List of Top 10 Largest Deserts in the World

S.No. Desert Continent/Country Area (km2)
1 Antarctic Desert Antarctica 13829430
2 Arctic Alaska, Canada, Greenland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Russia 13726937
3 Sahara Desert Africa 9100000
4 Arabian Desert Arabian Peninsula 2330000
5 Gobi Desert China and Mongolia 1300000
6 Kalahari Desert South Africa, Botswana, Namibia 900000
7 Patagonian Desert Argentina 670000
8 Great Victoria Desert Australia 647000
9 Syrian Desert North Arabian Peninsula 520000
10 Great Basin Desert United States 492000
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List of Top 10 Largest Deserts in the World

S.No. Desert Continent/Country Area (km2)
1 Antarctic Desert Antarctica 13829430
2 Arctic Alaska, Canada, Greenland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Russia 13726937
3 Sahara Desert Africa 9100000
4 Arabian Desert Arabian Peninsula 2330000
5 Gobi Desert China and Mongolia 1300000
6 Kalahari Desert South Africa, Botswana, Namibia 900000
7 Patagonian Desert Argentina 670000
8 Great Victoria Desert Australia 647000
9 Syrian Desert North Arabian Peninsula 520000
10 Great Basin Desert United States 492000
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A. Gobi Desert
B. Arabian Desert
C. Kalahari Desert
D. Libyan Desert

List of Top 10 Largest Deserts in the World

S.No.DesertContinent/CountryArea (km2)
1Antarctic DesertAntarctica13829430
2ArcticAlaska, Canada, Greenland,
Iceland, Norway, Sweden, Finland, Russia
13726937
3Sahara DesertAfrica9100000
4Arabian DesertArabian Peninsula2330000
5Gobi DesertChina and Mongolia1300000
6Kalahari DesertSouth Africa, Botswana, Namibia900000
7Patagonian DesertArgentina670000
8Great Victoria DesertAustralia647000
9Syrian DesertNorth Arabian Peninsula520000
10Great Basin DesertUnited States492000

Correct Answer: Arabian Desert

Last Updated: July 10, 2021