World Statistics [sorted by Area]


[Stats were last updated 07-Dec-2008]

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Rank Country Capital city 2008 Population Estimate 2002 Population Est Population
growth
2002-2008
Land area
(sq km)
Population
density
#/sq km
1RussiaMoscow140,702,000Jul-08144,978,5732002-2.95%170752008.2
2CanadaOttawa33,213,000Jul-0831,902,26820024.11%99761403.3
3United States of AmericaWashington DC303,825,000Jul-08280,562,48920028.29%962909131.6
4ChinaBeijing1,330,045,000Jul-081,284,303,70520023.56%9596960138.6
5BrazilBrasilia191,909,000Jul-08176,029,56020029.02%851196522.5
6AustraliaCanberra20,601,000Jul-0819,546,79220025.39%76868502.7
7IndiaNew Delhi1,147,996,000Jul-081,045,845,22620029.77%3287590349.2
8ArgentinaBuenos Aires40,677,000Jul-0837,812,81720027.57%276689014.7
9KazakhstanAstana15,341,000Jul-0816,741,5192002-8.37%27173005.6
10SudanKhartoum40,218,000Jul-0837,090,29820028.43%250581016.0
11AlgeriaAlgiers33,770,000Jul-0832,277,94220024.62%238174014.2
12Congo (Dem. Rep.)Kinshasa66,515,000Jul-0855,225,478200220.44%234541028.4
13GreenlandNuuk56,300Jul-0856,3762002-0.13%21660860.0
14MexicoMexico109,955,000Jul-08103,400,16520026.34%197255055.7
15Saudi ArabiaRiyadh28,161,000Jul-0823,513,330200219.77%196058214.4
16IndonesiaJakarta237,512,000Jul-08231,328,09220022.67%1919440123.7
17LibyaTripoli6,174,000Jul-085,368,585200215.00%17595403.5
18IranTehran65,875,000Jul-0866,622,7042002-1.12%164800040.0
19MongoliaUlaanbaatar2,996,000Jul-082,694,432200211.19%15650001.9
20PeruLima29,181,000Jul-0827,949,63920024.41%128522022.7
21ChadN'Djamena10,111,000Jul-088,997,237200212.38%12840007.9
22NigerNiamey13,273,000Jul-0810,639,744200224.75%126700010.5
23AngolaLuanda12,531,000Jul-0810,593,171200218.29%124670010.1
24MaliBamako12,324,000Jul-0811,340,48020028.67%12400009.9
25South AfricaPretoria ²43,786,000Jul-0843,647,65820020.32%121991235.9
26ColombiaBogota45,014,000Jul-0841,008,22720029.77%113891039.5
27EthiopiaAddis Ababa78,254,000Jul-0867,673,031200215.64%112712769.4
28BoliviaSucre9,248,000Jul-088,445,13420029.51%10985808.4
29MauritaniaNouakchott3,365,000Jul-082,828,858200218.95%10307003.3
30EgyptCairo81,714,000Jul-0870,712,345200215.56%100145081.6
31TanzaniaDar es Salaam40,213,000Jul-0837,187,93920028.13%94508742.5
32NigeriaAbuja138,283,000Jul-08129,934,91120026.42%923768149.7
33VenezuelaCaracas26,415,000Jul-0824,287,67020028.76%91205029.0
34NamibiaWindhoek2,089,000Jul-081,820,916200214.72%8254182.5
35PakistanIslamabad167,762,000Jul-08147,663,429200213.61%803940208.7
36MozambiqueMaputo21,285,000Jul-0819,607,51920028.56%80159026.6
37TurkeyAnkara71,893,000Jul-0867,308,92820026.81%78058092.1
38ChileSantiago16,454,000Jul-0815,498,93020026.16%75695021.7
39ZambiaLusaka11,670,000Jul-089,959,037200217.18%75261415.5
40Burma (MyanmarRangoon47,758,000Jul-0842,238,224200213.07%67850070.4
41AfghanistanKabul32,738,000Jul-0827,755,775200217.95%64750050.6
42SomaliaMogadishu9,559,000Jul-087,753,310200223.29%63765715.0
43Central African RepublicBangui4,435,000Jul-083,642,739200221.75%6229847.1
44UkraineKiev45,994,000Jul-0848,396,4702002-4.96%60370076.2
