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World 196,939,900 6,928,198,253 35 third planet from the sun land area about 16 times the size of the United States
Russia 6,601,668 138,739,892 21 Northern Asia (that part west of the Urals is included with Europe), bordering the Arctic Ocean, between Europe and the North Pacific Ocean approximately 1.8 times the size of the United States
Antarctica 5,405,430 0 0 south of the Antarctic Circle slightly less than 1.5 times the size of the United States
Canada 3,855,103 34,030,589 9 Northern North America, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean on the east, North Pacific Ocean on the west, and the Arctic Ocean on the north, north of the conterminous US somewhat larger than the United States
United States 3,794,100 313,232,044 83 North America, bordering both the North Atlantic Ocean and the North Pacific Ocean, between Canada and Mexico about half the size of Russia; slightly larger than China
China 3,705,407 1,336,718,015 361 Eastern Asia, bordering the East China Sea, Korea Bay, Yellow Sea, and South China Sea, between North Korea and Vietnam slightly smaller than the United States
Brazil 3,287,612 203,429,773 62 Eastern South America, bordering the Atlantic Ocean slightly smaller than the United States
Australia 2,988,902 21,766,711 7 Oceania, continent between the Indian Ocean and the South Pacific Ocean slightly smaller than the United States contiguous 48 states
India 1,269,219 1,189,172,906 937 Southern Asia, bordering the Arabian Sea and the Bay of Bengal, between Burma and Pakistan slightly more than one-third the size of the US
Argentina 1,073,518 41,769,726 39 Southern South America, bordering the South Atlantic Ocean, between Chile and Uruguay slightly less than three-tenths the size of the US

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Kazakhstan 1,052,090 15,522,373 15 Central Asia, northwest of China; a small portion west of the Ural River in eastern-most Europe slightly less than four times the size of Texas
Algeria 919,595 34,994,937 38 Northern Africa, bordering the Mediterranean Sea, between Morocco and Tunisia slightly less than 3.5 times the size of Texas
Congo, Democratic Republic of the 905,355 71,712,867 79 Central Africa, northeast of Angola slightly less than one-fourth the size of the United States
Greenland 836,330 57,670 0 Southern Europe, bordering the Aegean Sea, Ionian Sea, and the Mediterranean Sea, between Albania and Turkey slightly more than three times the size of Texas
Saudi Arabia 830,000 26,131,703 31 Middle East, bordering the Persian Gulf and the Red Sea, north of Yemen slightly more than one-fifth the size of the United States
Mexico 758,449 113,724,226 150 Middle America, bordering the Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico, between Belize and the US and bordering the North Pacific Ocean, between Guatemala and the US slightly less than three times the size of Texas
Indonesia 735,358 245,613,043 334 Southeastern Asia, archipelago between the Indian Ocean and the Pacific Ocean slightly less than three times the size of Texas
Sudan 718,723 45,047,502 63 Northern Africa, bordering the Red Sea, between Egypt and Eritrea slightly more than one-quarter the size of the US
Libya 679,362 6,597,960 10 Northern Africa, bordering the Mediterranean Sea, between Egypt and Tunisia slightly larger than Alaska
Iran 636,372 77,891,220 122 Middle East, bordering the Gulf of Oman, the Persian Gulf, and the Caspian Sea, between Iraq and Pakistan slightly larger than Alaska

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Mongolia 603,909 3,133,318 5 Northern Asia, between China and Russia slightly smaller than Alaska
Peru 496,225 29,248,943 59 Western South America, bordering the South Pacific Ocean, between Chile and Ecuador slightly smaller than Alaska
Chad 495,755 10,758,945 22 Central Africa, south of Libya slightly more than three times the size of California
Niger 489,191 16,468,886 34 Western Africa, southeast of Algeria slightly less than twice the size of Texas
Angola 481,354 13,338,541 28 Southern Africa, bordering the South Atlantic Ocean, between Namibia and Democratic Republic of the Congo slightly less than twice the size of Texas
Mali 478,841 14,159,904 30 Western Africa, southwest of Algeria slightly less than twice the size of Texas
South Africa 470,693 49,004,031 104 Southern Africa, at the southern tip of the continent of Africa slightly less than twice the size of Texas
Colombia 439,736 44,725,543 102 Northern South America, bordering the Caribbean Sea, between Panama and Venezuela, and bordering the North Pacific Ocean, between Ecuador and Panama slightly less than three times the size of Montana
Ethiopia 426,373 90,873,739 213 Eastern Africa, west of Somalia slightly less than twice the size of Texas
Bolivia 424,164 10,118,683 24 Central South America, southwest of Brazil slightly less than three times the size of Montana

