List of political and geographic subdivisions by total area from 20,000 to 50,000 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
Central African Republic Ouaka 49,900 Prefecture of the Central African Republic.
Russia Smolensk Oblast 49,800 Federal subject of Russia.
Myanmar Bago Region 49,787 Second largest region of Myanmar, fourth largest administrative entity (Myanmar has certain administrative divisions titled as Regions, and others titled as States).
Sweden Jämtland County 49,444 Third largest county of Sweden.
Tanzania Singida 49,341 Region of Tanzania.
Ethiopia Benishangul-Gumuz Region 49,289 Region of Ethiopia.
Zimbabwe Midlands 49,166 Province of Zimbabwe.
 Slovakia 49,033 Country in Europe.
Finland Eastern Finland 48,726 Second smallest province of Finland.
Mongolia Bulgan 48,700 Aimag of Mongolia.
 Dominican Republic 48,671 Country in the Caribbean. Includes The Mainland Dominican Republic, Saona Island, and others under Control Of Dominican Government
Norway Finnmark 48,637 Largest county of Norway.
Afghanistan Farah Province 48,471 Province of Afghanistan.
Namibia Okavango Region 48,463 Region of Namibia.
Nigeria Bauchi State 48,197 State of Nigeria.
Indonesia East Java 47,922 Province of Indonesia.
Tanzania Manyara 47,913 Region of Tanzania.
Indonesia East Nusa Tenggara 47,876 Province of Indonesia.
 Aragon 47,719 Autonomous community of Spain.
Lower Saxony Lower Saxony 47,618 Second largest state of Germany.
 Estonia 47,549 Country in Northern Europe. De jure size - 2,321 km2 were annexed by Russia.
Cameroon South Province 47,110 Province of Cameroon.
Indonesia Maluku 46,975 Province of Indonesia.
Chad Wadi Fira 46,850 Region of Chad.
Mauritania Inchiri 46,800 Region of Mauritania.
Colombia Chocó Department 46,530 District of Colombia.
Central African Republic Vakaga 46,500 Prefecture of the Central African Republic.
 Espírito Santo 46,078 State of Brazil.
Gabon Ogooué-Ivindo 46,075 Largest province of Gabon.
Somalia Galmudug 46,000 Historic region of Somalia.
Russia Moscow Oblast 45,900 Federal subject of Russia.
Sudan Blue Nile 45,844 State of Sudan.
Mongolia Bayan-Ölgii 45,700 Aimag of Mongolia.
Iran East Azarbaijan Province 45,650 Province of Iran.
Angola Lunda Sul Province 45,649 Province of Angola.
Kingdom of Asturias 45,409 A post Visigothic Kingdom in the Iberian peninsula after the Muslim conquest, lasting from 785-925.
Midi-Pyrénées Midi-Pyrénées 45,348 Largest region of Metropolitan France.
 Estonia 45,228 Country in Northern Europe. Includes 1,520 islands in the Baltic Sea. De facto size - the remaining 2,321 km2 were annexed by Russia.
Kyrgyzstan Naryn Province 45,200 Largest province of Kyrgyzstan.
Tanzania Kigoma 45,066 Region of Tanzania.
Nigeria Yobe State 44,880 State of Nigeria.
Myanmar Magway Region 44,799 Region of Myanmar (Myanmar has certain administrative divisions titled as Regions, and others titled as States).
Colombia Casanare Department 44,640 District of Colombia.
New Zealand Canterbury 44,638 Largest region of New Zealand.
Nigeria Kaduna State 44,217 State of Nigeria.
India Haryana 44,212 State of India.
Russia Astrakhan Oblast 44,100 Federal subject of Russia.
Afghanistan Badakhshan Province 44,059 Province of Afghanistan.
Peru Ayacucho Region 43,815 Region of Peru.
Rhône-Alpes Rhône-Alpes 43,698 Second largest region of Metropolitan France.
 Rio de Janeiro 43,696 State of Brazil.
Papua New Guinea East Sepik Province 43,426 Second largest province of Papua New Guinea.
