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This is a list of the countries of the world sorted by area. Only sovereign states are ranked; outlying territories of sovereign states are listed but not ranked. Total areas are included, i.e. land and inland water bodies (lakes, reservoirs, rivers). Claims of parts of Antarctica by various countries are not included. For a graphical version of this list, see List of countries by area (graphical). Look up country in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... This article discusses states as sovereign political entities. ... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... This is a graphical list of the countries of the world sorted by area. ...

Rank Country Area (km²) Notes
World 510,065,284 70.8% of the world's surface is water, 29.2% is land (148,939,063 km²)
1 Russia 22,223,489,230
2 Canada 9,970,610
3, 4 (disputed) United States 9,629,091 includes only the 50 states and District of Columbia
People's Republic of China (PRC) 9,598,086 includes mainland China and the two Special Administrative Regions, namely Hong Kong and Macau; excludes Penghu, Kinmen and Matsu, which the Republic of China (ROC) has continued to control after the Chinese Civil War; excludes Taiwan and the disputed South China Sea Islands that are claimed by the PRC.
5 Brazil 8,514,877 includes Arquipélago de Fernando de Noronha, Atol das Rocas, Ilha da Trindade, Ilhas Martim Vaz, and Penedos de São Pedro e São Paulo
6 Australia 7,741,220 includes Lord Howe Island and Macquarie Island
7 India 3,287,253 includes claims in disputed sections and some of these sections are not under India's administration.
8 Argentina 2,780,400 does not include claims on the Falkland Islands, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands.
9 Kazakhstan 2,724,900
10 Sudan 2,505,813
11 Algeria 2,381,741
12 Democratic Republic of the Congo 2,344,858
Greenland 2,175,800 a self-governing area of Denmark
13 Saudi Arabia 2,149,690
14 Mexico 1,958,201
15 Indonesia 1,904,569
16 Libya 1,759,540
17 Iran 1,648,195
18 Mongolia 1,564,116
19 Peru 1,285,216
20 Chad 1,284,000
21 Niger 1,267,000
22 Angola 1,246,700
23 Mali 1,240,192
24 South Africa 1,221,037 includes Prince Edward Islands (Marion Island and Prince Edward Island)
25 Colombia 1,138,914 includes Isla de Malpelo, Roncador Cay, Serrana Bank, and Serranilla Bank
26 Ethiopia 1,104,300
27 Bolivia 1,098,581
28 Mauritania 1,025,520
29 Egypt 1,001,449 including the Hala'ib Triangle
30 Tanzania 945,087 includes the islands of Mafia, Pemba, and Zanzibar
31 Nigeria 923,768
32 Venezuela 912,050
33 Namibia 824,292
34 Pakistan 796,095
35 Mozambique 801,590
36 Turkey 783,562
37 Chile 756,096 includes Easter Island (Isla de Pascua; Rapa Nui) and Isla Sala y Gómez
38 Zambia 752,618
39 Myanmar 676,578
40 Afghanistan 652,090
41 Somalia 637,657
42 Central African Republic 622,984
43 Ukraine 603,700
44 Botswana 581,730
45 Madagascar 587,041
46 Kenya 580,367
47 France 551,500 includes Metropolitan France only; the entire French Republic covers 674,843 km²
48 Yemen 527,968 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)
49 Thailand 513,115
50 Spain 505,992 there are 19 autonomous communities including Balearic Islands and Canary Islands, and three small Spanish possessions off the coast of Morocco - Islas Chafarinas, Peñón de Alhucemas, and Peñón de Vélez de la Gomera
51 Turkmenistan 488,100
52 Cameroon 475,442
53 Papua New Guinea 462,840
54 Sweden 449,964
55 Uzbekistan 447,400
56 Morocco 446,550 excluding Western Sahara
57 Iraq 438,317
58 Paraguay 406,752
59 Zimbabwe 390,757
60 Norway 385,155 includes Norway proper only
61 Japan 377,873 includes Bonin Islands (Ogasawara-gunto), Daito-shoto, Minami-jima, Okino-tori-shima, Ryukyu Islands (Nansei-shoto), and Volcano Islands (Kazan-retto); excludes the southern Kuril Islands
62 Germany 357,022
63 Republic of the Congo 342,000
64 Finland 338,145
65 Vietnam 331,689
66 Malaysia 329,847
67 Côte d'Ivoire 322,463
68 Poland 312,685
69 Oman 309,500
70 Italy 301,318
71 Philippines 300,000
72 Ecuador 283,561 includes Galápagos Islands
73 Burkina Faso 274,000
74 New Zealand 270,534 includes Antipodes Islands, Auckland Islands, Bounty Islands, Campbell Island, Chatham Islands, and Kermadec Islands
75 Gabon 267,658
76 Western Sahara 266,000 Largely occupied by Morocco, some territory administered by the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic.
