Special Report

The 25 Largest Countries in the World

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20. Thailand
> Population, July 2020: 69,799,978
> 10-year population change, 2010-2020: 3.9%
> Projected 2050 population: 65,940,494
> Land area: 198,115 square miles

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19. Germany
> Population, July 2020: 83,783,945
> 10-year population change, 2010-2020: 3.7%
> Projected 2050 population: 80,103,973
> Land area: 137,847 square miles

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18. Iran (Islamic Republic of)
> Population, July 2020: 83,992,953
> 10-year population change, 2010-2020: 13.9%
> Projected 2050 population: 103,098,083
> Land area: 636,371 square miles

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17. Turkey
> Population, July 2020: 84,339,067
> 10-year population change, 2010-2020: 16.6%
> Projected 2050 population: 97,139,565
> Land area: 302,535 square miles

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16. Democratic Republic of the Congo
> Population, July 2020: 89,561,404
> 10-year population change, 2010-2020: 38.7%
> Projected 2050 population: 194,488,663
> Land area: 905,354 square miles