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Land area of all countries of the world
No information is available for non-listed countries.
The military bases Akrotiri and Dhekelia, British Indian Ocean Territory and Guantanamo Bay are not listed. Despite the French overseas departments and the municipalities of the Caribbean Netherlands are integral parts of France and the Netherlands, respectively, they are listed as separate entries because of the large distances to the mainland.
Land area is the aggregate of all surfaces delimited by international boundaries and/or coastlines, excluding inland water bodies (lakes, reservoirs, rivers). 1 square kilometer corresponds to 0.3861 square miles. 1 square meter corresponds to 10.764 square feet.
Source: (mainly) CIA World Factbook (2017-01-17)
© Thomas Brinkhoff, 2017-01-21