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Largest Countries In The World - Ncountries

Largest Countries In The World

1. Russia

Russia has a land area of 17.1 million square kilometers, which is the largest Country in the World by land area. It is a transcontinental Country, which is present in Eastern Europe and North Asia. Russia covers almost one-eighth part of the Earths land area. It is the 9th most populous country, with 146.77 million population. Moscow is the capital of Russia which is the largest city in the world. Saint Petersburg, Novosibirsk, Yekaterinburg are the major cities in Russia. due to the large area of Russia, it has 11 different time zones. Russia shares a boundary with different European countries and Asia countries. Most of the people in Russian have Russian Ethnic group (81 %). The official language of Russia is also Russian and Russian ruble is the Currency of Russia.

2. Canada

Canada has a 9.98 million square kilometers of land area, which is Worlds second largest Country by area. Canada has worlds longest bi-national land border with the United States of America (8891 km). Ottawa is the capital city of Canada. Toronto, Montreal, and Vancouver is the largest Metropolitan area in Canada. Canada is the 38th Country in the world, by population (37,314,442 people ). Canadian Dollar is the currency of Canada. Christianity and Roman Catholics are the largest religion in Canada. 38.7 % are Roman Catholics and 28.5 % are Christians. There are also so many Religions like Sikhs (1.4 %), Buddhists (1.1 %) and Muslims (3.2 %).

3. The United States of America

The United States of America has a land area of 3.8 million square miles, which is worlds third largest country by area. The united states of America have a population of over 327 million people. Capital of the United States is Washington DC and the largest city by population is new york in the US. In Northwest Corner of America, State of Alaska is present, in the east it has bordered by Canada and in the west from Russia. The United States of America is the Worlds oldest federation. Most of the people in the US speak English and follow Christianity Religion. United States dollar is the official currency of the US. American football is a popular sport in the US.

4. China

China has a land area of 9.6 million kilometers, which is the fourth largest country by total area. China is the most populous country in the world, with a population of 1.4 billion. The country has Coastline along the Pacific Ocean, which is 14,500 kilometers long. China has 14 neighboring Countries. Beijing is the capital of China and Shanghai is the largest city in China. Mandarin is the official language of China. Non-religious and Chinese folk religion have 73.56 % followers in China. Buddhism have 15.87 % and Christianity has 2.53 % followers.

5. Brazil

Brazil has a land area of 8.5 million square kilometers. it is the fifth largest Country by land area in the world. More than 208 million people live in Brazil. It has a Coastline of 7491 Kilometers. Brazil has a border with almost every country in South America except Ecuador and Chile. Sao Paulo city has a maximum number of people in Brazil. Brazil is the only country in the world, through which tropic of Capricorn and equator pass. Worlds second largest river Amazon flows through Brazil. The Country has the worlds largest hydroelectric plant that is the Itaipu dam. Brazilian real is the official currency of Brazil. Portuguese is the official language of Brazil and it is the largest Country in the World which speaks Portuguese.

6. Australia

 Australia has a land area of 7.6 million square Kilometers, which is the Sixth largest country by area. It has 34,258 kilometers of Coastline. Australia also has different neighboring countries, in South-east 'New Zealand', in North 'Indonesia, East Timor', In North ' Solomon Islands and Vanuatu'.
Canberra is the capital city of Australia and Sydney is the largest city in Australia. The Worlds largest monoliths are 'Mount Augusts', which is located in Western Australia. There is no official language of Australia, but most people speak English ( 72.7 % population). 54.6 % of Australians people are Christian, 22.6 % of Roman Catholic, 13.3 % as Anglican and 3 % of the population having no religion. Australian Dollar is the Currency of Australia.

7. India

 India has an area of 3.2 million square kilometers. it is the 7th largest country. India has a coastline length of 7517 kilometers. it has the Arabian Sea to the west, the Bay of Bengal on the East coast and the Indian Ocean to the South. The country has a border with China, Bhutan, Nepal, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Sri Lanka, and Bangladesh. India has Worlds 2nd highest peak, which is 8611 meter, 'K2'. Ganga is the longest river in India. Delhi is the capital city of India and Indian Rupees is the official currency of India. Most of the people in India follow Hinduism (79 %), then Islam (14 %) and after that remaining religion Christianity (2.30 %). Sikhism (1.72 %), Buddhism (0.7 %), Jainism (0.36 %).

8. Argentina

 Argentina has an area of 2.7 million square, which is the 8th largest Country in the World. Argentina has a border length of 9.376 km. It shares a border with Chile to the west, Brazil in Northeast, Uruguay in East and Bolivia and Paraguay to the North. the highest point in Argentina is Aconcagua and the lowest point is Laguna del Carbon Major rivers of Argentina are the Parana, Salado, Negro. The capital city of Argentina is Bueno Aires and the official currency is Peso. Argentina has received three Nobel prizes in Science. Bernardo Houssay( Physiology or Medicine), Luis Leloir ( Chemistry) and Cesar Milstein ( antibodies).

9. Kazakhstan

 Kazakhstan has an area of 2.7 million square kilometers, which makes this 9th largest Country by Area. Its the land area is present on two continents ( transcontinental), western parts of Kazakhstan are located in Europe and the remaining part of the Country belongs to Asia. there are 49 countries in the world, which have only lands on its border. Among them, Kazakhstan is the 9th largest in the world. It has Russia, China, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan across its border. Astana or Nur-Sultan is the capital of Kazakhstan. Major cities of Kazakhstan are Karagandy, Atyrau, Oskemen, Almaty, and Astana.

Kazakhstan is famous for its Natural resources and some other important substances (Uranium, lead, copper, Manganese, chromium, and zinc). It has a major extraction of natural gas, petroleum, and Coal. It is the 2nd largest Reservoir of Zinc, Uranium, Copper. it also Reserves Manganese and export diamond. Kazakhstan tenge is the currency of Kazakhstan. Russian is the official language of this country, but most people spoke the Kazakh language.

10. Algeria

Algeria has an area of 2.3 million square kilometers, which is the 10th largest Country in World and it is the largest country in Africa continent. Algeria is bordered by the Mediterranean sea to the north, Niger to the Southeast, Morocco to the west and Libya to the east. Algeria is a strong country in Africa, it reserves Oil and natural gas which they import to other countries in the World. it is the 9th largest Reserves of Natural gas and 16th largest Reserve of Oil.

Algiers is the capital and largest city in Algeria by population. Algeria currency is Dinar (DZD). berber and Arabic are the official language of Algeria. Most of the part of Algeria is Desert, while 90 % of the land area is only covered by Desert. The Sahara Desert is the largest desert in Algeria.

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