List of political and geographic subdivisions by total area from 3,000 to 5,000 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
France Jura 4,999 Department of France.
 Balearic Islands 4,992 Smallest autonomous community of Spain.
Uruguay San José Department 4,992 Department of Uruguay.
Romania Botoşani County 4,986 County of Romania.
France Haute-Loire 4,977 Department of France.
 Fukuoka 4,971 Prefecture of Japan.
Costa Rica San José Province 4,960 Third smallest province of Costa Rica.
Portugal Faro 4,960 District of Portugal.
Bulgaria Stara Zagora Province 4,959 Province of Bulgaria.
 Morelos 4,950 State of Mexico.
Paraguay Cordillera Department 4,948 Department of Paraguay.
Afghanistan Kunar Province 4,942 Province of Afghanistan.
Romania Mehedinţi County 4,933 County of Romania.
Panama Coclé 4,927 Province of Panama.
Philippines Surigao del Sur 4,925.18 Province of the Philippines.
Thailand Trang Province 4,918 Province of Thailand.
Norway Akershus 4,917 County of Norway.
Algeria Aïn Defla Province 4,897 Province of Algeria.
Ecuador Imbabura Province 4,896 Province of Ecuador.
Haiti Artibonite 4,895 Largest department of Haiti.
Panama Colón Province 4,891 Province of Panama.
France Ariège 4,890 Department of France.
Cambodia Prey Veng Province 4,883 Province of Cambodia.
Cambodia Kampot Province 4,873.2 Province of Cambodia.
Algeria Relizane Province 4,870 Province of Algeria.
Vietnam Bắc Kạn Province 4,868.40 Province of Vietnam.
Nigeria Abia State 4,857 Third smallest state of Nigeria.
Romania Vrancea County 4,857 County of Romania.
Lake Nipigon 4,843 Lake in Canada.
Donegalcocologo.png County Donegal 4,841 A county in the Republic of Ireland, the largest county in the province of Ulster.
Nicaragua Chinandega 4,822 Region of Nicaragua.
Philippines Bohol 4,820.95 Province of the Philippines.
Turkey Sakarya Province 4,817 Province of Turkey.
Estonia Pärnu County 4,807 Largest county of Estonia.
Papua New Guinea Jiwaka Province 4,798 Third smallest province of Papua New Guinea.
Uruguay Maldonado Department 4,793 Third smallest department of Uruguay.
Algeria Chlef Province 4,791 Province of Algeria.
France Loire 4,781 Department of France.
Romania Brăila County 4,766 County of Romania.
Thailand Prachinburi Province 4,762 Province of Thailand.
Nigeria Anambra State 4,761 Second smallest state of Nigeria.
Vietnam Quảng Trị Province 4,760.10 Province of Vietnam.
Czech Republic Hradec Králové Region 4,758.54 Region of the Czech Republic.
France Bas-Rhin 4,755 Department of France.
Kerrycocologo.png County Kerry 4,746 A county in the Republic of Ireland, the second largest county in the province of Munster.
Scotland Scottish Borders 4,734 Unitary district of Scotland.
 Wakayama 4,726 Prefecture of Japan.
Romania Prahova County 4,716 County of Romania.
Thailand Khon Kaen Province 4,709 Province of Thailand.
Lake Manitoba 4,706 Lake in Canada.
Bulgaria Dobrich Province 4,700 Province of Bulgaria.
Turkey Batman Province 4,694 Province of Turkey.
Turkey Trabzon Province 4,685 Province of Turkey.
Vietnam Hòa Bình Province 4,684.20 Province of Vietnam.
Bulgaria Veliko Tarnovo Province 4,684 Province of Bulgaria.
France Haute-Corse 4,666 Department of France.
Great Salt Lake 4,662 Lake in the United States.
Flag of Carabobo State.svg Carabobo 4,650 State of Venezuela.
Philippines Eastern Samar 4,640.73 Province of the Philippines.
 Kyoto 4,613 Prefecture of Japan.
Panama Bocas del Toro Province 4,601 Province of Panama.
