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Countries by area.

This is a list of the countries of the world sorted by total area. The list ranks sovereign states, as well as self-governing dependent territories. Total areas are included, covering land and inland water bodies (lakes, reservoirs, rivers). Marine internal waters, territorial waters and Exclusive Economic Zones are not included, nor are various countries' claims to parts of Antarctica. For a graphical version of this list, see List of countries by area (graphical). For geographic entities other than countries, see List of major geographic bodies by area. For other uses, see Country (disambiguation). ... This article is about the physical quantity. ... Impact from a water drop causes an upward rebound jet surrounded by circular capillary waves. ... Map of Sealand and the United Kingdom, with territorial water claims of 3nm and 12nm shown. ... Sea areas in international rights Under the law of the sea, an Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) is a seazone over which a state has special rights over the exploration and use of marine resources. ... This is a graphical list of the countries of the world sorted by area. ... This article contains lists of geographic bodies by area. ...

  • Self-governing dependent territories (classified by the UN) are listed separately from their sovereign state and are set off in italics.
  • Antarctica is the 5th largest continent and comprises some 14,200,000 km². The following countries have territorial claims in the continent: Argentina (969,000 km²), Australia (6,120,000 km²), Chile (1,250,000 km²), France (432,000 km²), New Zealand (450,000 km²), Norway (2,500,000 km²) and United Kingdom (1,395,000 km²), which to some extent overlap. The area from 90°W to 150°W (2,100,000 km²) is currently unclaimed territory. According to the Antarctic Treaty national claims are frozen, and these areas are not included for the respective countries below.
  • Flag of Europe The European Union is a supranational union composed of 27 member states. The total area of the territories of the 27 member states is 4,422,773 km² , and would be ranked 7th if it were included (3.0% of world's total land area).

For the Antarctic Treaty from the Gundam anime, see Antarctic Treaty (Gundam) The Antarctic Treaty and related agreements, collectively called the Antarctic Treaty System or ATS, regulate the international relations with respect to Antarctica, Earths only uninhabited continent. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ...

Countries

Rank Country / Territory Area (km²)[a] % of Total Notes
Flag of World World 148,939,063 100% Total land coverage (29.2% of Earth's surface)
1 Flag of Russia Russia 17,098,242 11.5% Largest country in the world.
2 Flag of Canada Canada 9,984,670 6.7% Largest country in the Western Hemisphere.
3 / 4
(disputed)
Flag of the People's Republic of China China (PRC) 9,598,0941 9,640,8212 6.4%
6.5%
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). Both values exclude 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.
1 Excludes all disputed territories.
2 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.
3 / 4
(disputed)
Flag of the United States United States 9,629,091 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.[1] The total area is listed as 9,522,055 km² by the Encyclopædia Britannica.[2]
5 Flag of Brazil Brazil 8,514,877 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.
6 Flag of Australia Australia 7,692,024 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 (0,9 km²), Heard and McDonald Islands (372 km²) and Macquarie Island (231 km²). Excludes claims on Antarctica (Australian Antarctic Territory, 6,119,818 km²).
7 Flag of India India 3,287,263 2.2% Figure includes 120,849 km² of disputed territories with Pakistan and China.[3] Third-largest country in Asia (after Russia and China).
8 Flag of Argentina Argentina 2,780,400 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.
9 Flag of Kazakhstan Kazakhstan 2,724,900 1.8% Largest landlocked country in the world.[4][5]
10 Flag of Sudan Sudan 2,505,813 1.7% Largest country in Africa
11 Flag of Algeria Algeria 2,381,741 1.6% Second-largest country in Africa
12 Flag of the Democratic Republic of the Congo Democratic Republic of the Congo 2,344,858 1.6% Third-largest country in Africa
13 Flag of Greenland Greenland 2,166,086 1.5% A self-governing territory of Denmark. Largest Island in the world (if Australia is classed as a continental landmass).
14 Flag of Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia 2,149,690 1.4% Largest country in Middle East
15 Flag of Mexico Mexico 1,964,375 1.3% Third-largest country in Latin America.
16 Flag of Indonesia Indonesia 1,904,569 1.3% Largest and most populous country situated only on islands. Also the largest country in South East Asia.
17 Flag of Libya Libya 1,759,540 1.2%
18 Flag of Iran Iran 1,648,195 1.1%
19 Flag of Mongolia Mongolia 1,564,100 1.1% Second largest landlocked country in the world; previously first, before the dissolution of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics .
20 Flag of Peru Peru 1,285,216 0.86% Third-largest country in South America
21 Flag of Chad Chad 1,284,000 0.86%
22 Flag of Niger Niger 1,267,000 0.85%
23 Flag of Angola Angola 1,246,700 0.85%
24 Flag of Mali Mali 1,240,192 0.83%
25 Flag of South Africa South Africa 1,221,037 0.82% Includes Prince Edward Islands (Marion Island and Prince Edward Island).
26 Flag of Colombia Colombia 1,138,914 0.76% Colombian census figure is 1,141,748[6] which includes three special districts and San Andrés and Providencia islands (52 km²) (disputed territories with Nicaragua).
27 Flag of Ethiopia Ethiopia 1,104,300 0.74%
28 Flag of Bolivia Bolivia 1,098,581 0.74%
29 Flag of Mauritania Mauritania 1,025,520 0.69%
30 Flag of Egypt Egypt 1,002,000 0.67% Excluding the Hala'ib Triangle.
31 Flag of Tanzania Tanzania 945,087 0.63% Includes the islands of Mafia, Pemba, and Zanzibar.
32 Flag of Nigeria Nigeria 923,768 0.62%
33 Flag of Venezuela Venezuela 912,050 0.61%
34 Flag of Namibia Namibia 824,292 0.55%
35 Flag of Mozambique Mozambique 801,590 0.54%
36 Flag of Pakistan Pakistan 796,0951 880,2542 0.53%
0.59%
1 Excludes all disputed territories.
2 Includes Pakistani-administered disputed territories (Azad Kashmir and Northern Areas).[citation needed]
37 Flag of Turkey Turkey 783,562 0.53%
38 Flag of Chile Chile 756,102 0.51% Includes Easter Island (Isla de Pascua; Rapa Nui) and Isla Sala y Gómez, excludes claims on Antarctica (1,250,000 km²).
39 Flag of Zambia Zambia 752,618 0.51%
40 Flag of Burma Myanmar 676,578 0.45%
41 Flag of Afghanistan Afghanistan 652,090 0.44%
42 Flag of Somalia Somalia 637,657 0.43%
43 Flag of the Central African Republic Central African Republic 622,984 0.42%
44 Flag of Ukraine Ukraine 603,700 0.41% Largest all-European country, second largest European country (after European part of Russia).
45 Flag of Madagascar Madagascar 587,041 0.39%
46 Flag of Botswana Botswana 581,730 0.39%
47 Flag of Kenya Kenya 580,367 0.39%
48 France 551,500 0.37% Largest West European country. Third 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).
49 Flag of Yemen Yemen 527,968 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).
50 Flag of Thailand Thailand 513,120 0.34%
51 Flag of Spain Spain 505,992 0.34% Fourth 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.
52 Flag of Turkmenistan Turkmenistan 488,100 0.33%
53 Flag of Cameroon Cameroon 475,442 0.32%
54 Flag of Papua New Guinea Papua New Guinea 462,840 0.31%
55 Flag of Sweden Sweden 449,964 0.30% Includes Gotland and Öland. Fifth largest country in Europe.
56 Flag of Uzbekistan Uzbekistan 447,400 0.30% Largest doubly landlocked country of the world.
57 Flag of Morocco Morocco 446,550 0.30% Excluding Western Sahara.
58 Flag of Iraq Iraq 438,317 0.29%
59 Flag of Paraguay Paraguay 406,752 0.27%
60 Flag of Zimbabwe Zimbabwe 390,757 0.26%
61 Flag of Japan Japan 377,873 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.
62 Flag of Germany Germany 357,022 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.
63 Flag of the Republic of the Congo Republic of the Congo 342,000 0.23%
64 Flag of Finland Finland 338,145 0.23% Includes Åland.
65 Flag of Vietnam Vietnam 331,689 0.22%
66 Flag of Malaysia Malaysia 329,847 0.22%
67 Norway 323,082 0.26% 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 and Peter I Island (~2,500,000 km²).
68 Flag of Côte d'Ivoire Côte d'Ivoire 322,463 0.22%
69 Flag of Poland Poland 312,685 0.21%
70 Flag of Oman Oman 309,500 0.21%
71 Flag of Italy Italy 301,318 0.20%
72 Flag of the Philippines Philippines 300,000 0.20%
73 Flag of Ecuador Ecuador 283,561 0.20% Includes Galápagos Islands.
74 Flag of Burkina Faso Burkina Faso 274,200 0.18%
75 Flag of New Zealand New Zealand 270,534 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).
76 Flag of Gabon Gabon 267,668 0.18%
77 Flag of Western Sahara Western Sahara 266,000 0.18% Largely occupied by Morocco, some territory administered by the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic.