77 Guinea 245,857
78 United Kingdom 242,900 includes Rockall, excludes the 3 Crown dependencies (768 km²), the 13 British overseas territories (17,027 km²) and the disputed British Antarctic Territory (1,395,000 km²)
79 Uganda 241,038
80 Ghana 238,533
81 Romania 233,391
82 Laos 236,800
83 Guyana 214,969
84 Belarus 207,600
85 Kyrgyzstan 199,900
86 Senegal 196,722
87 Syria 185,180 includes the Golan Heights
88 Cambodia 181,035
89 Uruguay 175,016
90 Suriname 163,820
91 Tunisia 163,610
92 Nepal 147,181
93 Bangladesh 143,998
94 Tajikistan 143,100
95 Greece 131,957
96 Nicaragua 130,000
97 Eritrea 117,600 includes Badme region
98 North Korea 120,538
99 Malawi 118,484
100 Benin 112,622
101 Honduras 112,492
102 Liberia 111,369
103 Bulgaria 110,912
104 Cuba 110,861
105 Guatemala 108,889
106 Iceland 103,000
107 Serbia and Montenegro 102,173 includes UN-administered territory of Kosovo
108 South Korea 99,538
109 Hungary 93,032
110 Jordan 92,300
111 Portugal 91,982 includes Azores and Madeira Islands.
112 Azerbaijan 86,600 includes the exclave of Nakhichevan Autonomous Republic and the Nagorno-Karabakh region.
113 Austria 83,858
114 United Arab Emirates 83,600
115 Czech Republic 78,866
116 Panama 75,517
117 Sierra Leone 71,740
118 Republic of Ireland 70,273
119 Georgia 69,700
120 Sri Lanka 65,610
121 Lithuania 65,300
122 Latvia 64,600
Svalbard 62,422 territory of Norway, includes Spitsbergen and Bjornoya (Bear Island) and the Jan Mayen Islands.
123 Togo 56,785
124 Croatia 56,538
125 Bosnia and Herzegovina 51,197
126 Costa Rica 51,100 includes Isla del Coco
127 Slovakia 49,033
128 Dominican Republic 48,671
129 Bhutan 47,000
130 Estonia 45,100 includes 1,520 islands in the Baltic Sea
131 Denmark 43,094 includes Denmark proper only; the entire Kingdom of Denmark, including Greenland covers 2,210,579 km²
132 Netherlands 41,528 includes the Netherlands proper only
133 Switzerland 41,284
134 Guinea-Bissau 36,125
135 Republic of China (Taiwan) 35,980 includes only the territories under the actual control by the ROC government, namely the island groups of Taiwan, the Pescadores, Kinmen, and Matsu. The ROC has not formally retracted its claims to its former territories, namely mainland China, which is governed by the People's Republic of China, and Mongolia, which is independent. (source: CIA Factbook [1])
136 Moldova 33,851
137 Belgium 30,528
138 Lesotho 30,355
139 Armenia 29,800 excludes Nagorno-Karabakh
140 Solomon Islands 28,896
141 Albania 28,748
142 Equatorial Guinea 28,051
143 Burundi 27,834
144 Haiti 27,750
145 Rwanda 26,338
146 Republic of Macedonia 25,713
147 Djibouti 23,200
148 Belize 22,966
149 El Salvador 21,041
150 Israel 20,770 excludes the Golan Heights and the occupied territories of Gaza and the West Bank (source: CIA Factbook [2])
151 Slovenia 20,256
New Caledonia 18,575 French dependency
152 Fiji 18,274
153 Kuwait 17,818
154 Swaziland 17,364
155 East Timor 14,874
156 The Bahamas 13,878
157 Vanuatu 12,189
Falkland Islands/Islas Malvinas 12,173 administered by the UK, claimed by Argentina
158 Qatar 11,000
159 Gambia 11,295
160 Jamaica 10,991
161 Lebanon 10,400
162 Cyprus 9,251 includes Turkish and British-held territory
Puerto Rico 9,104 territory of the United States
West Bank 5,860 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 (source: CIA Factbook [3])
163 Brunei 5,765
164 Trinidad and Tobago 5,130
French Polynesia 4,000 French overseas collectivity
165 Cape Verde 4,033
South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands 3,903 administered by the UK, claimed by Argentina; includes Shag Rocks, Black Rock, Clerke Rocks, South Georgia Island, Bird Island, and the South Sandwich Islands, which consist of some nine islands. (source: CIA Factbook [4])
166 Samoa 2,831
167 Luxembourg 2,586
168 Comoros 2,235 excludes Mayotte
169 Mauritius 2,040 includes Agalega Islands, Cargados Carajos Shoals (Saint Brandon), and Rodrigues
Guadeloupe 1,705 French territory of nine inhabited islands
Hong Kong 1,099 special administrative region of the People's Republic of China
170 São Tomé and Príncipe 964
Netherlands Antilles 800 autonomous area of the Netherlands; includes Bonaire, Curacao, Saba, Sint Eustatius, and Sint Maarten (Dutch part of the island of Saint Martin)
171 Dominica 751
172 Kiribati 726 includes three island groups - Gilbert Islands, Line Islands, Phoenix Islands
173 Tonga 747
174 Federated States of Micronesia 702 includes Pohnpei (Ponape), Chuuk (Truk) Islands, Yap Islands, and Kosrae (Kosaie)
175 Singapore 699
176 Bahrain 694 175
177 Saint Lucia 616
Isle of Man 572 crown dependency of the UK
Guam 549 organized unincorporated territory of the USA.
