The biggest country in the world

The largest country in the world in terms of extension, not in terms of population, not the most populated. Do you know which is the largest country in the world?

A large country in culture, landscapes and extension

It is Russia, the largest country on the planet, with 17,075,200 square kilometers. It is followed by Canada, which has an area of ​​9,984,670 square kilometers, followed by the United States, China and Spain.

Russia is the giant of Europe and even the giant of Asia and Europe, two continents at once, because it is simultaneously in both. Due to this huge expanse of land, the nation currently commanded by Vladimir Putin, has nine different time zones. Most of the territory is governed by Moscow time, which can have a difference of 8 hours with respect to time in other regions, especially those that are part of Asia.

Russia also has the largest energy reserves on Earth, leading in the extraction of natural gas, but in turn is rich in many other minerals. After the United States, there live the largest number of people with the most money in the world, something very characteristic of one of the most respected international powers.

Definitely, it is a country not only rich in territory, but also in ethnic groups, landscapes and cultures.


The biggest country in the world
Source: curiosities  
June 1, 2019

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