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Mauritania 397,955 3,281,634 8 Northern Africa, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean, between Senegal and Western Sahara slightly larger than three times the size of New Mexico
Egypt 386,662 82,079,636 212 Northern Africa, bordering the Mediterranean Sea, between Libya and the Gaza Strip, and the Red Sea north of Sudan, and includes the Asian Sinai Peninsula slightly more than three times the size of New Mexico
Tanzania 365,755 42,746,620 117 Eastern Africa, bordering the Indian Ocean, between Kenya and Mozambique slightly larger than twice the size of California
Nigeria 356,669 155,215,573 435 Western Africa, bordering the Gulf of Guinea, between Benin and Cameroon slightly more than twice the size of California
Venezuela 352,144 27,635,743 78 Northern South America, bordering the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, between Colombia and Guyana slightly more than twice the size of California
Namibia 318,261 2,147,585 7 Southern Africa, bordering the South Atlantic Ocean, between Angola and South Africa slightly more than half the size of Alaska
Mozambique 308,642 22,948,858 74 South-eastern Africa, bordering the Mozambique Channel, between South Africa and Tanzania slightly less than twice the size of California
Pakistan 307,374 187,342,721 609 Southern Asia, bordering the Arabian Sea, between India on the east and Iran and Afghanistan on the west and China in the north slightly less than twice the size of California
Turkey 302,535 78,785,548 260 southeastern Europe and southwestern Asia (that portion of Turkey west of the Bosporus is geographically part of Europe), bordering the Black Sea, between Bulgaria and Georgia, and bordering the Aegean Sea and the Mediterranean Sea, between Greece and Syria slightly larger than Texas
Chile 291,933 16,888,760 58 Southern South America, bordering the South Pacific Ocean, between Argentina and Peru slightly smaller than twice the size of Montana

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Zambia 290,587 13,881,336 48 Southern Africa, east of Angola slightly larger than Texas
Burma 261,228 53,999,804 207 Southeastern Asia, bordering the Andaman Sea and the Bay of Bengal, between Bangladesh and Thailand slightly smaller than Texas
Afghanistan 251,827 29,835,392 118 Southern Asia, north and west of Pakistan, east of Iran slightly smaller than Texas
South Sudan 248,777 8,260,490 33 Sahel Region of northeastern Africa; south of Sudan, north of Uganda and Kenya, west of Ethiopia slightly smaller than Texas
France 248,573 65,312,249 263 Western Europe, bordering the Bay of Biscay and English Channel, between Belgium and Spain, southeast of the UK; bordering the Mediterranean Sea, between Italy and Spain slightly less than twice the size of Colorado
Somalia 246,201 9,925,640 40 Eastern Africa, bordering the Gulf of Aden and the Indian Ocean, east of Ethiopia slightly smaller than Texas
Central African Republic 240,535 4,950,027 21 Central Africa, north of Democratic Republic of the Congo slightly smaller than Texas
Ukraine 233,032 45,134,707 194 Eastern Europe, bordering the Black Sea, between Poland, Romania, and Moldova in the west and Russia in the east slightly smaller than Texas
Madagascar 226,658 21,926,221 97 Southern Africa, island in the Indian Ocean, east of Mozambique slightly less than twice the size of Arizona
Botswana 224,607 2,065,398 9
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Kenya 224,081 41,070,934 183 Eastern Africa, bordering the Indian Ocean, between Somalia and Tanzania slightly more than twice the size of Nevada
Yemen 203,850 24,133,492 118 Middle East, bordering the Arabian Sea, Gulf of Aden, and Red Sea, between Oman and Saudi Arabia slightly larger than twice the size of Wyoming
Thailand 198,117 66,720,153 337 Southeastern Asia, bordering the Andaman Sea and the Gulf of Thailand, southeast of Burma slightly more than twice the size of Wyoming
Spain 195,124 46,754,784 240 Southwestern Europe, bordering the Bay of Biscay, Mediterranean Sea, North Atlantic Ocean, and Pyrenees Mountains, southwest of France slightly more than twice the size of Oregon
Turkmenistan 188,456 4,997,503 27 Central Asia, bordering the Caspian Sea, between Iran and Kazakhstan slightly larger than California
Cameroon 183,568 19,711,291 107 Western Africa, bordering the Bight of Biafra, between Equatorial Guinea and Nigeria slightly larger than California
Papua New Guinea 178,704 6,187,591 35 Oceania, group of islands including the eastern half of the island of New Guinea between the Coral Sea and the South Pacific Ocean, east of Indonesia slightly larger than California
Sweden 173,860 9,088,728 52 Northern Europe, bordering the Baltic Sea, Gulf of Bothnia, Kattegat, and Skagerrak, between Finland and Norway slightly larger than California
Uzbekistan 172,742 28,128,600 163 Central Asia, north of Afghanistan slightly larger than California
Morocco 172,414 31,968,361 185 Northern Africa, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea, between Algeria and Western Sahara slightly larger than California

