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This is a list of the world's sovereign states ordered by total territorial area.

World

# Country Area (km²) Area (sq mi)
1 Flag of Russia.svg Russia 22,345,316 8,627,575
2 Flag of Brazil (1870–1889).svg Brazil 8,775,516 3,388,246
3 Flag of the Chang remastered.png China 8,453,028 3,263,732
4 Flag of Canada.svg Canada 8,401,149 3,243,702
5 Australia flag Differently.png Australia 7,692,024 2,969,907
6 US flag 35 stars.svg United States 5,712,598 2,205,646
7 Flag of Ghana (Differently).png Ghana 5,024,100 1,939,815
8 Flag of India.svg India 3,434,570 1,326,094
9 Flag of the Arab League.svg Arabia 3,200,000 1,235,526
10 Flag of Chad.svg Central Sahel 3,056,100 1,179,966
11 Egypt Differently.png Egypt 2,833,212 1,093,909
12 Bornu Differently.png Bornu 2,826,949 1,091,491
13 Flag of Argentina (1818).svg Argentina 2,780,400 1,073,518
14 Flag of Mongolia (Differently).png Mongolia 2,749,000 1,061,394
15 Mexico flag, 1893-1916.png Mexico 2,374,611 916,842
16 Flag of the Confederate States of America (March 1861 – May 1861).svg Confederate States 2,287,800 883,324
17 Flag of Iceland.svg Iceland 2,268,861 876,012
18 Flag of Ethiopia (1897-1936; 1941-1974).svg Ethiopia 2,164,934 835,885
19 West Persia Differently.png West Persia 2,048,742 791,024
20 Flag of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.svg Congo-Kinshasa 1,848,538 713,725
21 1949 Malaya Flag Proposal 1.svg Malaysia 1,785,671 689,451
22 Flag of East Persia (Differently).png East Persia 1,688,443 651,911
23 Flag of Quebec.svg Quebec 1,542,056 595,391
24 Flag of Peru.svg Peru 1,285,220 496,226
25 Flag of Bolivia (state).svg Bolivia 1,283,302 495,485
26 Flag of Avizia.png Avizia 1,246,700 481,353
27 Flag of Colombia.svg Colombia 1,217,165 469,950
28 Carthage Differently.jpg Carthage 1,199,783 463,238
29 Flag of Tanzania.svg Tanzania 975,137 376,503
30 Flag of Nigeria.svg Nigeria 923,768 356,668
31 Flag of Venezuela (1863–1905).svg Venezuela 912,050 352,144
32 Melanesia flag Differently.png Melanesia 844,939 326,233
33 Flag of RENAMO.png Mozambique 801,590 309,495
34 Berber flag.svg Mauretania 785,100 303,128
35 Flag of Namibia.svg Namibia 783,907 302,668
36 New Zulu Kingdom.png Mutapa 766,405 295,911
37 Flag of Zambia.svg Zambia 752,614 290,585
38 Flag of Myanmar.svg Myanmar 678,500 261,970
39 Flag of France.svg France 675,417 260,779
40 Flag of Warrenia.png Warrenia 640,731 247,388
41 Alternate flag of federal republic of somalia by resistance pencil-daq4ttn.jpg Somalia 637,657 246,200
42 Flag of the Merina people.png Madagascar 587,040 226,657
43 Kenyan Star.png Kenya 580,367 224,080
44 Flag of Chile (1812-1814, alternative).svg Chile 571,375 220,609
45 Flag of Thailand.svg Thailand 513,120 198,120
46 Flag of Spain.svg Spain 504,781 194,897
47 Flag of South Africa (1928–1994).svg Boer Republic 502,351 193,959
48 3rd Republic of Congo-Elizabethville Flag Differently.png Congo-Elizabethville 496,871 191,843
49 Turkmenistan Differently.png Turkmenistan 488,100 188,456
50 Flag of Cameroon.svg Cameroon 475,440 183,568
51 Flag of Byzantium (with B).png Byzantium 452,624 174,759
52 Flag of Sweden.svg Sweden 449,964 173,732
53 Flag of Uzbekistan (Differently).png Uzbekistan 447,400 172,742
54 Flag of Austria-Hungary (1869-1918).svg Austria-Hungary 432,806 167,107
55 Flag of the Federal Republic of Central America.svg Central America 422,614 163,172
56 Flag of Paraguay.svg Paraguay 406,750 157,047
57 Flag of Zimbabwe.svg Zimbabwe 390,580 150,803
58 Flag of Japan.svg Japan 377,835 145,882
