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                           largest desert in the world
S.No. Name Place & Country Area (km2)
1. Antarctica Antartica 14,000,000
2. Arctic Artic 13,985,000
3. Sahara North Africa 9,000,000
4. Arabian Desert Western Asia 2,330,000
5. Gobi Desert Central Asia (China and Mangolia) 1,000,000
6. Kalahari Desert Southern Africa 900,000
7. Great Victoria Desert Australia 647,000
8. Patagonian Desert South America (Argentina and Chile) 620,000
9. Syrian Desert Western Asia (Iraq, Jordan and Syria) 520,000
10. Great Basin Desert United States 492,000
11. Chihuahuan Desert North America (Mexico and USA) 450,000
12. Great Sandy Desert Australia 400,000
13. Karakum Desert Turkmenistan 350,000
14. Colorado Plateau United States 337,000
15. Sonoran Desert North America (Mexico and USA ) 310,000
16. Kyzylkum Desert Central Asia (Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan) 300,000
17. Taklamakan Desert China 270,000
18. Thar Desert South Asia (India and Pakistan) 200,000
19. Gibson Desert Australia 156,000
20. Dasht-E Margo Afghanistan 150,000
21. Registan Desert Afghanistan 146,000
22. Simpson Desert Australia 145,000
23. Atacama Desert South America (Chile and Peru) 140,000
24. Mojave Desert United States 124,000
25. Namib Desert Southern Africa (Angola and Namibia) 81,000
26. Dasht –E Kavir Iran 77,000
27. Dasht – E Loot Iran 52,000

 

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