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Name of the Countries

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Last updated date: 04th Mar 2024
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What is a Country?

A state, nation, or other political entity with a distinct territorial body is known as a country. It may be a sovereign state or a component of a larger state, a non-sovereign or formerly sovereign political division, a territory with a functioning government, or a geographical area containing a variety of politically distinct people who have historically been independent or otherwise associated.


Russia is the country with the largest land area, and Vatican City is the smallest. The Pitcairn Islands have the lowest population, and the country China has the highest population.


Country Symbols

The cultural, religious, or political representation of any nation or race that makes up a country is indicated by its symbols. Flags, coats of arms, and seals all use a variety of symbol categories.

  • Flags

  • Coats of arms or national emblems

  • Seals or stamps

  • National mottos

  • National colours

  • National anthems


National Symbols of Different Countries


National Symbols of Different Countries


Country Classification 

Many organisations look at trends to create country categories. Countries can sometimes be divided into 

  1. Developed countries 

  2. Developing countries

Today, there are 195 nations in the world. This number includes the Holy See and the State of Palestine, two non-member observer nations, together with the 193 United Nations member states.

The following nations are excluded from the total of 195 countries:

  1. The People's Republic of China is considered to be Taiwan's representative by the United Nations.

  2. The Cook Islands and Niue, both states in free association with New Zealand, are neither member states nor non-member observer states, although they are both recognized as having "full treaty-making ability" and are members of a number of UN specialised bodies.

  3. Areas of Special Sovereignty and Dependencies (also Dependent Territories, Dependent Areas, Dependencies) (autonomous territories).

  4. Other nations that the UN has acknowledged as not having independent governments.


How the World is Divided of the 195 Countries in the World

  1. 54 countries are in Africa

  2. 48 in Asia

  3. 44 in Europe

  4. 33 in Latin America and the Caribbean

  5. 14 in Oceania

  6. 2 in Northern America


The World


The World


Country Names

According to the alphabetical order, a list of country names is mentioned below. 

Afghanistan

Azerbaijan

Bolivia

Cameroon

Albania

The Bahamas

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Canada

Algeria

Bahrain

Botswana

Central African Republic

Andorra

Bangladesh

Brazil

Chad

Angola

Barbados

Brunei

Chile

Antigua and Barbuda

Belarus

Bulgaria

China


Argentina

Belgium

Burkina Faso

Colombia

Armenia

Belize

Burundi

Comoros

Australia

Benin

Cabo Verde

Congo, Democratic Republic of the

Austria

Bhutan

Cambodia

Congo, Republic of the


Costa Rica

East Timor (Timor-Leste)

Finland

Guinea

Côte d’Ivoire

Ecuador

France

Guinea-Bissau


Croatia

Egypt

Gabon

Guyana

Cuba

El Salvador

The Gambia

Haiti

Cyprus

Equatorial Guinea

Georgia

Honduras

Czech Republic

Eritrea

Germany

Hungary

Denmark

Estonia

Ghana

Iceland

Djibouti

Eswatini

Greece

India

Dominica

Ethiopia

Grenada

Indonesia

Dominican Republic

Fiji

Guatemala

Iran


Iraq

Korea, North

Libya

Marshall Islands

Ireland

Korea, South

Liechtenstein

Mauritania

Israel

Kosovo

Lithuania

Mauritius

Italy

Kuwait

Luxembourg

Mexico

Jamaica

Kyrgyzstan

Madagascar

Micronesia, Federated States of

Japan

Laos

Malawi

Moldova

Jordan

Latvia

Malaysia

Monaco

Kazakhstan

Lebanon

Maldives

Mongolia

Kenya

Lesotho

Mali

Montenegro

Kiribati

Liberia

Malta

Morocco


Mozambique

North Macedonia

Poland

San Marino

Myanmar (Burma)

Norway

Portugal

Sao Tome and Principe

Namibia

Oman

Qatar

Saudi Arabia

Nauru

Pakistan

Romania

Senegal

Nepal

Palau

Russia

Serbia

Netherlands

Panama

Rwanda

Seychelles

New Zealand

Papua New Guinea

Saint Kitts and Nevis

Sierra Leone

Nicaragua

Paraguay

Saint Lucia

Singapore

Niger

Peru

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Slovakia

Nigeria

Philippines

Samoa

Slovenia


Solomon Islands

Syria

Turkmenistan

Vatican City

Somalia

Taiwan

Tuvalu

Venezuela

South Africa

Tajikistan

Uganda

Vietnam

Spain

Tanzania

Ukraine

Yemen

Sri Lanka

Thailand

United Arab Emirates

Zambia

Sudan

Togo

United Kingdom

Zimbabwe

Sudan, South

Tonga

United States

Suriname

Trinidad and Tobago

Uruguay

Sweden

Tunisia

Uzbekistan

Switzerland

Turkey

Vanuatu


Summary

In general, a country is one that has a permanent population, a clearly defined territory, a functioning government, and the ability to engage in diplomatic contacts with other governments. Global economic policies are constantly shaped by the most powerful nations, who rule the world through these characteristics: political stability, economic influence, defence spending, national arsenals, international alliances, etc. In this given article, an introduction about the meaning of a country is mentioned. General knowledge regarding the country and the symbols is briefly given. The list of names of the countries that are present on the globe is also listed in the same. 

FAQs on Name of the Countries

1. Define the term country.

A country is a territory-contained area or region with a distinct political structure. A nation may be a separate sovereign state, a component of a bigger state, a non-sovereign political subdivision, a former sovereign political division, or a geographical area containing a variety of politically distinct groups of individuals. 

2. Name the countries which are largest in terms of population and land area.

Russia is the largest nation in the world, with a total area of 17098242 km2 and a land area of 16376870 km2, or 11% of the 148940000 km2 total landmass of the planet. Although India 1.417 billion is predicted to surpass China 1.426 billion as the country with the biggest population next year. Together, the populations of the next five most populous countries — the United States, Indonesia, Pakistan, Nigeria, and Brazil—are lower than those of either China or India.

3. What is the number of countries present in the world?

Today, there are 195 nations in the world. This number includes the Holy See and the State of Palestine, two non-member observer nations, together with the 193 United Nations member states.