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Iraq 169,235 30,399,572 180 Iran and Kuwait slightly more than twice the size of Idaho
Paraguay 157,048 6,459,058 41 Central South America, northeast of Argentina slightly smaller than California
Zimbabwe 150,872 12,084,304 80 Southern Africa, between South Africa and Zambia slightly larger than Montana
Japan 145,914 126,475,664 867 Eastern Asia, island chain between the North Pacific Ocean and the Sea of Japan, east of the Korean Peninsula slightly smaller than California
Germany 137,847 81,471,834 591 Central Europe, bordering the Baltic Sea and the North Sea, between the Netherlands and Poland, south of Denmark slightly smaller than Montana
Congo, Republic of the 132,047 4,243,929 32 Western Africa, bordering the South Atlantic Ocean, between Angola and Gabon slightly smaller than Montana
Finland 130,559 5,259,250 40 Northern Europe, bordering the Baltic Sea, Gulf of Bothnia, and Gulf of Finland, between Sweden and Russia slightly smaller than Montana
Vietnam 127,881 90,549,390 708 Southeastern Asia, bordering the Gulf of Thailand, Gulf of Tonkin, and South China Sea, alongside China, Laos, and Cambodia slightly larger than New Mexico
Malaysia 127,355 28,728,607 226 Southeastern Asia, peninsula bordering Thailand and northern one-third of the island of Borneo, bordering Indonesia, Brunei, and the South China Sea, south of Vietnam slightly larger than New Mexico
Norway 125,021 4,691,849 38 Northern Europe, bordering the North Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, west of Sweden slightly larger than New Mexico

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Cote d'Ivoire 124,504 21,504,162 173 Western Africa, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean, between Ghana and Liberia slightly larger than New Mexico
Poland 120,728 38,441,588 318 Central Europe, east of Germany slightly smaller than New Mexico
Oman 119,499 3,027,959 25 Middle East, bordering the Arabian Sea, Gulf of Oman, and Persian Gulf, between Yemen and UAE slightly smaller than Kansas
Italy 116,348 61,016,804 524 Southern Europe, a peninsula extending into the central Mediterranean Sea, northeast of Tunisia slightly larger than Arizona
Philippines 115,831 101,833,938 879 Southeastern Asia, archipelago between the Philippine Sea and the South China Sea, east of Vietnam slightly larger than Arizona
Ecuador 109,484 15,007,343 137 Western South America, bordering the Pacific Ocean at the Equator, between Colombia and Peru slightly smaller than Nevada
Burkina Faso 105,869 16,751,455 158 Western Africa, north of Ghana slightly larger than Colorado
New Zealand 103,363 4,290,347 42 Oceania, islands in the South Pacific Ocean, southeast of Australia about the size of Colorado
Gabon 103,347 1,576,665 15 Western Africa, bordering the Atlantic Ocean at the Equator, between Republic of the Congo and Equatorial Guinea slightly smaller than Colorado
Western Sahara 102,703 507,160 5 Northern Africa, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean, between Mauritania and Morocco slightly smaller than Colorado

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Guinea 94,926 10,601,009 112 Western Africa, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean, between Guinea-Bissau and Sierra Leone slightly smaller than Oregon
United Kingdom 94,058 62,698,362 667 Western Europe, islands including the northern one-sixth of the island of Ireland between the North Atlantic Ocean and the North Sea, northwest of France slightly smaller than Oregon
Uganda 93,065 34,612,250 372 Eastern Africa, west of Kenya slightly smaller than Oregon
Ghana 92,098 24,791,073 269 Western Africa, bordering the Gulf of Guinea, between Cote d'Ivoire and Togo slightly smaller than Oregon
Romania 92,043 21,904,551 238 Southeastern Europe, bordering the Black Sea, between Bulgaria and Ukraine slightly smaller than Oregon
Laos 91,429 6,477,211 71 Southeastern Asia, northeast of Thailand, west of Vietnam slightly larger than Utah
Guyana 83,000 744,768 9 Northern South America, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean, between Suriname and Venezuela slightly smaller than Idaho
Belarus 80,155 9,577,552 119 Eastern Europe, east of Poland slightly smaller than Kansas
Kyrgyzstan 77,202 5,587,443 72 Central Asia, west of China slightly smaller than South Dakota
Senegal 75,955 12,643,799 166 Western Africa, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean, between Guinea-Bissau and Mauritania slightly smaller than South Dakota

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Syria 71,498 22,517,750 315 Middle East, bordering the Mediterranean Sea, between Lebanon and Turkey slightly larger than North Dakota
Cambodia 69,898 14,701,717 210 Southeastern Asia, bordering the Gulf of Thailand, between Thailand, Vietnam, and Laos slightly smaller than Oklahoma
Uruguay 68,037 3,308,535 49 Southern South America, bordering the South Atlantic Ocean, between Argentina and Brazil slightly smaller than the state of Washington
Suriname 63,251 491,989 8 Northern South America, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean, between French Guiana and Guyana slightly larger than the American state of Georgia
Tunisia 63,170 10,629,186 168 Northern Africa, bordering the Mediterranean Sea, between Algeria and Libya slightly larger than the American state of Georgia
Nepal 56,827 29,391,883 517 Southern Asia, between China and India slightly larger than Arkansas
Bangladesh 55,598 158,570,535 2852 Southern Asia, bordering the Bay of Bengal, between Burma and India slightly smaller than Iowa
Tajikistan 55,251 7,627,200 138 Central Asia, west of China slightly smaller than Wisconsin
Greece 50,949 10,760,136 211 Southern Africa, group of islands in the Indian Ocean, northwest of Madagascar slightly smaller than Alabama
Nicaragua 50,336 5,666,301 113 Central America, bordering both the Caribbean Sea and the North Pacific Ocean, between Costa Rica and Honduras slightly smaller than the state of New York

