Top 10 largest countries on the world


TOP TEN LARGEST COUNTRIES ON THE WORLD


Rank
Location
Population
(July 2011 est.)
1.
Europe+Asia
17,098,242
138,739,892
2.
North America
9,984,670
34,030,589
3.
North America
9,826,675
313,232,044
4.
Eastern Asia
9,596,961
1,336,718,015
5.
South America
8,514,877
203,429,773
6.
Oceania
7,741,220
21,766,711
7.
Southern Asia
3,287,263
1,189,172,906
8.
South America
2,780,400
41,769,726
9.
Central Asia
2,724,900
15,522,373
10.
Northern Africa
2,381,741
34,994,937

1-Russia

Information about Russia

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Location:
Northern Asia (the area west of the Urals is considered part of Europe), bordering the Arctic Ocean, between Europe and the North Pacific Ocean
Population:
138,739,892 (July 2011 est.)
Capital:
name: Moscow 
geographic coordinates: 55 45 N, 37 35 E 
time difference: UTC+3 (8 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time) 
daylight saving time: +1hr; note – Russia has announced that it will remain on daylight saving time permanently, which began on 27 March 2011 
note: Russia is divided into 9 time zones
GDP per capita:
$15,900 (2010 est.) 
$15,300 (2009 est.) 
$16,500 (2008 est.) 
note: data are in 2010 US dollars

2-Canada

Information about Canada

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Location:
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
Population:
34,030,589 (July 2011 est.)
Capital:
name: Ottawa 
geographic coordinates: 45 25 N, 75 42 W 
time difference: UTC-5 (same time as Washington, DC during Standard Time) 
daylight saving time: +1hr, begins second Sunday in March; ends first Sunday in November 
note: Canada is divided into six time zones
GDP per capita:
$39,400 (2010 est.) 
$38,500 (2009 est.) 
$39,800 (2008 est.) 
note: data are in 2010 US dollars

3-United States

Information about United States

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Location:
North America, bordering both the North Atlantic Ocean and the North Pacific Ocean, between Canada and Mexico
Population:
313,232,044 (July 2011 est.)
Capital:
name: Washington, DC 
geographic coordinates: 38 53 N, 77 02 W 
time difference: UTC-5 (during Standard Time) 
daylight saving time: +1hr, begins second Sunday in March; ends first Sunday in November 
note: the 50 United States cover six time zones
GDP per capita:
$47,200 (2010 est.) 
$46,400 (2009 est.) 
$48,100 (2008 est.) 
note: data are in 2010 US dollars

4-China

Information about China

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Location:
Eastern Asia, bordering the East China Sea, Korea Bay, Yellow Sea, and South China Sea, between North Korea and Vietnam
Population:
1,336,718,015 (July 2011 est.)
Capital:
name: Beijing 
geographic coordinates: 39 55 N, 116 23 E 
time difference: UTC+8 (13 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time) 
note: despite its size, all of China falls within one time zone; many people in Xinjiang Province observe an unofficial “Xinjiang timezone” of UTC+6, two hours behind Beijing
GDP per capita:
$7,600 (2010 est.) 
$6,900 (2009 est.) 
$6,400 (2008 est.) 
note: data are in 2010 US dollars

5-Brazil

Information about Brazil

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Location:
Eastern South America, bordering the Atlantic Ocean
Population:
203,429,773 (July 2011 est.) 
note: Brazil conducted a census in August 2000, which reported a population of 169,872,855; that figure was about 3.8% lower than projections by the US Census Bureau, and is close to the implied underenumeration of 4.6% for the 1991 census
Capital:
name: Brasilia 
geographic coordinates: 15 47 S, 47 55 W 
time difference: UTC-3 (2 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time) 
daylight saving time: +1hr, begins third Sunday in October; ends last Sunday in February 
note: Brazil is divided into three time zones, including one for the Fernando de Noronha Islands
GDP per capita:
$10,800 (2010 est.) 
$10,200 (2009 est.) 
$10,400 (2008 est.) 
note: data are in 2010 US dollars

6-Australia

Information about Australia

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Location:
Oceania, continent between the Indian Ocean and the South Pacific Ocean
Population:
21,766,711 (July 2011 est.)
Capital:
name: Canberra 
geographic coordinates: 35 17 S, 149 13 E 
time difference: UTC+10 (15 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time) 
daylight saving time: +1hr, begins first Sunday in October; ends first Sunday in April 
note: Australia is divided into three time zones
GDP per capita:
$41,000 (2010 est.) 
$40,400 (2009 est.) 
$40,300 (2008 est.) 
note: data are in 2010 US dollars

7-India

Information about India

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Location:
Southern Asia, bordering the Arabian Sea and the Bay of Bengal, between Burma and Pakistan
Population:
1,189,172,906 (July 2011 est.)
Capital:
name: New Delhi 
geographic coordinates: 28 36 N, 77 12 E 
time difference: UTC+5.5 (10.5 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
GDP per capita:
$3,500 (2010 est.) 
$3,200 (2009 est.) 
$3,000 (2008 est.) 
note: data are in 2010 US dollars

8-Argentina

Information about Argentina

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Location:
Southern South America, bordering the South Atlantic Ocean, between Chile and Uruguay
Population:
41,769,726 (July 2011 est.)
Capital:
name: Buenos Aires 
geographic coordinates: 34 36 S, 58 40 W 
time difference: UTC-3 (2 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time) 
daylight saving time: none scheduled for 2011
GDP per capita:
$14,700 (2010 est.) 
$13,700 (2009 est.) 
$14,100 (2008 est.) 
note: data are in 2010 US dollars

9-Kazakhstan

Information about Kazakhstan

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Location:
Central Asia, northwest of China; a small portion west of the Ural (Zhayyq) River in eastern-most Europe
Population:
15,522,373 (July 2011 est.)
Capital:
name: Astana 
geographic coordinates: 51 10 N, 71 25 E 
time difference: UTC+6 (11 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time) 
note: Kazakhstan is divided into two time zones
GDP per capita:
$12,700 (2010 est.) 
$11,900 (2009 est.) 
$11,800 (2008 est.) 
note: data are in 2010 US dollars

10-Algeria

Information about Algeria
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Location:
Northern Africa, bordering the Mediterranean Sea, between Morocco and Tunisia
Population:
34,994,937 (July 2011 est.)
Capital:
name: Algiers 
geographic coordinates: 36 45 N, 3 03 E 
time difference: UTC+1 (6 hours ahead of Washington, DC during Standard Time)
GDP per capita:
$7,300 (2010 est.) 
$7,100 (2009 est.) 
$7,000 (2008 est.) 
note: data are in 2010 US dollars
References

1.                               2-Top Ten Largest Countries in Area - Maps of world www.mapsofworld.com/world-top-ten/world-t... 

2.                               3-The Top Ten: Largest Countries www.infoplease.com/toptens/largestcountries.html 

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