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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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20 Largest Cities

10 Largest Countries - Area

10 Largest Countries - Popul.

7 Largest Continents
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     The 20 Biggest CITIES on Earth

Cities, TEN most populous

.
Number of People,
URBAN AREA

1

Tokyo (Japan)

38.5 million

2

Jakarta (Indonesia)

34.4 million

3

Manila (Philippines)

29.7 million

4

Delhi (India)

28.1 million

5

Seoul (S. Korea)

24.3 million

6

Mumbai (Bombay)

23.6 million

7

Shanghai (China)

22.1 million

8

New York City (USA)

21.0 million

9

Sáo Paulo (Brazil)

20.9 million

10

Mexico City (Mexico)

20.4 million

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11

Guangzhou (China)

  20.1 million

12

Beijing (China)

  19.4 million

13

Dhaka (Bangladesh)

  18.6 million

14

Osaka (Japan)

17.1 million

15

Cairo (Egypt)

  16.9 million

16

Moscow (Russia)

16.6 million

17

Bangkok (Thailand)

16.0 million

18

Los Angeles (USA)

15.4 million

19

Kolkata (India)

15.2 million

20

Buenos Aires (Argentina)

15.1 million

Source: List of Urban Areas, Wikipedia

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     The Ten Biggest COUNTRIES
      - by
AREA

Country

.
Total Area in
Square Miles

Population

1

Russia

6.60 million

  146 million

2

Canada

3.86 million

    37 million

3

China

3.70 million

1,434 million

4

United States

3.68 million

  329 million

5

Brazil

3.29 million

  211 million

6

Australia

2.97 million

  25 million

7

India

1.27 million

1,366 million

8

Argentina

1.07 million

  45 million

9

Kazakhstan

1.05 million

  19 million

10

Algeria

0.919 million

  43 million

Source: Countries by Area

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     The Ten Biggest COUNTRIES
      - by
POPULATION

Country

Population

.
Total Area in
Square Miles
1

China

1,434 M

3.70 M

2

India

1,366 M

1.27 M

3

United States

329 M

3.68 M

4

Indonesia

271 M

0.74 M

5

Pakistan

217 M

0.31 M

6

Brazil

211 M

3.29 M

7

Nigeria

201 M

0.36 M

8

Bangladesh

163 M

0.06 M

9

Russia

146 M

6.60 M

10

Mexico

128 M

0.76 M

11

Japan

127 M

0.15 M

12

Ethiopia

112 M

0.14 M

Source: Countries by Population

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     The Seven Continents on Earth
      - Ranked by Size

Continents, Seven

Area in
Square Miles

Population
1

Asia

17,212,000

4,545 M

2

Africa

11,730,000

1,287 M

3

North America

  9,540,000

  587 M

4

South America

  6,890,000

  428 M

5

Antarctica

  5,400,000

   4 K

6

Europe

  3,930.000

  743 M

7

Australia + Oceania

  3.300,000

  41 M

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Greenland,
the largest island,
for comparison

    836,000

   56 K

Source: Continent Wikipedia

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Reported errors will be corrected.

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