59 Flag of the German Empire.svg Germany 357,021 137,846
60 Flag of Finland.svg Finland 337,030 130,128
61 Flag of South Vietnam.svg Vietnam 329,560 127,243
62 Flag of Norway.svg Norway 324,220 125,182
63 Flag of Poland.svg Poland 312,685 120,728
64 The Republic of Mesopotamia by maxwasson.png Syria 307,046 118,551
65 Flag of Italy (1861-1946) crowned.svg Italy 301,116 116,262
66 Flag of the Philippines.svg Philippines 300,000 115,830
67 Flag of Ecuador.svg Ecuador 283,560 109,483
68 Kyle Lockwood's New Zealand Flag (alt 1).svg New Zealand 269,190 103,934
69 Flag of Gabon.svg French Equator 609,667 235,394
70 Flag of Uganda.svg Uganda 241,550 93,262
71 Flag of Romania.svg Romania 272,243 105,114
72 Flag of Laos (1952-1975).svg Laos 236,800 91,428
73 Flag of Korea (1899).svg Korea 219,155 84,616
74 Flag of Guyana.svg Guyana 214,970 83,000
75 Flag of Kyrgyzstan.svg Chagatai 198,500 76,641
76 Third Kingdom of Cambodia.png Cambodia 181,035 69,898
77 Flag of Suriname.svg Suriname 163,270 63,038
78 Flag of Great Britain without Scotland (vector).svg United Kingdom 162,418 62,709
79 Flag of Nepal.svg Nepal 147,181 56,826
80 Flag of Malawi.svg Nyasaland 118,480 45,745
81 Flag of Bulgaria.svg Bulgaria 110,910 42,822
82 Flag Portugal (1830).svg Portugal 92,212 35,603
83 Kingdom of Serbia.png Serbia 88,361 34,116
84 Azerbaijan Differently.png Azerbaijan 81,098 31,312
85 Flag of Scotland.svg Scotland 80,077 30,917
86 Kingdom of Haiti.png Haiti 76,192 29,418
87 Flag of Ireland.svg Ireland 71,273 27,518
88 Flag of Georgia.svg Georgia 69,701 26,911
89 Flag of Ceylon.svg Ceylon 65,611 25,332
90 Flag of Lithuania.svg Lithuania 65,201 25,174
91 Flag of Latvia.svg Latvia 64,589 24,937
92 Flag of Johannia.png Johannia 48,151 18,591
93 Estonia-nordic-cross-flag-2.svg Estonia 45,339 17,505
94 Flag of Denmark.svg Denmark 42,933 16,576
95 Flag of the Netherlands.svg Netherlands 41,526 16,033
96 Flag of Switzerland.svg Switzerland 41,210 15,911
97 Flag of Bhutan.svg Bhutan 38,394 14,824
98 Flag of Belgium.svg Belgium 32,545 12,565
99 Flag of Armenia.svg Armenia 29,800 11,505
100 Kanaka Maoli flag.svg Hawaii 28,511 11,008 
101 Flag of Equatorial Guinea.svg Mbini 28,051 10,830
102 Flag Rwanda 1959.svg Rwanda 26,338 10,169
103 Flag of Belize.svg Belize 22,966 8,867
104 Djibouti Flag - Alawite.png Djibouti 22,000 8,494
105 Flag of the United Kingdom of Fiji 1871-1874.svg Fiji 21,175 8,176
106 Flag of the Bahamas.svg Bahamas 13,878 5,358
107 Flag of the Kingdom of Montenegro.svg Montenegro 13,812 5,332
108 Communist Jamaica alternate flag.png Jamaica 10,990 4,243
109 Caribbean Federation flag.png Caribbean Federation 8,364 3,229
110 Flag of Luxembourg.svg Luxembourg 2,586 998
111 Comoros Differently.png Comoros 2,170 837.84
112 Flag of Mauritius.svg Mauritius 1,860 718.15
113 600px-Flag of the Vatican City svg.png Rome 1,285 496
114 Flag of Micronesia.svg Micronesia 1,161 448
115 Flag of Tonga.svg Tonga 748 288.8
116 Non-Muslim Singapore.png Singapore 725.7 280.19
117 Flag of Kiribati.svg Kiribati 717 276.84
118 Andorra vlag 1939 2.svg Andorra 468 180.7
119 Flag of Seychelles.svg Seychelles 455 175.68
120 Flag of the Maldives until 1903.svg Maldives 300 115.83
121 600px-Bandiera Elba.svg.png Elba 224 86
122 Flag of the Marshall Islands.svg Marshall Islands 181 69.88
123 Flag of Liechtenstein.svg Liechtenstein 160 61.78
124 Flag of Macau.svg Macau 115.3 45
125 Flag of San Marino.svg San Marino 61.2 23.63
126 Flag of Tuvalu (1996–1997).svg Tuvalu 26 10.04
127 Flag of Monaco.svg Monaco 1.95 0.75