Myanmar Tanintharyi Region 43,328 Region of Myanmar (Myanmar has certain administrative divisions titled as Regions, and others titled as States).
Banderaanzoa.png Anzoátegui 43,300 State of Venezuela.
Russia Penza Oblast 43,200 Federal subject of Russia.
Kyrgyzstan Issyk Kul Province 43,100 Second largest province of Kyrgyzstan.
 Denmark 43,094 Country in Europe. Includes Denmark proper only; the entire Kingdom of Denmark, including Greenland and Faroe Islands covers 2,220,093 km2.
Madagascar Antsiranana Province 43,046 Smallest Province of Madagascar.
Senegal Tambacounda Region 42,706 Largest region of Senegal.
Michigan Upper Peninsula of Michigan 42,610 Geographic subdivision of the U.S. State of Michigan.
Netherlands Kingdom of the Netherlands 42,437 Country in Europe and the Caribbean.
 Southern Cameroons 42,383 Area claimed by the Republic of Ambazonia in Camaroon.
Indonesia West Sumatra 42,297 Province of Indonesia.
Udmurtia Udmurt Republic 42,100 Federal subject of Russia.
Republic of the Congo Cuvette 41,800 Third largest department of the Republic of the Congo. Area is approximate, as sources conflict.
 Extremadura 41,634 Autonomous community of Spain.
 Netherlands 41,528 Country in Europe. Includes the Netherlands proper only.
Tanzania Dodoma 41,311 Region of Tanzania.
Aquitaine Aquitaine 41,308 Third largest region of Metropolitan France.
  Switzerland 41,284 Country in Europe.
Mongolia Selenge 41,200 Aimag of Mongolia.
Chile Tarapacá 41,200 Region of Chile.
Afghanistan Nimruz Province 41,005 Province of Afghanistan.
Syria Homs 40,940 Largest governorate of Syria.
Belarus Minsk Voblast (Minsk Province) 40,800 Largest province of Belarus.
Belarus Homiel Voblast (Homyel Province) 40,400 Second largest province of Belarus.
South Sudan Lakes 40,235 State of South Sudan.
Ivory Coast Savanes District 40,210 Largest district of Côte d'Ivoire.
Flag of Delta Amacuro State.svg Delta Amacuro 40,200 State of Venezuela.
Angola Zaire Province 40,130 Province of Angola.
Belarus Vitsebsk Voblast (Vitsebsk Province) 40,100 Third largest province of Belarus.
Chile Coquimbo 39,647 Region of Chile.
Tanzania Kagera 39,627 Region of Tanzania.
Russia Ryazan Oblast 39,600 Federal subject of Russia.
Ghana Brong-Ahafo Region 39,557 Second largest region of Ghana.
Yemen Al Jawf Governorate 39,500 Third largest governorate of Yemen.
Uganda Eastern Region, Uganda 39,478.8 Smallest region of Uganda.
Uzbekistan Buxoro Province 39,400 Third largest province of Uzbekistan.
Peru Amazonas Region 39,249 Region of Peru.
France Centre 39,151 Region of France.
Yemen Shabwah Governorate 39,000 Governorate of Yemen.
India Kerala 38,863 State of India.
Namibia Oshikoto Region 38,653 Region of Namibia.
Niger Maradi Department 38,581 Department of Niger.
Gabon Woleu-Ntem 38,465 Second largest province of Gabon.
Norway Nordland 38,463 County of Norway.
 Yucatán 38,402 State of Mexico.
Republic of the Congo Plateaux 38,400 Department of the Republic of the Congo.
 Bhutan 38,394 Country in Asia.
Oman Ash Sharqiyah Region (Oman) 36,400 Third largest governorate of Oman.
Ivory Coast Zanzan District 23,280 Second largest district of Côte d'Ivoire.
Turkey Konya Province 38,157 Largest province of Turkey.
Indonesia South East Sulawesi 38,140 Province of Indonesia.
Nigeria Adamawa State 37,957 State of Nigeria.
Sudan Sennar 37,844 State of Sudan.
Gabon Ngounié 37,750 Third largest province of Gabon.
Peru Junín Region 37,667 Region of Peru.
