Pakistan has a high level of biodiversity, which inhabits a number of ecosystems. Massive oil reserves exist underneath Russia’s frozen forests and tundra; however, due to the expense and difficulty of extracting it, much of Russia’s oil wealth remains untapped.

The country has a population size of nearly 18 million, the majority of whom are ethnic Kazakhs. Learn how and when to remove this template message, "The World Factbook - Central Asia - Russia", Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), Collective Security Treaty Organization (CSTO), Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf (CCASG / GCC), Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC), List of countries and territories by border/area ratio, List of top international rankings by country,, Short description is different from Wikidata, Articles needing additional references from January 2017, All articles needing additional references, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, 1,904,569 including the 402,540  km² in Oceania, 3rd largest country in Western Asia and the largest in Southeastern Europe, worlds highest peak and richest among water resources, This page was last edited on 10 November 2020, at 23:56.

90 percent of the country is desert, and much of its desert regions are highly elevated. When all 10 of the world's largest countries are taken together, they total 49% of the earth's entire 149 million square kilometres of land. China has unique geography which is vast and lavishly endowed with nature’s best gifts.

Canada’s 9.984 million square kilometers make it the largest country in the western hemisphere, and its 202,080-kilometer coastline means that it has a longer shoreline than any other nation.

When 11.5 percent of all the land in the entire world is claimed by just one country, it’s not surprising to learn that the tenth largest country (Algeria) could fit into the largest (Russia) seven times over.

A large area is covered in mountain ranges. Saudi Arabia China (Photo Credit: Central News Agency). India. This is the only African country to make it to the list and by far the largest country on the African continent. Swampy, tropical conditions in the very north give way to freezing glacial regions in the south. If you are ready to explore these mammoth sized nations of the world, then let’s begin. It is the eighth largest country in Asia and the largest country in southeast Asia. Most of the regions in Mongolia are covered in mountains and grassland steppes with the exception of the Gobi Desert, which is located in the southern area of the country.

Asia has a varied topography that consists of the world's highest mountains, the Himalayas, as well as some of the lowest elevations on Earth.Asia is made up of 48 different countries, and as such, it is a diverse mix of people, cultures, and governments. Algeria is in Northern Africa, a region best described as the Saharan African region. The largest country in the world has a total area of over 17,098,246 km² and is spread over the two continents of Europe and Asia. From Cape Horn all the way to the Arctic Circle, the world’s largest countries provide a beautiful snapshot of the variety of geography, climate, and wildlife on the planet. West of the Rocky Mountains, the Pacific states are known for year-round temperate weather and long expanses of beach along the California coast.

Argentina has one of the stormiest locations in the world in the Cape Horn at the Southern tip of the country. All land area figures were obtained from the CIA World Factbook. Saudi Arabia is home to the second largest oil reserve in the world and relies on the petroleum industry as a large part of its economy.

Asia's total geographical area is 44,579,000 km². This nation has more lakes than all of the lakes in the world put together.

It covers an area of over 3.2 million square km (1.269 million square miles).

Split similar to the USA; in the western half of the country, the Rocky Mountains run north to south, and prairies provide huge grain and canola growing areas. Together, these islands cover an area of 1,904,569 square km (735,358 square miles), which are divided between Asia and Oceania.

Turkey has a total population size of 79,814,871. Known for its colourful festivals, stunning beaches, football ingenuity, and gigantic population, Brazil comes fifth in the largest nations of the world. The country is rich in biodiversity and is home to more than 80,000 animal species. It covers an area of 1,566,000 square km (605,000 square miles), making it the seventh largest country in Asia.

China is larger than the 50 states of the United States of America. China also shares its border with 14 different countries like Russia and is the largest country in all of Asia. The smallest one of the independent states is the Maldives. China has unique geography which is vast and lavishly endowed with nature’s best gifts. Two North-South features split the nation into three distinct pieces.