Haiti Ouest 4,595 Second largest department of Haiti.
Georgia (country) Racha-Lechkhumi
and Kvemo Svaneti
4,568 Second smallest region of Georgia.
Bhutan Gasa 4,561 Largest district of Bhutan.
Algeria Souk Ahras Province 4,541 Province of Algeria.
Croatia Split-Dalmatia 4,540 Second largest county of Croatia.
Uruguay Canelones Department 4,536 Second smallest department of Uruguay.
Thailand Phetchaburi Province 4,531 Province of Thailand.
Thailand Yala Province 4,521 Province of Thailand.
Czech Republic Pardubice Region 4,518.63 Region of the Czech Republic.
Armenia Syunik Province 4,506 Second largest province of Armenia.
Thailand Lampang Province 4,506 Province of Thailand.
Israel Northern District 4,501 Second largest District of Israel.
Vietnam Long An Province 4,493.80 Province of Vietnam.
Hungary Veszprém 4,493 County of Hungary.
Philippines Compostela Valley 4,479.77 Province of the Philippines.
Thailand Nan Province 4,475 Province of Thailand.
Croatia Sisak-Moslavina 4,468 Third largest county of Croatia.
Romania Galaţi County 4,466 County of Romania.
 Yamanashi 4,465 Prefecture of Japan.
France Hautes-Pyrénées 4,464 Department of France.
Afghanistan Kabul Province 4,462 Province of Afghanistan.
Romania Ialomiţa County 4,453 County of Romania.
Luxembourg (Belgium) Luxembourg 4,443 Province of Wallonia, Belgium.
Algeria Bouira Province 4,439 Province of Algeria.
Italy Molise 4,438 Second smallest region of Italy.
Hungary Baranya 4,430 County of Hungary.
Philippines South Cotabato 4,428.81 Province of the Philippines; includes the independent city of General Santos.
Romania Satu Mare County 4,418 County of Romania.
Azerbaijan Nagorno-Karabakh 4,400 Disputed territory. Recognized as part of Azerbaijan.
Panama Emberá 4,398 Province of Panama.
Bulgaria Pazardzhik Province 4,393 Province of Bulgaria.
France Haute-Savoie 4,388 Department of France.
Guatemala Escuintla 4,384 Department of Guatemala.
Philippines Nueva Vizcaya 4,378.80 Province of the Philippines.
Turkey Kırıkkale Province 4,365 Province of Turkey.
Thailand Chiang Rai Province 4,363 Province of Thailand.
Hungary Fejér 4,359 County of Hungary.
Senegal Diourbel Region 4,359 Third smallest region of Senegal.
Philippines Apayao 4,351.23 Province of the Philippines.
Thailand Maha Sarakham Province 4,340 Province of Thailand.
Estonia Harju County 4,333 Second largest county of Estonia.
Portugal Vila Real 4,328 District of Portugal.
Turkey Bilecik Province 4,307 Province of Turkey.
IRL county Tipperary COA.png County Tipperary 4,303 A county in the Republic of Ireland, the third largest county in the province of Munster.
France Alpes-Maritimes 4,299 Department of France.
Papua New Guinea Western Highlands Province 4,299 Second smallest province of Papua New Guinea.
Honduras Lempira 4,290 Department of Honduras.
Hungary Csongrád 4,263 County of Hungary.
Honduras Atlántida 4,251 Department of Honduras.
Vanuatu Sanma Province 4,248 Largest province of Vanuatu.
 Toyama 4,247 Prefecture of Japan.
Philippines Oriental Mindoro 4,238.38 Province of the Philippines.
Solomon Islands Malaita Province 4,225 Third largest province of the Solomon Islands.
Bulgaria Pleven Province 4,216 Province of Bulgaria.
Honduras Choluteca 4,211 Department of Honduras.
Bulgaria Yambol Province 4,209 Province of Bulgaria.
Hungary Győr-Moson-Sopron 4,208 County of Hungary.
Uzbekistan Andijan Province 4,200 Second smallest province of Uzbekistan.
Philippines Abra 4,198.20 Province of the Philippines.
