The world's largest countries
The largest country in the world is almost twice the size of the whole Europe and makes 11.5% of the whole land area on Earth.
It is populated by ca. 143,000,000 people, has a coastline of 37,653 km (23,396 mi) and stretches over 11 time zones! Moreover, it’s the 6th largest country throughout the world’s history (the biggest one used to be the British Empire, together with its colonies).
Do you know which country is that? To check your guess, have a look at the table below.
(To compare, Europe has the area of ca. 10,180,000 km2).
|Country||Area [square kilometres]|
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As a contrast, what are the smallest countries in the world?
1. Vatican City: 0.44 km2
2. Monaco: 1.95 km2
3. Pitcairn Islands: 5km2
4. Gibraltar: 6 km2
5. Tokelau: 12 km2
6. Nauru: 21 km2
7. Tuvalu: 26 km2
8. Norfolk Island: 36 km2
9. Bermuda: 53 km2
10. San Marino: 61 km2
Have you heard of all of the above countries?
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