How many times bigger is the biggest country in south america than the smallest country in south america?
Brazil is the largest country in South America, with an area of 3,287,000 square miles. The smallest South American nation is Suriname (this does not count French Guyana, which is a territory of France and not a country). Suriname has an area of 63,000 square miles. So, if we divide 3,287,000 by 63,000, we find that Suriname would fit in Brazil 52 times.
You probably meant county not country. In that case the second smallest county in Ireland is Carlow. If you did mean country, the island of Ireland has the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland on it. The Republic of Ireland is bigger making it the second smallest, and Northern Ireland the smallest.
We could use two flags from the same country to explain a concept of the word generic. One flag could be a big flag, maybe the biggest flag that exist in that country, and the other flag could be the smallest flag that exist in the same country, the question would be which one is more flag? I'm not asking which one is bigger, but rather which one is more flag, the answer would be…
Argentina is the 8th largest country in the world, 4th in the Americas and 2nd in Latin America, with 2,780,400 square kilometers (1,073,500 sq mi) of area. Mexico stands as the 15th biggest country worldwide, 6th in the Americas and 3rd in Latin America, with 1,972,550 square kilometers (761,606 sq mi) of area. Argentina is bigger than Mexico, almost by 41%.
Brazil is the 4th largest country in the world, 3rd in the Americas and first in Latin America, with 8,514,877 square kilometers (3,287,612 sq mi) of area. Mexico stands as the 15th biggest country worldwide, 6th in the Americas and 3rd in Latin America, with 1,972,550 square kilometers (761,606 sq mi) of area. Brazil is 4.3 times bigger than Mexico.
Humans like to categorize things: big, bigger, biggest small, smaller, smallest tall, taller, tallest slim, slimmer, slimmest wide, wider, widest great, greater, greatest loud, louder, loudest However, HOW we categorize things is often arbitrary if we don't have comparisons. Example: I have the biggest hen you'd ever see! But then, you come by to visit with your hen and it is bigger than mine. So now yours becomes biggest and mine is bigger, but not…