Guinea Nzérékoré Region 37,658 Second largest region of Guinea.
Bolivia Tarija Department 37,623 Smallest department of Bolivia.
Iran West Azarbaijan Province 37,437 Province of Iran.
Russia Ulyanovsk Oblast 37,300 Federal subject of Russia.
Polynesia 37,141 An island chain subdivision of Oceania, including Hawaii.
Namibia Khomas Region 37,007 Region of Namibia.
Oman Ad Dhahirah Governorate 37,000 Second largest governorate of Oman.
Indonesia South Kalimantan 36,985 Province of Indonesia.
Peru Huánuco Region 36,849 Region of Peru.
Myanmar Rakhine State 36,762 State of Myanmar (Myanmar has certain administrative divisions titled as Regions, and others titled as States).
Sudan Kassala 36,710 State of Sudan.
Mauritania Assaba 36,600 Region of Mauritania.
Gabon Haut-Ogooué 36,547 Province of Gabon.
Afghanistan Ghor Province 36,479 Province of Afghanistan.
Zimbabwe Manicaland 36,459 Third smallest province of Zimbabwe.
Russia Yaroslavl Oblast 36,400 Federal subject of Russia.
Oman Ash Sharqiyah Region (Oman) 36,400 Largest region of Oman.
Nigeria Kebbi State 36,320 State of Nigeria.
 Republic of China 36,188 Territory with disputed status in Asia. Includes only the territories under the administration of the ROC, namely Taiwan, Penghu, Kinmen, and Matsu.
 Guinea-Bissau 36,125 Country in Africa.
Myanmar Chin State 36,009 State of Myanmar (Myanmar has certain administrative divisions titled as Regions, and others titled as States).
Chile Biobío 36,007 Region of Chile.
Russia Jewish Autonomous Oblast 36,000 Federal subject of Russia.
 Pahang 35,964 Third largest state of Malaysia.
South Sudan Unity 35,956 State of South Sudan.
Sierra Leone Northern Province, Sierra Leone 35,936 Largest province of Sierra Leone.
Peru Ancash Region 35,914 Region of Peru.
Peru Piura Region 35,892 Region of Peru.
Botswana Kweneng District 35,890 District of Botswana.
Guatemala Petén 35,854 Largest department of Guatemala.
Papua New Guinea Sandaun Province 35,820 Third largest province of Papua New Guinea.
Taiwan Taiwan 35,801 Largest island under the governance of the Republic of China, referenced elsewhere in this list.
Baden-Württemberg Baden-Württemberg 35,752 Third largest state of Germany.
Poland Masovian Voivodeship (Mazowieckie) 35,728 Largest Voivodeship of Poland.
Guinea Faranah Region 35,581 Third largest region of Guinea.
Indonesia Lampung 35,376 Province of Indonesia.
Barinasvlag.png Barinas 35,200 State of Venezuela.
Myanmar Ayeyarwady Region 35,167 Region of Myanmar (Myanmar has certain administrative divisions titled as Regions, and others titled as States).
Somalia Maakhir 35,000 Historic region of Somalia.
Russia Bryansk Oblast 34,900 Federal subject of Russia.
Indonesia West Java 34,817 Province of Indonesia.
Peru Lima Region 34,802 Region of Peru.
Tanzania Arusha 34,516 Region of Tanzania.
Papua New Guinea Gulf Province 34,472 Province of Papua New Guinea.
Finland Southern Finland 34,378 Smallest province of Finland.
Russia Tambov Oblast 34,300 Federal subject of Russia.
Angola Huambo Province 34,274 Province of Angola.
Myanmar Mandalay Region 34,253 Region of Myanmar (Myanmar has certain administrative divisions titled as Regions, and others titled as States).
Cameroon Far North Province 34,246 Province of Cameroon.
Bangladesh Rajshahi Division 34,235 Largest division of Bangladesh.
North Rhine-Westphalia North Rhine-Westphalia 34,043 State of Germany.
China Hainan 34,000 Province of China.
Republic of the Congo Pool 33,955 Department of the Republic of the Congo.
 Puebla 33,902 State of Mexico.
