List of political and geographic subdivisions by total area from 250 to 1,000 km²

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This is one of a series of comprehensive lists of continents, countries, and first level administrative country subdivisions such as states, provinces, and territories, as well as certain political and geographic features of substantial area.[1] Some divisions are listed twice, with one listing including territory that is excluded in the other for various reasons, including territorial disputes. Names of currently existing countries are bolded, while names of geographic features are italicized. There is intentional overlap between the lists in order to maximize ease of use.


Geographic entity Area (km2) Notes
Scotland Orkney Islands 992 Island area of Scotland.
 Thurgau 991 Canton of Switzerland.
Bhutan Punaka 977 Third smallest district of Bhutan.
Thailand Ang Thong Province 968 Province of Thailand.
South Korea Incheon 965 Second largest metropolitan city of South Korea.
 São Tomé and Príncipe 964 Country in Africa.
Philippines Marinduque 952.58 Province of the Philippines.
 Turks and Caicos Islands 948 British Overseas Territory in the West Indies. Area includes protected waters.
Vietnam Hưng Yên Province 923.5 Province of Vietnam.
Vietnam Hanoi (municipality) 921.8 Third smallest province of Vietnam.
Dublincocoarms.png County Dublin 921 A county in the Leinster province of the Republic of Ireland.
Canton of Schwyz Canton of Schwyz 908 Canton of Switzerland.
Pakistan Islamabad Capital Territory 906 Smallest province of Pakistan.
Luxembourg Luxembourg 904 District of Luxembourg.
Carlow County Crest.svg County Carlow 896 A county in the Leinster province of the Republic of Ireland.
Solomon Islands Temotu Province 895 Third smallest province of the Solomon Islands.
Berlin Berlin 892 City-state of Germany.
South Korea Daegu 886 Third largest metropolitan city of South Korea.
El Salvador San Salvador 886 Second smallest department of El Salvador.
United Kingdom Newry and Mourne 886 Third largest district of Northern Ireland.
Scotland North Ayrshire 884 Unitary district of Scotland.
Vanuatu Torba Province 882 Smallest province of Vanuatu.
Jamaica Trelawny Parish 874.6 Parish of Jamaica.
Thailand Samut Sakhon Province 872 Province of Thailand.
Zimbabwe Harare 872 Independent city of Zimbabwe.
Cambodia City of Sihanoukville 868 Self-governing city of Cambodia.
Ukraine Sevastopol City 864 Independent city of Ukraine second smallest political subdivision of Ukraine.
United Kingdom Strabane 861 District of Northern Ireland.
Vietnam Hà Nam Province 859.7 Second smallest province of Vietnam.
Israel Haifa District 854 Third smallest District of Israel.
Tanzania Zanzibar Central/South 854 Region of Tanzania.
Wales Monmouthshire 851 Unitary authority of Wales.
Wales Denbighshire 844 Unitary authority of Wales.
Burundi Mwaro Province 840 Third smallest province of Burundi.
Mongolia Orkhon Province 840 Smallest aimag of Mongolia.
Ukraine Kiev City 839 Independent city of Ukraine; smallest political subdivision of Ukraine.
Canton of Jura Canton of Jura 838 Canton of Switzerland.
England North Lincolnshire 833 Unitary authority of England.
Jamaica Manchester Parish 830.1 Parish of Jamaica.
 Madeira 828 Autonomous Region of Portugal.
Albania Durrës County 827 Second smallest county of Albania.
Vietnam Bắc Ninh Province 823.1 Smallest province of Vietnam.
Thailand Sing Buri Province 823 Province of Thailand.
County Louth 820 A county in the Leinster province of the Republic of Ireland.
Jamaica Portland Parish 814 Parish of Jamaica.
 Perlis 810 Smallest state of Malaysia.
Algeria Algiers Province 809 Province of Algeria.
Jamaica Westmoreland Parish 807 Parish of Jamaica.
Canton of Neuchâtel Canton of Neuchâtel 803 Canton of Switzerland.
Cambodia City of Pailin 803 Self-governing city of Cambodia.
 Netherlands Antilles 800 Country in Caribbean. Self-governing part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands. Includes Bonaire, Curaçao, Saba, Sint Eustatius, and Sint Maarten (Dutch part of the island of Saint Martin).
Canton of Solothurn Canton of Solothurn 791 Canton of Switzerland.
Panama Kuna de Wargandí 775 Smallest province of Panama.
United Kingdom Dungannon 763 District of Northern Ireland.
South Korea Busan 760 Metropolitan city of South Korea.
Yemen 'Adan Governorate 760 Smallest governorate of Yemen.
El Salvador Cuscatlán 756 Smallest department of El Salvador.
 Hamburg 755 City-state of Germany.
North Korea Namp'o-si 753 Special city of North Korea.
 Dominica 751 Country in the Caribbean.
 Tonga 747 Country in Oceania.
Jamaica Saint Thomas Parish 742.8 Parish of Jamaica.
