10 largest countries in the world

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In this article, let’s take a look at the top 10 largest countries in the world, based on their territory and land area.

Russia, Canada and the United States are the three largest sovereign countries in the world by area. The three countries, put together, occupy a quarter of Earth’s landmass.

Here’s the list:



Russia is like an uncut and rough diamond. With an area of ​​17,098, 242 km2, it is the largest country in the world. Vladimir Putin is the president of Russia. Moscow is the capital of Russia.

Saint Petersburg, Novosibirsk, and Omsk are among the other important cities in the country. The average temperature of Siberia is -50 degree Celsius. Oymyakon is among the coldest inhabited places on our planet. 



Canada is the second largest country on earth. It is spread over an area of almost 10 million square kilometers. Canada is a wonderful country with a rich history. The Inuit and Native Americans are among the first inhabitants of the nation. Glaciers, rocky mountains, vast lakes, serene islands, national parks such as Yoho and Okanagan valley are among the major tourist attractions. 

United States of America


With an area of 9,826,675 km2, the United States of America, becomes the third largest country in the world. Joe Biden is the current president of the economic superpower. The country is just not just about Hollywood and skyscrapers, apart from these, there are several natural reserves, relaxed beaches, and intriguing hotspots in the huge country.


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China is commonly known as the land of early civilization. It is a humongous country spread over an area of 9,596,961 km2. It is a famous travel destination as well. The country is bigger than all of Europe with a staggering population of 1.4 billion people.



With an area of over 8.5 million square kilometers, Brazil is regarded as the fifth largest country in the world. It is also the largest country in South America. Brazil is famous for samba, football and carnivals. Amazon, Rio de Janeiro and the popular Iguaçu Falls are perfect destinations for adventure junkies.



With an area of 7,741,220 km2 to be precise, Australia becomes the 6th largest country in the world. Prominent cities include Sydney, Melbourne and Perth. The breathtaking landscape, wilderness, white beaches and the Great Barrier Reef provide tourists an unforgettable experience. 



India is a magical and enchanting country. The great Mahatma Gandhi is the father of the nation. It occupies an area of 3,287,263 km2. Faith and tradition goes hand in hand in this diverse country. Religious/spiritual centers, stunning palaces, beautiful beaches and the himalayas are the major highlights. 



Argentina with 2,780,400 km2 occupies 8th place in the top 10 countries on the planet. Verdant wetlands, snow mountains, tropical beaches, and bone-dry plateaus are among the major highlights. You can find delicious food across this fascinating country as well!



With an area of 2,724,900 km2, Kazakhstan is number 9 on the list. It is popular for comedian Borat and Baikonur Cosmodrome – the Russian space base. The country is also famous for its long cold winters.Cities in Kazakhstan are famous for their trendy cafes, cool fountains, and leafy parks. The current capital of the country which gained its independence from the Soviet Union in 1991 is Astana.



Algeria is the tenth largest country in the world. With an area of 2,381,741 km2, it is the largest country in Africa. Algeria is famous for mint tea, cherries, and dates. About 90% of the nation contains deserts. 

In this blog, we have taken a look at the top 10 countries in the world by area.


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