 Moldova 33,851 Country in Europe. Includes Transnistria (Pridnestrovie).
Mauritania Brakna 33,800 Region of Mauritania.
Nigeria Kwara State 33,792 State of Nigeria.
Papua New Guinea Morobe Province 33,705 Province of Papua New Guinea.
Nigeria Zamfara State 33,667 State of Nigeria.
South Sudan North Bahr-al-Ghazal 33,558 State of South Sudan.
Peru Cajamarca Region 33,318 Region of Peru.
Ukraine Odessa Oblast 33,310 Largest oblast of Ukraine.
Colombia Nariño Department 33,268 District of Colombia.
Egypt South Sinai Governorate 33,140 Governorate of Egypt.
Nicaragua North Caribbean Coast Autonomous Region 33,106 Largest region of Nicaragua.
Syria Deir ez-Zor 33,060 Second largest governorate of Syria.
Lake Tanganyika 32,893 Lake in Africa between Tanzania, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Burundi, and Zambia; second deepest lake in the world.
Bangladesh Chittagong Division 32,696 Second largest division of Bangladesh.
Indonesia Central Java 32,548 Province of Indonesia.
Chile Araucanía 32,472 Region of Chile.
Tanzania Pwani 32,407 Region of Tanzania.
Belarus Brest Voblast (Brest Province) 32,300 Third smallest province of Belarus.
Egypt Minya Governorate 32,279 Governorate of Egypt.
Zimbabwe Mashonaland East 32,230 Second smallest province of Zimbabwe.
Nigeria Sokoto State 32,146 State of Nigeria.
 Maryland 32,133 State of the United States.
 Catalonia 32,114 Autonomous community of Spain.
Central African Republic Ouham-Pendé 32,100 Prefecture of the Central African Republic.
Pays de la Loire Pays de la Loire 32,082 Region of France.
New Zealand Southland 32,079 Second largest region of New Zealand.
Greenland Kujalleq 32,000 Smallest municipality of Greenland.
Ukraine Dnipropetrovsk Oblast 31,974 Second largest oblast of Ukraine.
Oman Ad Dakhiliyah Governorate 31,900 Third largest governorate of Oman.
Ukraine Chernihiv Oblast 31,865 Third largest oblast of Ukraine.
Central African Republic Ombella-M'Poko 31,835 Prefecture of the Central African Republic.
Angola Benguela Province 31,788 Province of Angola.
Burgundy Burgundy 31,582 Region of France.
Lake Baikal 31,500 Lake in Russia. Deepest and largest volume lake in the world.
Ukraine Kharkiv Oblast 31,415 Oblast of Ukraine.
Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur 31,400 Region of France.
Angola Bengo Province 31,371 Province of Angola.
Zambia Copperbelt Province 31,328 Province of Zambia.
British Columbia Vancouver Island 31,285 Island of British Columbia, Canada
New Zealand Otago 31,241 Third largest region of New Zealand.
Guinea Boké Region 31,186 Region of Guinea.
Morocco Marrakech-Tensift-El Haouz 31,160 Region of Morocco.
Ivory Coast Woroba District 31,088 Third largest district of Côte d'Ivoire.
Great Bear Lake 31,080 Lake in Canada.
Ivory Coast Montagnes District 31,050 District of Côte d'Ivoire.
Sudan Warap 31,027 State of Sudan.
Niger Dosso Department 31,002 Department of Niger.
Indonesia North Maluku 30,895 Province of Indonesia.
Bangladesh Dhaka Division 30,772 Third largest division of Bangladesh.
Nigeria Benue State 30,755 State of Nigeria.
Tanzania Mwanza 30,548 Region of Tanzania.
Colombia Santander Department 30,537 District of Colombia.
 Belgium 30,528 Country in Europe.
Chile Maule 30,518 Region of Chile.
 Guanajuato 30,491 State of Mexico.
Sudan White Nile 30,411 State of Sudan.
 Lesotho 30,355 Country in Africa.
Central African Republic Mambéré-Kadéï 30,203 Prefecture of the Central African Republic.