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Korea, North 46,540 24,457,492 526 Eastern Asia, northern half of the Korean Peninsula bordering the Korea Bay and the Sea of Japan, between China and South Korea slightly smaller than Mississippi
Malawi 45,747 15,879,252 347 Southern Africa, east of Zambia slightly smaller than Pennsylvania
Eritrea 45,406 5,939,484 131 Eastern Africa, bordering the Red Sea, between Djibouti and Sudan slightly larger than Pennsylvania
Benin 43,484 9,325,032 214 Western Africa, bordering the Bight of Benin, between Nigeria and Togo slightly smaller than Pennsylvania
Honduras 43,278 8,143,564 188 Central America, bordering the Caribbean Sea, between Guatemala and Nicaragua and bordering the Gulf of Fonseca (North Pacific Ocean), between El Salvador and Nicaragua slightly larger than Tennessee
Liberia 43,000 3,786,764 88 Western Africa, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean, between Cote d'Ivoire and Sierra Leone slightly larger than Tennessee
Bulgaria 42,811 7,093,635 166 Southeastern Europe, bordering the Black Sea, between Romania and Turkey slightly larger than Tennessee
Cuba 42,803 11,087,330 259 Caribbean, island between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, 90 miles south of Key West, Florida slightly smaller than Pennsylvania
Guatemala 42,042 13,824,463 329 Central America, bordering the North Pacific Ocean, between El Salvador and Mexico, and bordering the Gulf of Honduras (Caribbean Sea) between Honduras and Belize slightly smaller than Tennessee
Iceland 39,769 311,058 8 Northern Europe, island between the Greenland Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, northwest of the UK slightly smaller than Kentucky

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Korea, South 38,502 48,754,657 1266 Eastern Asia, southern half of the Korean Peninsula bordering the Sea of Japan and the Yellow Sea slightly larger than Indiana
Hungary 35,918 9,976,062 278 Central Europe, northwest of Romania slightly smaller than Indiana
Portugal 35,556 10,760,305 303 Southwestern Europe, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean, west of Spain slightly smaller than Indiana
Jordan 34,495 6,508,271 189 Middle East, northwest of Saudi Arabia slightly smaller than Indiana
Azerbaijan 33,436 8,372,373 250 Southwestern Asia, bordering the Caspian Sea, between Iran and Russia, with a small European portion north of the Caucasus range slightly smaller than Maine
Austria 32,383 8,217,280 254 Central Europe, north of Italy and Slovenia slightly smaller than Maine
United Arab Emirates 32,278 5,148,664 160 Middle East, bordering the Gulf of Oman and the Persian Gulf, between Oman and Saudi Arabia slightly smaller than Maine
Czech Republic 30,451 10,190,213 335 Central Europe, southeast of Germany slightly smaller than South Carolina
Serbia 29,913 7,310,555 244 Southeastern Europe, bordering the Adriatic Sea, between Albania and Bosnia and Herzegovina slightly smaller than Kentucky
Panama 29,120 3,460,462 119 Central America, bordering both the Caribbean Sea and the North Pacific Ocean, between Colombia and Costa Rica slightly smaller than South Carolina

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Sierra Leone 27,699 5,363,669 194 Western Africa, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean, between Guinea and Liberia slightly smaller than South Carolina
Ireland 27,133 4,670,976 172 Western Europe, occupying five-sixths of the island of Ireland in the North Atlantic Ocean, west of Great Britain slightly smaller than South Carolina
Georgia 26,911 4,585,874 170 Southwestern Asia, bordering the Black Sea, between Turkey and Russia slightly smaller than South Carolina
Sri Lanka 25,332 21,283,913 840 Southern Asia, island in the Indian Ocean, south of India slightly larger than West Virginia
Lithuania 25,212 3,535,547 140 Eastern Europe, bordering the Baltic Sea, between Latvia and Russia slightly larger than West Virginia
Latvia 24,938 2,204,708 88 Eastern Europe, bordering the Baltic Sea, between Estonia and Lithuania slightly larger than West Virginia
Svalbard 23,956 2,019 0 Northern Europe, islands between the Arctic Ocean, Barents Sea, Greenland Sea, and Norwegian Sea, north of Norway slightly smaller than West Virginia
Togo 21,925 6,771,993 309 Western Africa, bordering the Bight of Benin, between Benin and Ghana slightly smaller than West Virginia
Croatia 21,851 4,483,804 205 Southeastern Europe, bordering the Adriatic Sea, between Bosnia and Herzegovina and Slovenia slightly smaller than West Virginia
British Indian Ocean Territory 21,004 0 0 Archipelago in the Indian Ocean, south of India, about halfway between Africa and Indonesia slightly smaller than West Virginia

