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Surface area

(sq. km)

Russian Federation is the top country by surface area in the world. As of 2018, surface area in Russian Federation was 17.1 million sq. km that accounts for 13.00 % of the world's surface area. The top 5 countries (others are Canada, the United States of America, China, and Brazil) account for 41.81 % of it. The world's total surface area was estimated at 131 million sq. km in 2018.

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What is surface area?

Surface area is a country's total area, including areas under inland bodies of water and some coastal waterways.