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List of European countries by area

Below is a list of most states in Europe, in order of geographical area. Europe's total geographical area is 10.186 million km².[1]

Some states (marked *) are only partially located in Europe. Those are ranked according to the size of their European part only.

The list includes only sovereign states. Therefore, for example the United Kingdom is included in place of the four individual home nations.

Inland water is included in area numbers.

European states by area (top 12). Total area of Europe is about 10,180,000 km².

  Russia (39.0%)
  Ukraine (5.9%)
  France (5.4%)
  Spain (4.9%)
  Sweden (4.4%)
  Norway (3.8%)
  Germany (3.5%)
  Finland (3.3%)
  Poland (3.1%)
  Italy (3.0%)
  United Kingdom (2.4%)
  Romania (2.3%)
  Other (19%)
Rank State Total area (km²) Notes
1 Russia* 3,972,400 17,098,242 km² including North Asia[2]
2 Ukraine 603,628
3 France* 551,695 643,801 km² when the overseas departments are included.
4 Spain* 498,511 505,990 km² when the Canary Islands, Ceuta and Melilla are included.[3]
5 Sweden 450,295
6 Norway 385,178 This includes Svalbard and Jan Mayen[4]
7 Germany 357,386[5]
8 Finland 338,145
9 Poland 312,685
10 Italy 301,338
11 United Kingdom* 242,495 260,665 km² when the British Overseas Territories (except British Antarctic Territory) are included.
12 Romania 238,397
13 Belarus 207,600
14 Kazakhstan* 180,000 (est.) 2,724,902 km² including Asian part
15 Greece 131,940
16 Bulgaria 110,994
17 Iceland 102,775
18 Hungary 93,030
19 Portugal 91,568
20 Austria 83,858
21 Czech Republic 78,866
22 Serbia 77,453 88,361 km² including Kosovo
23 Ireland 70,273
24 Lithuania 65,300
25 Latvia 64,589
26 Croatia 56,594
27 Bosnia and Herzegovina 51,129
28 Slovakia 49,036
29 Estonia 45,339
30 Denmark 44,493 This includes Faroe Islands; 2,210,579 km² including Greenland
31 Switzerland 41,290
32 Netherlands* 41,198 Excluding Caribbean Netherlands, Aruba, Curacao and Sint Maarten.
33 Moldova 33,846
34 Belgium 30,510
35 Albania 28,748
36  North Macedonia 25,713
37 Turkey* 23,507 783,562 km² including Asian part
38 Slovenia 20,273
39 Montenegro 13,812
40 Kosovo 10,908 Partially recognised state
41 Cyprus 9,251
42 Azerbaijan* 6,960 86,600 km² including Asian part
43 Luxembourg 2,586
44 Georgia* 2,428 69,700 km² including Asian part
45 Andorra 468
46 Malta 316
47 Liechtenstein 160
48 San Marino 61
49 Monaco 2.02
50 Vatican City 0.44
Total 10,180,000
±5,000

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References

  1. ^ "Map and Details of all 7 Continents". WorldAtlas. Retrieved May 4, 2019.
  2. ^ "The World Factbook - Central Asia - Russia". CIA World Factbook. Central Intelligence Agency. Retrieved 3 May 2019.
  3. ^ "Entorno físico y medio ambiente" (PDF). Instituto Nacional de Estadistica. p. 10. Retrieved 4 August 2019.
  4. ^ "Updated land cover figures". ssb.no. Retrieved 2015-11-21.
  5. ^ "Fläche und Bevölkerung". www.statistikportal.de (in German).
  6. ^ The map shows one of the most commonly accepted delineations of the geographical boundaries of Europe, as used by National Geographic and Encyclopædia Britannica. Whether countries are considered in Europe or Asia can vary in sources, for example in the classification of the CIA World Factbook or that of the BBC. Note also that certain countries in Europe, such as France, have territories lying geographically outside Europe, but which are nevertheless considered integral parts of that country.