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1.6% Second-largest country in Africa
2% Does not include claims on the Falkland Islands, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands and on Antarctica (969,000 km²). Second largest country in South America.
5.2% Includes Jervis Bay Territory (73km²) , Cocos (Keeling) Islands (14 km²), Christmas Island (135 km²) and Lord Howe Island (56 km²). Also includes the uninhabited Ashmore and Cartier Islands (5 km²), Coral Sea Islands Territory (0.91 km²), Heard and McDonald Islands (372 km²) and Macquarie Island (231 km²). Excludes claims on Antarctica (Australian Antarctic Territory, 6,119,818 km²). Australia is the only country that is coterminous with a continent. Largest country without a land-border to neighbours. Largest country wholly in the southern hemisphere.
0.06% Includes the exclave of Nakhichevan Autonomous Republic and the Nagorno-Karabakh region.
There are a number of differing figures given for the area of Bahrain. They range between 619 km² and 728 km².
0.14% Second-largest landlocked country in Europe (after Kazakhstan).
0.74% Largest landlocked country in the Western Hemisphere.
5.7% Includes Arquipélago de Fernando de Noronha, Atol das Rocas, Ilha da Trindade, Ilhas Martim Vaz, and Penedos de São Pedro e São Paulo. All islands together make 365 km² (less than 0.003% of all continental territory). Largest country in South America, and in the Southern Hemisphere.
0.07% Includes Balkan Mountains
6.7% Largest country in the Western Hemisphere. Longest coastline.
0.51% Includes Easter Island (Isla de Pascua; Rapa Nui) and Isla Sala y Gómez, excludes claims on Antarctica (1,250,000 km²).
0.76% Colombian census figure is 1,141,748 which includes three special districts and San Andrés and Providencia islands (52 km²) (disputed territories with Nicaragua).
0.03% Includes Isla del Coco.
0.07% Cuba is the largest and most populous country in the Caribbean
1.6% Third-largest country in Africa
0.03% Includes Denmark proper only; the entire Kingdom of Denmark, including Greenland and Faroe Islands covers 2,220,093 km² and would be 13th.
0.03% Includes The Mainland Dominican Republic, Saona Island, And others under Control Of Dominican Government
0.20% Includes Galápagos Islands.
0.67% Excluding the Hala'ib Triangle.
0.08% Includes Badme region.
0.03% Includes 1,520 islands in the Baltic Sea.
>0.01% British Overseas Territory. Claimed by Argentina. Excludes South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands.
0.37% Largest West European country. Fifth largest European country. Includes Metropolitan France only. The French Republic includes French overseas territories and covers 674,843 km², excluding claims on Antarctica (432,000 km²).
0.06% French overseas département.
0.05% Includes Abkhazia (8,600 km²) and South Ossetia
0.24% Before the German reunification took place on 3 October 1990, Germany consisted of the former Federal Republic of Germany (FRG, West Germany) with 248,689 km² and the German Democratic Republic (GDR, East Germany) with 108,333 km².
1.5% A self-governing territory of Denmark. Largest island in the world (if Australia is classed as a continental landmass).
2.3% Figure includes 120,849 km² of disputed territories with Pakistan and China.Third-largest country in Asia (after Russia and China).
1.3% Largest and most populous country situated only on islands (besides Australia). Also the largest country in South East Asia.
0.01% 20,770 if including the Golan Heights. Both figures exclude the West Bank and Gaza Strip.
0.25% Includes Ryukyu Islands (Nansei Islands), Daito Islands, Ogasawara Islands (Bonin Islands), Minami-Torishima (Marcus Island), Okino-Torishima and Volcano Islands (Kazan Islands); excludes the southern Kuril Islands.
1.8% Largest landlocked country in the world. Second-largest country in Europe (after Russia)
>0.01% Kosovo recently unilaterally declared itself independent to partial recognition, with objections from Serbia, Russia, China and others. Serbia still claims the territory.