178 Andorra 468
Northern Mariana Islands 464 commonwealth in political union with the USA; includes 14 islands including Saipan, Rota, and Tinian
179 Palau 459
180 Seychelles 455
181 Antigua and Barbuda 442 includes Redonda, 1.6 km²
182 Barbados 430
Turks and Caicos Islands 417 overseas territory of the UK
Heard Island and McDonald Islands 412 uninhabited, barren overseas territory of Australia. (source: CIA Factbook [5])
Saint Helena 122 overseas territory of the UK; includes Saint Helena Island, Ascension Island, and the island group of Tristan da Cunha, which consists of Tristan da Cunha Island, Gough Island, Inaccessible Island, and the three Nightingale Islands
183 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 388
Mayotte 374 overseas collectivity of France. (source: CIA Factbook [6])
Gaza Strip 360 not currently recognized internationally as a de jure part of any sovereign country. (source: CIA Factbook [7])
Virgin Islands of the United States 352 dependency of the USA. (source: CIA Factbook [8])
184 Grenada 344
185 Malta 316
186 Maldives 298
Wallis and Futuna 200 French overseas collectivity; includes Île Uvéa (Wallis Island), Île Futuna (Futuna Island), Île Alofi, and 20 islets
Cayman Islands 264 overseas territory of the UK
187 Saint Kitts and Nevis 261
Niue 260 self-governing nation in free association with New Zealand
Akrotiri and Dhekelia 254 sovereign base areas of the UK on the island of Cyprus. (source: CIA Factbook [9])
Saint Pierre and Miquelon 242 French overseas collectivity; includes eight small islands in the Saint Pierre and the Miquelon groups
Cook Islands 240 self-governing in free association with New Zealand
American Samoa 199 unorganized, unincorporated territory of the USA; includes Rose Island and Swains Island
Aruba 180 self-governing part of the Netherlands
188 Marshall Islands 181.30 includes the atolls of Bikini, Enewetak, Kwajalein, Majuro, Rongelap, and Utirik
189 Liechtenstein 160
British Virgin Islands 151 overseas territory of the UK; comprised of 16 inhabited and more than 20 uninhabited islands; includes the island of Anegada
Christmas Island 135 territory of Australia. (source: CIA Factbook [10])
Jersey 116 crown dependency of the UK
Montserrat 102 overseas territory of the UK
Anguilla 91 overseas territory of the UK
Guernsey 78 crown dependency of the UK; includes Alderney, Guernsey, Herm, Sark, and some other smaller islands
190 San Marino 61.20
British Indian Ocean Territory 60 overseas territory of the UK; includes the entire Chagos Archipelago. (source: CIA Factbook [11])
Bouvet Island 58.50 uninhabited island claimed by Norway. (source: CIA Factbook [12])
Bermuda 53.30 overseas territory of the UK
Ascension Island 50 dependency of the British overseas territory of Saint Helena. (source: CIA Factbook [13])
Pitcairn Islands 47 colony of the UK. (source: CIA Factbook [14])
US Minor Outlying Islands 41 uninhabited islands under the sovereignty of the USA; includes Palmyra Atoll, Wake Island, Midway Islands (including Eastern Island, Sand Island, and Spit Island), Navassa Island, Jarvis Island, Johnston Atoll, Howland Island, Baker Island, and Kingman Reef. (source: CIA Factbook [15])
Îles Éparses 39 under French sovereignty; includes Europa Island, Glorioso Islands (including Île Glorieuse, Île du Lys, Verte Rocks, Wreck Rock, and South Rock), Tromelin Island, Juan de Nova Island, Bassas da India, Paracel Islands. (source: CIA Factbook [16])
Norfolk Island 36 self-governing area of Australia
Macau 26 special administrative region of the People's Republic of China
191 Tuvalu 26
192 Nauru 21
Cocos (Keeling) Islands 14 territory of Australia; includes the two main islands of West Island and Home Island. (source: CIA Factbook [17])
Tokelau 12 territory of New Zealand
Gibraltar 6.50 overseas territory of the UK
Clipperton Island 6 French possession. (source: CIA Factbook [18])
Ashmore and Cartier Islands 5 part of the Australian Northern Territory; includes Ashmore Reef (West, Middle, and East Islets) and Cartier Island. (source: CIA Factbook [19])
Spratly Islands less than 5 The People’s Republic of China (PRC), the Republic of China (Taiwan), and Vietnam each claim sovereignty over the entire group of islands, while Brunei, Malaysia,and the Philippines each claim various parts; includes 100 or so islets, coral reefs, and sea mounts scattered over an area of nearly 410,000 km² of the central South China Sea. (source: CIA Factbook [20])
Coral Sea Islands less than 3 Australian territory; includes numerous small islands and reefs scattered over a sea area of about 780,000 km², with the Willis Islets the most important. (source: CIA Factbook [21])
193 Monaco 1.95
