10 Maiores Países do Mundo

10 Largest World Countries

1. Russia - 17,098,242 (km ²)

17,075,400 km ² second Russian government. Before its dissolution (1991), the Soviet Union had an area of ​​22,402,200 km ².

2. Canada - 9,984,670 (km ²)
Canada


3. China - 9,706,961(km ²)
Area controlled by the People's Republic of China is in dark green.Claimed but uncontrolled regions are in light green.
(Area controlled by the People's Republic of China is in dark green. Claimed but uncontrolled regions are in light green).
Without the special administrative regions of Hong Kong and Macau.
9,640,821 km ² with the territories administered by the Republic and played with India (Aksai Chin and Trans-Karakoram Tract). China, with 22 provinces, five autonomous regions, four cities and the administrative territory of Aksai-Chin and Caracóram (controlled by China) forms a total area of ​​9,669,512 km ². Excluding the areas of Macau and Hong Kong.

4. United States - 9,629,091 (km ²)

Includes Alaska and Hawaii, the 50 states, among such, Washington DC, Alaska and Hawaii. The total area of ​​the United States is given as 9,826,675 km ² by the CIA World Factbook which includes coastal and territorial waters. Already according to Encyclopædia Britannica, the area would be 9,522,055 km ² which includes territorial waters of the Great Lakes.

5. Brazil - 8,514,877 (km ²)
Brazil - Brasil
More specifically, the total area of ​​8514 was 876.599 km ². It is the largest country in the Southern Hemisphere and Latin America, besides being the longest lusophone country in the world, approximately 96 times the area occupied by Portugal.

6. Australia - 7,692,024 (km ²)
Australia
Based on the data GEODATA 100K Coast in 2004.

7. India - 3,166,414 (km ²)
Image of a globe centred on India, with India highlighted.
(Area controlled by India is in dark green. Claimed but uncontrolled regions are in light green).
Excludes non-Indian disputed territory (Aksai Chin, Trans-Karakoram Tract, Azad Kashmir, Arunachal Pradesh and the Northern Territory). Includes all territories administered by India. Number of Census India.
Includes all disputed territories. India is divided into 28 states (which in turn are divided into districts), six union territories, the National Capital Territory and the Siachen glacier, forming a total area of ​​3,285,674 km ².

8. Argentina - 2,780,400 (km ²)
Argentina in dark green, with territorial claims in light green.
(Argentina in dark green, with territorial claims in light green).
Not including claims Argentine on the Falklands (11,410 km ²), South Georgia (3560 km ²), South Sandwich (307 km ²), Orkney Islands South (759 km ²) and mainland Antarctica Argentina (969,464 km ²) [8].

9. Kazakhstan - 2,724,900 (km ²)


10. Algeria - 2,381,741 (km ²)

With the independence of South Sudan, which occurred in 2011, Algeria became the longest country in Africa and the Arab world.

Source: wikipedia.org

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