10. ALGERIA – 2,381,741 km2
Algeria is Africa’s largest country and accounts for 85% of desert. Only the coastline is nearly 1000 kilometers long. The Netherlands is almost 60 times in Algeria, bordering on Morocco and Tunisia.
9. KAZACHSTAN – 2,724,900 km2
Nothing for nothing is this number 9 of the largest countries in the world! Kazakhstan is 80 times larger than the Netherlands and is located in Central Asia. It consists of 90% of flat land, but also has beautiful mountains. The highest mountain, Khan-Thengri, is almost 7 kilometers high and covered with everlasting snow.
8. ARGENTINA – 2,780,400 km2
Argentina borders on 5 countries: Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay, Bolivia and Chile. This beautiful country attracts a lot of tourists. Some attractions: Perito Moreno Glacier, Iguaçu Falls and La Boca Falls in Buenos Aires.
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7. INDIA – 3.287.263 km2
Are you a human person? Get your heart up in India. To say, live here the most friendly people. India has more than 1.2 billion inhabitants, and after China is the country with the largest population in the world. How often does the Netherlands fit in India? About 95 times! The most famous cities of India: New Delhi, Bombay and Goa.
6. AUSTRALIA – 7,741,220 km2
Do you ever want to go down under? Australia is not the largest country in the world, but the largest island and at the same time the smallest continent. Her biggest cities: Sydney, Perth, Melbourne, Brisbane and Adelaide. Australia has a very dry climate: 8 months a year there is hardly any dripping rain.
5. BRAZIL – 8,514,877 km2
Compared with Brazil, the Netherlands has almost nothing in its area. The Netherlands fits more than 200 times in Samba’s country and summer carnival.
The must see in Brazil: Rio de Janeiro, San Salvador and Bonito and Bodoquena Park.
4. CHINA – 9,596,961 km2
Who China says says the most populous country in the world. Nearly 1.5 billion people live in China! The biggest attraction? The Chinese wall: this is over 6000 kilometers long. Some other beautiful sights: the Forbidden City, Mount K2, Li River, Summer Palace, Jiuzhaigou and Yu Garden.
3. AMERICA – 9,629,091 km2
America, with an area of nearly 10 million square kilometers, is ranked third in the top 10 largest countries in the world. Over 250 times.As often as the Netherlands fits in America! The 5 largest cities in America: New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Houston and Philadelphia.
2. CANADA – 9,970,610 km2
Although Canada is the second largest country in the world, the country is densely populated with more than 33 million inhabitants. You will find beautiful unspoilt nature: high mountains, beautiful lakes and a wide variety of flora and fauna. About 50% of Canada consists of forest.
1. RUSSIA – 17,098,242 km2
The biggest country in the world is … Russia! This country is almost twice as large as Canada and more than 400 times larger than the Netherlands . Many tourist attractions do not know Russia. It is mainly confined to the largest cities of Moscow and St. Petersburg. But those are definitely worth the visit!