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Bosnia and Herzegovina 19,767 4,622,163 234 Southeastern Europe, bordering the Adriatic Sea and Croatia slightly smaller than West Virginia
Costa Rica 19,730 4,576,562 232 Central America, bordering both the Caribbean Sea and the North Pacific Ocean, between Nicaragua and Panama slightly smaller than West Virginia
Slovakia 18,933 5,477,038 289 Central Europe, south of Poland about twice the size of New Hampshire
Dominican Republic 18,792 9,956,648 530 Caribbean, eastern two-thirds of the island of Hispaniola, between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, east of Haiti slightly more than twice the size of New Hampshire
Estonia 17,463 1,282,963 73 Eastern Europe, bordering the Baltic Sea and Gulf of Finland, between Latvia and Russia slightly smaller than New Hampshire and Vermont combined
Denmark 16,639 5,529,888 332 Northern Europe, bordering the Baltic Sea and the North Sea, on a peninsula north of Germany (Jutland); also includes two major islands (Sjaelland and Fyn) slightly less than twice the size of Massachusetts
Netherlands 16,040 16,847,007 1050 Western Europe, bordering the North Sea, between Belgium and Germany slightly less than twice the size of New Jersey
Switzerland 15,937 7,639,961 479 Central Europe, east of France, north of Italy slightly less than twice the size of New Jersey
Bhutan 14,824 708,427 48 Southern Asia, between China and India about half the size of Indiana
Guinea-Bissau 13,948 1,596,677 114 Western Africa, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean, between Guinea and Senegal slightly less than three times the size of Connecticut

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Taiwan 13,892 23,071,779 1661 Eastern Asia, islands bordering the East China Sea, Philippine Sea, South China Sea, and Taiwan Strait, north of the Philippines, off the southeastern coast of China slightly smaller than Maryland and Delaware combined
Moldova 13,070 4,314,377 330 Eastern Europe, northeast of Romania slightly larger than Maryland
Belgium 11,787 10,431,477 885 Western Europe, bordering the North Sea, between France and the Netherlands about the size of Maryland
Lesotho 11,720 1,924,886 164 Southern Africa, an enclave of South Africa slightly smaller than Maryland
Armenia 11,484 2,967,975 258 Southwestern Asia, east of Turkey slightly smaller than Maryland
Solomon Islands 11,157 571,890 51 Oceania, group of islands in the South Pacific Ocean, east of Papua New Guinea slightly smaller than Maryland
Albania 11,100 2,994,667 270 Southeastern Europe, bordering the Adriatic Sea and Ionian Sea, between Greece and Serbia and Montenegro slightly smaller than Maryland
Equatorial Guinea 10,831 668,225 62 Western Africa, bordering the Bight of Biafra, between Cameroon and Gabon slightly smaller than Maryland
Burundi 10,745 10,216,190 951 Central Africa, east of Democratic Republic of the Congo slightly smaller than Maryland
Haiti 10,714 9,719,932 907 Caribbean, western one-third of the island of Hispaniola, between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, west of the Dominican Republic slightly smaller than Maryland

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Rwanda 10,169 11,370,425 1118 Central Africa, east of Democratic Republic of the Congo slightly smaller than Maryland
Macedonia 9,928 2,077,328 209 Southeastern Europe, north of Greece slightly larger than Vermont
Djibouti 8,958 757,074 85 Eastern Africa, bordering the Gulf of Aden and the Red Sea, between Eritrea and Somalia slightly smaller than Massachusetts
Belize 8,867 321,115 36 Central America, bordering the Caribbean Sea, between Guatemala and Mexico slightly smaller than Massachusetts
El Salvador 8,124 6,071,774 747 Central America, bordering the North Pacific Ocean, between Guatemala and Honduras slightly smaller than Massachusetts
Israel 8,019 7,473,052 932 Middle East, bordering the Mediterranean Sea, between Egypt and Lebanon slightly smaller than New Jersey
Slovenia 7,827 2,000,092 256 Central Europe, eastern Alps bordering the Adriatic Sea, between Austria and Croatia slightly smaller than New Jersey
New Caledonia 7,172 256,275 36 Oceania, islands in the South Pacific Ocean, east of Australia slightly smaller than New Jersey
Fiji 7,056 883,125 125 Oceania, island group in the South Pacific Ocean, about two-thirds of the way from Hawaii to New Zealand slightly smaller than New Jersey
Kuwait 6,880 2,595,628 377 Middle East, bordering the Persian Gulf, between Iraq and Saudi Arabia slightly smaller than New Jersey

