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LARGEST COUNTRIES


RANK BY AREA COUNTRY AREA(SQ.KM)
1 Russia 17,075,200
2 Canada 9,976,140,
3 United States 9,629,091
4 China 9,596,960
5 Brazil 8,511,965
6 Australia 7,686,850
7 India 3,287,590
8 Argentina 2,776,890
9 Sudan 2,505,810
10 Algeria 2,381,741

LARGEST ISLANDS IN THE WORLD

S. NO NAME OF ISLAND LOCATION AREA (Sq. KM)
1 Greenland North Atlantic (Danish) 2,175,597
2 New Guinea South West Pacific 820,033
3 Borneo West mid Pacific 743,107
4 Madagascar Indian Ocean (Malagasay) 587,042
5 Baffin North Atlantic (Canadian) 476,068
6 Sumatra North East Indian Ocean 473,605
7 Honshu Sea of Japan - Pacific (Japanese) 230,316
8 Great Britain (UK) Atlantic 229,883
9 Ellesmere Arctic Ocean (Canadian) 212,688
10 Victoria Arctic Ocean (Canadian) 212,199

PRINCIPAL RIVERS IN THE WORLD

S.NO RIVERS OUTFLOW LENGTH (km)
1 Nile Mediterranean Sea 6690
2 Amazon Atlantic Ocean 6396
3 Mississippi - Missouri Gulf of Mexico 6240
4 Yangtze Kiang China Sea 5797
5 Amur- Argun Tatar Strait 5780
6 Ob Gulf of Ob 5567
7 Yellow (Hwang Ho) Gulf of Chihli 4667
8 Yenisei Arctic Ocean 4506
9 Parana Rio De La Plata 4498
10 Irtish Ob River 4438

HIGHEST MOUNTAINS IN THE WORLD

S.NO MOUNTAIN PEAK RANGE HEIGHT IN METRES
1 MOUNT Everest Himalayas 8848
2 K - 2 (Godwin Austin) Himalayas 8611
3 Kanchenjunga Himalayas 8598
4 Lhotse Himalayas 8511
5 Makalu 1 Himalayas 8481
6 Dhaulagiri 1 Himalayas 8172
7 Manaslu 1 Himalayas 8156
8 Cho Uyo Himalayas 8153
9 Nanga Parbat Himalayas 8126
10 Annapurna 1 Himalayas 8078

HIGHEST WATERFALLS IN THE WORLD

S.NO NAME LOCATION HEIGHT IN METRES
1 Angel Venezuela 1000
2 Tugela South Africa 914
3 Cuquenan Venezuela 610
4 Sutherland New Zealand 580
5 Takkakaw British Columbia 503
6 Ribbon (Yosemite) California 491
7 Upper Yosemite California 436
8 Gavarnie France 422
9 Vettisfoss Norway 366
10 Widow’s Tear (Yosemite) California 357

LARGEST LAKES IN THE WORLD

S.NO LAKE COUNTRY AREA (Sq.km)
1 Caspian sea CIS - Iran 394299
2 Superior USA - Canada 82414
3 Victoria Tanzania - Uganda 69485
4 Aral CIS 66457
5 Huron USA - Canada 59596
6 Michigan USA 58016
7 Tanganyika Zaire - Tanzania 32893
8 Baikal CIS 31500
9 Great Bear Canada 31080
10 Nyasa Malawi - Mozambique 30044

LARGEST DESERTS IN THE WORLD

S.NO DESERT CONTINENT AREA (SQ. KM)
1 Sahara Africa 90,65,000
2 Australian Desert Australia 15,50,000
3 Arabian Desert Asia 13,00,000
4 Gobi Asia 12,95,000
5 Kalahari Desert Africa 5,20,000
6 Takla Desert Asia 3,20,000
7 Sonorant Desert North America 3,10,000
8 Namib Desert Africa 3,10,000
9 Kara Kum Asia 2,70,000
10 Thar Asia (India) 2,60,000

OCEANS

NAME AREA IN SQ KM AVERAGE DEPTH IN METRES GREATEST KNOWN DEPTH
Pacific Ocean 166,240,000 4,188 11,776
Atlantic Ocean 86,560,000 3,736 9,460
Indian Ocean 73,430,000 3,872 7,542
Arctic Ocean 13,230,000 1,205 5,625

SEAS

S. NO PRINCIPAL SEA AREA IN SQ. KM AVERAGE DEPTH IN METRES
1 South China Sea 2,974,600 1200
2 Caribbean Sea 2,753,000 2400
3 Mediterranean Sea 2,503,000 1485
4 Bering Sea 2,268,000 1400
5 Gulf of Mexico 1,542,000 1500
6 Sea of Okhotsk 1,527,570 840
7 East China Sea 1,249,150 180
8 Hudson Bay 1,232,300 120
9 Sea of Japan 1,007,500 1370
10 Andaman Sea 797,700 865

 

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