List of Oceanian countries by area

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Below is a list of all the Oceanian countries, in order of geographical area. Oceania's total geographical area is 8,525,989 km². Note: Some of these countries are considered part of Asia as well, or have territory located somewhere other than Oceania. They are marked with an asterisk (*) and are ranked by the area of parts within Oceania only.

Rank Country Area (km²) Notes
1 Australia 7,692,024
2 Papua New Guinea 462,840
3 Indonesia* 420,540 1,904,569 km² including Asian part
4 New Zealand 270,467
5 Solomon Islands 28,896
6 Fiji 18,274
7 Vanuatu 12,189
8 United States of America ( Hawaii) 16,635 9,834,184 km² including North American part
9 Samoa 2,831
10 Kiribati 811
11 Tonga 747
12 Federated States of Micronesia 702
13 Palau 459
14 Marshall Islands 181
15 Tuvalu 26
16 Nauru 21
Total 8,525,989

Territories[edit]

These territories, also located in Oceania, are not sovereign nations but former colonies of European, North American and Oceanian countries and still under control of France, the United Kingdom, the United States, Australia and New Zealand.

Rank Territory Area (km²) Notes
1 New Caledonia (France) 19,060 A special collectivity of France.
2 French Polynesia (France) 4,167 An overseas territory of France.
3 Guam (United States) 540 An insular area of the United States.
4 Northern Mariana Islands (United States) 477 An insular area of the United States.
5 Wallis and Futuna (France) 274 An overseas territory of France.
6 Niue (New Zealand) 260 Associated state of New Zealand.
7 Cook Islands (New Zealand) 240 Associated state of New Zealand.
8 American Samoa (United States) 199 An insular area of the United States.
9 Christmas Island (Australia) 135 An external territory of Australia.
10 Norfolk Island (Australia) 35 An external territory of Australia.
11 Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) 14 An external territory of Australia.
12 Tokelau (New Zealand) 10 A dependent territory of New Zealand.
13 Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) 5 An overseas territory of the United Kingdom.

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