Large Countries

This passage is about the largest countries in the world.

Lexile Level: 580L

Categories: People & Places


Do you know what the biggest country in the world is? Not the country with the most people, but the country that is biggest in size? The biggest country in the world is Russia. Russia is located in eastern Europe and northern Asia. The second largest country in the world is Canada. Canada is located in North America, just north of the United States. Many people don't realize that Canada is bigger than the United States. Actually, the United States is the third largest country in the world. Russia is much bigger than both Canada and the United States. The fourth largest country in the world is China. China is located in Asia. It is south of Russia. China and the United States are close in size. Many more people live in China than the United States. The fifth largest country in the world is Brazil. Brazil is located in South America.


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