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Swaziland 6,704 1,370,424 204 Southern Africa, between Mozambique and South Africa slightly smaller than New Jersey
Timor-Leste 5,743 1,177,834 205 Southeastern Asia, northwest of Australia in the Lesser Sunda Islands at the eastern end of the Indonesian archipelago; note - East Timor includes the eastern half of the island of Timor, the Oecussi (Ambeno) region on the northwest portion of the island of Timor, and the islands of Pulau Atauro and Pulau Jaco slightly larger than Connecticut
Bahamas 5,359 313,312 58 Caribbean, chain of islands in the North Atlantic Ocean, southeast of Florida, northeast of Cuba slightly smaller than Connecticut
Montenegro 5,333 661,807 124 Southeastern Europe, between the Adriatic Sea and Serbia slightly smaller than Connecticut
Puerto Rico 5,324 3,989,133 749 Caribbean, island between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, east of the Dominican Republic slightly less than three times the size of Rhode Island
Vanuatu 4,706 224,564 48 Oceania, group of islands in the South Pacific Ocean, about three-quarters of the way from Hawaii to Australia slightly larger than Connecticut
Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas) 4,700 3,140 1 Southern South America, islands in the South Atlantic Ocean, east of southern Argentina slightly smaller than Connecticut
Qatar 4,473 848,016 190 Middle East, peninsula bordering the Persian Gulf and Saudi Arabia slightly smaller than Connecticut
Gambia, The 4,361 1,797,860 412 Western Africa, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean and Senegal slightly less than twice the size of Delaware
Jamaica 4,244 2,868,380 676 Western Africa, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean and Senegal slightly less than twice the size of Delaware

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Kosovo 4,203 1,825,632 434 Caribbean, island between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, east of the Dominican Republic slightly less than three times the size of Rhode Island
Lebanon 4,015 4,143,101 1032 Middle East, bordering the Mediterranean Sea, between Israel and Syria about 0.7 times the size of Connecticut
Cyprus 3,572 1,120,489 314 Middle East, island in the Mediterranean Sea, south of Turkey about 0.6 times the size of Connecticut
West Bank 2,263 2,568,555 1135 Middle East, west of Jordan slightly smaller than Delaware
Brunei 2,226 401,890 181 Southeastern Asia, bordering the South China Sea and Malaysia slightly smaller than Delaware
Trinidad and Tobago 1,980 1,227,505 620 Caribbean, islands between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, northeast of Venezuela slightly smaller than Delaware
French Polynesia 1,609 294,935 183 Oceania, archipelago in the South Pacific Ocean, about one-half of the way from South America to Australia slightly less than one-third the size of Connecticut
Cape Verde 1,557 516,100 331 Western Africa, group of islands in the North Atlantic Ocean, west of Senegal slightly larger than Rhode Island
South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands 1,507 0 0 Southern South America, islands in the South Atlantic Ocean, east of the tip of South America slightly larger than Rhode Island
Samoa 1,093 193,161 177 Oceania, group of islands in the South Pacific Ocean, about one-half of the way from Hawaii to New Zealand slightly smaller than Rhode Island

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Luxembourg 998 503,302 504 Western Europe, between France and Germany slightly smaller than Rhode Island
Comoros 863 794,683 921 Southern Africa, group of islands at the northern mouth of the Mozambique Channel, about two-thirds of the way between northern Madagascar and northern Mozambique slightly more than 12 times the size of Washington, DC
Mauritius 788 1,303,717 1655 Southern Africa, island in the Indian Ocean, east of Madagascar almost 11 times the size of Washington, DC
Virgin Islands 737 109,666 149 Caribbean, islands between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, east of Puerto Rico almost 10 times the size of Washington, DC
Faroe Islands 538 49,267 92 Northern Europe, island group between the Norwegian Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, about one-half of the way from Iceland to Norway eight times the size of Washington, DC
Hong Kong 426 7,122,508 16709 Eastern Asia, bordering the South China Sea and China six times the size of Washington, DC
Sao Tome and Principe 372 179,506 482 Western Africa, islands in the Gulf of Guinea, straddling the Equator, west of Gabon more than five times the size of Washington, DC
Turks and Caicos Islands 366 44,819 122 Caribbean, two island groups in the North Atlantic Ocean, southeast of The Bahamas, north of Haiti 2.5 times the size of Washington, DC
Kiribati 313 100,743 322 Oceania, group of 33 coral atolls in the Pacific Ocean, straddling the equator; the capital Tarawa is about one-half of the way from Hawaii to Australia four times the size of Washington, DC
Bahrain 293 1,214,705 4140 Middle East, archipelago in the Persian Gulf, east of Saudi Arabia 3.5 times the size of Washington, DC