Republic of Indian Stream 731 Unrecognized, constitutional republic in North America, 1832–1835.
Croatia Međimurje 729 Second smallest county of Croatia.
 Kiribati 726 Country in Oceania. Includes three island groups - Gilbert Islands, Line Islands, Phoenix Islands.
Wales Anglesey 719 Unitary authority of Wales.
Albania Lezhë County 714 Smallest county of Albania.
England West Berkshire 704 Unitary authority of England.
 Federated States of Micronesia 702 Country in Oceania. Includes Pohnpei (Ponape), Chuuk (Truk) Islands, Yap Islands, and Kosrae (Kosaie).
Burundi Muramvya Province 696 Second smallest province of Burundi.
 Bahrain 694 Country in Middle East.
Canton of Glarus Canton of Glarus 685 Canton of Switzerland.
Kenya Nairobi Province 684 Smallest Province of Kenya.
Kenya Nairobi Province 684 Municipal province of Kenya.
 Singapore 683 Country in Asia. UN figure is as of 2004. Official area in 2006 is 704 km2.
Egypt Aswan Governorate 679 Governorate of Egypt.
Scotland East Lothian 678 Unitary district of Scotland.
Turkey Yalova Province 674 Smallest province of Turkey.
Solomon Islands Rennell and Bellona Province 671 Second smallest province of the Solomon Islands.
Niger Niamey Department 670 Smallest department of Niger.
United Kingdom Armagh 667 District of Northern Ireland.
Indonesia Jakarta Special Capital Region 662 Smallest province of Indonesia.
Bhutan Tsirang 641 Second smallest district of Bhutan.
Croatia Zagreb County (Grad Zagreb) 641 Smallest county of Croatia.
United Kingdom Down 638 District of Northern Ireland.
United Kingdom Ballymena 634 District of Northern Ireland.
Israel Jerusalem District 627 Second smallest District of Israel.
Thailand Nongbua Lamphu Province 622 Third smallest province of Thailand.
Philippines Metro Manila 616.28 Municipality of the Philippines.
Solomon Islands Central Province 615 Smallest province of the Solomon Islands.
Nicaragua Masaya 611 Smallest region of Nicaragua.
Jamaica Saint Mary Parish 610.5 Parish of Jamaica.
France Territoire de Belfort 609 Department of France.
South Korea Seoul 606 Capital metropolitan city of South Korea.
Philippines Guimaras 604.57 Province of the Philippines.
Mozambique Maputo City 602 Capital city province of Mozambique.
Jamaica Saint James Parish 594.9 Parish of Jamaica.
Egypt Damietta Governorate 589 Governorate of Egypt.
United Kingdom Limavady 585 District of Northern Ireland.
England Doncaster 581 Metropolitan borough of England.
Tanzania Pemba North 574 Region of Tanzania.
 Isle of Man 572 Crown dependency of the UK.
United Kingdom Magherafelt 562 District of Northern Ireland.
England Leeds 562 Metropolitan borough (city) of England.
Senegal Dakar Region 550 Smallest region of Senegal.
 Guam 549 Country in Organized unincorporated territory of the USA.
Thailand Phuket Province 543 Second smallest province of Thailand.
 Guam 541 Territory of the United States.
South Korea Daejeon 540 Second smallest metropolitan city of South Korea.
 Saint Lucia 539 Country in the Caribbean.
Philippines Biliran 536.01 Province of the Philippines.
Ethiopia Addis Ababa 530 Chartered city region of Ethiopia.
Uruguay Montevideo Department 530 Smallest department of Uruguay.
Luxembourg Grevenmacher 525 Smallest district of Luxembourg.
Burma Yangon Region 521 Smallest region of Myanmar (Myanmar has certain administrative divisions titled as Regions, and others titled as States).
Bhutan Pemagatshel 518 Smallest district of Bhutan.
 Basel-Landschaft 518 Canton of Switzerland.
United Kingdom Cookstown 512 District of Northern Ireland.
South Korea Gwangju 501 Smallest metropolitan city of South Korea.
Wales Wrexham 499 Unitary authority of Wales.
Quebec Region of Montreal 498 Region of Quebec
England South Gloucestershire 497 Unitary authority of England.
United Kingdom Moyle 494 District of Northern Ireland.
Bosnia and Herzegovina Brčko District 493 Administrative unit of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
India Puducherry 492 Union Territory of India.
 Obwalden 491 Canton of Switzerland.
India Dadra and Nagar Haveli 491 Union Territory of India.
Zimbabwe Bulawayo 479 Independent city of Zimbabwe.
United Kingdom Coleraine 478 District of Northern Ireland.
 Northern Mariana Islands 477 Territory of the United States.
Scotland North Lanarkshire 474 Unitary district of Scotland.
Tanzania Zanzibar North 470 Region of Tanzania.
 Andorra 468 Country in Europe.
Guatemala Sacatepéquez 465 Smallest department of Guatemala.
 Northern Mariana Islands 464 Commonwealth in political union with the USA. Includes 14 islands including Saipan, Rota, and Tinian.
 Palau 459 Country in Oceania.
 Seychelles 455 Country in Africa.
Norway Oslo 454 County of Norway.
Jamaica Hanover Parish 450.4 Third smallest parish of Jamaica.