45BotswanaGaborone1,842,000Jul-081,591,232200215.76%6003703.1
46MadagascarAntananarivo20,043,000Jul-0816,473,477200221.67%58704034.1
47KenyaNairobi37,954,000Jul-0831,138,735200221.89%58265065.1
48FranceParis62,100,000Jul-0859,765,98320023.91%547030113.5
49YemenSanaa23,013,000Jul-0818,701,257200223.06%52797043.6
50ThailandBangkok65,493,000Jul-0862,354,40220025.03%514000127.4
51SpainMadrid40,491,000Jul-0840,077,10020021.03%50478280.2
52TurkmenistanAshgabat5,180,000Jul-084,688,963200210.47%48810010.6
53CameroonYaounde18,468,000Jul-0816,184,748200214.11%47544038.8
54Papua New GuineaPort Moresby5,932,000Jul-085,172,033200214.69%46284012.8
55SwedenStockholm9,045,000Jul-088,876,74420021.90%44996420.1
56UzbekistanTashkent28,268,000Jul-0825,563,441200210.58%44740063.2
57MoroccoRabat34,343,000Jul-0831,167,783200210.19%44655076.9
58IraqBaghdad28,221,000Jul-0824,001,816200217.58%43707264.6
59ParaguayAsuncion6,831,000Jul-085,884,491200216.08%40675016.8
60ZimbabweHarare12,383,000Jul-0811,376,67620028.85%39058031.7
61JapanTokyo127,288,000Jul-08126,974,62820020.25%377835336.9
62GermanyBerlin82,370,000Jul-0883,251,8512002-1.06%357021230.7
63Congo (Republic)Brazzaville3,903,000Jul-082,958,448200231.93%34200011.4
64FinlandHelsinki5,245,000Jul-085,183,54520021.19%33703015.6
65MalaysiaKuala Lumpur25,274,000Jul-0822,662,365200211.52%32975076.6
66VietnamHanoi86,117,000Jul-0881,098,41620026.19%329560261.3
67NorwayOslo4,644,000Jul-084,525,11620022.63%32422014.3
68Cote d'IvoireYamoussoukro18,373,000Jul-0816,804,78420029.33%32246057.0
69PolandWarsaw38,501,000Jul-0838,625,4782002-0.32%312685123.1
70ItalyRome58,145,000Jul-0857,715,62520020.74%301230193.0
71PhilippinesManila92,681,000Jul-0884,525,63920029.65%300000308.9
72EcuadorQuito13,928,000Jul-0813,447,49420023.57%28356049.1
73Burkina FasoOuagadougou15,265,000Jul-0812,603,185200221.12%27420055.7
74New ZealandWellington4,173,000Jul-083,908,03720026.78%26868015.5
75GabonLibreville1,486,000Jul-081,233,353200220.48%2676675.6
76Tokelaunone1,430Jul-081,4312002-0.07%2660000.0
77GuineaConakry10,211,000Jul-087,775,065200231.33%24585741.5
78Great Britain & Northern IrelandLondon60,944,000Jul-0859,778,00220021.95%244820248.9
79GhanaAccra23,383,000Jul-0820,244,154200215.50%23946097.6
80RomaniaBucharest22,247,000Jul-0822,317,7302002-0.32%23750093.7
81LaosVientiane6,678,000Jul-085,777,180200215.59%23680028.2
82UgandaKampala31,368,000Jul-0824,699,073200227.00%236040132.9
83GuyanaGeorgetown770,800Jul-08698,209200210.40%2149703.6
84OmanMuscat3,312,000Jul-082,713,462200222.06%21246015.6
85BelarusMinsk9,686,000Jul-0810,335,3822002-6.28%20760046.7
86KyrgyzstanBishkek5,357,000Jul-084,822,166200211.09%19850027.0
87SenegalDakar12,853,000Jul-0810,589,571200221.37%19619065.5
88SyriaDamascus19,748,000Jul-0817,155,814200215.11%185180106.6
89CambodiaPhnom Penh14,242,000Jul-0812,775,324200211.48%18104078.7
90UruguayMontevideo3,478,000Jul-083,386,57520022.70%17622019.7
91TunisiaTunis10,384,000Jul-089,815,64420025.79%16361063.5
92SurinameParamaribo476,000Jul-08436,49420029.05%1632702.9
