A total of 195 countries are present on the entire earth. All countries have their own culture, nationality, and traditions. Some countries are extremely wide in the area and some are so small. Today I am going to present to you the top 10 largest countries in the world by total area,
Largest Countries In The World By Total Area
1. Russia- (17.098 million sq. km)
Russia covers an area of about 17098242 square km and is almost 14.41 crores populated. Moscow is the capital of Russia. Moreover, the world’s longest railway is also native to Russia. Russia is famous for having almost 12 volcanoes and many kinds of literature.
Also, one of the most interesting games Tetris was initiated by Russia. In Russia, surprisingly males are fewer than females. Males fill around 46% of the population while the remaining 54% are female. Russia is home to various plant species, it is known to have almost 640 billion trees which cover about 20% of the world’s tree population.
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2. Canada- (9.984 million sq. km)
Canada is the second largest country in the world with an area of 9984670 square km and a population of nearly 35881659. Ottawa is the capital of Canada and English and the French were the main languages spoken there. In Canada, 1 July is celebrated as the national holiday on the occasion of Canada Day.
Beaver is the national animal of Canada. The Canadian people are so cultured and educated making it the most educated country in the world. Canada is known for its longest coastline and international border and covers 10% of the world’s forests.
3. The United States- (9.2826 million sq. km)
The United States covers an area of 9826675 square km with 324057300 populations. The official languages spoken there are Spanish and English and Washington, D.C. is the capital. One of the most famous universities known as Harvard University is also located in the United States of America. In 1782, bald eagles were declared the national symbol there. The United States of America has a quarter of the world’s total economy making it the largest economy in the world. Also, France gifted the statue of liberty to America.
4. China- (9.596 million sq. km)
China covers an area of 9596961 square km and has around 1.4 billion population. Mandarin is the official language in China and rice is the main food eaten there. The national flag of china has a red base representing communism and a big yellow star at the top left corner showing the leadership of the communist party surrounded by 4 small yellow stars indicating unification. The people of China celebrate 1 October as the National Day and Chinese New Year is celebrated with great enthusiasm for almost 15 days.
5. Brazil- (8.514 million sq. km)
Brazil has an area of 8514877 square km and is the fifth largest country in the world. In terms of population, it is the sixth largest country with a population of 21.26 crores. Brasilia is the capital of Brazil. Portuguese is the most spoken language there and surprisingly, it is native to almost 60% of the Amazon Rainforests. The Nile River which is the second longest river in the world also flows in Brazil.
The national flag of Brazil has a green box with a yellow diamond-shaped structure. In this yellow diamond, a blue color circle is visible as a globe with 27 white color stars and a white band in the middle. On the white band, the slogan Ordem e Progresso is written implying order and progress. A food item named Feijoada made of pork, black beans, and beef is the staple food there and football is the most played and liked game there.
6. Australia- (7.617 million sq. km)
Australia is the only country covering an entire continent and covers an area of 7741220 square km. Canberra is the capital of Australia. The biggest reef system identified as The Great Barrier Reef having almost 900 islands, 3000 reefs, and 1500 fish species is also in Australia. Moreover, one of the world’s most dangerous and venomous snakes and spiders like Taipan, tarantulas, and Blue-ringed octopus reside there. The most beautiful island with the cleanest air Tasmania adds beauty to it. The commonly known animal kangaroo is known to reside just in Australia.
7. India- (3.287 sq. km)
India has an area of 3287263 square km. India occupies the major part of South Asia and its capital is New Delhi. India is a diverse country full of diverse people, cultures, food, and religions. Around 10 million foreign tourists visit to admire India’s beauty and culture. Peacock is the national bird of India and the most played and admired and the national game is Hockey.
More than 20 languages are spoken in the entire country but Hindi is the national language. India contributes about 70% of the spices in the entire world including saffron, turmeric, cumin, salt, and chili. India is also admired for its culture, temple, and historic buildings and is the world’s largest milk producer.
8. Argentina- (2.780 million sq. km)
One of the largest countries in the world, Argentina covers an area of about 2780400 square km. Argentina is a big country located in the Southern Part of South America. A lot of languages are spoken there but the official or most spoken languages are Spanish, English, German, Italian and French. Its national flag is blue and white with a yellow sun on the white band. People are usually Christians there and the literacy rate is very high in Argentina. Argentina is home to different animal species like elephants, seals, penguins, dolphins, sharks, turtles, crocodiles, jaguars, and a lot more animals.
9. Kazakhstan-(2.724 million sq. km)
Kazakhstan covers a vast area of 2724900 square km. Kazakhstan is situated in the North of Central Asia. Kazakhstan natives are mostly Muslims and are situated between Russia, China, and the West. The national flag of Kazakhstan has a blue rectangular figure with a golden yellow sun at the center and an eagle flying under the sun. Kazakhstan has a very strong economy having about 120 ethnic groups and nationalities. The world’s fifteenth largest Lake Balkhash also flows in Kazakhstan. Surprisingly, the national drink of Kazakhstan is horse milk.
10. Algeria-(2.381 million sq. km)
Algeria is the tenth largest country in the world and covers an area of almost 2381741 square km. Algeria is the largest country in Africa. About 90% of the world’s most known Sahara Desert is situated in Algeria. Algeria’s national flag is half green and half white with a red half moon and a red star at the center of the moon. It is one of the largest countries in the world.
Women are given equal treatment with a great stand and also work as teachers, judges, and engineers. Algeria is well-liked for its crafts, domes, buildings, and shops. A cute huge-eared small fox is known to be the national animal of Algeria and is liked so much by the people there. The Saharan cheetah which is an endangered species resides there.
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