78 Flag of Guinea Guinea 245,857 0.17%
79 United Kingdom 242,900 0.16% Includes the four constituent countries, excludes the three Crown dependencies (768 km²), the 13 British overseas territories (17,027 km²) and the British Antarctic Territory (1,395,000 km²).
80 Flag of Uganda Uganda 241,038 0.16%
81 Flag of Ghana Ghana 238,533 0.16%
82 Flag of Romania Romania 238,391 0.16%
83 Flag of Laos Laos 236,800 0.16%
84 Flag of Guyana Guyana 214,969 0.14%
85 Flag of Belarus Belarus 207,600 0.14% Largest landlocked country in Europe.
86 Flag of Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan 199,951 0.13%
87 Flag of Senegal Senegal 196,722 0.13%
88 Flag of Syria Syria 185,180 183,885 0.12%
0.12%
The higher figure includes the Golan Heights.
89 Flag of Cambodia Cambodia 181,035 0.12%
90 Flag of Uruguay Uruguay 176,215 0.12%
91 Flag of Suriname Suriname 163,820 0.11%
92 Flag of Tunisia Tunisia 163,610 0.11%
93 Flag of Nepal Nepal 147,181 0.10%
94 Flag of Bangladesh Bangladesh 143,998 0.10%
95 Flag of Tajikistan Tajikistan 143,100 0.10%
96 Flag of Greece Greece 131,957 0.09%
97 Flag of North Korea North Korea 120,538 0.08%
98 Nicaragua 120,340 0.09% Excludes San Andrés y Providencia islands (disputed territories with Colombia). Nicaragua is the largest country in Central America.
99 Malawi 118,484 0.08%
100 Eritrea 117,600 0.08% Includes Badme region.
101 Benin 112,622 0.08%
102 Honduras 112,088 0.08%
103 Liberia 111,369 0.07%
104 Bulgaria 110,912 0.07%
105 Cuba 109,886 0.07% Cuba is the largest and most populous country in the Caribbean
106 Guatemala 108,889 0.07%
107 Iceland 103,000 0.07%
108 South Korea 99,538 0.07%
109 Hungary 93,032 0.06%
110 Portugal 92,090 0.06% Includes Azores and Madeira Islands.
111 French Guiana 90,000 0.06% French overseas département.
112 Jordan 89,342 0.06%
113 Azerbaijan 86,600 0.06% Includes the exclave of Nakhichevan Autonomous Republic and the Nagorno-Karabakh region.
114 Austria 83,858 0.06%
115 United Arab Emirates 83,600 0.06%
116 Czech Republic 78,866 0.05%
117 Serbia 77,474[7] 0.05% This figure does not include Kosovo, which recently 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,[citation needed] ranking Serbia at 113.
118 Panama 75,517 0.05%
119 Sierra Leone 71,740 0.05%
120  Ireland 70,273 0.05%
121 Georgia 69,700 0.05% Includes Abkhazia (8,600 km²[citation needed]) and South Ossetia
122 Sri Lanka 65,610 0.04%
123 Lithuania 65,300 0.04%
124 Latvia 64,600 0.04%
125 Svalbard and Jan Mayen 62,422
126 Togo 56,785 0.04%
127 Croatia 56,538 0.04%
128 Bosnia and Herzegovina 51,197 0.03%
129 Costa Rica 51,100 0.03% Includes Isla del Coco.
130 Slovakia 49,033 0.03%
131 Dominican Republic 48,671 0.03% Includes The Mainland Dominican Republic, Saona Island, And others under Control Of Dominican Government
132 Bhutan 47,000 0.03%
133 Estonia 45,228 0.03% Includes 1,520 islands in the Baltic Sea.
134 Denmark 43,094 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.
135 Netherlands 41,528 0.03% Includes the Netherlands proper only; the entire Kingdom of the Netherlands covers 42,437 km².
