Sortable chart of all the world's countries and regions by total area in km². The 100 smallest countries (ranked in order of increasing of the area) including microstates in Europe, the Caribbean sea, the Pacific and the Indian Oceans. Not surprisingly, the largest country in the world by area is Russia, spanning a huge 17,098,242 km² across Eastern Europe and Asia. This is followed by . 29 thg 7, 2018 - Canada is the second largest country on Earth and covers an area of a whopping 3.9 million square miles. However, without its lakes, Canada . 20 thg 3, 2018 - With over 194 countries in the world, it's easy to think the word 'country' equates to a massive land area with large numbers of people. 6 thg 6, 2019 - The worlds largest nations, measured in square kilometers of land area. This is a list of the world's countries and their dependent territories by area, ranked by total area . (278,200), 4.21, Largest country in the world (10.995% of the world's land mass); its Asian portion makes it the largest country in Asia, and its . 7 thg 6, 2018 - It is home to the largest number of millionaires and billionaires in the . The third smallest country in the world is Nauru, formerly known as . Its total area is 10 square miles and its population of approximately 11,000 people. 25 thg 5, 2019 - Nauru is the world's smallest island country at an area of just 8.5 . This small country's capital is Funafuti, which is also Tuvalu's largest city. 18 thg 1, 2019 - These 11 are officially the smallest countries in the world by area and . It is an independent city-state within the much larger metropolis of the .