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List of Chinese administrative divisions by area

This is a list of the first-level administrative divisions of the People's Republic of China (PRC), including all provinces, autonomous regions, special administrative regions, and municipalities, in order of their total area.

Rank Administrative Division Area (km²) Area (sq mi) National Share (%) Comparable Country
1 Xinjiang 1,664,897 640,900 17.23
2 Tibet 1,228,400 474,300 12.75  South Africa
3 Inner Mongolia (Nei Menggu) 1,155,092 456,800 12.28
4 Qinghai 721,000 278,400 7.48
5 Sichuan 485,000 187,300 5.03
6 Heilongjiang 452,645 177,600 4.77
7 Gansu 454,000 175,300 4.71
8 Yunnan 383,194 152,200 4.09
9 Guangxi 237,558 91,400 2.45
10 Hunan 211,855 81,800 2.19
11 Shaanxi 205,800 79,500 2.13
12 Hebei 188,434 72,500 1.94
13 Hubei 185,888 71,800 1.93
14 Jilin 184,400 72,400 1.94
15 Guangdong 179,757 68,700 1.84
16 Guizhou 176,153 68,000 1.82
17 Jiangxi 166,894 64,400 1.73
18 Henan 165,536 64,500 1.73
19 Shanxi 156,711 60,540 1.62
20 Shandong 156,700 60,500 1.62
21 Liaoning 148,064 56,300 1.51
22 Anhui 140,126 53,800 1.44
23 Fujian 124,016 46,900 1.26
24 Zhejiang 104,141 40,209 1.08
25 Jiangsu 102,600 39,600 1.06
26 Chongqing 82,269 31,800 0.85
27 Ningxia 66,000 25,500 0.68
28 Hainan 35,354 13,100 0.35
29 Beijing 16,411 6,490 0.17
30 Tianjin 11,917 4,602 0.12
31 Shanghai 6,340 2,448 0.065
32 Hong Kong 1,104 422 0.011
33 Macau 30 10 0.00028
People's Republic of China 9,630,960 3,718,530 100

Notes

The following figures are from different sources and may not be completely accurate.

References

  • National Bureau of Statistics (PRC)
  • Ministry of Land and Resources (PRC)
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