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COUNTRIES (Highest Density)


(people per square km)

  • Monaco 16,205
  • Singapore 6,386
  • Malta 1,261
  • Maldives 1,164
  • Bahrain 1,035
  • Bangladesh 1,002
  • Vatican City 920
  • Barbados 648
  • Nauru 621
  • Mauritius 603


COUNTRIES (Lowest Density)

(people per square km)

  • Mongolia 2
  • Namibia 2
  • Australia 3
  • Botswana 3
  • Iceland 3
  • Suriname 3
  • Libya 3
  • Mauritania 3
  • Canada 3
  • Guyana 4


COUNTRY POPULATION (smallest)

(February, 2006 numbers)

  • Vatican City 920
  • Tuvalu 11,640
  • Nauru 13,050
  • Palau 20,300
  • San Marino 28,880
  • Monaco 32,410
  • Liechtenstein 33,720
  • St. Kitts 38,960
  • Marshall Islands 59,070
  • Antigua and Barbuda 68,720


COUNTRY POPULATION (largest)

(February, 2006 numbers)
  • China 1,306,313,800
  • India 1,080,264,400
  • USA 295,734,100
  • Indonesia 241,973,900
  • Brazil 186,112,800
  • Pakistan 162,419,900
  • Bangladesh 144,319,600
  • Russia 143,420,300
  • Nigeria 128,772,000
  • Japan 127,417,200 


CONTINENTS OF THE WORLD


CONTINENTS (by size)


  • Asia - (44,579,000 sq km)
  • Africa - (30,065,000 sq km)
  • North America - (24,256,000 sq km)
  • South America - (17,819,000 sq km)
  • Antarctica - (13,209,000 sq km)
  • Europe - (9,938,000 sq km)
  • Australia/Oceania - (7,687,000 sq km)



CONTINENTS (by population) 2006 est.

  • Asia - (3,879,000,000)
  • Africa - (877,500,000)
  • Europe - (727,000,000)
  • North America - (501,500,000)
  • South America - (379,500,000)
  • Australia/Oceania - (32,000,000)
  • Antarctica - (0)


CONTINENTS (by the number of countries)


  • Africa - (53)
  • Europe - (46)
  • Asia - (44)
  • North America - (23)
  • Oceania - (14)
  • South America - (12)


Outline Map of Europe, Outline Map of France, European Countries

LARGEST COUNTRIES (by land mass)


  • Russia 17,075,400 sq km, (6,592,846 sq miles)
  • Canada 9,330,970 sq km, (3,602,707 sq miles)
  • China 9,326,410 sq km, (3,600,947 sq miles)
  • USA 9.166,600 sq km, (3,539,242 sq miles)
  • Brazil 8,456,510 sq km, (3,265,075 sq miles)
  • Australia 7,617,930 sq km, (2,941,283 sq miles)
  • India 2,973,190 sq km, (1,147,949 sq miles)
  • Argentina 2,736,690 sq km, (1,056,636 sq miles)
  • Kazakhstan 2,717,300 sq km, (1,049,150 sq miles)
  • Sudan 2,376,000 sq km, (917,374 sq miles)


SMALLEST COUNTRIES (by land mass)


  • Vatican City 0.44 sq km, (0.17 sq miles)
  • Monaco 1.95 sq km, (0.75 sq miles)
  • Nauru 21.2 sq km, (8.2 sq miles)
  • Tuvalu 26 sq km, (10 sq miles)
  • San Marino 61 sq km, (24 sq miles)
  • Liechtenstein 160 sq km, (62 sq miles)
  • Marshall Islands 181 sq km, (70 sq miles)
  • Seychelles 270 sq km, (104 sq miles)
  • Maldives 300 sq km, (116 sq miles)
  • St. Kitts and Nevis 360 sq km, (139 sq miles)


OLDEST COUNTRIES


  • San Marino (301 AD)
  • France (486 AD)
  • Bulgaria (632 AD)
  • Denmark (950 AD)
  • Portugal (1143 AD)
  • Andorra (1278 AD)
  • Switzerland (1291 AD)


YOUNGEST COUNTRIES


  • Montenegro (July, 2006)
  • Serbia (July, 2006)
  • East Timor (2002)
  • Palau (1994)
  • Czech Republic (1993)
  • Eritrea (1993)
  • Slovakia (1993)
  • Bosnia/Hertzegovina (1992)


RICHEST COUNTRIES

(GNP in USA Dollars)

  • Luxembourg ($45,360)
  • Switzerland ($44,355)
  • Japan ($41,010)
  • Liechtenstein ($40,000)
  • Norway ($34,515)


POOREST COUNTRIES


  • (GNP in USA Dollars)
  • Mozambique ($80)
  • Somalia ($100)
  • Eritrea ($100)
  • Ethiopia ($100)
  • Congo, DNC ($100)


COUNTRIES WITH MOST LAND BORDERS

(The Most Neighboring Countries)

  • China (14)
  • Russian Federation (14)
  • Brazil (10)
  • Congo, Germany and Sudan (9)
  • Austria, France, Tanzania, Turkey and Zambia (8)

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