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Dominica 290 72,969 252 Caribbean, island between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, about one-half of the way from Puerto Rico to Trinidad and Tobago slightly more than four times the size of Washington, DC
Tonga 288 105,916 367 Oceania, archipelago in the South Pacific Ocean, about two-thirds of the way from Hawaii to New Zealand four times the size of Washington, DC
Micronesia 271 106,836 394 Oceania, island group in the North Pacific Ocean, about three-quarters of the way from Hawaii to Indonesia four times the size of Washington, DC
Singapore 269 4,740,737 17616 Southeastern Asia, islands between Malaysia and Indonesia slightly more than 3.5 times the size of Washington, DC
Saint Lucia 238 161,557 679 Caribbean, island between the Caribbean Sea and North Atlantic Ocean, north of Trinidad and Tobago 3.5 times the size of Washington, DC
Isle of Man 221 84,655 383 Western Europe, island in the Irish Sea, between Great Britain and Ireland slightly more than three times the size of Washington, DC
Guam 210 183,286 873 Caribbean, islands between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, southeast of Puerto Rico three times the size of Washington, DC
Andorra 181 84,825 469 Southwestern Europe, between France and Spain 2.5 times the size of Washington, DC
Northern Mariana Islands 179 46,050 257 Oceania, islands in the North Pacific Ocean, about three-quarters of the way from Hawaii to the Philippines 2.5 times the size of Washington, DC
Palau 177 20,956 118 Oceania, group of islands in the North Pacific Ocean, southeast of the Philippines about 20 times the size of The Mall in Washington, DC

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Seychelles 176 89,188 508 Eastern Africa, group of islands in the Indian Ocean, northeast of Madagascar 2.5 times the size of Washington, DC
Curacao 171 142,180 829 Caribbean, an island in the Caribbean Sea - 55 km off the coast of Venezuela 2.5 times the size of Washington, DC
Antigua and Barbuda 171 87,884 514 Caribbean, islands between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, east-southeast of Puerto Rico 2.5 times the size of Washington, DC
Barbados 166 286,705 1727 Caribbean, island in the North Atlantic Ocean, northeast of Venezuela 2.5 times the size of Washington, DC
Heard Island and McDonald Islands 159 0 0 Islands in the Indian Ocean, about two-thirds of the way from Madagascar to Antarctica slightly more than twice the size of Washington, DC
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 150 103,869 692 Caribbean, islands between the Caribbean Sea and North Atlantic Ocean, north of Trinidad and Tobago slightly more than twice the size of Washington, DC
Jan Mayen 146 0 0 Northern Europe, island between the Greenland Sea and the Norwegian Sea, northeast of Iceland slightly more than twice the size of Washington, DC
Gaza Strip 139 1,657,155 11922 Middle East, bordering the Mediterranean Sea, between Egypt and Israel slightly more than twice the size of Washington, DC
Grenada 133 108,419 816 Northern North America, island between the Arctic Ocean and the North Atlantic Ocean, northeast of Canada twice the size of Washington, DC
Malta 122 408,333 3347 Southern Europe, islands in the Mediterranean Sea, south of Sicily (Italy) slightly less than twice the size of Washington, DC

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Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha 119 7,700 65 A group of islands in the South Atlantic Ocean, about midway between South America and Africa; Ascension Island lies 700 nm northwest of Saint Helena; Tristan da Cunha lies 2,300 nm southwest of Saint Helena slightly less than twice the size of Washington, DC
Maldives 115 394,999 3433 Southern Asia, group of atolls in the Indian Ocean, south-southwest of India about 1.7 times the size of Washington, DC
Cayman Islands 102 51,384 504 Caribbean, island group in Caribbean Sea, nearly one-half of the way from Cuba to Honduras 1.5 times the size of Washington, DC
Saint Kitts and Nevis 101 50,314 499 Caribbean, islands in the Caribbean Sea, about one-third of the way from Puerto Rico to Trinidad and Tobago 1.5 times the size of Washington, DC
Niue 100 1,311 13 Oceania, island in the South Pacific Ocean, east of Tonga 1.5 times the size of Washington, DC
Saint Pierre and Miquelon 93 5,888 63 Northern North America, islands in the North Atlantic Ocean, south of Newfoundland (Canada) 1.5 times the size of Washington, DC
Cook Islands 91 11,124 122 Oceania, group of islands in the South Pacific Ocean, about one-half of the way from Hawaii to New Zealand 1.3 times the size of Washington, DC
American Samoa 77 67,242 875 Oceania, group of islands in the South Pacific Ocean, about half way between Hawaii and New Zealand slightly larger than Washington, DC
Marshall Islands 70 67,182 961 Oceania, group of atolls and reefs in the North Pacific Ocean, about one-half of the way from Hawaii to Australia about the size of Washington, DC
Aruba 69 106,113 1527 Caribbean, island in the Caribbean Sea, north of Venezuela slightly larger than Washington, DC

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Liechtenstein 62 35,236 570 Central Europe, between Austria and Switzerland about 0.9 times the size of Washington, DC
British Virgin Islands 58 25,383 435 Caribbean, between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, east of Puerto Rico about 0.9 times the size of Washington, DC
Wallis and Futuna 55 15,398 281 Oceania, islands in the South Pacific Ocean, about two-thirds of the way from Hawaii to New Zealand about 0.9 times the size of Washington, DC
Christmas Island 52 1,402 27 Southeastern Asia, island in the Indian Ocean, south of Indonesia about 0.7 times the size of Washington, DC
Dhekelia 51 15,700 311 Eastern Mediterranean, on the southeast coast of Cyprus near Famagusta about 0.7 times the size of Washington, DC
Akrotiri 47 15,700 331 Eastern Mediterranean, peninsula on the southwest coast of Cyprus about 0.7 times the size of Washington, DC
Jersey 45 94,161 2102 Western Europe, island in the English Channel, northwest of France about 0.7 times the size of Washington, DC
Montserrat 39 5,140 131 Caribbean, island in the Caribbean Sea, southeast of Puerto Rico about 0.6 times the size of Washington, DC
Anguilla 35 15,094 430 Caribbean, islands between the Caribbean Sea and North Atlantic Ocean, east of Puerto Rico about half the size of Washington, DC
Guernsey 30 65,068 2161 Western Europe, islands in the English Channel, northwest of France about one-half the size of Washington, DC

