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What are the 5 biggest European countries?

What are the 5 biggest European countries?

The Biggest Countries in Europe by Land Area

  1. Russia – 3,972,400 sq km. Russia is the largest country in Europe by land area.
  2. Ukraine – 605,628 sq km.
  3. France – 551,394 sq km.
  4. Spain – 498,468 sq km.
  5. Sweden – 449,964 sq km.
  6. Norway – 385,178 sq km.
  7. Germany – 357,168 sq km.
  8. Finland – 338,145 sq km.

Is Switzerland an EU country?

Switzerland is not an EU or EEA member but is part of the single market. This means Swiss nationals have the same rights to live and work in the UK as other EEA nationals.

Why is Switzerland not part of EU?

Switzerland signed a free-trade agreement with the then European Economic Community in 1972, which entered into force in 1973. However, after a Swiss referendum held on 6 December 1992 rejected EEA membership by 50.3% to 49.7%, the Swiss government decided to suspend negotiations for EU membership until further notice.

What are the 10 largest European countries?

Top 10 Largest Countries in Europe (by total area):

  • Russia – 17,098,246 km² (6,601,670 mi²)
  • Ukraine – 603,500 km² (233,000 mi²)
  • France – 543,940 km² (210,020 mi²)
  • Spain – 505,992 km² (195,365 mi²)
  • Sweden – 450,295 km² (173,860 mi²)
  • Germany – 357,114 km² (137,882 mi²)
  • Finland – 338,425 km² (130,667 mi²)

Is France the 5th biggest country?

Whichever countries are third- and fourth-largest, South America’s largest country, Brazil (8,515,770 km²), has a lock on fifth place. However, if one counts not only mainland France but also its overseas departments (such as Martinique and Mayotte), its area swells to 640,679 km², giving France the edge.

Can I live in Switzerland with EU passport?

Most EU/EFTA citizens – and their relatives or partners – can live and work in Switzerland without restrictions, but need to obtain a residence permit.

What are the 3 largest countries in Europe by population?

European Countries by population (2022)

# Country (or dependency) Population (2020)
1 Russia 145,934,462
2 Germany 83,783,942
3 United Kingdom 67,886,011
4 France 65,273,511

What is Europe’s largest island?

Great Britain
Great Britain Great Britain is the largest island in Europe, and it is also part of the UK. It includes the countries of Wales, Scotland, and England.