This is a list of the world's countries and their dependent territories by area, ranked by total area.. Entries in this list include, but are not limited to, those in the ISO 3166-1 standard, which includes sovereign states and dependent territories.
This is a list of countries by total area. The total area is the sum of all land and Inland water bodies (lakes, reservoirs, rivers). Data is taken from the United Nations Statistics Division.
Largest country in the Western Hemisphere by total area (second largest by land area, after United States), with the largest surface area of water. Total area and water area figures include area covered by freshwater only, and do not include internal waters (non-freshwater) of about 1,600,000 km 2 , or territorial waters of 200,000 km 2  
This is a list of countries and dependencies by population.It includes sovereign states, inhabited dependent territories and, in some cases, constituent countries of sovereign states, with inclusion within the list being primarily based on the ISO standard ISO 3166-1.
Wikipedia does have a definite list of sovereign states here: List of sovereign states.Rob984 15:55, 5 April 2017 (UTC) External links modified. Hello fellow Wikipedians, I have just modified 3 external links on List of countries and dependencies by area. Please take a moment to review my edit.
This is a list of countries and dependent territories ranked by population density, measured by the number of human inhabitants per square kilometer, and also sortable by total area and by population. The list includes sovereign states and self-governing dependent territories based upon the ISO standard ISO 3166-1.
Countries with the most people are at the top of the list. Countries with the fewest people are at the bottom. This list comes from a book called CIA World Factbook 2005. Also see: List of countries, List of countries by area, List of countries by population density. Sovereign states and dependencies by population
This list includes areas that are internationally recognized, as well as some that are generally unrecognized. A B The definition of an autonomous area varies from country to country, so the native term as defined by the respective country's government is listed, and the English translation of the term is included.
A more acceptable title would be "List of countries by population" (just get rid of the word "dependencies"), but I reckon the title format should align with other similar articles in Wikipedia, such as "List of sovereign states and dependencies by area," so a title called "List of sovereign states and dependencies by population" should be ...
Also see: List of countries, List of countries by area, List of countries by population density. Sovereign states and dependencies by population Edit Note: All dependent territories or constituent countries that are parts of sovereign states are shown in italics and not assigned a numbered rank.