194 Vatican City 0.44 (source: CIA Factbook [22])
Countries by area
Countries by area

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Matsu can refer to: Matsu, a significant sea goddess in Chinese culture. ... National motto: None Official language Mandarin Chinese Capital and largest city Taipei President Chen Shui-bian Vice President Annette Lu Premier Su Tseng-chang Area  - Total  - % water Ranked 138th 35,980 km² 2. ... Combatants Chinese Nationalist Party Chinese Communist Party Commanders Chiang Kai-shek Mao Zedong Strength 3,600,000 circa June 1948 2,800,000 circa June 1948 The Chinese Civil War (Traditional Chinese: 國共内戰; Simplified Chinese: 国共内战; Hanyu Pinyin: ; literally Nationalist-Communist Civil War) was a conflict in China between the Kuomintang (Chinese... The South China Sea Islands (or Nanhai Islands, simplified: 南海诸岛, traditional: 南海諸島, pinyin: NánhÇŽi ZhÅ«dÇŽo) is an archipelago of over 250 around 1-km² islands, atolls, cays, shoals, reefs, and sandbars in the South China Sea, most of which have no indigenous people. ... 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Motto: Leo Terram Propriam Protegat (Latin: The Lion shall protect his own land) Official language English Capital Grytviken Commissioner Howard Pearce Area  - Total  - % water not ranked 3,093 km² - Population  - Total (2006 E)  - Density not ranked ~20 n/a; Currency GBP Time zone UTC/GMT -2 National anthem God Save... Orthographic projection centered on the Prince Edward Islands The Prince Edward Islands are two small islands in the sub-antarctic Indian Ocean that are politically part of South Africa. ... This article is about a small sub-antarctic island. ... Orthographic projection centered on the Prince Edward Islands The Prince Edward Islands are two small islands in the sub-antarctic Indian Ocean that are politically part of South Africa. ... Malpelo Island (Spanish: Isla de Malpelo) is an island located 314 miles off Colombias Pacific coast at 4°08′N 81°30′W. The island consists of a sheer and barren rock with three high peaks. ... The Serrana Bank is a mostly underwater reef about 50km long and 13 km wide upon which lie cays and islets, the most prominent of which is Southwest Cay. ... Serranilla Bank is a western Caribbean island located about 210 miles north-northeast of Nicaragua. ... The Halaib Triangle is an area of land measuring 20,580 km&sup2 located on the Red Seas African coast, between the borders of Egypt and Sudan. ... Mafia Island (Chole Shamba) is part of the Tanzanian Spice Islands, which consists also of Zanzibar and Pemba. ... Map of Pemba Island Pemba is an island about 50 kilometres to the north of the island of Zanzibar. ... Map of Zanzibars main island Zanzibar (IPA pronunciation: ), as used today, is the collective name for two East African islands off mainland Tanzania: Unguja (also called Zanzibar) and Pemba. ... Location of Easter Island. ... Map of Sala-y-Gómez Isla Sala y Gómez is a small uninhabited island in the Pacific Ocean belonging to Chile. ... 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National motto: None Official language Arabic Capital Sanaa Area 195,000 km² Population  - Total (July 1990) -Density   7,160,981 36/km² Currency 1 Yemeni riyal = 100 fils (1975-1990); 1 Yemeni riyal = 40 buqshas (bogaches) (1963-1975) Time zone UTC +3 National anthem Royal Salute The Yemen Arab Republic... National motto: none Official language Arabic Capital Aden Area 287,680 km² Population  - Total (1973)  - Density 1,590,275 5. ... Capital Palma de Mallorca Official languages Catalan and Spanish Area  â€“ Total  â€“ % of Spain Ranked 17th  4 992 km²  1,0% Population  â€“ Total (2003)  â€“ % of Spain  â€“ Density Ranked 14th  916 968  2,2%  183,69/km² Demonym  â€“ English  â€“ Catalan  â€“ Spanish Balearic balear balear Statute of Autonomy March 1, 1983 ISO 3166... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... 19th-century Spanish map showing the Chafarinas Islas Chafarinas is a group of three small islands located in the Mediterranean Sea off the coast of Morocco, 48 km (30 mi) to the east of Melilla and 3. ... 19th-century Spanish map showing the Peñón de Alhucemas Peñón de Alhucemas, or Lavender Rock, is one of the Spanish territories in North Africa off the Moroccan coast, along with the coastal enclaves of Ceuta and Melilla, the island of Peñón de Vélez de la Gomera... 19th-century Spanish map showing the Peñón de Vélez de la Gomera Peñón de Vélez de la Gomera is one of the Spanish territories on North Africa off the Moroccan coast (Plazas de soberanía), along with the coastal enclaves of Ceuta and Melilla, the island... The Ogasawara Islands (小笠原諸島) are an Japan. ... Daito Islands (大東諸島 Daitō Shotō) are three eastern islands of Okinawa Islands. ... 