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Largest Countries by Area or Population

Name the countries that are the world's largest in either area or population.
Area in square kilometers. Includes land and inland water area, but not external territories
Area according to Wikipedia
Population according to Worldometers: January 7, 2019
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Last updated: January 9, 2019
First submittedJuly 20, 2015
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Area
Country
17,098,242
Russia
9,984,670
Canada
9,640,821
China
9,526,468
United States
8,514,877
Brazil
7,692,024
Australia
3,287,590
India
2,780,400
Argentina
2,724,900
Kazakhstan
2,381,741
Algeria
Area
Country
2,344,858
D. R. Congo
2,149,690
Saudi Arabia
1,964,375
Mexico
1,904,569
Indonesia
1,886,068
Sudan
1,759,540
Libya
1,648,195
Iran
1,564,110
Mongolia
1,285,216
Peru
1,284,000
Chad
Population
Country
1,426 mil
China
1,361 mil
India
328 mil
United States
268 mil
Indonesia
212 mil
Brazil
203 mil
Pakistan
199 mil
Nigeria
167 mil
Bangladesh
144 mil
Russia
132 mil
Mexico
Population
Country
127 mil
Japan
109 mil
Ethiopia
107 mil
Philippines
100 mil
Egypt
97 mil
Vietnam
85 mil
D. R. Congo
83 mil
Turkey
82 mil
Iran
82 mil
Germany
69 mil
Thailand
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level 72
Oct 14, 2015
Fun quiz, but time is very generous - maybe make it about four minutes?
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level 83
Oct 16, 2015
Yeah, I finished with 4:17 left on the clock.
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level 66
Dec 2, 2015
Me too!
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level 61
Jan 11, 2017
Me too 4:17
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level 52
Apr 22, 2018
4:18 left.
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level 82
Oct 16, 2015
I had "just" 1:50 left and spent almost a minute thinking about the last one alone.
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level 77
Dec 2, 2015
First try. 5 minutes left.
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level 61
Dec 2, 2015
Ye, first try 05:08 left.
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level 8
Aug 25, 2016
i got 5:11 left
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level 78
Dec 2, 2015
4:30 left. Definitely too much time...
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level 57
Oct 20, 2015
Loved it!
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level 67
Dec 2, 2015
Interesting that Brazil is No. 5 in Population and No. 5 in Area, the only country to do this.
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level 53
Dec 3, 2015
What about Iran?
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level 77
Dec 5, 2015
Iran is number 17, silly.
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level 58
Dec 5, 2015
kabahamut: XD
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level 55
Jun 15, 2016
kalbahamut, he means Iran is the same number for both, like Brazil
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level 37
Jan 25, 2018
And Vatican city, and whatever country is 191st
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level 37
Jan 25, 2018
San Marino, and Liechtenstein and Nauru also work.
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level 77
Apr 4, 2019
Swegman, you think?
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level 77
Jan 10, 2019
Vatican City is No. 196 and No. 196
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level 20
Apr 4, 2019
Some say USA is larger than China. So if you count USA as No.3 in area it's also like that in pop.
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level 66
Dec 3, 2015
bloody Libya !!
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level 58
Jul 27, 2016
The wars it's been through are awful!
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level 40
Mar 17, 2017
I had a Map in front of me... And I forgot about it
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level 35
Dec 4, 2015
Sudan has split into Sudan and South Sudan and should no longer be on this list
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level 59
Dec 5, 2015
The figures in the quiz are from Sudan post-split.
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level 39
Dec 6, 2015
screw you Chad!!!!! 1 min left and i still couldnt get it :/
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level 45
Dec 15, 2015
how did I forget France!!!
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level 19
Apr 4, 2019
France wasn't one there. was it?
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level 64
Apr 4, 2019
Not anymore
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level 31
Dec 27, 2015
took me 3 minutes to get Chad with 14 seconds left
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level 8
Aug 25, 2016
na na voty vol
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level 58
Feb 13, 2017
I was stuck on Peru for about two minutes, but I got them all in the end.
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level 45
Feb 10, 2018
3:02 left in first attempt, could be a little less time
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level 66
Jan 9, 2019
Nice. I liked doing both pop. and area at the same time. I got Mongolia in just under the wire. *whew*
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level 63
Jan 11, 2019
Only missed Thailand
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level 41
Jan 11, 2019
Love this! Great idea :)
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level 19
Apr 4, 2019
bloody Phillippines!!!
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level 19
Apr 4, 2019
Finish with 18 seconds left and a whole lot of stress.
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level 35
Apr 4, 2019
Only missed Ethiopia. Dammitt
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level 45
Apr 8, 2019
I just now learned the Saudi Arabia is bigger than Mexico...
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level 41
Sep 12, 2019
I uhh.... missed japan :| and Mongolia. and Bangladesh. As well as Chad and Turkey