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10 largest countries in the world by area

10. Algeria

10 largest countries in the world by area
Area (km²): 2,381,741
% of Total: 1.6%
Continent/Region: North Africa
Notes: Algeria is the largest country in Africa.

9. Kazakhstan

10 largest countries in the world by area
Area (km²): 2,724,900
% of Total: 1.8%
Continent/Region: South Central Asia
Notes: Largest landlocked country in the world.

8. Argentina

10 largest countries in the world by area
Area (km²): 2,780,400
% of Total: 2%
Continent/Region: South America
Notes: Second largest country in South America.

7. India

10 largest countries in the world by area
Area (km²): 3,287,263
% of Total: 2.3%
Continent/Region: South Central Asia
Notes: Third-largest country in Asia (after Russia and China).

6. Australia

10 largest countries in the world by area
Area (km²): 7,692,024
% of Total: 5.2%
Continent/Region: Australia/Oceania
Notes: Australia is the only country that is a coterminous with a continent.

5. Brazil

10 largest countries in the world by area
Area (km²): 8,514,877
% of Total: 5.7%
Continent/Region: South America
Notes: Largest country in both, South America and the Southern Hemisphere.

4. China

10 largest countries in the world by area
Area (km²): 9,598,094
% of Total: 6.4%
Continent/Region: Eastern Asia
Notes: Second largest Asian country (after the Asian part of Russia).

3. United States

10 largest countries in the world by area
Area (km²): 9,629,091
% of Total: 6.5%
Continent/Region: North America
Notes: The total area is listed as 9,826,630 km² by the CIA World Fact-book.

2. Canada

10 largest countries in the world by area
Area (km²): 9,984,670
% of Total: 6.7%
Continent/Region: North America
Notes: Largest country in the Western Hemisphere.

1. Russia

10 largest countries in the world by area
Area (km²):17,098,242
% of Total: 11.5%
Continent/Region: Asia/Europe
Notes: The largest country in the world.

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