 sq km
land: 191,300 sq km
water: 7,200 sq km
Laostotal: 236,800 sq km
land: 230,800 sq km
water: 6,000 sq km
Latviatotal: 64,589 sq km
land: 63,589 sq km
water: 1,000 sq km
Lebanontotal: 10,400 sq km
land: 10,230 sq km
water: 170 sq km
Lesothototal: 30,355 sq km
land: 30,355 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Liberiatotal: 111,370 sq km
land: 96,320 sq km
water: 15,050 sq km
Libyatotal: 1,759,540 sq km
land: 1,759,540 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Liechtensteintotal: 160 sq km
land: 160 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Lithuaniatotal: 65,200 sq km
land: NA sq km
water: NA sq km
Luxembourgtotal: 2,586 sq km
land: 2,586 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Macautotal: 28.2 sq km
land: 28.2 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Macedoniatotal: 25,333 sq km
land: 24,856 sq km
water: 477 sq km
Madagascartotal: 587,040 sq km
land: 581,540 sq km
water: 5,500 sq km
Malawitotal: 118,480 sq km
land: 94,080 sq km
water: 24,400 sq km
Malaysiatotal: 329,750 sq km
land: 328,550 sq km
water: 1,200 sq km
Maldivestotal: 300 sq km
land: 300 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Malitotal: 1.24 million sq km
land: 1.22 million sq km
water: 20,000 sq km
Maltatotal: 316 sq km
land: 316 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Marshall Islandstotal: 181.3 sq km
land: 181.3 sq km
water: 0 sq km
note: the archipelago includes 11,673 sq km of lagoon waters and includes the atolls of Bikini, Enewetak, Kwajalein, Majuro, Rongelap, and Utirik
Mauritaniatotal: 1,030,700 sq km
land: 1,030,400 sq km
water: 300 sq km
Mauritiustotal: 2,040 sq km
land: 2,030 sq km
water: 10 sq km
note: includes Agalega Islands, Cargados Carajos Shoals (Saint Brandon), and Rodrigues
Mayottetotal: 374 sq km
land: 374 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Mexicototal: 1,972,550 sq km
land: 1,923,040 sq km
water: 49,510 sq km
Micronesia, Federated States oftotal: 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)
Moldovatotal: 33,843 sq km
land: 33,371 sq km
water: 472 sq km
Monacototal: 1.95 sq km
land: 1.95 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Mongoliatotal: 1,564,116 sq km
Montenegrototal: 14,026 sq km
land: 13,812 sq km
water: 214 sq km
Montserrattotal: 102 sq km
land: 102 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Moroccototal: 446,550 sq km
land: 446,300 sq km
water: 250 sq km
Mozambiquetotal: 801,590 sq km
land: 784,090 sq km
water: 17,500 sq km
Namibiatotal: 825,418 sq km
land: 825,418 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Naurutotal: 21 sq km
land: 21 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Navassa Islandtotal: 5.4 sq km
land: 5.4 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Nepaltotal: 147,181 sq km
land: 143,181 sq km
water: 4,000 sq km
Netherlandstotal: 41,526 sq km
land: 33,883 sq km
water: 7,643 sq km
Netherlands Antillestotal: 960 sq km
land: 960 sq km
water: 0 sq km
note: includes Bonaire, Curacao, Saba, Sint Eustatius, and Sint Maarten (Dutch part of the island of Saint Martin)
New Caledoniatotal: 19,060 sq km
land: 18,575 sq km
water: 485 sq km
New Zealandtotal: 268,680 sq km
land: 268,021 sq km
water: NA
note: includes Antipodes Islands, Auckland Islands, Bounty Islands, Campbell Island, Chatham Islands, and Kermadec Islands
Nicaraguatotal: 129,494 sq km
land: 120,254 sq km
water: 9,240 sq km
Nigertotal: 1.267 million sq km
land: 1,266,700 sq km
water: 300 sq km
Nigeriatotal: 923,768 sq km
land: 910,768 sq km
water: 13,000 sq km
Niuetotal: 260 sq km
land: 260 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Norfolk Islandtotal: 34.6 sq km
land: 34.6 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Northern Mariana Islandstotal: 477 sq km