93BangladeshDhaka153,547,000Jul-08133,376,684200215.12%1440001066.3
94TajikistanDushanbe7,212,000Jul-086,719,56720027.33%14310050.4
95NepalKathmandu29,519,000Jul-0825,873,917200214.09%140800209.7
96GreeceAthens10,723,000Jul-0810,645,34320020.73%13194081.3
97NicaraguaManagua5,786,000Jul-085,023,818200215.17%12949444.7
98EritreaAsmara5,028,000Jul-084,465,651200212.59%12132041.4
99Korea (North)P'yongyang23,479,000Jul-0822,224,19520025.65%120540194.8
100MalawiLilongwe13,932,000Jul-0810,701,824200230.18%118480117.6
101BeninPorto-Novo8,295,000Jul-086,787,625200222.21%11262073.7
102HondurasTegucigalpa7,639,000Jul-086,560,608200216.44%11209068.2
103LiberiaMonrovia3,335,000Jul-083,288,19820021.42%11137029.9
104BulgariaSofia7,263,000Jul-087,621,3372002-4.70%11091065.5
105CubaHavana11,424,000Jul-0811,224,32120021.78%110860103.0
106GuatemalaGuatemala13,002,000Jul-0813,314,0792002-2.34%108890119.4
107IcelandReykjavik304,400Jul-08279,38420028.95%1030003.0
108SerbiaBelgrade10,159,000Jul-087,498,001200235.49%10235099.3
109Korea (South)Seoul49,233,000Jul-0848,324,00020021.88%98480499.9
110HungaryBudapest9,931,000Jul-0810,075,0342002-1.43%93030106.8
111PortugalLisbon10,677,000Jul-0810,084,24520025.88%92391115.6
112JordanAmman6,199,000Jul-085,307,470200216.80%9230067.2
113French GuianaCayenne219,600Jul-08182,333200220.44%910002.4
114AzerbaijanBaku8,178,000Jul-087,798,49720024.87%8660094.4
115AustriaVienna8,206,000Jul-088,169,92920020.44%8385897.9
116United Arab EmiratesAbu Dhabi4,621,000Jul-082,445,989200288.92%8288055.8
117Czech RepublicPrague10,221,000Jul-0810,256,7602002-0.35%78866129.6
118PanamaPanama3,293,000Jul-082,882,329200214.25%7820042.1
119Sierra LeoneFreetown6,295,000Jul-085,614,743200212.12%7174087.7
120IrelandDublin4,156,000Jul-083,883,15920027.03%7028059.1
121GeorgiaT'bilisi4,631,000Jul-084,960,9512002-6.65%6970066.4
122Sri LankaColombo21,129,000Jul-0819,576,78320027.93%65610322.0
123LithuaniaVilnius3,565,000Jul-083,601,1382002-1.00%6520054.7
124LatviaRiga2,245,000Jul-082,366,5152002-5.13%6458934.8
125SvalbardLongyearbyen2,170Jul-082,8682002-24.34%620490.0
126TogoLome5,859,000Jul-085,285,501200210.85%56785103.2
127CroatiaZagreb4,492,000Jul-084,390,75120022.31%5654279.4
128Bosnia & HerzegovinaSarajevo4,590,000Jul-083,964,388200215.78%5112989.8
129Costa RicaSan Jose4,196,000Jul-083,834,93420029.42%5110082.1
130SlovakiaBratislava5,455,000Jul-085,422,36620020.60%48845111.7
131Dominican RepublicSanto Domingo9,507,000Jul-088,721,59420029.01%48730195.1
132BhutanThimphu682,300Jul-082,094,1762002-67.42%4700014.5
133EstoniaTallinn1,308,000Jul-081,415,6812002-7.61%4522628.9
134DenmarkCopenhagen5,485,000Jul-085,368,85420022.16%43094127.3
135NetherlandsAmsterdam16,645,000Jul-0816,067,75420023.59%41526400.8
136SwitzerlandBern7,582,000Jul-087,301,99420023.83%41290183.6
137Guinea-BissauBissau1,503,000Jul-081,345,479200211.71%3612041.6
138Taiwan (Rep. of China)Taipei22,921,000Jul-0822,548,00920021.65%35980637.0
139MoldovaChisinau4,324,000Jul-084,434,5472002-2.49%33843127.8
140BelgiumBrussels10,404,000Jul-0810,274,59520021.26%30510341.0
