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Republic of some merit, I'm the world's number one.
I'm colder than Alberta, as to snow I have a ton.
I'm larger than some countries, such as Nauru and Algeria.
Yet in a sense I'm smaller than Mauritius or Liberia.

What am I?

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    $\begingroup$ I really want to say rot13(Terraynaq. Vg svgf fb znal pyhrf. Ohg vg vf fznyyre guna Nytrevn.) $\endgroup$ – SteveV Sep 23 '18 at 9:48
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    $\begingroup$ @SteveV Yeah, that almost fits! $\endgroup$ – jafe Sep 23 '18 at 13:27
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Are you

The Sakha Republic in Russia

Republic of some merit, I'm the world's number one.

Sakha Republic.
It is the largest subnational governing body by area in the world

I'm colder than Alberta, as to snow I have a ton.

Sakha Republic is known for being cold; the Verkhoyansk Range is considered the coldest area in the Northern Hemisphere

I'm larger than some countries, such as Nauru and Algeria.

The Sakha Republic is 3,083,523 square kilometers (1,190,555 sq mi), larger than both Nauru 21 sq km (8.1 sq mi) and Algeria 2,381,741 sq km (919,595 sq miles).

Yet in a sense I'm smaller than Mauritius or Liberia.

The population of The Sakha Republic is 958,528, less than Mauritius (1,264,887) and Liberia (4,382,387).

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  • $\begingroup$ This is correct. Well done! $\endgroup$ – jafe Sep 24 '18 at 11:14

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