By continent

Africa

# Country Area (km²) Area (sq mi)
1 Flag of Ghana (Differently).png Ghana 5,024,100 1,939,815
2 Flag of Chad.svg Central Sahel 3,056,100 1,179,966
3 Egypt Differently.png Egypt 2,833,212 1,093,909
4 Bornu Differently.png Bornu 2,826,949 1,091,491
5 Flag of Ethiopia (1897-1936; 1941-1974).svg Ethiopia 2,164,934 835,885
6 Flag of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.svg Congo-Kinshasa 1,848,538 713,725
7 Flag of Avizia.png Avizia 1,246,700 481,353
8 Carthage Differently.jpg Carthage 1,199,783 463,238
9 Flag of Tanzania.svg Tanzania 975,137 376,503
10 Flag of Nigeria.svg Nigeria 923,768 356,668
11 Flag of RENAMO.png Mozambique 801,590 309,495
12 Berber flag.svg Mauretania 785,100 303,128
13 Flag of Namibia.svg Namibia 783,907 302,668
14 New Zulu Kingdom.png Mutapa 766,405 295,911
15 Flag of Zambia.svg Zambia 752,614 290,585
16 Flag of Warrenia.png Warrenia 640,731 247,388
17 Alternate flag of federal republic of somalia by resistance pencil-daq4ttn.jpg Somalia 637,657 246,200
18 Flag of the Merina people.png Madagascar 587,040 226,657
19 Kenyan Star.png Kenya 580,367 224,080
20 Flag of South Africa (1928–1994).svg Boer Republic 502,351 193,959
21 3rd Republic of Congo-Elizabethville Flag Differently.png Congo-Elizabethville 496,871 191,843
22 Flag of Cameroon.svg Cameroon 475,440 183,568
23 Flag of Zimbabwe.svg Zimbabwe 390,580 150,803
24 Flag of Gabon.svg French Equator 609,667 235,394
25 Flag of Uganda.svg Uganda 241,550 93,262
26 Flag of Malawi.svg Nyasaland 118,480 45,745
27 Flag of Equatorial Guinea.svg Mbini 28,051 10,830
28 Flag Rwanda 1959.svg Rwanda 26,338 10,169
29 Djibouti Flag - Alawite.png Djibouti 22,000 8,494
30 Comoros Differently.png Comoros 2,170 837.84
31 Flag of Mauritius.svg Mauritius 1,860 718.15
32 Flag of Seychelles.svg Seychelles 455 175.68