Tanzania Mara 30,150 Region of Tanzania.
Lake Malawi 30,044 Lake in Africa between Malawi, Mozambique, and Tanzania.
Papua New Guinea Central Province (Papua New Guinea) 29,98 Province of Papua New Guinea.
Algeria Naâma Province 29,950 Province of Algeria.
Russia Kaluga Oblast 29,900 Federal subject of Russia.
Poland Greater Poland Voivodeship (Wielkopolskie) 29,854 Second largest Voivodeship of Poland.
Ukraine Zhytomyr Oblast 29,832 Oblast of Ukraine.
 Misiones 29,801 Province of Argentina.
Russia Kursk Oblast 29,800 Federal subject of Russia.
 Armenia 29,800 Country in the Caucasus region of Europe.
 Galicia 29,574 Autonomous community of Spain.
Brandenburg Brandenburg 29,477 State of Germany.
Colombia Cauca Department 29,308 District of Colombia.
Kyrgyzstan Osh Province 29,200 Third largest province of Kyrgyzstan.
Senegal Louga Region 29,188 Second largest region of Senegal.
Iran Kurdistan Province 29,137 Province of Iran.
Iran Markazi Province 29,130 Province of Iran.
Ecuador Pastaza Province 29,068 Largest province of Ecuador.
Nigeria Kogi State 29,063 State of Nigeria.
Russia Vladimir Oblast 29,000 Federal subject of Russia.
Belarus Mahilyow Voblast (Mahilyow Province ) 29,000 Second smallest province of Belarus.
Flag of Monagas State.png Monagas 28,930 State of Venezuela.
Great Slave Lake 28,930 Lake in Canada.
 Solomon Islands 28,896 Country in Oceania.
Papua New Guinea Madang Province 28,886 Province of Papua New Guinea.
Guinea Kindia Region 28,873 Third smallest region of Guinea.
Ukraine Poltava Oblast 28,748 Oblast of Ukraine.
 Albania 28,748 Country in Europe.
Myanmar Kayin State 28,726 State of Myanmar (Myanmar has certain administrative divisions titled as Divisions, and others titled as States).
Tajikistan Region of Republican Subordination 28,600 Second largest province of Tajikistan.
Ivory Coast Vallée du Bandama District 28,518 District of Côte d'Ivoire.
Ivory Coast Lacs District 25,800 District of Côte d'Ivoire.
Turkey Sivas Province 28,488 Second largest province of Turkey.
Botswana Southern 28,470 District of Botswana.
Ukraine Kherson Oblast 28,461 Oblast of Ukraine.
Iran North Khorasan Province 28,434 Province of Iran.
Uzbekistan Qashqadaryo Province 28,400 Province of Uzbekistan.
Zimbabwe Mashonaland Central 28,374 Smallest province of Zimbabwe.
 Hawaii 28,311 State of the United States.
Iran Lorestan Province 28,294 Province of Iran.
Sweden Dalarna County 28,194 County of Sweden.
Ukraine Kiev Oblast 28,131 Oblast of Ukraine.
 Equatorial Guinea 28,051 Country in Africa.
Chad Logone Oriental 28,035 Region of Chad.
 Burundi 27,834 Country in Africa.
 Alagoas 27,768 State of Brazil.
 Haiti 27,750 Country in the Caribbean.
Egypt North Sinai Governorate 27,574 Governorate of Egypt.
Norway Hedmark 27,388 County of Norway.
France Languedoc-Roussillon 27,386 Region of France.
 Massachusetts 27,336 State of the United States.
Nicaragua South Caribbean Coast Autonomous Region 27,260 Second largest region of Nicaragua.
Pakistan Federally Administered Tribal Areas 27,220 Province of Pakistan.
France Brittany 27,208 Region of France.
Republic of the Congo Cuvette-Ouest 27,200 Department of the Republic of the Congo. Area is approximate, as sources conflict.
Ukraine Zaporizhia Oblast 27,180 Oblast of Ukraine.
Russia Belgorod Oblast 27,100 Federal subject of Russia.
Nigeria Oyo State 27,036 State of Nigeria.
