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by Vaughn Aubuchon

The following list summarizes the TOP TEN BIGGEST selected geographic features on Earth - the world's 10 biggest cities, the world's ten largest countries, both by area and population, and the sizes of the world's seven continents.

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10 Largest Cities

10 Largest Countries - Area

10 Largest Countries - Popul.

7 Largest Continents

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The Ten Biggest Cities on Earth

Cities, Ten most populous

Number of People

1

Tokyo, Japan

  34 million

2

Mexico City, Mexico

  18 million

3

New York City, USA

  17.8 million

4

Sao Paulo, Brazil

  17.1 million

5

Mumbai (Bombay)

  16.1 million

6

Calcutta, India

  13.0 million

7

Shanghai, China

  12.9 million

8

Buenos Aires, Argentina

  12.6 million

9

Delhi, India

  12.4 million

10

Los Angeles, USA

  11.8 million

11

Osaka, Japan

  11.2 million

12

Jakarta, Indonesia

  11.0 million

13

Beijing, China

  10.8 million

14

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

  10.8 million

15

Cairo, Egypt

  10.4 million

Source: United Nations, Dept. for Economic and Social Information

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The Ten Biggest Countries on Earth
by
AREA

Country

Area in
Square Miles

Population

1

Russia

6.59 million

  143 million

2

Canada

3.86 million

    33 million

3

China

3.70 million

1,306 million

4

United States

3.71 million

  296 million

5

Brazil

3.27 million

  186 million

6

Australia

2.94 million

  20 million

7

India

1.15 million

1,080 million

8

Argentina

1.06 million

  40 million

9

Kazakhstan

1.05 million

  15 million

10

Algeria

0.919 million

  32 million

Source: Inter. Data Base

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The Ten Biggest Countries on Earth
by
POPULATION

Country

Population

Area in
Square Miles

1

China

1,306 M

3.70 M

2

India

1,080 M

1.15 M

3

United States

296 M

3.71 M

4

Indonesia

242 M

0.74 M

5

Brazil

186 M

3.27 M

6

Pakistan

162 M

0.31 M

7

Bangladesh

144 M

0.06 M

8

Russia

143 M

6.59 M

9

Nigeria

129 M

0.36 M

10

Japan

127 M

0.14 M

Source: Census Bureau

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The Seven Continents on Earth
Ranked by Size

Continents, Seven

Area in
Square Miles

Population

1

Asia

11,979,000

3,913 M

2

Africa

11,507,000

891 M

3

Europe

8,813.000

729 M

4

North America

8,260,000

512 M

5

South America

6,765,000

371 M

6

Antarctica

5,405,000

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7

Australia + Oceania

3.254,000

33 M

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Greenland,
the largest island,
for comparison

836,000

0.056 M

Source: Census Bureau

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