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Location Motto of the autonomous region: Das ilhas, as mais belas e livres (Portuguese: Of the islands, the most beautiful and free) Official language Portuguese Capital Funchal Other towns Porto Santo, Machico, Santa Cruz, Câmara de Lobos, Santana, Ribeira Brava, Caniço Area 797 km² Population  - Total (1991)  - Density... The factual accuracy of this article is disputed. ... Nagorno-Karabakh (Azerbaijani: Dağlıq Qarabağ or Yuxarı Qarabağ, literally mountainous black garden or upper black garden; Russian: Нагорный Карабах, translit. ... Map of Svalbard, showing Spitsbergen in the North Spitsbergen (or Spitzbergen in German; formerly known as West Spitsbergen or Vestspitsbergen) is the largest island in the Svalbard archipelago, which is situated in the Arctic Ocean and administered by Norway. ... This article is about the Norwegian island of Bjørnøya (Bear Island in English). ... For the Australian islands, see Cocos (Keeling) Islands Cocos Island is an offshore island of the Republic of Costa Rica, called Isla del Coco in Spanish. ... The Baltic Sea is located in Northern Europe, from 53 deg. ... National motto: None Official language Mandarin Chinese Capital and largest city Taipei President Chen Shui-bian Vice President Annette Lu Premier Su Tseng-chang Area  - Total  - % water Ranked 138th 35,980 km² 2. ... The Pescadores Islands (Chinese: 澎湖群島; Wade-Giles: Peng-hu; Pinyin: Pénghú, from Portuguese, fishermen) are an archipelago in the Taiwan Strait. ... Quemoy, Kinmen, or Chinmen (金門, pinyin: Jīnmén, POJ: Kim-mn̂g) (pop. ... The Matsu Islands (馬祖列島 or less frequently, 馬祖群島 Pinyin: MÇŽzÇ”) are a minor archipelago of 19 islands and islets in the Taiwan Strait administered as Lienchiang County (連江 Pinyin: Liánjiāng), Fukien Province of the Republic of China (ROC, now based on Taiwan). ... The highlighted area in the map is what is commonly known as mainland China. Mainland China (Simplified Chinese: 中国大陆; Traditional Chinese: 中國大陸; Hanyu Pinyin: , lit. ... The World Factbook is an annual publication by the Central Intelligence Agency of the United States with basic almanac-style information about the various countries of the world. ... Nagorno-Karabakh (Azerbaijani: Dağlıq Qarabağ or Yuxarı Qarabağ, literally mountainous black garden or upper black garden; Russian: Нагорный Карабах, translit. ... Motto: (Macedonian: Слобода или Смрт) (English: Liberty or death) Anthem: Macedonian: Денес Над Македонија (Transliteration: Denes Nad Makedonija) (Translation: Today Over Macedonia) Capital Skopje Largest city Skopje Official language(s) Macedonian1 Government President Prime Minister Parliamentary republic Branko Crvenkovski Vlado Bučkovski Independence Declared From Yugoslavia September 8, 1991 Area  - Total    - Water (%)   25,333 km² (146th... Sites on the Golan in blue are Israeli settlement communities. ... Gaza City (alternatively, simply Gaza; Arabic غزة Ä azzah; Hebrew ×¢×–×” Azza). ... The World Factbook is an annual publication by the Central Intelligence Agency of the United States with basic almanac-style information about the various countries of the world. ... The Jordan River flowing into the Dead Sea The Dead Sea (Arabic البحر الميت, Hebrew ים המלח) is the lowest exposed point on the Earths surface. ... Mount Scopus (הר הצופים, Standard Hebrew Har haẒofim, Tiberian Hebrew Har haṣṢôp̄îm; Arabic جبل المشارف Jabal al-Mašārif, جبل المشهد Jabal al-Mašhad, جبل الصوانة Jabal aṣ-Ṣawānah) is a mountain in East Jerusalem. ... East Jerusalem is that part of Jerusalem which was held by Jordan from the 1948 Arab-Israeli War until the Six-Day War in 1967. ... 1967 (MCMLXVII) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar (the link is to a full 1967 calendar). ... The World Factbook is an annual publication by the Central Intelligence Agency of the United States with basic almanac-style information about the various countries of the world. ... Motto: Leo Terram Propriam Protegat (Latin: The Lion shall protect his own land) Official language English Capital Grytviken Commissioner Howard Pearce Area  - Total  - % water not ranked 3,093 km² - Population  - Total (2006 E)  - Density not ranked ~20 n/a; Currency GBP Time zone UTC/GMT -2 National anthem God Save... The Shag Rocks The Shag Rocks are 6 small islands in the westernmost extreme of South Georgia, 240 kilometers West of the main island of South Georgia and 1000 kilometers east of the Falkland Islands. ... The Shag Rocks The Shag Rocks are 6 small islands in the westernmost extreme of