As it stands, without Kashmir, India’s territory stretches for 3.29 million square kilometers. Pakistan is located to the northwest of India, within South Asia. It is bordered by six countries and known as the land of rivers for having too many rivers.

Russia is one of the coldest countries with Siberia – a part of the country, permanently immersed in snow. As this we explore the largest nations, we visit five different continents, some of the world’s most spectacular geography, and every type of climate imaginable. Russia’s 17.1 million square kilometers easily make it the world’s largest by area.

The population of Mongolia is estimated to be 3,081,677. Indonesia consists of more than 17,000 islands between the Pacific and Indian Oceans. Its population stands at just 16 million and the capital, Astana is fondly called the weirdest capital city in the world due to its magnificent architecture.

All maps, graphics, flags, photos and original descriptions © 2020, 4 – People’s Republic of China: 9,596,961 Sq Km, 3 – United States of America: 9,833,517 Sq Km, The World's 20 Largest Exporting Countries, Countries With The Largest Aging Population In The World, Largest Landlocked Countries In The World, European Countries That Are Not Members Of The European Union, The US States Most Prone To Natural Disasters. India is the second most populous country in the world and its position as the seventh largest in terms of size is a worthy compensation if that actually counts for anything. It is landlocked, making it the world’s largest landlocked country. China also shares its border with 14 different countries like Russia and is the largest country in all of Asia. Bordered by Mexico to the south, and Canada to the north, the United States is home to a diverse array of geography and wildlife. All maps, graphics, flags, photos and original descriptions © 2020, The 10 Smallest Countries Of Asia By Area, The Largest Countries in Africa By Land Area, The Largest And Smallest Canadian Provinces/Territories By Area, European Countries That Are Not Members Of The European Union, The US States Most Prone To Natural Disasters, 13,100,000 (17,125,200 including European part), 9,596,961 (excludes Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan and disputed areas/islands), 2,455,034 (2,724,902 km² including European part), 1,472,639 (1,904,569 km² including Oceanian part), 747,272 (783,562 km² including European part). I have compiled a list of 10 best countries to live in Asia; the list is based on a few merits such as quality of life, cost of living, safety, and environment. However, it is smaller than the US once you consider all of the US's territories.

The second largest country in Asia is China, which covers an area of around 9.5 million square km (3.7 million square miles).

Asia's total geographical area is 44,579,000 km². It is bordered by Russia to the north, China to the west, Uzbekistan to the south and the Caspian Sea. The fourth largest country in Asia is Kazakhstan, which covers 2.7 million square km (1,052,100 square miles). km), Top 10 Largest, Biggest & Best Aquariums In The World, making it the world’s largest landlocked country, Top 10 Highest Currencies in Africa (2019 Latest Update), Top 10 Largest, Biggest & Best Aquariums In The World (2020 Update), Top 100 Best Secondary Schools in Nigeria (2020 Update), Top 10 Largest Countries In The World (2020 UPDATE), The 40 Best Tech Blogs in Nigeria You Should Read in 2020. Africa 's largest country is Algeria (2,381,741 km²), and its smallest is the Indian Ocean archipelago of Mayotte (374 km²). The Tell Atlas mountain range runs along the country’s northern border, while the interior, much of it hundreds of meters above sea level, contains the Algerian portion of the Sahara desert. China has a population size of just over 1.403 billion, making it the most populated country in the world. She holds a Certificate of Advanced Study in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) from California State University. In the north, temperatures drop to subarctic levels, the center of the nation holds the Gobi, the world’s 4 th largest desert, and in the south temperatures reach tropical levels regularly. In fact, the country is the largest producer and exporter of oil in the world. Mount Everest, the tallest mountain in the world, is located in the country and forms the border between China and Nepal. The country has a total population size of 261,115,456, making it the fourth most populated country in the world. ThoughtCo uses cookies to provide you with a great user experience. With a population density of 4 people per square kilometer, this means that each of Canada's 35 million people could have 61 acres for themselves.