 Nayarit 26,979 State of Mexico.
Tanzania Tanga 26,808 Region of Tanzania.
Ukraine Luhansk Oblast 26,684 Oblast of Ukraine.
Nigeria Nasarawa State 26,633 State of Nigeria.
Central African Republic Nana-Mambéré 26,600 Prefecture of the Central African Republic.
Namibia Omusati 26,573 Region of Namibia.
Nigeria Plateau State 26,539 State of Nigeria.
Ukraine Donetsk Oblast 26,517 Oblast of Ukraine.
Ukraine Vinnitsa Oblast 26,513 Oblast of Ukraine.
 Rwanda 26,338 Country in Africa.
Benin Alibori Department 26,242 Largest department of Benin.
Russia Republic of Mordovia 26,200 Federal subject of Russia.
 Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina 26,111 Political entity of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Ukraine Crimea 26,081 Autonomous republic of Ukraine.
France Auvergne 26,013 Region of France.
Colombia Bolívar Department 25,978 District of Colombia.
Republic of the Congo Niari 25,940 Department of the Republic of the Congo.
Egypt Asyut Governorate 25,926 Governorate of Egypt.
Benin Borgou Department 25,856 Second largest department of Benin.
Norway Troms 25,848 County of Norway.
France Poitou-Charentes 25,810 Region of France.
Ethiopia Gambela Region 25,802 Region of Ethiopia.
Ivory Coast Bas-Sassandra 25,800 District of Côte d'Ivoire.
Scotland Highland 25,784 Largest unitary district of Scotland; largest sub-country entity of the United Kingdom.
Mozambique Maputo Province 25,756 Smallest non-city province of Mozambique.
Lake Erie 25,719 Lake in North America, between Canada and the United States.
 Republic of Macedonia 25,713 Country in Europe.
SicilyKingdom of Sicily 25,708 A medieval kingdom centered on the Island of Sicily, lasting from 1282-1811/1816.
Italy Sicily 25,708 Largest region of Italy.
Turkey Ankara Province 25,706 Third largest province of Turkey.
Russia Tula Oblast 25,700 Federal subject of Russia.
France Champagne-Ardenne 25,606 Region of France.
New Zealand Waikato 25,598 Region of New Zealand.
Peru La Libertad Region 25,500 Region of Peru.
Tajikistan Sughd 25,400 Province of Tajikistan.
Italy Piedmont 25,399 Second largest region of Italy.
Gabon Ogooué-Lolo 25,380 Province of Gabon.
Peru Pasco Region 25,320 Region of Peru.
 Tabasco 25,267 State of Mexico.
Norway Oppland 25,191 County of Norway.
Poland Lublin Voivodeship (Lubelskie) 25,115 Third largest Voivodeship of Poland.
Senegal Matam Region 25,083 Third largest region of Senegal.
Turkey Erzurum Province 25,066 Province of Turkey.
Algeria Laghouat Province 25,057 Province of Algeria.
Colombia Córdoba Department 25,020 District of Colombia.
Belarus Hrodna Voblast (Hrodna Province ) 25,000 Smallest province of Belarus.
Iran Kermanshah Province 24,998 Province of Iran.
 Vermont 24,901 State of the United States.
Colombia Putumayo Department 24,885 District of Colombia.
Flag of Falcon State.png Falcón 24,800 State of Venezuela.
Tajikistan Khatlon 24,800 Smallest province of Tajikistan.
Russia Oryol Oblast 24,700 Federal subject of Russia.
Flag of Munster.svg Munster 24,608 A historical province of Ireland occupying the southern quarter of the island.
Ukraine Mykolaiv Oblast 24,598 Oblast of Ukraine.
Ukraine Kirovohrad Oblast 24,588 Oblast of Ukraine.
Cameroon Southwest Province 24,571 Province of Cameroon.
 Republika Srpska 24,526 Political entity of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Flag of Ulster.svg Ulster 24,481 A historical province of Ireland occupying the northern quarter of the island (all but two counties correspond to Northern Ireland).
Ghana Ashanti Region 24,390 Third largest region of Ghana.