South Georgia, 240 kilometers West of the main island of South Georgia and 1000 kilometers east of the Falkland Islands. ... The Clerke Rocks are a group small rocky islands 74 km Southeast of South Georgia at 55°01 S, 34°41 W, that extend 8 km in an from East to West. ... South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands is an overseas territory of the United Kingdom, also claimed by Argentina. ... Bird Island is used to name dozens of islands throughout world. ... South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands is an overseas territory of the United Kingdom, also claimed by Argentina. ... The World Factbook is an annual publication by the Central Intelligence Agency of the United States with basic almanac-style information about the various countries of the world. ... Map of the Agalega Islands The Agalega Islands are two islands in the Indian Ocean, lying 1,100 km (700 miles) north of Mauritius. ... Map of the Cargados Carajos Islands Cargados Carajos Shoals (also known as the Saint Brandon Rocks) are a group of about 16 small islands and islets on an extended reef in the Indian Ocean northeast of Mauritius. ... Map of Rodrigues Rodrigues (or, incorrectly, Rodriguez) is one of the Mascarene Islands and a dependency of Mauritius. ... A Special Administrative Region (SAR) (Simplified Chinese: 特别行政区; Traditional Chinese: 特別行政區; pinyin: tèbié xíngzhèngqÅ«; Cantonese IPA: /tɐk6piːt6 hɐŋ4tsɪŋ3kʰɵy1/; Jyutping: dak6bit6 hang4zing3keoi1; Yale: dahkbiht hàhngjingkeÅ«i) is a political subdivision of the Peoples Republic of China. ... Flag of Bonaire Bonaire is an island in the Netherlands Antilles, and as such, is a part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. ... Curaçao and Bonaire are two Caribbean islands Curaçao [pronounced koo-rah-sow] (population 150,000) is an island in the southern part of the Caribbean Sea, one of the Windward Islands of the Netherlands Antilles, a self-governing part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. ... National motto: Remis Velisque. ... Map showing location of Sint Eustatius relative to Saba and Sint Maarten/Saint Martin Sint Eustatius (also Saint Eustace and Statia) is one of the islands making up the Netherlands Antilles; it is in the northern, Leeward Islands portion of this territory, to the east of the Virgin Islands at... St. ... The Gilbert Islands are a chain of 16 atolls and coral islands in the Pacific Ocean, part of the nation Kiribati. ... The Line Islands are a group of mostly atolls in the central Pacific Ocean, south of the Hawaiian Islands. ... The Phoenix Islands are a sparsely populated island chain in the Pacific Ocean, east of the Gilbert Islands and west of the Line Islands. ... District center of Pohnpei Diagram of Pohnpei Pohnpei (also spelled Ponape and earlier Bonabee) is one of the islands in the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM), and is one of the Senyavin Islands. ... A view of Chuuk Chuuk is an island group that comprises one of the four states of the Federated States of Micronesia (FSM), along with Kosrae, Pohnpei, and Yap. ... Kosrae (pronounced ko SHRIGH) is an island in Micronesia. ... Saipan (IPA: in English) is the largest island and site of the capital of the United States Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, (a chain of 14 tropical islands in the western Pacific Ocean) with a total area of 120 km² (46. ... Look up rota in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... Saipan, Tinian & Aguiguan (Click to enlarge) Tinian is one of the three principal islands of the Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas Islands. ... Redonda is an uninhabited island dependency of Antigua and Barbuda. ... The World Factbook is an annual publication by the Central Intelligence Agency of the United States with basic almanac-style information about the various countries of the world. ... Saint Helena Island may refer to: Saint Helena, in the South Atlantic Ocean Saint Helena Island, South Carolina, USA This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... Icon of the Ascension. ... Motto: Our faith is our strength Anthem: God Save the Queen Capital Edinburgh of the Seven Seas Status Dependency of Saint Helena Official language(s) English Governor Michael Clancy Administrator Mike Hentley Area 201 km² Population ~300 Currency Saint Helenian pound (SHP) at parity with the UK Pound Sterling (GBP... Orthographic projection over Gough Island Gough Island (also called Diego Alvarez) is a volcanic island rising from the South Atlantic Ocean to heights of over 900 metres (2950 ft) above sea level and has an area of approximately 65 km² (25 