136 Switzerland 41,277 0.03%
137 Republic of China (Taiwan) 36,188[8] 0.02% Includes only the territories under the administration of the ROC, namely Taiwan, Penghu, Kinmen, and Matsu.
138 Guinea-Bissau 36,125 0.02%
139 Moldova 33,851 0.02% Includes Transnistria (Pridnestrovie).
140 Belgium 30,528 0.02%
141 Lesotho 30,355 0.02%
142 Armenia 29,800 0.02%
143 Solomon Islands 28,896 0.02%
144 Albania 28,748 0.02%
145 Equatorial Guinea 28,051 0.02%
146 Burundi 27,834 0.02%
147 Haiti 27,750 0.02%
148 Rwanda 26,338 0.02%
149 Republic of Macedonia 25,713 0.02%
150 Djibouti 23,200 0.02%
151 Belize 22,966 0.02%
152 Israel 22,072 or 20,770 0.01% The higher figure includes the Golan Heights. Both figures exclude the West Bank and Gaza Strip.
153 El Salvador 21,041 0.01%
154 Slovenia 20,256 0.01%
155 New Caledonia 18,575 0.01% French dependency.
156 Fiji 18,274 0.01%
157 Kuwait 17,818 0.01%
158 Swaziland 17,364 0.01%
159 East Timor 14,874 >0.01%
160 The Bahamas 13,878 >0.01%
161 Montenegro 13,812[9] >0.01%
162 Vanuatu 12,189 >0.01%
163 Falkland Islands 12,173 >0.01% British Overseas Territory. Claimed by Argentina. Excludes South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands.
164 Qatar 11,493 >0.01%
165 The Gambia 11,295 >0.01%
166 Jamaica 10,991 >0.01%
167 Kosovo 10,887[10] >0.01% Kosovo recently declared itself independent to partial recognition, with objections from Serbia, Russia, China and others. Serbia still claims the territory.
168 Lebanon 10,400 <0.01%
169 Cyprus 9,251 <0.01% Includes Northern Cyprus (only recognised by Turkey) and British sovereign military bases (Akrotiri and Dhekelia).
170 Puerto Rico 8,870 <0.01% Commonwealth of the United States.
171 Palestinian territories 6,020 <0.01% The figure consists of the West Bank and Gaza Strip.
172 Brunei 5,765 <0.01%
173 Trinidad and Tobago 5,130 <0.01%
174 Cape Verde 4,033 <0.01%
175 French Polynesia 4,000 <0.01% French overseas collectivity.
176 Samoa 2,831 <0.01%
177 Luxembourg 2,586 <0.01%
178 Réunion 2,510 <0.01% French overseas département.
179 Comoros 2,235
<0.01% Listed figure includes Mayotte (373 km²). The figure without Mayotte is 1,862 km².[11] Mayotte is officially an overseas collectivity of France and is not under the sovereignty of Comoros.
180 Mauritius 2,040 <0.01% Includes Agalega Islands, Cargados Carajos Shoals (Saint Brandon), and Rodrigues.
181 Guadeloupe 1,705 <0.01% French overseas département includes La Désirade, Marie Galante, Les Saintes, Saint-Barthélemy and Saint Martin (French part). Note that Saint-Barthélemy and Saint Martin became separate overseas collectvities in 2007 and are no longer politically part of Guadeloupe.
182 Faroe Islands 1,393 <0.01% A self-governing territory of Denmark.
183 Martinique 1,102 <0.01% French overseas département.
184 São Tomé and Príncipe 964 <0.01%
185 Turks and Caicos Islands 948 <0.01% British Overseas Territory. Area includes protected waters.
186 Netherlands Antilles 800 <0.01% Self-governing part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands; includes Bonaire, Curaçao, Saba, Sint Eustatius, and Sint Maarten (Dutch part of the island of Saint Martin).
187 Dominica 751 <0.01%
188 Tonga 747 <0.01%
189 Kiribati 726 <0.01% Includes three island groups - Gilbert Islands, Line Islands, Phoenix Islands.
190 Federated States of Micronesia 702 <0.01% Includes Pohnpei (Ponape), Chuuk (Truk) Islands, Yap Islands, and Kosrae (Kosaie).