Khanka Lake 4,190 Lake in Asia between Russia and China.
 Fukui 4,189 Prefecture of Japan.
 Ishikawa 4,185 Prefecture of Japan.
Norway Østfold 4,183 County of Norway.
Egypt Sharqia Governorate 4,180 Governorate of Egypt.
Nicaragua Boaco 4,177 Region of Nicaragua.
Thailand Pattani Province 4,171 Province of Thailand.
 French Polynesia 4,167 French overseas collectivity.
Thailand Yasothon Province 4,162 Province of Thailand.
Senegal Kaolack Region 4,157 Second smallest region of Senegal.
Croatia Osijek-Baranja 4,155 County of Croatia.
Afghanistan Khost Province 4,152 Province of Afghanistan.
Philippines Masbate 4,151.78 Province of the Philippines.
Cuba Cienfuegos Province 4,149 Third smallest province of Cuba.
 Tokushima 4,145 Prefecture of Japan.
Colombia Risaralda Department 4,140 District of Colombia.
Solomon Islands Isabel 4,136 Province of the Solomon Islands.
Bulgaria Lovech Province 4,134 Province of Bulgaria.
France Pyrénées-Orientales 4,116 Department of France.
Algeria Bordj Bou Arreridj Province 4,115 Province of Algeria.
Algeria Guelma Province 4,101 Province of Algeria.
Bulgaria Vratsa Province 4,098 Province of Bulgaria.
 Nagasaki 4,093 Prefecture of Japan.
Turkey Karabük Province 4,074 Province of Turkey.
Romania Dâmboviţa County 4,054 County of Romania.
Bhutan Wangdue Phodrang 4,046 Second largest district of Bhutan.
Peru Tumbes Region 4,046 Second smallest region of Peru.
Vietnam Tây Ninh Province 4,035.90 Province of Vietnam.
 Cape Verde 4,033 Country in Africa.
Bulgaria Haskovo Province 4,033 Province of Bulgaria.
Bulgaria Kardzhali Province 4,032 Province of Bulgaria.
Algeria Skikda Province 4,026 Province of Algeria.
 Shiga 4,017 Prefecture of Japan.
 Tlaxcala 4,016 State of Mexico.
France Corse-du-Sud 4,014 Department of France.
Russia Republic of Ingushetia 4,000 Federal subject of Russia (estimated; the exact area is unknown as the border of Ingushetia with Chechnya has not been demarcated).
Yemen Ad Dali' Governorate 4,000 Third smallest governorate of Yemen.
 Burgenland 3,966 Third smallest state of Austria.
Czech Republic Zlín Region 3,963.55 Third smallest region of the Czech Republic.
Haiti Centre Department 3,597 Third largest department of Haiti.
Honduras Cortés 3,954 Department of Honduras.
Portugal Coimbra 3,947 District of Portugal.
Jamaica Cornwall County 3,939.3 County of Jamaica.
Laos Vientiane Province 3,920 Smallest province of Laos.
Turkey Rize Province 3,920 Province of Turkey.
Ecuador Cañar Province 3,908 Province of Ecuador.
Liberia Grand Kru 3,895 County of Liberia.
Dubai Dubai 3,885 Second largest emirate of the United Arab Emirates.
Afghanistan Logar Province 3,880 Province of Afghanistan.
Romania Sălaj County 3,864 County of Romania.
Thailand Narathiwat Province 3,859 Province of Thailand.
Paraguay Guairá 3,846 Third smallest department of Paraguay.
Liège (province) Liège 3,844 Province of Wallonia, Belgium.
Afghanistan Laghman Province 3,843 Province of Afghanistan.
Solomon Islands Choiseul 3,837 Province of the Solomon Islands.
Greece North Aegean 3,836 Third smallest periphery of Greece.
Vietnam Bắc Giang Province 3,827.40 Province of Vietnam.
Philippines Lanao del Norte 3,824.79 Province of the Philippines; includes the independent city of Iligan.
Bulgaria Varna Province 3,819 Province of Bulgaria.
