The world’s largest desert

Desert Location Area (sq km/sq mi)
Antarctic Desert Antarctica 1,42,00,000 sq km/55,00,000 sq mi
Arctic Desert Alaska (United States), Finland, Greenland (Denmark), Iceland, Canada, Norway, Sweden and Russia 13,900,000 sq km/5,400,000 sq mi
Sahara Desert Egypt, Chad, Eritrea, Algeria, Libya, Mauritania, Mali, Morocco, Niger, Tunisia, Sudan, Western Sahara 9,400,000 sq km/3,629,360 sq mi
Arabian Desert Saudi Arabia, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Oman,Iraq, Jordan, Yemen and Kuwait 23,30,000 sq km/8,99,618 sq mi
Gobi Desert China, Mongolia 13,00,000 sq km/5,00,000 sq mi
Kalahari Desert Angola, South Africa, Botswana and Namibia 900,000 sq km/360,000 sq mi
Patagonian Desert Argentina, Chile 6,70,000 sq km/2,60,000 sq mi
Great Victoria Desert Australia 6,47,000 sq km/2,50,000 sq mi
Syrian Desert Jordan, Iraq and Syria 520,000 sq km/200,000 sq mi
Great Basin Desert United States 4,92,000 sq km/1,90,000 sq mi
Great Sandy Desert Australia 4,00,000 sq km/1,50,000 sq mi
Taklamakan Desert China 3,37,000 sq km/1,30,116 sq mi
Sonoran Desert United States, Mexico 310,000 sq km/1,20,000 sq mi
Thar Desert India, Pakistan 2,00,000 sq km/77,000 sq mi
Namib Desert Namibia, Angola 81,000 sq km/31,274 sq mi
Dasht-e Kavir Iran 77,600 sq km/30,000 sq mi