141LesothoMaseru2,128,000Jul-082,207,9542002-3.62%3035570.1
142ArmeniaYerevan2,969,000Jul-083,330,0992002-10.84%2980099.6
143AlbaniaTirana3,620,000Jul-083,544,84120022.12%28748125.9
144Solomon IslandsHoniara581,300Jul-08494,786200217.49%2845020.4
145Equatorial GuineaMalabo616,500Jul-08498,144200223.76%2805122.0
146BurundiBujumbura8,691,000Jul-086,373,002200236.37%27830312.3
147HaitiPort-au-Prince8,925,000Jul-087,063,722200226.35%27750321.6
148RwandaKigali10,186,000Jul-087,398,074200237.68%26338386.7
149MacedoniaSkopje2,061,000Jul-082,054,80020020.30%2533381.4
150DjiboutiDjibouti506,200Jul-08472,81020027.06%2300022.0
151BelizeBelmopan301,300Jul-08262,999200214.56%2296613.1
152El SalvadorSan Salvador7,066,000Jul-086,353,681200211.21%21040335.8
153IsraelJerusalem7,112,000Jul-086,029,529200217.95%20770342.4
154SloveniaLjubljana2,008,000Jul-081,932,91720023.88%2027399.0
155New CaledoniaNoumea224,800Jul-08207,85820028.15%1906011.8
156FijiSuva931,700Jul-08856,34620028.80%1827051.0
157KuwaitKuwait2,597,000Jul-082,111,561200222.99%17820145.7
158SwazilandMbabane ³1,129,000Jul-081,123,60520020.48%1736365.0
159East TimorDili1,109,000Jul-08952,618200216.42%1500773.9
160MontenegroPodgorica678,200Jul-08620,14520029.36%1402648.4
161BahamasNassau307,500Jul-08300,52920022.32%1394022.1
162VanuatuPort-Vila215,400Jul-08196,17820029.80%1220017.7
163Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)Stanley3,140Jul-082,96720025.83%121730.3
164QatarDoha928,600Jul-08793,341200217.05%1143781.2
165Gambia, TheBanjul1,735,000Jul-081,455,842200219.18%11300153.5
166Norfolk IslandKingston2,130Jul-081,866200214.15%109910.2
167JamaicaKingston2,804,000Jul-082,680,02920024.63%10831258.9
168LebanonBeirut3,972,000Jul-083,677,78020028.00%10400381.9
169CyprusNicosia792,600Jul-08767,31420023.30%925085.7
170Puerto RicoSan Juan3,958,000Jul-083,957,98820020.00%9104434.8
171Palestinian TerritoriesRamallah4,149,000Jul-083,389,578200222.40%6220667.0
172BruneiBandar Seri Begawan381,400Jul-08350,89820028.69%577066.1
173Trinidad & TobagoPort-of-Spain1,047,000Jul-081,163,7242002-10.03%5128204.2
174KosovoPriština2,127,000Jun-092,325,0002002-8.52%4203506.1
175French PolynesiaPapeete283,000Jul-08257,84720029.76%416767.9
176Cape VerdePraia427,000Jul-08408,76020024.46%4033105.9
177SamoaApia217,100Jul-08178,631200221.54%294473.7
178LuxembourgLuxembourg486,000Jul-08448,56920028.34%2586187.9
179ReunionSaint-Denis806,700Jul-08743,98120028.43%2512321.1
180ComorosMoroni731,800Jul-08614,382200219.11%2170337.2
181MauritiusPort Louis1,274,000Jul-081,200,20620026.15%2040624.5
182GuadeloupeBasse-Terre457,100Jul-08435,73920024.90%1780256.8
183Faroe IslandsTorshavn48,700Jul-0846,01120025.84%139934.8
184MartiniqueFort-de-France404,000Jul-08422,2772002-4.33%1100367.3
185Hong KongHong Kong7,019,000Jul-087,303,3342002-3.89%10926427.7
186Sao Tome and PrincipeSao Tome206,200Jul-08170,372200221.03%1001206.0
187Netherlands AntillesWillemstad225,400Jul-08214,25820025.20%960234.8
188KiribatiTarawa110,400Jul-0896,335200214.60%811136.1
189DominicaRoseau72,500Jul-0870,15820023.34%75496.2
190TongaNuku'alofa119,000Jul-08106,137200212.12%748159.1
