Largest Countries In Asia 2020

What are the largest countries in Asia? Here is a list of the top ten largest countries by area in square miles:

  1. China (3,746,887 square miles)
  2. India (1,269,010 square miles)
  3. Kazakhstan (1,051,811 square miles)
  4. Saudi Arabia (829,780 square miles)
  5. Indonesia (735,164 square miles)
  6. Iran (636,203 square miles)
  7. Mongolia (603,746 square miles)
  8. Pakistan (340,418 square miles)
  9. Turkey (302,455 square miles)
  10. Myanmar (261,159 square miles)

The total area of Asia is 44.5 million km² (17.2 million mi²) split across 50 countries.

The largest country in Asia is China, which is 9,706,961 km² (3,746,887 mi²). China takes up about 6.54% of Earth’s total surface area, and is the third largest country in the world (behind Russia and Canada). China’s current population is 1.43 billion people, which is the highest in the world.

The smallest country in Asia is Macau, which is also the eighth smallest country in the world. Macau spans a total of 30 km² (12 mi²). Macau has a population of 641,823 people.

Largest Countries In Asia 2020

Rank Country Area (mi²) % of Earth's Area Population 2020
1China3,746,887 mi²6.54%1,439,323,776
2India1,269,010 mi²2.21%1,380,004,385
3Kazakhstan1,051,811 mi²1.84%18,776,707
4Saudi Arabia829,780 mi²1.45%34,813,871
5Indonesia735,164 mi²1.28%273,523,615
6Iran636,203 mi²1.11%83,992,949
7Mongolia603,746 mi²1.05%3,278,290
8Pakistan340,418 mi²0.59%220,892,340
9Turkey302,455 mi²0.53%84,339,067
10Myanmar261,159 mi²0.46%54,409,800
11Afghanistan251,761 mi²0.44%38,928,346
12Yemen203,796 mi²0.36%29,825,964
13Thailand198,064 mi²0.35%69,799,978
14Turkmenistan188,407 mi²0.33%6,031,200
15Uzbekistan172,696 mi²0.30%33,469,203
16Iraq169,190 mi²0.30%40,222,493
17Japan145,881 mi²0.25%126,476,461
18Philippines132,148 mi²0.23%109,581,078
19Vietnam127,848 mi²0.22%97,338,579
20Malaysia127,690 mi²0.22%32,365,999
21Oman119,467 mi²0.21%5,106,626
22Laos91,405 mi²0.16%7,275,560
23Kyrgyzstan77,181 mi²0.13%6,524,195
24Syria71,479 mi²0.12%17,500,658
25Cambodia69,880 mi²0.12%16,718,965
26Bangladesh56,962 mi²< 0.1%164,689,383
27Nepal56,812 mi²< 0.1%29,136,808
28Tajikistan55,237 mi²< 0.1%9,537,645
29North Korea46,528 mi²< 0.1%25,778,816
30South Korea38,681 mi²< 0.1%51,269,185
31Jordan34,486 mi²< 0.1%10,203,134
32Azerbaijan33,428 mi²< 0.1%10,139,177
33United Arab Emirates32,270 mi²< 0.1%9,890,402
34Georgia26,904 mi²< 0.1%3,989,167
35Sri Lanka25,325 mi²< 0.1%21,413,249
36Bhutan14,820 mi²< 0.1%771,608
37Taiwan13,970 mi²< 0.1%23,816,775
38Armenia11,481 mi²< 0.1%2,963,243
39Israel8,017 mi²< 0.1%8,655,535
40Kuwait6,878 mi²< 0.1%4,270,571
41Qatar4,472 mi²< 0.1%2,881,053
42Lebanon4,034 mi²< 0.1%6,825,445
43Palestine2,401 mi²< 0.1%5,101,414
44Brunei2,225 mi²< 0.1%437,479
45Hong Kong426 mi²< 0.1%7,496,981
46Bahrain295 mi²< 0.1%1,701,575
47Singapore274 mi²< 0.1%5,850,342
48Maldives116 mi²< 0.1%540,544
49Macau12 mi²< 0.1%649,335