land: 477 sq km
water: 0 sq km
note: includes 14 islands including Saipan, Rota, and Tinian
Norwaytotal: 323,802 sq km
land: 307,442 sq km
water: 16,360 sq km
Omantotal: 212,460 sq km
land: 212,460 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Pacific Oceantotal: 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
Pakistantotal: 803,940 sq km
land: 778,720 sq km
water: 25,220 sq km
Palautotal: 458 sq km
land: 458 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Panamatotal: 78,200 sq km
land: 75,990 sq km
water: 2,210 sq km
Papua New Guineatotal: 462,840 sq km
land: 452,860 sq km
water: 9,980 sq km
Paracel Islandstotal: NA sq km
land: NA sq km
water: 0 sq km
Paraguaytotal: 406,750 sq km
land: 397,300 sq km
water: 9,450 sq km
Perutotal: 1,285,220 sq km
land: 1.28 million sq km
water: 5,220 sq km
Philippinestotal: 300,000 sq km
land: 298,170 sq km
water: 1,830 sq km
Pitcairn Islandstotal: 47 sq km
land: 47 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Polandtotal: 312,685 sq km
land: 304,465 sq km
water: 8,220 sq km
Portugaltotal: 92,391 sq km
land: 91,951 sq km
water: 440 sq km
note: includes Azores and Madeira Islands
Puerto Ricototal: 13,790 sq km
land: 8,870 sq km
water: 4,921 sq km
Qatartotal: 11,437 sq km
land: 11,437 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Romaniatotal: 237,500 sq km
land: 230,340 sq km
water: 7,160 sq km
Russiatotal: 17,075,200 sq km
land: 16,995,800 sq km
water: 79,400 sq km
Rwandatotal: 26,338 sq km
land: 24,948 sq km
water: 1,390 sq km
Saint Barthelemy21 sq km
Saint Helenatotal: 413 sq km
land: Saint Helena Island 122 sq km; Ascension Island 90 sq km; Tristan da Cunha island group 201 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Saint Kitts and Nevistotal: 261 sq km (Saint Kitts 168 sq km; Nevis 93 sq km)
land: 261 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Saint Luciatotal: 616 sq km
land: 606 sq km
water: 10 sq km
Saint Martintotal: 54.4 sq km
land: 54.4 sq km
water: NEGL
Saint Pierre and Miquelontotal: 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 Grenadinestotal: 389 sq km (Saint Vincent 344 sq km)
land: 389 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Samoatotal: 2,944 sq km
land: 2,934 sq km
water: 10 sq km
San Marinototal: 61.2 sq km
land: 61.2 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Sao Tome and Principetotal: 1,001 sq km
land: 1,001 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Saudi Arabiatotal: 2,149,690 sq km
land: 2,149,690 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Senegaltotal: 196,190 sq km
land: 192,000 sq km
water: 4,190 sq km
Serbiatotal: 77,474 sq km
land: 77,474 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Seychellestotal: 455 sq km
land: 455 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Sierra Leonetotal: 71,740 sq km
land: 71,620 sq km
water: 120 sq km
Singaporetotal: 692.7 sq km
land: 682.7 sq km
water: 10 sq km
Slovakiatotal: 48,845 sq km
land: 48,800 sq km
water: 45 sq km
Sloveniatotal: 20,273 sq km
land: 20,151 sq km
water: 122 sq km
Solomon Islandstotal: 28,450 sq km
land: 27,540 sq km
water: 910 sq km
Somaliatotal: 637,657 sq km
land: 627,337 sq km
water: 10,320 sq km
South Africatotal: 1,219,912 sq km
land: 1,219,912 sq km
water: 0 sq km
note: includes Prince Edward Islands (Marion Island and Prince Edward Island)
South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islandstotal: 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
Southern Oceantotal: 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
Spaintotal: 504,782 sq km
land: 499,542 sq km
water: 5,240 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 Islandstotal: 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 of the central South China Sea
Sri Lankatotal: 65,610 sq km
