In this article, we are going to inform you about the top 10 largest countries in the world.
There are some pretty big countries in this world but we are not talking about landmass here.
With an estimated 7.2 billion humans moving around the planet, let us look at the top ten largest countries in the world by population.
Without weaste of time, let get straight to the current top 10 largest countries in the world
Unsurprisingly, of course, China claims the number one spot as the largest country in the world in terms of population with 1.3 billion people.
China is 3.7 million square miles in size, which results in a population density of 145 people per 0.4 miles in the US.
Think about it for a while.
One hundred million people in the Chinese population live on less than 1 dollar a day, over 35 million people still live in caves.
By 2022, it is estimated that the country will have between 30 to 40 million men who can’t find spouses.
Maybe bigger isn’t always good?
China, officially the People’s Republic of China is a country in East Asia.
It is the world’s most populous country.
Covering approximately 9.6 million sq kilometers, it is the world’s largest country by area.
India takes the second spot on this list with a population of 1.2 billion people that take the country as their home.
The country has the world’s largest democracy and the world’s lowest meat consumption per human being.
Unfortunately it the hub of the biggest slave population in the modern world with 14 million, out of India’s 12 billion people seen as slaves.
India, officially the people’s republic of India is a country in South Asia.
It is the second-most populous country, the seventh-largest country by land area, and the most populous democracy in the world.
3. United States of America
The United state of America is the third-largest country in the world with a population of 320 million people.
That’s a pretty weird fact because the country’s population was just 2.5 million in 1776.
An interesting fact about the United States of America is that, if you want to increase the population by having a baby, you must spend more than $245 before the child goes into college.
The US is a country of 50 states covering a vast swath of North America, with Alaska in the northwest and Hawaii extending the nation’s presence into the northwest into the presence into the Pacific Ocean.
Major Atlantic Coast cities are New York, a global finance and culture center, and the capital Washington, DC.
Midwestern metropolis Chicago is known for influential and on the west coast, Los Angeles’ Hollywood is famed for filmmaking.
Indonesia is a country located in South East Asia that is comprised of 17,508 islands and 255 million people.
It has the highest archipelago in the world but only 6,000 of the islands are inhabited by its 255 million people.
Out of Indonesia’s 6,000 populated islands, Java is the most populated as it is home to 141 million of the 255 million people in Indonesia.
Sticking with the math theme here, it’s also worth noting that there are 583 different languages and dialects spoken throughout the country.
Indonesia is a country in Southeast Asia and Oceania between the Indian and Pacific oceans.
It consists of more than seventeen thousand islands, including Sumatra, Java, Sulawesi, and parts of Borneo and New Guinea.
Indonesia is the world’s largest island country and the 14th largest country by land area, at 1,904,569 square kilometers (735,358 square miles).
With more than 270 million people, Indonesia is the world’s fourth most populous country and the most populous island, is home to more than half of the country’s population.
Brazil takes the fifth position with a population of 204 million people.
Surprisingly, the country is also known to be the home of the largest Catholic population in the world, overshadowing both Italy and Spain with 123 million Catholics, 64 percent of Brazil’s population.
Brazil is also home to the biggest Japanese community outside of Japan.
In 2016, Brazil was the first South American country to ever host the Olympic Games.
Brazil, officially the Federative Republic of Brazil, is the largest country in both South America and Latin America.
At 8.5 million square kilometers (3.2 million square miles) and with over 211 million people, Brazil is the world’s fifth-largest country by area and the sixth-most populous.
Its capital is Brasilia, and its most populous city is Sao Paulo.
The federation is composed of the union of 26 states and the Federal District. It is the largest country to have Portuguese as an official language and the only one in the Americas.
It is also one of the most multicultural and ethnically diverse nations, because of mass immigration into the country from around the world for over a century, as well as the most populous Roman Catholic-majority country.
Pakistan pushed Nigeria out of the number 6 spot with a population of only 7 million people.
The country is home to 190 million persons and as a country known for its high rate of birth _an estimated crude birthrate of 23.19 births/1,000 population according to the CIA World Fact book. it is foreseen to be the fourth most populated country in the world by 2050.
Pakistan boasts not only of being the sixth largest population in the world, but also of having the sixth largest military force in the world as well.
Pakistan, officially the Islamic Republic of Pakistan is a country in South Asia.
It is the world’s sixth-most populous country with a population exceeding 212.2 million and has the world’s second-largest Muslim population.
Pakistan is the 33rd largest country by area, spanning 882,913 square kilometers (340,509 square miles).
It has a 1,046 kilometer (650 miles) coastline along the Arabian Sea and the Gulf of Oman in the south and is bordered by India to the east, Afghanistan to the west, Iran to the southwest, and China to the northeast.
It is separated narrowly from Tajikstan by Afghanistan’s Wakhan Corridor in the northwest and also shares a maritime border with Oman.
Nigeria gets into the number seven slot on the largest countries in the world list with a population of 183 million people.
It is the most populated country in Africa which means that one in every seven Africans is Nigerian.
The next African country to come second to Nigeria in terms of population in Ethiopia with 84 million people which is half of Nigeria’s population.
Another intriguing part about Nigeria is that it is also known for possessing the largest varieties of butterflies in the world.
Nigeria, officially the Federal Republic of Nigeria, is a country in West Africa bordering Niger in the North, Chad in the northeast, Cameroon in the east, and Benin in the west.
Its southern coast is on the Gulf of Guinea in the Atlantic Ocean.
It is a federal republic comprising 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory, where the capital, Abuja is located.
Lagos is the most populous city in the country and the African continent, as well as one of the largest metropolitan areas in the world.
Bangladesh is another small country on the list in terms of landmass but a bit large in terms of population.
There are 158 million people in the country to be exact.
With a country that is only 56,977 square miles in size, it results in a population density of around 3,000 people per square mile.
Ninety-five percent of the population of Bangladesh is made up of farmers.
Even though most of the country’s population is involved in agriculture, more of the country’s revenue comes from the export of garments.
Bangladesh, officially the People’s Republic of Bangladesh, is a country in South Asia.
It is the eighth-most populous country in the world.
It shouldn’t come as a shock that Russia slides into a spot on this list, given that it is such a massive country, spanning 6.602 million square miles.
To put that in mind, Russia is actually bigger than Pluto.
Russia is actually the largest on our list in terms of land mass but it only made it to the number nine spot because of its population size of 146 million people.
It is said that there are 10 million more women than men in Russia.
Also, 25% of Russians die before the age of 55 as a result of heavy vodka consumption.
Another interesting fact is that one third of the entire population believe that the sun revolves around the earth.
Japan takes the number 10 spot in our list with a population of 127 million people a soon to be realized modest amount of people on our list.
However, it’s a lot of people for a country that is smaller than the state of California.
Out of its 127 million residents, 50,000 of them are over 100 years old and adult diapers sell more than baby diapers because the birth rate is low.
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