Are you looking for the list of largest countries in the world? If so, then your search ends here. In this post we have compiled the list of top 10 largest countries in the world in terms of area
10th position on this list occupied by Algeria, a country situated in North Africa. Apart from being the tenth largest country in the world, Algeria is also the largest country in the Africa.
The country comprises of 24 provinces and out of them, Tamanrasset is the largest province, which makes up about a quarter of country’s total area. The country has a varied vegetation, which comprises of mountain, desert and costline.
Area: 2.38 Million km²
With an area of 2.71 Million km2, Kazakhstan stand at ninth place in the list of top 10 largest countries in the world in terms of area. Located in Central Asia, Kazakhstan is a landlocked country and shares borders with Turkmenistan, Russia, China, Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan.
Area: 2.71 Million km²
Next on this list is Argentina, a country located in South America, which comprises of seven zones. Located in Southern South America, Argentina has a diverse geography that comprises of mountains, plateaus, hills, wetlands, rivers and lakes.
Area: 2.78 Million km²
India, the second most populated country in the world is also the seventh largest country in the world in terms of area. Located in Asia, India has 29 states and 7 union territories.
Area: 3.28 Million km²
Australia, one of the wealthiest countries in the world is next on this list. Australia has 6 states and out of them Western Australia is the
largest state in terms of area.
Area: 7.69 Million km²
Another South American country, Brazil has made into this list and ranked fifth in the list of top 10 largest countries in the world in terms of area. Located in the eastern part of South America, Brazil is comprised of 26 states.
Area: 8.51 Million km²
Composed of 50 states, USA is the fifth largest country and one of the wealthiest countries in the world. Also, USA is the third largest populated country with a population of more than 320 million.
Area: 9.85 Million km²
China, the most populated country is also the third largest country in the world in terms of area. China is a country with great diversity in
plants and animals. The country has more than 34,000 species of animals and plants.
Area: 9.59 Million km²
Canada is a country located in the North America and occupied second place in the list of top 10 largest countries in the world. Canada has a diverse geography, which is comprised of mountains, lakes, rivers, plains and lowlands.
Area: 9.98 Million km²
Russia is the largest country in the world in terms of area as its area is 17.1 million square kilometres. Located in Northern Eurasia, Russia covers more than one-eighth of the earth’s inhabited land area.
Russia is comprised of 85 administrative territorial divisions, also known as federal subjects. Russia has a diverse topography, which has
plains, plateaus and lowlands.
Area: 17.1 Million km²