Special Report

25 Largest Countries in the World

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5. Brazil

> 2016 population: 207.7 million
> Land area: 3,287,611 square miles
> 1950 population: 54.0 million
> Proj. 25 year pop. increase: 11.8%

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4. Indonesia
> 2016 population: 261.1 million
> Land area: 735,358 square miles
> 1950 population: 69.5 million
> Proj. 25 year pop. increase: 20.5%

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3. United States of America
> 2016 population: 322.2 million
> Land area: 3,717,811 square miles
> 1950 population: 158.8 million
> Proj. 25 year pop. increase: 17.1%

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2. India

> 2016 population: 1324.2 million
> Land area: 1,269,219 square miles
> 1950 population: 376.3 million
> Proj. 25 year pop. increase: 22.3%

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1. China
> 2016 population: 1403.5 million
> Land area: 3,705,406 square miles
> 1950 population: 554.4 million
> Proj. 25 year pop. increase: 0.4%

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