191 Singapore 699 <0.01% UN figure is as of 2005. Official area in 2006 is 704 km².[12]
192 Bahrain 694 <0.01%
193 Isle of Man 572 <0.01% Crown dependency of the UK.
194 Guam 549 <0.01% Organized unincorporated territory of the USA.
195 Saint Lucia 539 <0.01%
196 Andorra 468 <0.01%
197 Northern Mariana Islands 464 <0.01% Commonwealth in political union with the USA; includes 14 islands including Saipan, Rota, and Tinian.
198 Palau 459 <0.01%
199 Seychelles 455 <0.01%
200 Antigua and Barbuda 442 <0.01% Includes Redonda, 1.6 km².
201 Barbados 430
202 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 389 <0.01%
203 United States Virgin Islands 347 <0.01% Unincorporated, organized territory of the USA.
204 Grenada 344 <0.01%
205 Malta 316 <0.01%
206 Maldives 298 <0.01%
207 Cayman Islands 264 <0.01% British Overseas Territory.
208 Saint Kitts and Nevis 261 <0.01%
209 Niue 260 <0.01% Self-governing nation in free association with New Zealand.
210 Saint Pierre and Miquelon 242 <0.01% French overseas collectivity; includes eight small islands in the Saint Pierre and the Miquelon groups.
211 Cook Islands 236 <0.01% Self-governing in free association with New Zealand.
212 American Samoa 199 <0.01% Unorganized, unincorporated territory of the USA; includes Rose Island and Swains Island.
213 Marshall Islands 181 <0.01% Includes the atolls of Bikini, Enewetak, Kwajalein, Majuro, Rongelap, and Utirik.
214 Aruba 180 <0.01% Self-governing part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands.
215 Liechtenstein 160 <0.01% Smallest doubly landlocked country of the world.
216 British Virgin Islands 151 <0.01% British Overseas Territory; comprised of 16 inhabited and more than 20 uninhabited islands; includes the island of Anegada.
217 Wallis and Futuna 142 <0.01% French overseas collectivity; includes Île Uvéa (Wallis Island), Île Futuna (Futuna Island), Île Alofi, and 20 islets.
218 Saint Helena 122 <0.01% British Overseas Territory; excluding dependencies.
219 Jersey 116 <0.01% Crown dependency of the UK.
220 Montserrat 102 <0.01% British Overseas Territory.
221 Tristan da Cunha 98 <0.01% Dependency of St Helena (UK). Area refers to the main island only (the only inhabited island). Total area is 201 km².[13]
222 Anguilla 91 <0.01% British Overseas Territory.
223 Ascension Island 88 <0.01% Dependency of the British Overseas Territory of Saint Helena.
224 Guernsey 78 <0.01% Crown dependency of the UK; includes Alderney, Guernsey, Herm, Sark, and some other smaller islands.