191Micronesia, Federated States ofPalikir107,700Jul-08135,8692002-20.73%702153.4
192SingaporeSingapore4,608,000Jul-084,452,73220023.49%6936649.4
193BahrainManama718,300Jul-08656,39720029.43%6651080.2
194Saint LuciaCastries172,900Jul-08160,14520027.96%616280.7
195Man, Isle ofDouglas76,200Jul-0873,87320023.15%572133.2
196GuamHagatna175,900Jul-08160,79620029.39%549320.4
197Northern Mariana Is.Saipan86,600Jul-0877,311200212.02%477181.6
198AndorraAndorra la Vella72,400Jul-0868,40320025.84%468154.7
199PalauKoror21,100Jul-0819,40920028.71%45846.1
200SeychellesVictoria82,200Jul-0880,09820022.62%455180.7
201Antigua & BarbudaSaint John's69,800Jul-0867,44820023.49%443157.6
202BarbadosBridgetown282,000Jul-08276,60720021.95%431654.3
203Turks & Caicos IslandsCockburn Town22,400Jul-0818,738200219.54%43052.1
204Saint HelenaJamestown7,600Jul-087,31720023.87%41018.5
205Saint Pierre & MiquelonKingstown7,040Jul-08116,3942002-93.95%38918.1
206MayotteMamoutzou216,300Jul-08170,879200226.58%374578.3
207Virgin Islands, U.S.Charlotte Amalie108,200Jul-08123,4982002-12.39%352307.4
208GrenadaSaint George's90,300Jul-0889,21120021.22%344262.5
209MaltaValletta403,500Jul-08397,49920021.51%3161276.9
210MaldivesMale379,200Jul-08320,165200218.44%3001264.0
211Wallis and FutunaMata-Utu16,400Jul-0815,58520025.23%27459.9
212Cayman IslandsGeorge Town47,900Jul-0836,273200232.05%262182.8
213Saint Kitts & NevisBasseterre39,600Jul-0838,73620022.23%261151.7
214NiueAlofi1,440Jul-082,1342002-32.52%2605.5
215Saint Vincent & the GrenadinesSaint-Pierre118,400Jul-086,95420021602.62%242489.3
216Cook IslandsAvarua21,900Jul-0820,81120025.23%24091.3
217American SamoaPago Pago57,500Jul-0868,6882002-16.29%199288.9
218ArubaOranjestad101,500Jul-0870,441200244.09%193525.9
219Marshall IslandsMajuro63,200Jul-0873,6302002-14.17%181349.2
220LiechtensteinVaduz34,500Jul-0832,84220025.05%160215.6
221British Virgin IslandsRoad Town24,000Jul-0821,272200212.82%153156.9
222Christmas IslandThe Settlement1,400Jul-074742002195.36%13510.4
223JerseySaint Helier91,500Jul-0889,77520021.92%116788.8
224AnguillaThe Valley14,100Jul-0812,446200213.29%102138.2
225MontserratPlymouth ¹9,640Jul-088,437200214.26%10294.5
226GuernseySaint Peter Port65,700Jul-0864,58720021.72%78842.3
227San MarinoSan Marino30,000Jul-0827,73020028.19%61491.8
228Saint MartinMarigot29,400Jul-0829,07820021.11%54.4540.4
229BermudaHamilton66,500Jul-0863,96020023.97%531254.7
230PitcairnAdamstown48Jul-084720022.13%471.0
231TuvaluFongafale12,200Jul-0811,14620029.46%26469.2
232MacauMacau460,800Jul-08461,8332002-0.22%2518432.0
233Nauruno official capital13,800Jul-0812,329200211.93%21657.1
234Saint BarthelemyGustavia7,490Jul-087,9982002-6.35%21356.7
235Cocos IslandsWest Island600Jul-076322002-5.06%1442.9
236GibraltarGibraltar28,000Jul-0827,71420021.03%74000.0
237MonacoMonaco32,800Jul-0831,98720022.54%216400.0
238Western Saharanone393,800Jul-08256,177200253.72%0#DIV/0!
239Vatican CityVatican City820Jul-089002002-8.89%0n/a
WORLD667967624862342946387.14%510,072,00013.1
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