Iceland Southern Region (Iceland) 24,256 Largest region of Iceland.
Honduras Olancho 24,351 Largest department of Honduras.
 New Hampshire 24,216 State of the United States.
Colombia Cundinamarca Department 24,210 District of Colombia.
Poland Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship (Warmińsko-Mazurskie) 24,204 Voivodeship of Poland.
Angola Cuanza Norte Province 24,190 Province of Angola.
Morocco Taza-Al Hoceima-Taounate 24,155 Region of Morocco.
Russia Lipetsk Oblast 24,100 Federal subject of Russia.
Italy Sardinia 24,090 Third largest region of Italy.
Sweden Västra Götaland County 23,945 County of Sweden.
Ivory Coast Sassandra-Marahoué District 23,280 District of Côte d'Ivoire.
Ghana Western Region 23,921 Region of Ghana.
Ecuador Morona-Santiago 23,875 Second largest province of Ecuador.
Italy Lombardy 23,861 Region of Italy.
Ukraine Sumy Oblast 23,834 Oblast of Ukraine.
Nigeria Katsina State 23,822 State of Nigeria.
Colombia Arauca Department 23,818 District of Colombia.
Iran Mazandaran Province 23,701 Province of Iran.
Colombia Tolima Department 23,562 District of Colombia.
Lake Winnipeg 23,553 Lake in Canada.
France Lorraine 23,547 Region of France.
Nigeria Jigawa State 23,415 State of Nigeria.
Sudan Gezira 23,373 State of Sudan.
Syria Al-Hasakah 23,334 Third largest governorate of Syria.
Ivory Coast Lagunes District 23,280 District of Côte d'Ivoire.
New Zealand West Coast 23,276 Region of New Zealand.
 Valencian Community 23,255 Autonomous community of Spain.
Russia Mari El Republic 23,200 Federal subject of Russia.
 Djibouti 23,200 Country in Africa.
Colombia Boyacá Department 23,189 District of Colombia.
Colombia Magdalena Department 23,188 District of Colombia.
Mecklenburg-Vorpommern Mecklenburg-Vorpommern 23,174 State of Germany.
Italy Tuscany 22,997 Region of Italy.
 Belize 22,966 Country in Central America.
South Sudan Central Equatoria 22,956 State of South Sudan.
Afghanistan Ghazni Province 22,915 Province of Afghanistan.
Colombia Cesar Department 22,905 District of Colombia.
Poland West Pomeranian Voivodeship (Zachodniopomorskie) 22,902 Voivodeship of Poland.
Gabon Ogooué-Maritime 22,890 Province of Gabon.
Guinea Labé Region 22,869 Second smallest region of Guinea.
Iran Bushehr Province 22,743 Province of Iran.
Papua New Guinea Oro Province 22,735 Province of Papua New Guinea.
Iceland Eastern Region (Iceland) 22,721 Second largest region of Iceland.
Afghanistan Orūzgān Province 22,696 Province of Afghanistan.
Bandera de Reino de Navarra.svg Kingdom of Navarre 22,670 A Spanish Kingdom during the reconquista, lasting from 824-1620.
 New Jersey 22,588 State of the United States.
 Tucumán 22,524 Province of Argentina.
India Meghalaya 22,429 State of India.
Norway Nord-Trøndelag 22,396 County of Norway.
India Manipur 22,327 State of India.
Chad Lac 22,320 Region of Chad.
Mauritania Dakhlet Nouadhibou 22,300 Region of Mauritania.
Iceland Westfjords 22,271 Third largest region of Iceland.
New Zealand Manawatu-Wanganui 22,206 Region of New Zealand.
Bangladesh Khulna Division 22,181 Division of Bangladesh.
 Israel (including disputed territory) 22,145 Country in Middle East. Including the Golan Heights; excluding the West Bank and Gaza Strip.
Sudan Khartoum 22,142 Smallest state of Sudan.
Colombia Valle del Cauca 22,140 District of Colombia.
Peru Huancavelica Region 22,131 Region of Peru.
Italy Emilia-Romagna 22,124 Region of Italy.
Nigeria Cross River State 22,112 State of Nigeria.