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San Marino 24 31,817 1351 Southern Europe, an enclave in central Italy about 0.3 times the size of Washington, DC
Saint Martin 21 30,615 1458 Caribbean, located in the Leeward Islands (northern) group; French part of the island of Saint Martin in the Caribbean Sea; Saint Martin lies east of the US Virgin Islands about 0.3 times the size of Washington, DC
Bermuda 21 68,679 3294 North America, group of islands in the North Atlantic Ocean, east of South Carolina (US) about one-third the size of Washington, DC
Bouvet Island 19 0 0 Island in the South Atlantic Ocean, southwest of the Cape of Good Hope (South Africa) about one-fourth times the size of Washington, DC
Pitcairn Islands 18 48 3 Oceania, islands in the South Pacific Ocean, about midway between Peru and New Zealand about one-fourth times the size of Washington, DC
Norfolk Island 14 2,169 156 Oceania, island in the South Pacific Ocean, east of Australia about 0.2 times the size of Washington, DC
Sint Maarten 13 37,429 2851 Caribbean, located in the Leeward Islands (northern) group; Dutch part of the island of Saint Martin in the Caribbean Sea; Sint Maarten lies east of the US Virgin Islands about 0.2 times the size of Washington, DC
Macau 11 573,003 52627 Eastern Asia, bordering the South China Sea and China about 0.1 times the size of Washington, DC
Tuvalu 10 10,544 1050 Oceania, island group consisting of nine coral atolls in the South Pacific Ocean, about one-half of the way from Hawaii to Australia 0.1 times the size of Washington, DC
Nauru 8 9,322 1150 Oceania, island in the South Pacific Ocean, south of the Marshall Islands about 0.1 times the size of Washington, DC

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Saint Barthelemy 8 7,367 909    
Cocos (Keeling) Islands 5 596 110 Southeastern Asia, group of islands in the Indian Ocean, southwest of Indonesia, about halfway from Australia to Sri Lanka about 24 times the size of The Mall in Washington, DC
Tokelau 5 1,384 299 Oceania, group of three atolls in the South Pacific Ocean, about one-half of the way from Hawaii to New Zealand about 17 times the size of The Mall in Washington, DC
Paracel Islands 3 0 0 Southeastern Asia, group of small islands and reefs in the South China Sea, about one-third of the way from central Vietnam to the northern Philippines about 11 times the size of The Mall in Washington, DC
Gibraltar 3 28,956 11538 Southwestern Europe, bordering the Strait of Gibraltar, which links the Mediterranean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, on the southern coast of Spain about 11 times the size of The Mall in Washington, DC
Wake Island 3 0 0 Oceania, atoll in the North Pacific Ocean, about two-thirds of the way from Hawaii to the Northern Mariana Islands about 11 times the size of The Mall in Washington, DC
Clipperton Island 2 0 0 Middle America, atoll in the North Pacific Ocean, 1,120 km southwest of Mexico about 11 times the size of The Mall in Washington, DC
Navassa Island 2 0 0 Caribbean, island in the Caribbean Sea, 35 miles west of Tiburon Peninsula of Haiti about nine times the size of The Mall in Washington, DC
Ashmore and Cartier Islands 2 0 0 Southeastern Asia, islands in the Indian Ocean, midway between northwestern Australia and Timor island about eight times the size of The Mall in Washington, DC
Spratly Islands 2 0 0 Southeastern Asia, group of reefs and islands in the South China Sea, about two-thirds of the way from southern Vietnam to the southern Philippines about eight times the size of The Mall in Washington, DC

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Coral Sea Islands 1 0 0 Oceania, islands in the Coral Sea, northeast of Australia about four times the size of The Mall in Washington, DC
Monaco 1 30,539 39548 Western Europe, bordering the Mediterranean Sea on the southern coast of France, near the border with Italy about three times the size of The Mall in Washington, DC
Holy See (Vatican City) 0 832 4897 Southern Europe, an enclave of Rome (Italy) smaller than the Sawgrass Mills Mall parking lot in Sunrise, Florida
Source:  CIA World Factbook, accessed July 15, 2011
Nation or region can refer to a wide variety of dependencies, areas of special sovereignty, uninhabited islands, and other entities in addition to the traditional countries or independent states.
Area is the sum of all land and water areas delimited by international boundaries and/or coastlines.
Population is the number of people living in a nation or area.
Population Density is the population divided by the area.
   
 

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