mi²). It includes small satellite islands and rocks such... Inaccessible Island (Dellbridge Islands) (in Antarctica) and the Inaccessible Islands (South Orkney Islands). ... Nightingale Island is an island in the South Atlantic Ocean located just south of Tristan da Cunha and Inaccessible Island. ... The World Factbook is an annual publication by the Central Intelligence Agency of the United States with basic almanac-style information about the various countries of the world. ... The World Factbook is an annual publication by the Central Intelligence Agency of the United States with basic almanac-style information about the various countries of the world. ... The World Factbook is an annual publication by the Central Intelligence Agency of the United States with basic almanac-style information about the various countries of the world. ... Wallis (Polynesian: Uvea) is an island in the Pacific Ocean belonging to the French territory (collectivité doutre-mer) of Wallis and Futuna. ... Wallis (Uvea) is an island in the Pacific Ocean belonging to the French territory of Wallis and Futuna. ... Futuna is an island in the Pacific Ocean belonging to the French territory of Wallis and Futuna. ... Futuna is an island in the Pacific Ocean belonging to the French territory of Wallis and Futuna. ... Alofi is an island in the Pacific Ocean belonging to the French territory of Wallis and Futuna. ... There is also an Akrotiri peninsula on the island of Crete. ... The World Factbook is an annual publication by the Central Intelligence Agency of the United States with basic almanac-style information about the various countries of the world. ... Rose Island also refers to a small unihabited island that is administered by the government in American Samoa. ... Swains Island is an atoll in the Tokelau chain, the most northwesterly island administered by American Samoa. ... A woman wearing a bikini. ... Enewetak (or Eniwetok) is an atoll in the Marshall Islands of the central Pacific Ocean. ... Kwajalein Atoll - NASA NLT Landsat 7 (Visible Color) Satellite Image Kwajalein Atoll (Marshallese: Kuwajleen) is part of the Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI). ... Lagoon shoreline on Majuro, February 1973 Majuro, population 25,400 (as of 2004), is the capital of the Republic of the Marshall Islands. ... Unlike the other British Virgin Islands, Anegada is a flat atoll. ... The World Factbook is an annual publication by the Central Intelligence Agency of the United States with basic almanac-style information about the various countries of the world. ... Flag of Alderney Alderney is also a suburb of Poole in Dorset, England, and a breed of cattle Alderney (French Aurigny, Auregnais Aoeurgny) is the most northerly of the Channel Islands and a British crown dependency. ... This article is about the island. ... Flag of Sark Sark (in French, Sercq, in Sercquiais Sèr) is a small island of the Channel Islands, part of the Bailiwick of Guernsey. ... Map of the Chagos Archipelago (British Indian Ocean Territory) The Chagos Archipelago is a group of six atolls with more than 600 individual tropical islands in the Indian Ocean, that lies about 500 km (300 miles) due south of the Maldives in the Indian Ocean, and 1600 km (1000 miles... The World Factbook is an annual publication by the Central Intelligence Agency of the United States with basic almanac-style information about the various countries of the world. ... The World Factbook is an annual publication by the Central Intelligence Agency of the United States with basic almanac-style information about the various countries of the world. ... Anthem: God Save the Queen, Capital Georgetown Status Overseas territory of the United Kingdom Official language(s) English Administrator Michael Hill Area  - Total  - % water Ranked 77 (United Kingdom) 50 km² 0 Population  - Total  - Density 1,100 22km² Currency Pound sterling; US Dollar (accepted) Time zone UTC: +6 (DST: ?) Internet TLD . ... The World Factbook is an annual publication by the Central Intelligence Agency of the United States with basic almanac-style information about the various countries of the world. ... The World Factbook is an annual publication by the Central Intelligence Agency of the United States with basic almanac-style information about the various countries of the world. ... The United States Minor Outlying Islands, defined by ISO 3166-1, consists of the following list of islands: Baker Island Howland Island Jarvis Island Johnston Atoll Kingman Reef Midway Atoll Navassa Island Palmyra Atoll Wake Island All of these islands are in the Pacific Ocean except Navassa Island, which is... The World Factbook is an