Indonesia Kepulauan Riau 21,992 Province of Indonesia.
Iceland Northeastern Region (Iceland) 21,968 Region of Iceland.
 Sergipe 21,910 State of Brazil.
Zambia Lusaka Province 21,898 Smallest province of Zambia; split from Central Province in 1973, Lusaka province was initially only 360 km2, but by 1988 it had been enlarged to its present size..
Ukraine Lviv Oblast 21,831 Oblast of Ukraine.
Russia Ivanovo Oblast 21,800 Federal subject of Russia.
Laos Savannakhet 21,774 Largest province of Laos.
Iran Zanjan Province 21,773 Province of Iran.
Sweden Västernorrland County 21,678 County of Sweden.
Ecuador Orellana 21,691 Third largest province of Ecuador.
Colombia Norte de Santander Department 21,658 District of Colombia.
Serbia Vojvodina 21,506 Province of Serbia.
 México 21,355 State of Mexico.
Peru Ica Region 21,328 Region of Peru.
Gabon Nyanga Province 21,285 Third smallest province of Gabon.
 Tierra del Fuego 21,263 Province of Argentina. Not including claims on the Malvinas (Falkland Islands), South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands, nor Argentine Antarctica.
Indonesia Bengkulu 21,168 Province of Indonesia.
Afghanistan Baghlan Province 21,118 Province of Afghanistan.
Hesse Hesse (Hessen) 21,115 State of Germany.
India Mizoram 21,081 State of India.
 El Salvador 21,041 Country in Central America.
 Perak 21,006 State of Malaysia.
Ivory Coast Denguélé District 20,997 District of Côte d'Ivoire.
Algeria Biskra Province 20,986 Province of Algeria.
Republic of the Congo Lékoumou 20,950 Department of the Republic of the Congo.
Ecuador Guayas Province 20,902 Province of Ecuador.
Ukraine Cherkasy Oblast 20,900 Oblast of Ukraine.
Peru Apurímac Region 20,896 Region of Peru.
Colombia Guajira Department 20,848 District of Colombia.
 Hidalgo 20,813 State of Mexico.
Uzbekistan Surxondaryo Province 20,800 Province of Uzbekistan.
 Wales 20,779 Second smallest constituent country of the United Kingdom.
 Israel (excluding disputed territory) 20,770 Country in Middle East. Excluding the Golan Heights, the West Bank and Gaza Strip.
Gabon Estuaire Province 20,740 Second smallest province of Gabon.
Algeria Tiaret Province 20,673 Province of Algeria.
Ukraine Khmelnytskyi Oblast 20,645 Oblast of Ukraine.
Turkey Antalya Province 20,591 Province of Turkey.
Afghanistan Badghis Province 20,591 Province of Afghanistan.
Ghana Volta Region 20,572 Region of Ghana.
Uzbekistan Jizzax Province 20,500 Province of Uzbekistan.
Benin Atakora Department 20,499 Department of Benin.
Thailand Nakhon Ratchasima Province 20,494 Largest province of Thailand.
Saxony-Anhalt Saxony-Anhalt (Sachsen-Anhalt) 20,445 State of Germany.
Nigeria Kano State 20,389 State of Nigeria.
Papua New Guinea West New Britain Province 20,387 Province of Papua New Guinea.
Afghanistan Faryab Province 20,293 Province of Afghanistan.
 Slovenia 20,256 Country in Europe.
Cameroon Littoral Province 20,239 Third smallest province of Cameroon.
Kyrgyzstan Chuy Province 20,200 Province of Kyrgyzstan.
Iran Golestan Province 20,195 Province of Iran.
Poland Podlaskie Voivodeship (Podlaskie) 20,171 Voivodeship of Poland.
Ukraine Volyn Oblast 20,144 Oblast of Ukraine.
Iran Ilam Province 20,133 Province of Iran.
Thailand Chanthaburi Province 20,107 Second largest province of Thailand.
Ukraine Rivne Oblast 20,047 Oblast of Ukraine.
Paraguay San Pedro Department 20,002 Department of Paraguay.

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  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