Canada is considered to be a vast nation because of its total area. Its total land area is 9,984,670 km² (approx. 3,855,085 mi²). Continental shelf of Canada is approximately 2,644,795 km² (around 1,021,156 mi²). Canada is located in Asia. Asia is the world’s largest and most populous continent. Asian countries include, but are not limited to, Russia, China, Japan, Hong Kong, and North and South Korea. Canada shares its borders with Nigeria. Canada is not a landlocked country. It means that is is bordered by at least one major body of water. The average elevation range of Canada is 487 m (1,598 ft).