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Countries with the Lowest Population Density

Name the 24 countries with the lowest population density.
Density in people per square kilometer. According to Wikipedia as of November 2018
Not counting external territories such as Greenland
Last updated: November 01, 2018
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Density
Country
1.92
Mongolia
2.56
Namibia
3.13
Australia
3.24
Iceland
3.26
Suriname
3.36
Mauritania
3.48
Botswana
3.50
Libya
Density
Country
3.65
Canada
3.65
Guyana
6.25
Gabon
6.31
Kazakhstan
7.42
Central African Republic
8.42
Russia
8.78
Chad
9.46
Bolivia
Density
Country
10.7
Turkmenistan
11.6
Mali
13.0
Republic of the Congo
13.5
Oman
14.0
Saudi Arabia
14.1
Finland
14.4
Argentina
14.4
Norway
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level 55
May 29, 2014
How can so many people get Argentina?! I didn't even think of it.
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level 75
Jul 12, 2014
Because it's huge?
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level 55
Apr 25, 2015
That's how I guessed it.
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level 75
Aug 4, 2014
Argentina was one of the first that I got. I simply know that there are less than 50 million people on 3 million km², that's a low density indeed...
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level 70
May 22, 2016
Because it's big and largely empty. Besides, I don't know about you, but when I think about stereotypical Argentine images I think of towering Andean peaks and wide open pampas and gauchos - not exactly imagery that makes you think 'crowded'. Patagonia is mostly just empty, wind-blasted treeless steppe.
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level 44
Feb 22, 2015
Ahhhh, Canada! HUGE! But a population with 35.16 million -.- Australia! HUGE! But a population of 23.13 million... hmmmm. WOW
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level 74
Mar 20, 2015
First one an ice box. Second one a desert.
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level 66
Sep 17, 2015
Australia is approx. 44% desert, compared to for instance Arizona which is 60% desert or Saudi Arabia which is 95% desert.
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level 74
Jan 26, 2017
still mostly desert.
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level 66
Dec 23, 2017
56% not desert
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level 74
Feb 25, 2018
It's an awful lot of desert. What is your point? Yeah, maybe there are parts of the country that aren't blasted hellscapes constantly covered in dust where taking a walk is a harrowing right of passage undertaken by the natives to prove how tough they are. But what about the rest of the country? There are reasons why most of these countries have low population density and the #1 reason is that they are mostly inhospitable places to live. Every single one of these countries have large amounts of land that are either frozen tundra, arid desert, dense jungle, or otherwise uninhabitable. Is there some reason you feel compelled to argue? You know what I mean.
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level 20
Jul 27, 2015
Iceland, Bolivia, Belize, Argentina and Saudi Arabia.
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level 44
Sep 1, 2015
Oman, this quiz was kinda difficult for me.
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level 59
Sep 18, 2015
Belize me, I didn't do as well as I thought I would either.
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level 21
Jun 14, 2016
CARm on guys! Need to pick it up a bit more.
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level 60
Sep 3, 2016
My score was so bad it made me want to move to another country and change my Suriname
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level 66
Dec 23, 2017
oman that's a terrible pun!
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level 49
Feb 25, 2018
Kenya please stop? This pun chain Israel.
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level 59
Nov 3, 2018
Canada ya a favor and tell you you're just embarrassing yourself?
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level 69
Nov 12, 2018
Well, at least there's Norway this can get any worse…
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level 76
Dec 4, 2018
I Syria-sly doubt that.
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level 54
Dec 4, 2018
OuCH! 'AD enough of this! Russian' around the place to escape. If I said I didn't find it funny Icelander you though.
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level 23
Apr 29, 2016
I didn't get Iceland (sorry bud), CAR, Guyana, Suriname and Belize
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level 55
Jul 12, 2016
Denmark should make the list. Was Greenland taken into account when calculating the density for Denmark?
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level 75
Jul 14, 2016
Seeing as how it wasn't in the answers, clearly not.
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level 24
Jul 15, 2016
How did I NOT get Iceland? My favourite country!
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level 24
Jul 18, 2016
I was guessing all these countries and I was surprised that belize is on here and so few people got it
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level 31
Feb 25, 2018
I got Gabon and not Turkmenistan...what is my mind
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level 32
Apr 23, 2018
Fricken Gabon and Belize
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level 69
Nov 12, 2018
Gabon. IT'S ALWAYS FREAKIN' GABON.
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level 74
Nov 26, 2018
Belize must have just dropped off because it says the 5 points I earned on this today were new, and it's not on the list now.
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level 67
Nov 3, 2018
Some quite obscure answers on here have reasonably high scores. I can only assume people read the comments before they try the quiz.
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level 69
Nov 12, 2018
One person's obscurity is another's obvious answer.
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level 74
Nov 26, 2018
I got them all without cheating. I started with the answer I knew was #1. Then I guessed Iceland because I know they have a very low population and I remember seeing them on such lists before. Then I moved on to guessing countries that were very large with relatively low populations... mostly the frozen, jungle, or desert countries I referenced in a comment above. That took care of all the rest in the Americas, Asia, northern Europe, and the Sahara. And finally I turned to guessing random countries in Africa since I know that African countries by and large, though growing rapidly now, still don't have the population density of most more prosperous countries- that got me the last few stragglers.
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level 65
Dec 4, 2018
According to Wikipedia Niger's density is 12.1. Also, the numbers in the answer stats and in the quiz itself don't match. :S
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level 60
Dec 4, 2018
I literally tried each and every one of the "-stans" (except Pakistan) before I thought "Nah, Turkmenistan's not gonna be on there either…"
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level 74
Dec 4, 2018
Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan are relatively small. Uzbekistan is fairly populous. Kazakhstan makes the list.
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level 36
Dec 5, 2018
Missed Bolivia for some reason, got 23 though.