The country with the largest land area in the Eastern Hemisphere is Russia. As of 2015, Russia is also the largest country in the world; its land area covers 10.61 million square miles.
The Eastern Hemisphere is calculated from an imaginary line known as the prime meridian. All countries to the east of the prime meridian are in the Eastern Hemisphere. This includes most of Africa and Europe, around half of Antarctica and all of Asia, Australia and Oceania.
The second largest land area in the Eastern hemisphere is China, which has a land area of 3.71 million square miles. The third largest is Australia, with a land area of 2.97 million square miles.Learn More
Countries in the Eastern Hemisphere include Germany, Romania, Poland, Egypt, China, Japan, North Korea, Afghanistan, Iran, India, Pakistan, Vietnam, Saudi Arabia and Turkey. Countries that are located in both the Eastern Hemisphere and the Western Hemisphere include the United States, Russia, Spain, France, Kiribati and the United Kingdom.Full Answer >
The country largest by land mass is Russia, while the country that is the biggest by population, as of 2014, is China. Russia has an area in square miles of more than 6.6 million. The estimated population for China is 1.3 billion.Full Answer >
The four largest countries in the Western Hemisphere are Canada, the United States, Brazil and Argentina. The Western Hemisphere is the half of the earth west of the Prime Meridian and includes North America, Central America and South America.Full Answer >
According to the CIA World Factbook, the United States is the third largest country in the world. However, Encyclopaedia Britannica states China is the world's third largest country. The discrepancy arises from the CIA World Factbook including coastal and territorial waters as part of the area of the United States.Full Answer >