225 San Marino 61 <0.01%
226 Bermuda 54 <0.01% Overseas territory of the UK.
227 Norfolk Island 36 <0.01% Self-governing area of Australia.
228 Tuvalu 26 <0.01% Smallest independent Commonwealth state.
229 Nauru 21 <0.01% Smallest republic in the world.
230 Tokelau 12 <0.01% Territory of New Zealand.
231 Gibraltar 6 <0.01% British Overseas Territory.
232 Pitcairn Islands 5 <0.01% British Overseas Territory.
233 Monaco 1.95[14] <0.01% Smallest UN member state.
234 Vatican City 0.44[15] <0.01% Smallest country in the world.
a Source, unless otherwise specifed:
Demographic Yearbook—Table 3: Population by sex, rate of population increase, surface area and density, United Nations Statistics Division, 2005, <http://unstats.un.org/unsd/demographic/products/dyb/dyb2005/Table03.pdf>. Retrieved on 2008-04-08 

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Motto Paraíso Turistico(Spanish) Touristic Paradise Anthem Himno de San Andrés y Providencia Capital (and largest city) San Andrés City Official languages Spanish, English Government Colombian Department  -  Governor Alvaro Archbold Nuñes Area  -  Total 52 km² (33th)  sq mi   -  Density 1145. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Ethiopia. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Bolivia. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Mauritania. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Egypt. ... The Halaib Triangle is an area of land measuring 20,580 km² located on the Red Seas African coast, between the borders of Egypt and Sudan. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Tanzania. ... Mafia Island (Chole Shamba) is part of the Tanzanian Spice Islands, together with 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 is part of Tanzania Coordinates: , Country Tanzania Islands Unguja and Pemba Capital Zanzibar City Settled AD 1000 Government  - Type semi-autonomous part of Tanzania  - President Amani Abeid Karume Area  - Both Islands  637 sq mi (1,651 km²) Population (2004)  - Both Islands 1,070... Image File history File links Flag_of_Nigeria. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Venezuela. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Namibia. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Mozambique. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... This article is about the area administered by Pakistan. ... This article details only the area administered by Pakistan. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Turkey. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Chile. ... Rapa Nui redirects here. ... 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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Metropolitan France Metropolitan France (French: or la Métropole) is the part of France located in Europe, including Corsica (French: Corse). ... The French Overseas Departments and Territories (often abbreviated DOM-TOM for départements doutre-mer, territoires doutre-mer) consist broadly of French-administered or -claimed territories outside of Europe. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Yemen. ... Perim (Arabic: [BarÄ«m]) is a volcanic island in the Strait of Mandeb off the southwestern coast of Yemen. ... Map of the Socotra archipelago Socotra or Soqotra (Arabic سقطرى ; ) is a small archipelago of four islands and islets in the Indian Ocean off the coast of the Horm Africa some 350 km south of the Arabian peninsula. ... 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...   Capital Aden Language(s) Arabic Government Socialist state President Haidar Abu Bakr al-Attas Prime Minister Yasin Said Numan Historical era Cold War  - Independence November 30 1967  - UN membership December 14, 1967  - Constitution October 31, 1978  - Reunification May 22 1990 Area  - 1990 332,970 km2 Expression error: unrecognised punctuation character... Image File history File links Flag_of_Thailand. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Spain. ... Capital Palma de Mallorca Official language(s) Spanish and Catalan Area  â€“ Total  â€“ % of Spain Ranked 17th  4,992 km²  1. ... This article is about the islands in the Atlantic Ocean. ... The Plazas de Soberanía. ... Capital Ceuta City Official language(s) Spanish Area  â€“ Total  â€“ % of Spain Ranked  28 km²   Population  â€“ Total (2006)  â€“ % of Spain  â€“ Density Ranked  75,861    2,709. ... Capital Official language(s) Spanish Area  â€“ Total  â€“ % of Spain Ranked  20 km²   Population  â€“ Total (2006)  â€“ % of Spain  â€“ Density Ranked  66,871    3,343. ... 19th-century Spanish map showing the Chafarinas. Islas Chafarinas are a group of three small islands located in the Mediterranean Sea off the coast of Morocco, 45 km 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... 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Okinotorishima Okinotorishima Okinotorishima ) (Traditional Chinese: 沖鳥礁, Simplified Chinese: 冲鸟礁) is an atoll, which in English has multiple designations (Okinotori coral reefs, Okinotori Islands). ... The Ogasawara Islands (小笠原諸島) are an archipelago of over 30 subtropical islands some 1000 km directly south of central Tokyo, Japan. ... For the political history of the sovereignty conflict, see Kuril Islands dispute. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Germany. ... This article is about the 1990 German reunification. ... is the 276th day of the year (277th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the year. ... “East Germany” redirects here. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Republic_of_the_Congo. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Finland. ... “Aland” redirects here. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Vietnam. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Malaysia. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Norway. ... Queen Maud Land (Norwegian: Dronning Maud Land) is the part of Antarctica lying between the terminus of Stancomb-Wills Glacier, at 20°W, and Shinnan Glacier, at 44° 38E. It has a land area of approximately 2,500,000 km², mostly covered by the Antarctic ice sheet. ... Fabian von Bellingshausen discovered Peter I Island (in Norwegian ) off West Antarctica on January 21, 1821. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Cote_d'Ivoire. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Poland. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Oman. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Italy. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Philippines. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Ecuador. ... Galápagos redirects here. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Burkina_Faso. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_New_Zealand. ... The position of the Antipodes Islands relative to New Zealand, and other outlying islands. ... Southern coast of the main island The Auckland Islands (Motu Maha) () form an archipelago of the New Zealand Sub-Antarctic Islands and include the following: Auckland Island, Adams Island, Enderby Island, Disappointment Island, Ewing Island, Dundas Island and Green Island. ... orthographic projection centred over the Bounty Islands The Bounty Islands (47°42′S 179°04′E) are a small group of 13 islets and numerous rocks in the south Pacific Ocean which are territorially part of New Zealand. ... Campbell Island is a remote, sub-Antarctic island of New Zealand and the main island of the Campbell Island group. ... The Chatham Islands from space. ... Raoul Island from space The Kermadec Islands are an island arc in the South Pacific Ocean. ... Political status Dependency of New Zealand Governor Anand Satyanand Area   – Total  450 000 km² (174 000 mi²) Population Scott Base: 10-80 seasonally McMurdo Station: 200-1000 seasonally Currency New Zealand dollar The Ross Dependency comprises an area of Antarctica (and other land masses in the Southern Ocean) claimed by... Image File history File links Flag_of_Gabon. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Western_Sahara. ... Belligerent military occupation occurs when the control and authority over a territory belonging to a state passes to a hostile army. ... The Free Zone is in yellow on the map. ... Motto: حرية ديمقراطية وحدة (Arabic) Liberty, Democracy, Unity Anthem: Yābaniy Es-Saharā  listen This map indicates the territory claimed by the SADR, viz. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Guinea. ... 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Motto (Portuguese for Rather die free than in peace subjugated) Anthem  (national)  (local) Capital Ponta Delgada1 Angra do Heroísmo2 Horta3 Largest city Ponta Delgada Official languages Portuguese Government Autonomous region  -  President Carlos César Establishment  -  Settled 1439   -  Autonomy 1976  Area  -  Total 2,333 km² (n/a) 911 sq mi... 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... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Jordan. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Azerbaijan. ... The Nakhichevan Autonomous Republic (Azerbaijani: Naxçıvan Muxtar Respublikası, Armenian: Õ†Õ¡Õ­Õ«Õ»Ö‡Õ¡Õ¶Õ« Ô»Õ¶Ö„Õ¶Õ¡Õ¾Õ¡Ö€ Õ€Õ¡Õ¶Ö€Õ¡ÕºÕ¥Õ¿Õ¸Ö‚Õ©ÕµÕ¸Ö‚Õ¶, Russian: Нахичеванская Автономная Республика, Persian:جمهوری خودمختار نخجوان, Turkish: Nahçıvan Özerk Cumhuriyeti), known simply as Nakhichevan, is a landlocked exclave of Azerbaijan. ... Nagorno-Karabakh (Azerbaijani: Dağlıq Qarabağ or Yuxarı Qarabağ, literally mountainous black garden or upper black garden; Russian: Нагорный Карабах, translit. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Austria. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_Arab_Emirates. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Czech_Republic. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Serbia. ... Anthem:  Serbia() on the European continent()  —  [] Capital (and largest city) Belgrade Official languages Serbian Recognised regional languages Hungarian, Slovak, Romanian, Croatian, Rusyn 1 Albanian 2 Demonym Serbian Government Parliamentary Democracy  -  President Boris Tadić  -  Prime Minister Vojislav KoÅ¡tunica    -  First state 7th century   -  Serbian Kingdom3 1217   -  Serbian Empire 1345   -  Independence lost... For other uses, see Kosovo (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Kosovo (disambiguation). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Panama. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Sierra_Leone. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Ireland. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Georgia. ... Abkhazia (pronounced or , Apsny, Georgian: Apkhazeti or Abkhazeti, Russian: Abhazia) is an autonomous region of Georgia in the Caucasus. ... Anthem unknown Capital Tskhinvali Official languages Ossetian1 Government  -  President Eduard Kokoity  -  Prime Minister Yury Morozov De facto independence from Georgia  -  Declared November 28, 1991   -  Recognition none  Currency Russian ruble (RUB) Russian in widespread use by government and other institutions. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Sri_Lanka. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Lithuania. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Latvia. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Norway. ... Svalbard and Jan Mayen are two separate parts of Norway located in the Arctic Ocean. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Togo. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Croatia. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Bosnia_and_Herzegovina. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Costa_Rica. ... 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. ... 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The Matsu Islands (Traditional Chinese: ; Pinyin: ) 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). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Guinea-Bissau. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Moldova. ... For the region during the Second World War, see Transnistria (World War II). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Belgium_(civil). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Lesotho. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Armenia. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Solomon_Islands. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Albania. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Equatorial_Guinea. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Burundi. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Haiti. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Rwanda. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Macedonia. ... 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Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Falkland_Islands. ... A United Kingdom overseas territory (formerly known as a dependent territory or earlier as a crown colony) is a territory that is under the sovereignty and formal control of the United Kingdom but is not part of the United Kingdom proper (almost exclusively Great Britain and Northern Ireland). ... Motto Leo Terram Propriam Protegat(Latin) Let the Lion protect his own land or May the Lion protect his own land Anthem God Save the Queen Capital Grytviken (King Edward Point) Official languages English Government British overseas territory  -  Head of State Queen Elizabeth II  -  Commissioner Alan Huckle Area  -  Total 3... Image File history File links Flag_of_Qatar. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_The_Gambia. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Jamaica. ... For other uses, see Kosovo (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Kosovo (disambiguation). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Lebanon. ... 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Map of Rodrigues Rodrigues (or, incorrectly, Rodriguez) is one of the Mascarene Islands and a dependency of Mauritius. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Guadeloupe, with La Désirade in the northeast La Désirade is an island in the French département doutre-mer Guadeloupe. ... Marie-Galante, an island of the Caribbean Sea in the Guadeloupe archipelago of the French West Indies, and as part of the Guadeloupe Département doutre-mer, is a constitutional part of France. ... The ÃŽles des Saintes are a group of islands within the French Département doutre-mer Guadeloupe. ... Anthem For Sweden - The Land of The Incredible Biffs Capital (and largest city) Gustavia Official languages Swedish Government  -  Prime Minister of Sweden Nick XII Bonaparte  -  Prefect Per af Biffsläkt  -  President of the Territorial Council none yet; however Henning is the mayor of Saint-Barthelemy Overseas Collectivity of Sweden   -  Swedish... St. ... A collectivité doutre-mer (in English Overseas Community) or COM, is an administrative division of France. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Faroe_Islands. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Sao_Tome_and_Principe. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Turks_and_Caicos_Islands. ... A United Kingdom overseas territory (formerly known as a dependent territory or earlier as a crown colony) is a territory that is under the sovereignty and formal control of the United Kingdom but is not part of the United Kingdom proper (almost exclusively Great Britain and Northern Ireland). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_Netherlands_Antilles. ... Anthem: Tera di Solo y suave biento Capital (and largest city) Kralendijk Official languages Dutch Government See Politics of the Netherlands Antilles  - Bonaire Administrator  - Governor of N.A. Frits Goedgedrag Constitutional monarchy part of the Netherlands Antilles  Area  - Total 288 km² 111 sq mi  Population  - 2001 census 10,791  - Density... For other uses, see Curaçao (disambiguation). ... Motto Remis Velisque (Latin) With oars and sails (English) Anthem Saba you rise from the ocean Capital The Bottom Largest city The Bottom Official languages Dutch, Papiamento and English (unofficial) Government See Politics of the Netherlands Antilles  -  Saba Administrator A.J.M. Solagnier  -  Governor of N.A. Frits Goedgedrag Constitutional... Map showing location of Sint Eustatius relative to Saba and Sint Maarten/Saint Martin. ... Motto Semper pro grediens (Latin) Anthem O sweet Saint-Martins Land Capital (and largest city) Philipsburg Official languages Dutch, English Government See Politics of the Netherlands Antilles  -  Administrator Franklyn Richards constitutional monarchy part of the Netherlands Antilles, separate country within the Kingdom of the Netherlands as from December 15... Image File history File links Flag_of_Dominica. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Tonga. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Kiribati. ... It has been suggested that Central Gilberts be merged into this article or section. ... The Line Islands are a group of eleven atolls and low coral islands in the central Pacific Ocean south of the Hawaiian Islands, eight of which belong to Kiribati, while three are United States territories that are grouped with the United States Minor Outlying Islands. ... The Phoenix Islands are a group of eight atolls, plus two submerged coral reefs in the central Pacific Ocean, east of the Gilbert Islands and west of the Line Islands. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Micronesia. ... World Class Surf of Pohnpeis Palikir Pass a. ... 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. ... Map of Yap State Map of Yap Islands Yap is an island in the Caroline Islands of the western Pacific Ocean, the westernmost state of the Federated States of Micronesia. ... Map of Kosrae State Kosrae (pronounced in English), also known as Kusaie, is an island in Micronesia. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Singapore. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Bahrain. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_isle_of_man. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Guam. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Saint_Lucia. ... 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