Which of these countries has the largest land mass?
India’s boundaries have changed quite a few times over the past century, and even still, India claims that the northern region of Kashmir (an area disputed with Pakistan) belongs under Indian control completely. As it stands, without Kashmir, India’s territory stretches for 3.29 million square kilometers.
China, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Nepal each share a border with India, and its geography ranges from the majestic Himalayan Mountains to the tropical shores of the southern peninsula. Geologically, India is found on its own subcontinent, and geological studies show that this whole nation and its close neighbors were at one time separated from Asia by a sea.
Argentina has 2.78 million square kilometers include some of the most varied geography and climate in the world.
Kazakhstan has 2.72 million square kilometers stretching over vast plains and highlands. A cool and dry, but not quite desert-like, climate prevails for most of the year.
Algeria, at 2.38 million square kilometers, is the tenth-largest country in the world by area and the only African country in the top 10.