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What country is the same size as the United States?
United States is around the same size as Canada. Canada is approximately 9,984,670 sq km, while United States is approximately 9,833,517 sq km, making United States 98.49% the size of Canada.
How big is America as a continent?
Area and population
Is the US the largest continent?
A continent is one of Earth’s seven main divisions of land. The continents are, from largest to smallest: Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Antarctica, Europe, and Australia.
What nation which is roughly one third the size of the US?
Geography > Area > Comparative to US places: Countries Compared
|slightly smaller than Kentucky
|slightly more than one-third the size of the US
|about 5.5 times the size of the US
|slightly less than three times the size of Texas
What are the largest continents by size?
Continents are very large pieces of land. Earth has seven continents. Asia is the biggest and Australia is the smallest. Listed in order of size they are: Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Antarctica, Europe and Australia/Oceania.
How big is Antarctica compared to the US?
To the south, the continent of Antarctica is roughly the size of the United States and Mexico combined. It is depressed into the Earth’s crust by a sheet of ice roughly 2 miles thick.
How big is Africa compared to the United States?
The total area of the United States of America is 3,796,742 sq mi and the total area of Africa is 11,730,000 sq mi. The United States of America is smaller than Africa by 7,933,258 sq mi. The United States of America is around 3.1 times smaller than Africa.
Which is bigger North America or South America?
If you consider North and South America separate continents, then neither is as big as Africa. North America has 24.7 M square KM while South America has 17.8M.
Which is the largest state in the United States?
Although Alaska is one of the two last states to gain admission into the Union, it is, by far, the largest US state by both total and land area. It covers an estimated total area of 1.7 million km 2, about 17% of the US total area. Alaska is larger than the combined areas of the next three largest states.