8) Mali (1,240,192 square kilometers)
This West African landlocked nation has a population of around 14.5 million. Its borders on the north reach deep into the middle of the Sahara. Majority of the inhabitants live in the southern part of the nation, which features Niger and Senegal rivers.
7) Angola (1,246,700 square kilometers)
The population of the Republic of Angola is around 24.38 million. The nation is located in Southern Africa. Angola is twenty-third largest nation in the world. It is twice the size of France.