New Zealand Nelson 444 Unitary authority and smallest region of New Zealand.
 Antigua and Barbuda 442 Country in the Caribbean. Includes Redonda, 1.6 km2.
Wales Neath Port Talbot 441 Unitary authority of Wales.
United Kingdom Banbridge 441 District of Northern Ireland.
Wales Flintshire 437 Unitary authority of Wales.
United Kingdom Lisburn 436 District of Northern Ireland.
Bandera de Caracas.svg Venezuelan Capital District (Distrito Capital) 433 Smallest state of Venezuela.
Jamaica Saint Andrew Parish 430.7 Second smallest parish of Jamaica.
 Barbados 430 Country in the Caribbean.
Scotland West Lothian 425 Unitary district of Scotland.
Wales Rhondda Cynon Taff 424 Unitary authority of Wales.
United Kingdom Ballymoney 417 District of Northern Ireland.
Thailand Samut Songkhram Province 417 Smallest province of Thailand.
 Vienna 415 Smallest state of Austria.
England Kirklees 410 Metropolitan borough of England.
United Kingdom Antrim 405 District of Northern Ireland.
Bremen (state) Free Hanseatic City of Bremen 404 Smallest city-state of Germany.
England Rutland 394 Unitary authority of England.
 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 388 Country in the Caribbean.
Federal Territory, Malaysia Federal Territory 381.65 Locally known as "Wilayah Persekutuan". Encompasses Kuala Lumpur, Labuan and Putrajaya.
England Isle of Wight 380 Unitary authority of England.
Yemen San‘a’ 380 City-governorate of Yemen.
Wales Swansea 378 Unitary authority (city) of Wales.
England North Somerset 375 Unitary authority of England.
United Kingdom Derry 373 District of Northern Ireland.
United Kingdom Ards 368 District of Northern Ireland.
England Sheffield 367 Metropolitan borough (city) of England.
England Bradford 366 Metropolitan borough (city) of England.
England Calderdale 363 Metropolitan borough of England.
Scotland Midlothian 356 Unitary district of Scotland.
England Bath and North East Somerset 351 Unitary authority of England.
Georgia (country) Tbilisi 350 Capital region of Georgia.
 United States Virgin Islands 347 Unincorporated, organized territory of the USA in the Caribbean.
 Pohnpei 346 Largest state of the Federated States of Micronesia.
 Grenada 344 Country in the Caribbean.
Federal Dependencies of Venezuela Federal Dependencies of Venezuela 342 Venezuela's off shore islands in the Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Venezuela.
Philippines Siquijor 337.49 Third smallest province of the Philippines.
Wales Vale of Glamorgan 337 Unitary authority of Wales.
United Kingdom Larne 337 District of Northern Ireland.
Cambodia City of Kep 335.8 Self-governing city of Cambodia.
England Wakefield 333 Metropolitan borough (city) of England.
England Peterborough 333 Unitary authority of England.
Tanzania Pemba South 332 Region of Tanzania.
England Barnsley 328 Metropolitan borough of England.
 Malta 316 Country in Europe.
Ethiopia Harari Region 311 Smallest region of Ethiopia.
Latvia Riga 307 Largest city of Latvia with separate status (not part of any district).
England Milton Keynes 309 Unitary authority of England.
Uzbekistan Tashkent 300 Capitol province and smallest province of Uzbekistan.
Scotland Falkirk 299 Unitary district of Scotland.
 Maldives 298 Country in Africa.
Canton of Schaffhausen Canton of Schaffhausen 298 Canton of Switzerland.
England Telford and Wrekin 290 Unitary authority of England.
Cambodia City of Phnom Penh 290 Self-governing city of Cambodia.
South Africa Marion Island 290 Sub-antarctic territory of South Africa
England Rotherham 283 Metropolitan borough of England.
Canton of Geneva Canton of Geneva 282 Canton of Switzerland.
United Kingdom Craigavon 280 District of Northern Ireland.
Wales Caerphilly 279 Unitary authority of Wales.
 Nidwalden 276 Canton of Switzerland.
England York 271 Unitary authority (city) of England.
England Birmingham 265 Metropolitan borough (city) of England.
 Cayman Islands 264 British Overseas Territory.
Scotland Edinburgh 262 Unitary district (city) of Scotland.
Honduras Islas de la Bahía 261 Smallest department of Honduras.
Scotland Renfrewshire 261 Unitary district of Scotland.
 Saint Kitts and Nevis 261 Country in the Caribbean.
 Niue 260 Country in Oceania. Self-governing nation in free association with New Zealand.
Mali Bamako Capital District 252 Capital district of Mali.

See also[edit]

Smaller divisions

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References[edit]

  1. ^ References for the information provided in this table may be found in the individual articles on each body listed herein.
    Information about countries by area is generally derived from the CIA World Factbook.
    Information about political subdivisions by area is generally derived from Statoids.com.