List of Chinese administrative divisions by area

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For the administrative divisions governed by the Republic of China (Taiwan), see List of Republic of China administrative divisions by area.

This is a list of the first-level administrative divisions of the People's Republic of China (PRC), including all provinces, autonomous regions, special administrative regions, and municipalities, in order of their total area.

Rank Administrative Division Area (km²) Area (sq mi) National Share (%) Comparable Country
1 Xinjiang 1,664,897 640,900 17.23  Iran
2 Tibet 1,228,400 474,300 12.75  South Africa
3 Nei Menggu 1,155,092 456,800 12.28  Colombia
4 Qinghai 721,000 278,400 7.48  Zambia
5 Sichuan 485,000 187,300 5.03  Turkmenistan
6 Heilongjiang 452,645 177,600 4.77  Papua New Guinea
7 Gansu 454,000 175,300 4.71  Sweden
8 Yunnan 383,194 152,200 4.09  Zimbabwe
9 Guangxi 237,558 91,400 2.45  Laos
10 Hunan 211,855 81,800 2.19  Guyana
11 Shaanxi 205,800 79,500 2.13  Belarus
12 Hebei 188,434 72,500 1.94  Kyrgyzstan
13 Hubei 185,888 71,800 1.93  Senegal
14 Jilin 184,400 72,400 1.94  Syria
15 Guangdong 179,757 68,700 1.84  Cambodia
16 Guizhou 176,153 68,000 1.82  Uruguay
17 Jiangxi 166,894 64,400 1.73  Tunisia
18 Henan 165,536 64,500 1.73  Suriname
19 Shanxi 156,711 60,540 1.62    Nepal
20 Shandong 156,700 60,500 1.62  Bangladesh
21 Liaoning 148,064 56,300 1.51  Tajikistan
22 Anhui 140,126 53,800 1.44  Greece
23 Fujian 124,016 46,900 1.26  North Korea
24 Zhejiang 104,141 40,209 1.08  Iceland
25 Jiangsu 102,600 39,600 1.06  South Korea
26 Chongqing 82,269 31,800 0.85  United Arab Emirates
27 Ningxia 66,000 25,500 0.68  Sri Lanka
28 Hainan 35,354 13,100 0.35  Moldova
29 Beijing 16,411 6,490 0.17  Swaziland
30 Tianjin 11,917 4,602 0.12  Vanuatu
31 Shanghai 6,340 2,448 0.065  Brunei
32 Hong Kong 1,104 422 0.011  São Tomé and Príncipe
33 Macau 30 10 0.00028  Tuvalu
People's Republic of China 9,630,960 3,718,530 100  United States

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The following figures are from different sources and may not be completely accurate.

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