0.02% Country in the centre of the Balkan Peninsula.
1.3% Third-largest country in North America.
0.02% Includes Transnistria (Pridnestrovie).
1.1% Second largest landlocked country in the world; previously first, before the dissolution of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics .
0.30% Excluding Western Sahara.
0.03% Includes the Netherlands proper only; the entire Kingdom of the Netherlands covers 42,437 km².
960 km² incl. inand seas.
0.18% Includes Antipodes Islands, Auckland Islands, Bounty Islands, Campbell Island, Chatham Islands, and Kermadec Islands. Excludes Niue (260 km²), the Cook Islands (236 km²) and Tokelau (12 km²), as well as the Antarctic claim of Ross Dependency (450,000 km²).
0.09% Excludes San Andrés y Providencia islands (disputed territories with Colombia). Nicaragua is the largest country in Central America.
0.22% Includes mainland Norway only; excludes the integral overseas areas of Svalbard and Jan Mayen (62,422 km²) and the dependency of Bouvet Island (49 km²) and the Antarctic dependency claims of Queen Maud Land (2,500,000 km²) and Peter I Island (243 km²).
0.53% Excludes all disputed territories. 2 /880,940 Including Pakistani-administered disputed territories (Azad Kashmir and Northern Areas).
6.4% Largest all-Asian country, second largest Asian country (after Asian part of Russia). Total of separate UN figures for mainland China (9,596,961) and the Special Administrative Regions of Hong Kong (1,104 km²) and Macau (29 km²). Excludes the disputed territories of Taiwan, Penghu, Kinmen and Matsu which the Republic of China (Taiwan) has continued to govern after the PRC replaced it on the mainland. *9,640,821 Includes PRC-administered area (Aksai Chin and Trans-Karakoram Tract, both territories claimed by India but exclude Arunachal Pradesh which is administered by India), Taiwan is not included.
0.86% Third-largest country in South America
The only inhabited island - Pitcairn Island has an area of 5 km².
0.06% Includes Azores and Madeira Islands.
11.5% Largest country in the world.
Saint Helena Island 122 sq km; Ascension Island 90 sq km; Tristan da Cunha island group 201 sq km NB Some sources have the area as 410 km²
1.4% Largest country in Middle East
0.05% This figure does not include Kosovo, which recently unilaterally declared itself independent to partial recognition; Serbia, Russia, China and others object. Including Kosovo, which is still claimed by Serbia, the total area is 88,361 km²,ranking Serbia at 113.
0.82% Includes Prince Edward Islands (Marion Island and Prince Edward Island).
0.34% Sixth largest in Europe, second largest in western Europe. Includes mainland Spain, the Balearic Islands and Canary Islands, as well as the Spanish possessions (Plazas de Soberanía) off the coast of Morocco (Ceuta, Melilla, Islas Chafarinas, Peñón de Alhucemas, and Peñón de Vélez de la Gomera), and Isla de Alborán almost midway between Morocco and Spain, all the latter being claimed by Morocco.
1.7% Largest country in Africa
0.30% Includes Gotland and Öland. Seventh largest country in Europe.
0.12%. 183,885 including the Golan Heights.
0.02% Includes only the territories under the administration of the ROC, namely Taiwan, Penghu, Kinmen, and Matsu.
0.63% Includes the islands of Mafia, Pemba, and Zanzibar.
0.53% Third-largest country in Europe (after Russia and Kazakhstan)
0.41% Largest all-European country, fourth largest European country (after Russia, Kazakhstan and Turkey).
0.16% Includes the four constituent countries, excludes the three Crown dependencies (768 km²).
6.5% Includes only the 50 states and the District of Columbia. The total area is listed as 9,826,630 km² by the CIA World Factbook. The total area is listed as 9,522,055 km² by the Encyclopædia Britannica
0.30% The larger of only two doubly landlocked countries in the world.
0.18% Largely occupied by Morocco, some territory administered by the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic.
0.35% 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).
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