annual publication by the Central Intelligence Agency of the United States with basic almanac-style information about the various countries of the world. ... The Scattered Islands in the Indian Ocean (French: ÃŽles Éparses or ÃŽles éparses de locéan indien) comprise four small coral islands and an atoll in the Indian Ocean. ... The World Factbook is an annual publication by the Central Intelligence Agency of the United States with basic almanac-style information about the various countries of the world. ... A Special Administrative Region (SAR) (Simplified Chinese: 特别行政区; Traditional Chinese: 特別行政區; pinyin: tèbié xíngzhèngqÅ«; Cantonese IPA: /tɐk6piːt6 hɐŋ4tsɪŋ3kʰɵy1/; Jyutping: dak6bit6 hang4zing3keoi1; Yale: dahkbiht hàhngjingkeÅ«i) is a political subdivision of the Peoples Republic of China. ... The West Island (in French, lOuest de lîle) is the unofficial name given to the mostly suburban boroughs of the city of Montreal, comprising the western portion of the Island of Montreal, in Quebec, Canada: Beaconsfield—Baie-dUrfé Dollard-des-Ormeaux—Roxboro Dorval—LÃŽle-Dorval Kirkland... The World Factbook is an annual publication by the Central Intelligence Agency of the United States with basic almanac-style information about the various countries of the world. ... The World Factbook is an annual publication by the Central Intelligence Agency of the United States with basic almanac-style information about the various countries of the world. ... Ashmore and Cartier Islands The Territory of Ashmore and Cartier Islands are two groups of small low-lying uninhabited tropical islands in the Indian Ocean situated on the edge of the continental shelf north-west of Australia and south of the Indonesian island of Roti at 12°14′ S 123... Ashmore and Cartier Islands The Territory of Ashmore and Cartier Islands are two groups of small low-lying uninhabited tropical islands in the Indian Ocean situated on the edge of the continental shelf north-west of Australia and south of the Indonesian island of Roti at 12°14′ S 123... The World Factbook is an annual publication by the Central Intelligence Agency of the United States with basic almanac-style information about the various countries of the world. ... The South China Sea, showing surrounding countries and neighbouring seas and oceans The South China Sea is a marginal sea, part of the Pacific Ocean, encompassing an area from Singapore to the Strait of Taiwan of around 3,500,000 km². It is the largest sea body after the five... The World Factbook is an annual publication by the Central Intelligence Agency of the United States with basic almanac-style information about the various countries of the world. ... ... The World Factbook is an annual publication by the Central Intelligence Agency of the United States with basic almanac-style information about the various countries of the world. ... The World Factbook is an annual publication by the Central Intelligence Agency of the United States with basic almanac-style information about the various countries of the world. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1442x633, 53 KB) Summary Area in square kilometres of countries of the world, based on information at CIA factbook and using Image:BlankMap-World-v5. ... 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The world Lists of countries with rankings edit
Geography Area* · Coastline · Highest point* · Compactness · Coast/Area ratio
Demographics   Population* (graphical) · Population density* · Life expectancy* · Infant mortality rate · Fertility rate* · Birth rate* · Death rate* · Human Development Index* · Income equality* · Literacy rate* · HIV/AIDS adult prevalence rate* · People living with HIV/AIDS* · Unemployment rate* · Percentage of population below the national poverty line* · Percentage of population living under $2 a day and $1 a day
Economy GDP (nominal) * · GDP (PPP) * · GDP (nominal) per capita* · GDP (PPP) per capita* · past GDP (nominal), past GDP (PPP) · Current account balance* · Imports* · Exports* · External debt* · Public debt* · Agricultural output*
Politics Political rights and civil liberties* · Press freedom* · Capital punishment* · Homosexuality law* · Abortion law* · Date of nationhood* · UN peacekeepers currently deployed* · Possession of nuclear weapons* · Military expenditures* · Number of active troops* · Perception of corruption* · Economic freedom*
Emissions Carbon dioxide emissions* · Carbon dioxide emissions per capita · GDP per ton of carbon dioxide emissions · ton of carbon dioxide emissions per GDP per capita
Consumption Electricity consumption* *Includes map

 
 

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