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Top 10 Largest Countries By Population
As we know the world is big. We have more than 220 country around the globe. We have 7 continents that are full with all kinds of different countries, languages, religions, and cultures. It is really interesting that in some cases people think that countries that have the most land also have the largest population in the world. Indeed that is incorrect, The perfect example is Bangladesh, they are ranked in the top ten largest countries by population, but land wise they are ranked 91 by area. I have gathered a list of the top ten countries ranked by population.
Japan is the tenth largest country in the world by population. The population of the country is 127,340,000 people. The capital of Japan is Tokyo. The main language in Japan is Japanese. The country is mainly 98.5% occupied by Japanese, 0.5 Chinese, and 1% of other ethnicity. The country is located East of Asia and is an island in the Pacific Ocean.
Russia is the country that is ranked number one by area. The country has more than 11 time zones. The capital of Russia is Moscow. The population of Russia is 143,400,000 people. The main language in Russia is Russian. As we know Russia was formerly known as the Soviet Union. In 1991, The Soviet Union broke into thirteen different nations. 81% of the population is Russian and the rest is Tatars, Ukrainians, and other unidentified ethnic groups. Russia is also the only country in the world that has land on two different continents: Europe and Asia.
Bangladesh is a country located in Asia. Most of the times people think that Bangladesh is part of India. The capital city of Bangladesh is Dhaka. The population of the country is 152,518,015. The official language of Bangladesh is Bangla. The ethnic groups in Bangladesh is 98% Bengali, and 2% other.
The country of Nigeria is located in West Africa. The population of Nigeria is 170,901,000. The capital city of Abuja. The largest city of the country is not the capital city Abuja. The largest city in Nigeria is Lagos. The official language of Nigeria is English and Hausa. The Zuma Rock in Nigeria is one of the most famous attractions in Nigeria.
I know most of us will be surprised that this country is making the list of the top 10 countries with the largest population in the world. Pakistan has a total population of 183,218,000 people. The capital of the country is Islamabad. The main religion in the country is Muslim. The main language is English and Urdu. Largest city in Pakistan is Karachi.
The country of Brazil is located in South America. The capital city of Brazil is Brasilia. The population of the country is 193,946,338 people. The main language is Portuguese. The largest city in the Brazil is Sao Paulo. Brazil is known as the country with the best football players in the world. The country has won the most World Cups ever.
Indonesia is located in Southeast Asia. The capital city of Indonesia is Jakarta. The population of the country is 237,641,326. The official language of the country is Indonesian. The country is known for it's emerging markets and the growth of its economy.
United States of America
Capital of the United States is the district of columbia, or also known as Washington D.C. The population of the United States is 315,925,000 people. The largest city in the U.S. is New York City. The population of New York alone is 19,000,000 people. The main language in the United States is English.
The one of the two countries in the world that has more than one billion people population. The population of India is 1,210,569, 573 people. This makes it the second largest country by population in the world. Experts have calculated that by 2050, the population of India will be the largest in the world with more than 1.75 billion people. The capital city of India is New Delhi. The largest city in India is Mumbai. The population of Mumbai is 20,000,000 people. The official language is Hindi and English. The country is located in South Asia.
People's Republic of China
The country with the largest population in the world is China. The capital city of China is Beijing. The largest city in China is Shanghai. The population of Shanghai is 23,000,000 people. The population of China is 1,354,400,000 people. One of the only two countries with a population of over 1 billion people. China makes up for 19.1 % of the world population. The main language in the country is Chinese.
I hope you have enjoyed reading this article. I would love for everyone to have the chance to go and visit these countries and enjoy themselves. I personally have been in only one of those countries, but definitely in the near future, have the intentions of visiting Brazil, Russia and hopefully Japan.