land: 64,740 sq km
water: 870 sq km
Sudantotal: 2,505,810 sq km
land: 2.376 million sq km
water: 129,810 sq km
Surinametotal: 163,270 sq km
land: 161,470 sq km
water: 1,800 sq km
Svalbardtotal: 61,020 sq km
land: 61,020 sq km
water: 0 sq km
note: includes Spitsbergen and Bjornoya (Bear Island)
Swazilandtotal: 17,363 sq km
land: 17,203 sq km
water: 160 sq km
Swedentotal: 449,964 sq km
land: 410,934 sq km
water: 39,030 sq km
Switzerlandtotal: 41,290 sq km
land: 39,770 sq km
water: 1,520 sq km
Syriatotal: 185,180 sq km
land: 184,050 sq km
water: 1,130 sq km
note: includes 1,295 sq km of Israeli-occupied territory
Taiwantotal: 35,980 sq km
land: 32,260 sq km
water: 3,720 sq km
note: includes the Pescadores, Matsu, and Quemoy islands
Tajikistantotal: 143,100 sq km
land: 142,700 sq km
water: 400 sq km
Tanzaniatotal: 945,087 sq km
land: 886,037 sq km
water: 59,050 sq km
note: includes the islands of Mafia, Pemba, and Zanzibar
Thailandtotal: 514,000 sq km
land: 511,770 sq km
water: 2,230 sq km
Timor-Lestetotal: 15,007 sq km
land: NA sq km
water: NA sq km
Togototal: 56,785 sq km
land: 54,385 sq km
water: 2,400 sq km
Tokelautotal: 10 sq km
land: 10 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Tongatotal: 748 sq km
land: 718 sq km
water: 30 sq km
Trinidad and Tobagototal: 5,128 sq km
land: 5,128 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Tunisiatotal: 163,610 sq km
land: 155,360 sq km
water: 8,250 sq km
Turkeytotal: 780,580 sq km
land: 770,760 sq km
water: 9,820 sq km
Turkmenistantotal: 488,100 sq km
land: 488,100 sq km
water: NEGL
Turks and Caicos Islandstotal: 430 sq km
land: 430 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Tuvalutotal: 26 sq km
land: 26 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Ugandatotal: 236,040 sq km
land: 199,710 sq km
water: 36,330 sq km
Ukrainetotal: 603,700 sq km
land: 603,700 sq km
water: 0 sq km
United Arab Emiratestotal: 83,600 sq km
land: 83,600 sq km
water: 0 sq km
United Kingdomtotal: 244,820 sq km
land: 241,590 sq km
water: 3,230 sq km
note: includes Rockall and Shetland Islands
United Statestotal: 9,826,630 sq km
land: 9,161,923 sq km
water: 664,707 sq km
note: includes only the 50 states and District of Columbia
United States Pacific Island Wildlife Refugestotal - 6,959.41 sq km; emergent land - 22.41 sq km; submerged - 6,937 sq km
Baker Island: total - 129 sq km; emergent land - 2.1 sq km; submerged - 127 sq km
Howland Island: total - 139 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
Uruguaytotal: 176,220 sq km
land: 173,620 sq km
water: 2,600 sq km
Uzbekistantotal: 447,400 sq km
land: 425,400 sq km
water: 22,000 sq km
Vanuatutotal: 12,200 sq km
land: 12,200 sq km
water: 0 sq km
note: includes more than 80 islands, about 65 of which are inhabited
Venezuelatotal: 912,050 sq km
land: 882,050 sq km
water: 30,000 sq km
Vietnamtotal: 329,560 sq km
land: 325,360 sq km
water: 4,200 sq km
Virgin Islandstotal: 1,910 sq km
land: 346 sq km
water: 1,564 sq km
Wake Islandtotal: 6.5 sq km
land: 6.5 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Wallis and Futunatotal: 274 sq km
land: 274 sq km
water: 0 sq km
note: includes Ile Uvea (Wallis Island), Ile Futuna (Futuna Island), Ile Alofi, and 20 islets
West Banktotal: 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 Saharatotal: 266,000 sq km
land: 266,000 sq km
water: 0 sq km
Worldtotal: 510.072 million sq km
land: 148.94 million sq km
water: 361.132 million sq km
note: 70.8% of the world's surface is water, 29.2% is land
Yementotal: 527,970 sq km
land: 527,970 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)
Zambiatotal: 752,614 sq km
land: 740,724 sq km
water: 11,890 sq km
Zimbabwetotal: 390,580 sq km
land: 386,670 sq km
water: 3,910 sq km

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