The Earth is an extraordinary planet. Almost every corner of our extraordinary globe is a forge of cultures, uses, customs, and is made up of eyes, smiles, different skin colors, various religions. The Earth is a gigantic Tower of Babel, within which there are areas inhabited by so many people that distinguishing them becomes almost impossible.

What are the 30 most populated states in the world
Let’s find out together.
Name State Continent Population Population density Tanzania Africa 41.892.895 inhabitants 50 inhabitants per sq km
Ukraine Europe 45.415.596 inhabitants 72.34 inhabitants per sq km
Spain Europe 46.505.963 inhabitants 92 inhabitants per sq km
Colombia South America 47.790.000 inhabitants 40 inhabitants per sq km
South Korea Asia 48.422.644 inhabitants 491 inhabitants per sq km
South Africa Africa 49.000.000 inhabitants 44 inhabitants per sq km
Myanmar (Burma) Asia 53.414.374 inhabitants 76.1 inhabitants per sq km
Italy Europe 60.340.328 inhabitants 200.76 inhabitants per sq km
Kingdom United Europe 62.348.447 inhabitants 266.35 inhabitants per sq km
France Europe 64.768.389 inhabitants 99 inhabitants per sq km
Thailand Asia 67.089.500 inhabitants 135 inhabitants per sq km
Democratic Republic of Congo Africa 70.916.439 inhabitants 33 inhabitants per sq km
Iran Asia 76.923.300 inhabitants 48 inhabitants per sq km
Turkey Asia 77.804.122 inhabitants 102 inhabitants per sq km
Egypt Africa 80.471.869 inhabitants 98 inhabitants per sq km
Germany Europe 81.802.257 inhabitants 228 inhabitants per sq km
Ethiopia Africa 88.013.491 inhabitants 76 inhabitants per sq km
Vietnam Asia 89.571.130 inhabitants 270 inhabitants per sq km
Philippines Asia 99.900.177 inhabitants 344 inhabitants per sq km
Mexico North America 112.468.855 inhabitants 57 inhabitants per Sq km
Japan Asia 127.288.000 inhabitants 343 inhabitants per sq km
Russia Europe 140.702.000 inhabitants 8.56 inhabitants per sq km
Nigeria Africa 154.000.000 inhabitants 174 inhabitants per sq km
Bangladesh Asia 156.118.464 inhabitants 1.144.9 inhabitants per sq km
Pakistan Asia 184.404.791 inhabitants 261,04 inhabitants per sq km
Brazil South America 201.103.330 inhabitants 23 inhabitants per sq km
Indonesia Asia 242.968.342 inhabitants 131 inhabitants per sq km
USA North America 310.232.863 inhabitants 34 inhabitants per sq km
India Asia inhabitants 385 inhabitants per sq km
China Asia 1.330.044.000 inhabitants 143.7 inhabitants per sq km

Position 5: Brazil, South America
It is the land of Carnival, football, del Samba and home to the luxuriant Amazonian Forest, increasingly endangered by mankind’s wickedness. Brazil is the fifth largest nation in the world , bordering almost all the South American states. Despite its population in fact exceeds 200 million inhabitants, the density is among the lowest in the world, with an average of 23 inhabitants per square km.

  • Capital : Brasilia
  • Population : 201,103,330 inhabitants (of which 2,914,830 inhabitants in the capital)
  • Surface : 8,511,965 sq. Km
  • Population density : 23 inhabitants per sq. Km
  • Population growth rate : 0.77%

Position 4: Indonesia, Asia
Host nation with the highest percentage of Muslim population, Indonesia is one of the Asian destinations most targeted by tourists for its dream views, its varied biodiversity and, strange but true, also for its its internal, never filled social contradictions.
Here too, however , the population density is all in all tolerable (131 inhabitants per square km), in a good average between the paradoxes of Bangladesh (1,145 inhabitants per square km) and Russia (less than 9 inhabitants per square km).

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  • Capital : Jakarta
  • Population : 242.968.342 inhabitants (of which 10.075.310 inhabitants in the capital)
  • Surface : 1,919,440 sq. Km
  • Population density : 131 inhabitants per sq. Km
  • Population growth rate : 1.03%

Position 3: USA, North America

As many as 50 states plus a Federal District make up the vast area of ​​the United States of America , which has always been considered the land of a thousand opportunities. Every corner of this great and powerful nation is the ideal set of hugely successful television series, also and above all thanks to the countless symbols of this state, all emblems of freedom of expression.
A population of over 300 million inhabitants, but which in such a vast territory translates into a very low density, with an average of 34 inhabitants per square km.

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  • Capitale: Washington
  • Population : 310,232,863 inhabitants (of which 672,228 inhabitants in the capital)
  • Surface : 9,629,091 sq. Km
  • Population density : 34 inhabitants per sq. Km
  • Population growth rate : 0.81%

Location 2: India, Asia
Photo by Wellington Dias Costa. It is the land that gave birth to four of the most professed religions in the world, the cradle of culture and one of the most important commercial areas of the globe. We are talking about India, the second most populous nation in the world , which has made multi-ethnicity its strong point.
Here we abundantly exceed one billion inhabitants in an area that, although vast, seems to struggle to contain them: almost 400 inhabitants per square km are in fact many, and as if that were not enough the population growth rate is among the highest.

  • Capital : New Delhi
  • Population : inhabitants (of which 249.998 inhabitants in the capital)
  • Surface : 3,287,590 sq. Km
  • Population density : 385 inhabitants per sq. Km
  • Population Growth Rate : 1.312%

Position 1: China, Asia
Gold medal of the most populous nations in the world could only go to the People’s Republic par excellence, namely China. Over a billion inhabitants trample the soil of the great Asian state, which with its over 9 million sq km ranks third of the largest states in the world by surface area. In short, a record-breaking area that fascinates tourists with its lights and shadows.
And the density of population
China is so large that, just think … there is more density in Italy than here !

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  • Capital : Beijing
  • Population : 1,330,044,000 inhabitants (of which 21,516,000 inhabitants in the capital)
  • Surface : 9,596,960 sq. Km
  • Population density : 143.7 inhabitants per sq. Km
  • Population Growth Rate : 0.481%
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