Americas

# Country Area (km²) Area (sq mi)
1 Flag of Brazil (1870–1889).svg Brazil 8,775,516 3,388,246
2 Flag of Canada.svg Canada 8,401,149 3,243,702
3 US flag 35 stars.svg United States 5,712,598 2,205,64
4 Flag of Argentina (1818).svg Argentina 2,780,400 1,073,518
5 Mexico flag, 1893-1916.png Mexico 2,374,611 916,842
6 Flag of the Confederate States of America (March 1861 – May 1861).svg Confederate States 2,287,800 883,324
7 Flag of Iceland.svg Iceland
(North American part)
2,166,086 836,330
8 Flag of Russia.svg Russia
(North American part)
1,711,170 660,686
9 Flag of Quebec.svg Quebec 1,542,056 595,391
10 Flag of Peru.svg Peru 1,285,220 496,226
11 Flag of Bolivia (state).svg Bolivia 1,283,302 495,485
12 Flag of Colombia.svg Colombia 1,217,165 469,950
13 Flag of Venezuela (1863–1905).svg Venezuela 912,050 352,144
14 Flag of Chile (1812-1814, alternative).svg Chile 571,375 220,609
15 Flag of the Federal Republic of Central America.svg Central America 422,614 163,172
16 Flag of Paraguay.svg Paraguay 406,750 157,047
17 Flag of Ecuador.svg Ecuador 283,560 109,483
18 Flag of Guyana.svg Guyana 214,970 83,000
19 Flag of Suriname.svg Suriname 163,270 63,038
20 Kingdom of Haiti.png Haiti 76,192 29,418
21 Flag of Johannia.png Johannia 48,151 18,591
22 Flag of Belize.svg Belize 22,966 8,867
23 Flag of the Bahamas.svg Bahamas 13,878 5,358
24 Communist Jamaica alternate flag.png Jamaica 10,990 4,243
25 Caribbean Federation flag.png Caribbean Federation 8,364 3,229

Asia

# Country Area (km²) Area (sq mi)
1 Flag of Russia.svg Russia
(Asian part)
15,554,930 6,005,792
2 Flag of the Chang remastered.png China 8,453,028 3,263,732
3 Flag of India.svg India 3,434,570 1,326,094
4 Flag of the Arab League.svg Arabia 3,200,000 1,235,526
5 Flag of Mongolia (Differently).png Mongolia 2,749,000 1,061,394
6 West Persia Differently.png West Persia 2,048,742 791,024
7 1949 Malaya Flag Proposal 1.svg Malaysia 1,785,671 689,451
8 Flag of East Persia (Differently).png East Persia 1,688,443 651,911
9 Flag of Myanmar.svg Myanmar 678,500 261,970
10 Flag of Thailand.svg Thailand 513,120 198,120
11 Turkmenistan Differently.png Turkmenistan 488,100 188,456
12 Flag of Uzbekistan (Differently).png Uzbekistan 447,400 172,742
13 Flag of Japan.svg Japan 377,835 145,882
14 Flag of South Vietnam.svg Vietnam 329,560 127,243
15 The Republic of Mesopotamia by maxwasson.png Syria 307,046 118,551
16 Flag of the Philippines.svg Philippines 300,000 115,830
17 Flag of Laos (1952-1975).svg Laos 236,800 91,428
18 Flag of Korea (1899).svg Korea 219,155 84,616
19 Flag of Kyrgyzstan.svg Chagatai 198,500 76,641
20 Third Kingdom of Cambodia.png Cambodia 181,035 69,898
21 Flag of Nepal.svg Nepal 147,181 56,826
22 Azerbaijan Differently.png Azerbaijan 81,098 31,312
23 Flag of Georgia.svg Georgia 69,701 26,911
24 Flag of Ceylon.svg Ceylon 65,611 25,332
25 Flag of Bhutan.svg Bhutan 38,394 14,824
26 Flag of Armenia.svg Armenia 29,800 11,505
27 Non-Muslim Singapore.png Singapore 725.7 280.19
28 Flag of the Maldives until 1903.svg Maldives 300 115.83
29 Flag of Macau.svg Macau 115.3 45