Greece Attica 3,808 Second smallest periphery of Greece.
Panama Los Santos Province 3,805 Province of Panama.
England Suffolk 3,801 Administrative county of England.
Hainaut (province) Hainaut 3,800 Province of Wallonia, Belgium.
Guatemala San Marcos 3,791 Department of Guatemala.
Armenia Lori Province 3,789 Third largest province of Armenia.
Hungary Zala 3,784 County of Hungary.
 Saitama 3,767 Prefecture of Japan.
Syria Daraa 3,730 Governorate of Syria.
France Tarn-et-Garonne 3,718 Department of France.
Philippines Zambales 3,714.40 Province of the Philippines; includes the independent city of Olongapo.
Romania Covasna County 3,710 Third smallest county of Romania.
Hungary Tolna 3,703 County of Hungary.
India Goa 3,702 State of India.
Ecuador Carchi Province 3,699 Third smallest province of Ecuador.
Philippines Northern Samar 3,692.93 Province of the Philippines.
 Nara 3,691 Prefecture of Japan.
England Hampshire 3,688 Administrative county of England.
Hungary Heves 3,637 County of Hungary.
Namur (province) Namur 3,664 Province of Wallonia, Belgium.
Turkey Bayburt Province 3,652 Province of Turkey.
Bulgaria Sliven Province 3,646 Province of Bulgaria.
Croatia Zadar 3,646 County of Croatia.
Croatia Karlovac 3,626 County of Croatia.
Turkey Kocaeli Province 3,626 Province of Turkey.
Afghanistan Panjshir Province 3,610 Province of Afghanistan.
Philippines Zamboanga Sibugay 3,607.75 Province of the Philippines.
Philippines Sarangani 3,601.25 Province of the Philippines.
Bulgaria Montana Province 3,595 Province of Bulgaria.
Latvia Liepāja District 3,594 Largest district of Latvia.
Croatia Primorje-Gorski Kotar 3,588 County of Croatia.
Thailand Saraburi Province 3,577 Province of Thailand.
Cambodia Kandal Province 3,568 Third smallest province of Cambodia.
France Vaucluse 3,567 Department of France.
Cambodia Takéo Province 3,563 Second smallest province of Cambodia.
Albania Shkodër County 3,562 Second largest county of Albania.
England Cornwall 3,559 Administrative county of England.
Thailand Rayong Province 3,552 Province of Thailand.
Philippines Agusan del Norte 3,546.86 Province of the Philippines; includes the independent city of Butuan.
Vietnam Thái Nguyên Province 3,546.60 Province of Vietnam.
England Kent 3,543 Administrative county of England.
Turkey Iğdır Province 3,539 Province of Turkey.
Vietnam An Giang Province 3,536.80 Province of Vietnam.
Bulgaria Smolyan Province 3,532 Province of Bulgaria.
Vietnam Phú Thọ Province 3,528.40 Province of Vietnam.
Romania Giurgiu County 3,526 Second smallest county of Romania.
France Haut-Rhin 3,525 Department of France.
Philippines Misamis Oriental 3,515.70 Province of the Philippines; includes the independent city of Cagayan de Oro.
Portugal Leiria 3,515 District of Portugal.
 Tottori 3,507 Prefecture of Japan.
Philippines Ilocos Norte 3,504.30 Province of the Philippines.
Oman Muscat Governorate 3,500 Second smallest governorate of Oman.
Nicaragua Nueva Segovia 3,491 Region of Nicaragua.
Philippines Quirino 3,486.16 Province of the Philippines.
Turkey Zonguldak Province 3,481 Province of Turkey.
Nigeria Lagos State 3,475 Smallest state of Nigeria.
Egypt Dakahlia Governorate 3,471 Governorate of Egypt.
England Essex 3,469 Administrative county of England.
Estonia Lääne-Viru County 3,465 Third largest county of Estonia.
Nicaragua Managua 3,465 Region of Nicaragua.
England Somerset 3,451 Administrative county of England.
Egypt Kafr el-Sheikh Governorate 3,437 Governorate of Egypt.
