“…that, although Brazil is officially the fifth largest country in the world, its territory is larger than the continental United States (the third largest), as well as the added areas of the continental US, Hawaii and 2/3 of the state of Alaska?”
Is Brazil larger than Alaska?
Amazonas (Brazil) is 6.3% larger than Alaska (USA).
What US state is the size of Brazil?
California is approximately 403,882 sq km, while Brazil is approximately 8,515,770 sq km, making Brazil 2,008% larger than California. Meanwhile, the population of California is ~37.3 million people (174.5 million more people live in Brazil). We have positioned the outline of California near the middle of Brazil.
Is Australia bigger than USA?
United States is about 1.3 times bigger than Australia.
Australia is approximately 7,741,220 sq km, while United States is approximately 9,833,517 sq km, making United States 27% larger than Australia. Meanwhile, the population of Australia is ~25.5 million people (307.2 million more people live in United States).
Is Russia bigger than the US?
Russia is the world’s biggest country by land area, while the United States is either the third or the fourth largest (China’s claims to territories disputed by other countries, especially India, will determine which of the two countries is bigger than the other), with 17,098,242 sqm and 9,826,675 sqm, respectively.