List of Largest Countries in Europe by Area

Europe comprises of many small countries including transcontinental countries. The list of 50 Countries of Europe by geographical area of particular countries. Russia is the largest country in Europe while the Vatican city smallest. Vatican City also the smallest country in the world. Most of the countries in Europe have a high Human Development Index (HDI) compared to other continents. The ranking of largest countries by the surface area (European side) of the respective countries.

FlagRankCountryArea (km²)
Flag of Russia1Russia3,836,652
Flag of Ukraine2Ukraine603,628
Flag of France3France551,695
 Flag of Spain4Spain498,468
Flag of Sweden5Sweden449,964
Flag of Norway6Norway385,171
Flag of Germany7Germany357,168
Flag of Finland8Finland338,145
Flag of Poland9Poland312,685
Flag of Italy10Italy301,318
Flag of United Kingdom11United Kingdom244,820
Flag of Romania12Romania238,392
Flag of Belarus13Belarus207,600
Flag of Kazakhstan14Kazakhstan180,000
Flag of Greece15Greece131,940
Flag of Bulgaria16Bulgaria110,910
Flag of Iceland17Iceland102,775
Flag of Hungary18Hungary93,030
 Flag of Portugal19Portugal91,568
Flag of Azerbaijan20Azerbaijan86,600
Flag of Austria21Austria83,858
Flag of Czech Republic22Czech Republic78,866
Flag of Serbia23Serbia77,453
Flag of Ireland24Republic of Ireland70,273
Flag of Georgia25Georgia69,700
Flag of Lithuania26Lithuania65,300
Flag of Latvia27Latvia64,589
Flag of Croatia28Croatia56,594
Flag of Bosnia and Herzegovina29Bosnia and Herzegovina51,129
Flag of Slovakia30Slovakia49,036
Flag of Estonia31Estonia45,339
Flag of Denmark32Denmark44,493
Flag of Switzerland33Switzerland41,290
Flag of Netherlands34Netherlands41,198
 Flag of Moldova35Moldova33,846
Flag of Belgium36Belgium30,510
Flag of Albania37Albania28,748
Flag of Macedonia38Republic of Macedonia25,713
Flag of Turkey39Turkey23,507
Flag of Slovakia40Slovenia20,273
Flag of Montenegro41Montenegro13,812
Flag of Kosova42Kosovo10,908
Flag of Luxembourg43Luxembourg2,586
Flag of Andorra44Andorra468
Flag of Malta45Malta316
Flag of Liechtenstein46Liechtenstein160
Flag of San Marino47San Marino61
Flag of Monaco48Monaco1.95
Flag of Vatican City49Vatican City0.44

A share of European countries by Area (In Percentage):

  • Russia (39.0%)
  • Ukraine (5.9%)
  • France (5.4%)
  • Spain (4.9%)
  • Sweden (4.4%)
  • Norway (3.8%)
  • Germany (3.5%)
  • Finland (3.3%)
  • Poland (3.1%)
  • Italy (3.0%)
  • United Kingdom (2.4%)
  • Romania (2.3%)
  • Other (19%)

Facts to Know

  • Europe’s total geographical area 10,180,000 km2 and it is the sixth largest and second smallest continent by area in the world. The estimated European coastline is approximately 66,000 km long.
  • Europe comprises 6.8% of earth’s land area and 2% of the Earth’s surface.
  • Russia, Kazakhstan, Turkey, and Kazakhstan are the transcontinental countries. utmost part of Russia and Kazakhstan located in Asia.
  • Ukraine, the largest country situated entirely in Europe.
  • Many countries in Europe are small by size, only a few are large by area.
  • Russia, the largest country in the world with 17,098,242 km2 in total, 13,261,590 km2 of land situated in Asia. Russia spread 39% of the continent by Area.
  • Kazakhstan is the transcontinental country most parts of the country in Asia (about 2,544,902 km2).
  • Turkey located between Euro-Asia region, covered total area of 783,562 km2, 760,055 km2 part of Asia. The European side of Turkey has just 3% of land in Europe.
  • Kosovo is a partially recognized state.
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