China: Land area

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 China

Land area in sq. km

 Latest value 9,388,210
 Year 2021
 Measure sq. km
 Data availability 1961 - 2021
 Average 9,388,235
 Min - Max 9,388,210 - 9,388,250
 Source Food and Agriculture Organization
For that indicator, we provide data for China from 1961 to 2021. The average value for China during that period was 9388235 sq. km with a minimum of 9388210 sq. km in 2016 and a maximum of 9388250 sq. km in 1961. The latest value from 2021 is 9388210 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
China - Land area - Recent values chart

Historical chart
China - 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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