Philippines Davao del Norte 3,426.97 Province of the Philippines.
Philippines Tawi-Tawi 3,426.55 Province of the Philippines.
Thailand Phang Nga Province 3,425 Province of Thailand.
Estonia Viljandi County 3,422 County of Estonia.
Colombia Atlántico Department 3,388 District of Colombia.
Vietnam Đồng Tháp Province 3,376.40 Province of Vietnam.
Bulgaria Shumen Province 3,365 Province of Bulgaria.
Estonia Ida-Viru County 3,364 County of Estonia.
Vietnam Ninh Thuận Province 3,363.10 Province of Vietnam.
Latvia Madona District 3,346 Second largest district of Latvia.
Algeria El Tarf Province 3,339 Province of Algeria.
Hungary Vas County 3,336 Third smallest county of Hungary.
Turkey Osmaniye Province 3,320 Province of Turkey.
Czech Republic Karlovy Vary Region 3,314.46 Second smallest region of the Czech Republic.
New Zealand Dunedin 3,314 Largest city (by area) in New Zealand.
Vietnam Sóc Trăng Province 3,312.30 Province of Vietnam.
Thailand Ranong Province 3,298 Province of Thailand.
Mongolia Darkhan-Uul 3,280 Second smallest aimag of Mongolia.
Albania Elbasan County 3,278 Third largest county of Albania.
Algeria Béjaïa Province 3,268 Province of Algeria.
Benin Plateau Department 3,264 Department of Benin.
Italy Aosta Valley 3,263 Smallest region of Italy.
Ecuador Bolívar Province 3,254 Second smallest province of Ecuador.
France Rhône 3,249 Department of France.
England Wiltshire 3,246 Administrative county of England.
Benin Atlantique Department 3,233 Department of Benin.
Philippines Kalinga 3,231.25 Province of the Philippines.
Guatemala Jutiapa 3,219 Department of Guatemala.
 Vaud 3,212 Canton of Switzerland.
Honduras Copán 3,203 Department of Honduras.
Micronesia 3,201 An island chain subdivision of Oceania.
England Shropshire 3,197 Administrative county of England.
Solomon Islands Makira-Ulawa 3,188 Province of the Solomon Islands.
Indonesia Yogyakarta Special Region 3,186 Second smallest province of Indonesia.
Sweden Gotland 3,183.7 Province,county,municipality and diocese of Sweden.
Czech Republic Liberec Region 3,162.93 Smallest region of the Czech Republic.
Thailand Amnat Charoen Province 3,161 Province of Thailand.
Tyrone arms.png County Tyrone 3,155 The largest county in Northern Ireland, the second largest county in the province of Ulster.
Algeria Tissemsilt Province 3,152 Province of Algeria.
Philippines Aurora 3,147.32 Province of the Philippines.
Clarecocologo.png County Clare 3,147 A county in the Munster province of the Republic of Ireland.
 Rhode Island 3,144 State of the United States.
Sweden Gotland County 3,140 Second smallest county of Sweden.
Scotland Eilean Siar 3,134 Island area of Scotland.
Costa Rica Cartago Province 3,125 Second smallest province of Costa Rica.
 West Flanders 3,125 Province of Flanders, Belgium.
Guatemala Baja Verapaz 3,124 Department of Guatemala.
Philippines Batangas 3,119.72 Province of the Philippines.
Haiti Grand'Anse Department 3,100 Department of Haiti.
Honduras Intibucá 3,072 Department of Honduras.
Bulgaria Vidin Province 3,071 Province of Bulgaria.
England Cambridgeshire 3,067 Administrative county of England.
Latvia Cēsis District 3,067 Third largest district of Latvia.
Croatia City of Zagreb 3,060 County of Croatia.
Latvia Riga District 3,059 District of Latvia.
Cuba Ciudad de La Habana Province 3,053.49 Second smallest province of Cuba.
Bulgaria Kyustendil Province 3,027 Province of Bulgaria.
Bhutan Lhuntse 3,022 Third largest district of Bhutan.

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Smaller divisions



  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