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List of Largest Deserts of the World:


Name of the DesertDetails
Sahara desertIt is the world hottest and third largest desert after the Antarctic Desert and the Arctic Desert. It is 94,00,000 sq. km. in area and covers most of North Africa such as Algeria, Chad, Egypt, Eritrea, Libya, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Niger, Sudan, Tunisia, and Western Sahara.
Arabian desertIt is the fourth largest desert in the world. It is 23,30,000 sq. km. in area. It makes up part of Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates and Yemen.
Gobi desertIt is the fifth largest desert in the world. It is 13,00,000 sq. km. in area. It covers part of China and Mongolia.
Kalahari desertIt is the sixth largest desert in the world. It is 9,00,000 sq. km. in area. It covers part of Angola, Botswana, Namibia and South Africa.
Patagonian desertIt is the seventh largest desert in the world. It is 6,70,000 sq. km. in area. It covers part of Argentina and Chile.
Great Victoria desertIt is the eight largest desert in the world. It is 6,47,000 sq. km. in area. It covers part of Australia.
Syrian DesertIt is the ninth largest desert in the world. It is 5,20,000 sq. km. in area. It covers part of Iraq, Jordan and Syria.
Great Basin DesertIt is the tenth largest desert in the world. It is 4,92,000 sq. km. in area. It covers part of United States.