Our world population rapidly increases every day because people live longer due to modernization and improved life quality. However, China and India are the global leaders when it comes to having the most population combined; the total is 32 Percent of the World’s population.
Not surprisingly, the largest countries in the world in terms of population are China and India, with both now having people of well over a billion. The United States comes in third with just under 325 million residents.
Largest Countries by Population 2018
Smart Rank Facts
- One birth every 8 seconds
- One death every 12 seconds
- One international migrant (net) every 29 seconds
- Net gain of one person every 12 seconds
Mexico is a country located between the United States and Central America. It is noted for its beaches on the Pacific and Gulf of Mexico and its diversified scenery of mountains, deserts, and rainforests. Ancient remains such as Teotihuacán and the Mayan metropolis of Chichén Itzá, and Spanish colonial-era settlements may be found throughout the country.
Russia, The world’s largest country, shares boundaries with Europe and Asia and the Pacific and Arctic oceans. It has a diverse landscape, including tundra, woodlands, and subtropical beaches. It is well-known for the ballet companies of Moscow’s Bolshoi and St. Petersburg’s Mariinsky.
Bangladesh is a South Asian country with beautiful flora, and numerous canals lie to the east of India on the Bay of Bengal. Its rivers, the Padma (Ganges), Meghna, and Jamuna, produce fertile plains, and boat transport is common. The Sundarbans are located on the southern coast.
Nigeria is many natural features, and animal reserves can be found in this African country on the Gulf of Guinea. Waterfalls, deep rainforests, grasslands, and uncommon primate habitats can be found in protected places like Cross River National Park and Yankari National Park.
Pakistan, South Asia, is formally known as the Islamic Republic of Pakistan. It is the fifth-most populous country globally, with about 200,813,818 people. It is the 33rd-largest country in the world.
Brazil is a vast South American country that runs from the Amazon Basin in the north to vineyards and the magnificent Iguaçu Falls in the south. Rio de Janeiro is famous for its popular Copacabana and Ipanema beaches and its 38m Christ the Redeemer monument atop Mount Corcovado.
Indonesia, a Southeast Asian country comprised of thousands of volcanic islands, is home to hundreds of ethnic groups speaking various languages. It is famous for its beaches, volcanoes, Komodo dragons, and jungles home to elephants, orangutans, and tigers.
3. United States
The U.S. is a country of 50 states that spans much of North America, with Alaska in the northwest and Hawaii extending the country’s reach into the Pacific Ocean. New York, a global financial and cultural powerhouse, and Washington, DC are major Atlantic Coast cities.
India is a vast South Asian country with diverse landscapes ranging from Himalayan peaks to the Indian Ocean shoreline with a five-millennium history. The Red Fort complex in Delhi, the enormous Jama Masjid mosque in the north, and Agra’s famed Taj Mahal tomb are Mughal Empire icons.
China is a populous East Asian country with diverse topography, including grassland, desert, mountains, lakes, rivers, and more than 14,000 kilometres of coastline. Beijing’s capital combines modern architecture with historical landmarks such as the Forbidden City royal complex.