List of the largest country subdivisions by area

List of the largest country subdivisions by area

This is a list of the 50 largest country subdivisions by area (including surface water) in square kilometres.

#Sakha Republic, Russia (3,103,200)
#State of Western Australia, Australia (2,645,615)
#Krasnoyarsk Krai, Russia (2,339,700)
#Territory of Greenland, Denmark (2,166,086)
#Territory of Nunavut, Canada (2,093,190)
#State of Queensland, Australia (1,852,642)
#State of Alaska, United States (1,717,854)
#Xinjiang Autonomous Region, People's Republic of China (1,660,000)
#State of Amazonas, Brazil (1,570,947)
#Province of Quebec, Canada (1,542,056)
#Northern Territory, Australia (1,420,968)
#Northwest Territories, Canada (1,346,106)
#State of Pará, Brazil (1,253,164)
#Tibet Autonomous Region, People's Republic of China (1,228,400)
#Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, People's Republic of China (1,183,000)
#Province of Ontario, Canada (1,076,395)
#State of South Australia, Australia (1,043,514)
#Province of British Columbia, Canada (948,596)
#State of Mato Grosso, Brazil (906,807)
#State of New South Wales, Australia (809,444)
#Khabarovsk Krai, Russia (788,600)
#Irkutsk Oblast (full), Russia (767,900)
#Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug, Russia (750,300)The Tyumen Oblast contains the Khanty-Mansi and the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrugs, but all three are considered to be federal subjects of Russia. The total area for the oblast (with autonomous okrugs included) is 1,433,270 km².]
#Chukotka Autonomous Okrug, Russia (737,700)
#Qinghai Province, People's Republic of China (721,000)
#Mintaqah of Ash Sharqiyah, Saudi Arabia (710,000)
#State of Texas, United States (696,241)
#Province of Alberta, Canada (661,848)
#Province of Saskatchewan, Canada (651,036)
#Province of Manitoba, Canada (647,797)
#Department of Agadez, Niger (634,209)
#Tamanghasset Wilaya, Algeria (619,360)These figures cannot be verified by their Wikipedia page.]
#Borkou-Ennedi-Tibesti Region, Chad (600,350)
#State of Minas Gerais, Brazil (586,528)
#State of Bahia, Brazil (564 273)
#Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug, Russia (523,100)
#Province of Orientale, Democratic Republic of the Congo (503,239)The current constitution of DR Congo, ratified in 2006, will split Orientale into four new provinces no later than February 2009.]
#Province of Katanga, Democratic Republic of the Congo (496,871)The 2006 DR Congo constitution also provides for Katanga to be split into four new provinces.]
#Sichuan Province, People's Republic of China (485,000)
#Yukon Territory, Canada (482,443)
#Shabiyah of Al Kufrah, Libya (479,160)
#Kamchatka Krai, Russia (472,300)
#Magadan Oblast, Russia (461,400)
#Heilongjiang Province, People's Republic of China (460,000)
#Gansu Province, People's Republic of China (454,000)
#Adrar Wilaya, Algeria (443,782)
#Chita Oblast (full), Russia (431,500) This is the full area for Chita Oblast, including that of Agin-Buryat Autonomous Okrug. If that area was subtracted, then the figure would drop down to 412,188 square kilometers.]
#Qaraghandy Province, Kazakhstan (428,000)
#State of California USA (423,970)
#Province of Papua, Indonesia (421,981)The province originally covered the entire western half of New Guinea, but in 2003, the western portion of the province, on the Bird's Head Peninsula, was declared by Jakarta to be a separate province named West Irian Jaya. The legality of this separation has been disputed as it appears to conflict with a law giving Special Autonomy status to Papua in the year 2000. The status of West Irian Jaya province is not yet resolved as of early 2006.]

Notes

ee also

*List of the most populous country subdivisions
*List of continents, countries, and political subdivisions by total area
*Statoid

References

* [http://www.world-gazetteer.com/home.htm World-gazetteer.com]


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