Canada: Land area

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 Canada

Land area in sq. km

 Latest value 8,788,700
 Year 2021
 Measure sq. km
 Data availability 1961 - 2021
 Average 8,962,690
 Min - Max 8,788,700 - 8,965,590
 Source Food and Agriculture Organization
For that indicator, we provide data for Canada from 1961 to 2021. The average value for Canada during that period was 8962690 sq. km with a minimum of 8788700 sq. km in 2021 and a maximum of 8965590 sq. km in 1961. The latest value from 2021 is 8788700 sq. km. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 196 countries is 655985 sq. km. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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Recent values chart
Canada - Land area - Recent values chart

Historical chart
Canada - Land area - historical chart - 1961-2021




Definition: Land area is a country's total area, excluding area under inland water bodies, national claims to continental shelf, and exclusive economic zones. In most cases the definition of inland water bodies includes major rivers and lakes.


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