After the list of the Smallest States here’s the list of the Largest States in the world by area.
Russia is the first country on the list of the Largest States in the world (occupies about 11.5% of terrestrial land) by population occupies only 8th place as the most sparsely populated state territory. It includes up to 9-time zones and the surface is about 17,098,242 km.
Canada is second on the list of the Largest States in the Americas and the second in the world with an area of 9,976,140 km2. About 90% of the population is living in the area 200 km from the border with the USA. If you would measure only the ground and kicked rivers, lakes and bays then to Canada fell to fourth place in the largest countries.
USA is the third on the list of the Largest States in the world with a total area of 9,629,091 km2. The reason, why the USA occupies such a high place on this list, is Alaska, which is twice the size of Texas and occupies about 15% of the USA.
With an area of 9,598,086 km2 (this figure excludes all disputed territories), China ranks fourth on the list of the Largest States in the world and is also home to more people than anywhere in the world. Even 19% of the world’s population lives in China.
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Brazil ranks fifth on the list of the Largest States in the world. This country known for its beautiful beaches and wild fun area is 8,514,877 km2. Brazil I the largest country in South America and it`s the only Portuguese-speaking countries in the Americas.
Australia is the sixth Largest States in the world with an area of 7,741,220 km2. It has one of the worst climates in the world so there is plenty of land uninhabited.
India is the seventh Largest States in the world by size with an area of 3,287,263 km2 (includes all disputed areas). It is much smaller than the first 6 countries but the second country in terms of population and accounts for about 17% of the world population.
Argentina is a country in South America, situated between the Atlantic Ocean to the east and the Andes in the west with the area of 2.7804 million km2. Argentina is making the eighth on the list of the Largest States in the world.