Europe

# Country Area (km²) Area (sq mi)
1 Flag of Russia.svg Russia
(European part)
5,040,970 1,946,329
2 Flag of France.svg France 675,417 260,779
3 Flag of Spain.svg Spain 504,781 194,897
4 Flag of Byzantium (with B).png Byzantium 452,624 174,759
5 Flag of Sweden.svg Sweden 449,964 173,732
6 Flag of Austria-Hungary (1869-1918).svg Austria-Hungary 432,806 167,107
7 Flag of the German Empire.svg Germany 357,021 137,846
8 Flag of Finland.svg Finland 337,030 130,128
9 Flag of Norway.svg Norway 324,220 125,182
10 Flag of Poland.svg Poland 312,685 120,728
11 Flag of Italy (1861-1946) crowned.svg Italy 301,116 116,262
12 Flag of Romania.svg Romania 272,243 105,114
13 Flag of Great Britain without Scotland (vector).svg United Kingdom 162,418 62,709
14 Flag of Bulgaria.svg Bulgaria 110,910 42,822
15 Flag of Iceland.svg Iceland
(European part)
102,775 39,682
16 Flag Portugal (1830).svg Portugal 92,212 35,603
17 Kingdom of Serbia.png Serbia 88,361 34,116
18 Flag of Scotland.svg Scotland 80,077 30,917
19 Flag of Ireland.svg Ireland 71,273 27,518
20 Flag of Lithuania.svg Lithuania 65,201 25,174
21 Flag of Latvia.svg Latvia 64,589 24,937
22 Estonia-nordic-cross-flag-2.svg Estonia 45,339 17,505
23 Flag of Denmark.svg Denmark 42,933 16,576
24 Flag of the Netherlands.svg Netherlands 41,526 16,033
25 Flag of Switzerland.svg Switzerland 41,210 15,911
26 Flag of Belgium.svg Belgium 32,545 12,565
27 Flag of the Kingdom of Montenegro.svg Montenegro 13,812 5,332
28 Flag of Luxembourg.svg Luxembourg 2,586 998
29 600px-Flag of the Vatican City svg.png Rome 1,285 496
30 Andorra vlag 1939 2.svg Andorra 468 180.7
31 600px-Bandiera Elba.svg.png Elba 224 86
32 Flag of Liechtenstein.svg Liechtenstein 160 61.78
33 Flag of San Marino.svg San Marino 61.2 23.63
34 Flag of Monaco.svg Monaco 1.95 0.75

Oceania

# Country Area (km²) Area (sq mi)
1 Australia flag Differently.png Australia 7,692,024 2,969,907
2 Melanesia flag Differently.png Melanesia 844,939 326,233
3 Kyle Lockwood's New Zealand Flag (alt 1).svg New Zealand 269,190 103,934
4 Kanaka Maoli flag.svg Hawaii 28,511 11,008 
5 Flag of the United Kingdom of Fiji 1871-1874.svg Fiji 21,175 8,176
6 Flag of Micronesia.svg Micronesia 1,161 448
7 Flag of Tonga.svg Tonga 748 288.8
8 Flag of Kiribati.svg Kiribati 717 276.84
9 Flag of the Marshall Islands.svg Marshall Islands 181 69.88
10 Flag of Tuvalu (1996–1997).svg Tuvalu 26 10.04

See also