5 largest countries in Europe

Articles Oct 25, 2019 09:54

The largest country in Europe is Russia, which also has more land spanning across northern Asia. Russia has a total area of 17,098,242 km² (6,599,921 mi ²) When it includes land in North Asia. The population of Russia is over 145.8 million. Russia is also the largest country in the world.

Below is a list of the largest countries in Europe by area, which has a fairly remarkable economy, which occupies a large part of the east.

1. Russia-3, 972,400 square kilometers

5 largest countries in Europe
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  Russia is the largest country in Europe by land area. Also known as the Russian Federation, Russia is not only the largest country in Europe but also the world's largest. The entire Russian country has a total area of 17,098,242 km2, with 3,972,400 km2 of the country being considered part of Europe. 77% of the country's total population lives in Europe. Moscow is the capital city and the largest city in Russia.  

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2. Ukraine-605, 628 square kilometers

5 largest countries in Europe
Source: Los Angeles Times

  Ukraine has a total area of 605,628 km2 and a population of about 42 million. The capital is Kiev, which is also the largest city in the country. Ukraine is frontiers with Belarus in the north, Russia to the east, the Sea of Azov and the Black Sea to the south, Moldova and Romania in the southwest, and Hungary, Slovakia and Poland to the west. In the Southeast, Ukraine is separated from Russia by the Kerch Strait, connecting the Sea of Azov to the Black Sea.

3. France-551, 394 square kilometers

5 largest countries in Europe
Source: Irish Times

  France has a surface area of about 551,394 km2, making it the largest country in the European Union and the third-largest country in Europe in general. The country is located in western Europe with Paris as its capital. France has five overseas divisions of Guadeloupe in the Caribbean, French Guiana in South America, Martinique in the Caribbean, Mayotte Island and Reunion in Africa. Overseas areas are considered part of France and have equal representation in the country.

4. Spain-498.468 square kilometers

5 largest countries in Europe
Source: CNN

  Spain, a country on the Iberian Peninsula of Europe, comprises 17 autonomous regions with diverse geography and culture. Spain is found in southwestern Europe on the Iberian Peninsula. It is the fourth largest country in Europe. The capital Madrid is home to the Royal Palace and the Prado Museum, the House of European Masters. Segovia has a medieval castle (Alcázar) and an intact Roman aqueduct. Barcelona's capital Barcelona is defined by the altered modern landmarks of Antoni Gaudí as the Sagrada Família.  

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5. Sweden-449, 964 square kilometers

5 largest countries in Europe
Source: Sunday Post

  Sweden, which occupies the eastern part of the Scandinavian Peninsula, is the fourth-largest country in Europe and one-tenth larger than California. The country slopes to the east and south of the Kjólen Mountains along the Norwegian border, which has an elevation of Kebnekaise at 6.965 ft (2,123 m) in Lapland. To the north are mountains and lakes. To the south and east are the central and southern lowlands of which are fertile areas of forests, valleys, and plains. Along Sweden's rocky coast, chopped up by bays and bays, is the island's largest, which is Gotland and Öland.  

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