Countries of the world

compiled by Wm. Robert Johnston
last updated 29 December 2018

See this page and notes below table regarding regions of disputed status.

nationcont.population, 2018area, km2date independentdate UN membernotes
AfghanistanAS34,941,000652,23019191946 
AlbaniaEU3,057,00028,74819121955 
AlgeriaAF41,657,0002,381,74119621962 
AndorraEU85,71046812781993 
AngolaAF30,356,0001,246,70019751976 
Antigua and BarbudaNA95,880442.619811981 
ArgentinaSA44,694,0002,777,81518161945 
ArmeniaAS3,038,00029,74319911992 
AustraliaAU23,470,0007,741,22019011945 
AustriaEU8,793,00083,87118041955 
AzerbaijanAS9,900,00075,14219911992figures without Nargorno-Karabakh
BahamasNA332,60013,86419731973 
BahrainAS1,443,00076019711971 
BangladeshAS159,453,000143,99819711974 
BarbadosNA293,10043019661966 
BelarusEU9,528,000207,60019911945 
BelgiumEU11,571,00030,52818301945 
BelizeNA385,90022,96619811981 
BeninAF11,341,000112,62219601960 
BhutanAS766,40038,39419491971 
BoliviaSA11,306,0001,098,58118251945 
Bosnia and HerzegovinaEU3,850,00051,19719921992 
BotswanaAF2,249,000581,73019661966 
BrazilSA208,847,0008,514,87718221945 
BruneiAS450,6005,76519841984 
BulgariaEU7,058,000110,911.519081955 
Burkina FasoAF19,743,000274,12219601960 
BurmaAS55,623,000676,57819481948 
BurundiAF11,845,00027,83419621962 
Cabo Verde (Cape Verde)AF568,4004,03319751975 
CambodiaAS16,450,000181,03519531955 
CameroonAF25,641,000475,44019601960 
CanadaNA35,882,0009,984,67018671945 
Central African RepublicAF5,745,000622,98419601960 
ChadAF15,833,0001,283,99219601960 
ChileSA17,925,000756,10218101945 
China, PRAS1,384,689,0009,596,96119491971 
China, Republic of (Taiwan)AS23,546,00035,989 1945-1971 
ColombiaSA48,169,0001,138,91418101945 
ComorosAF821,2002,23519751975 
Congo, DRAF85,281,0002,344,85819601960 
Congo, Republic ofAF5,062,000342,00019601960 
Costa RicaNA4,987,00050,89818211945 
Cote d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast)AF26,261,000322,46319601960 
CroatiaEU4,270,00056,59419911992 
CubaNA11,116,000110,86019021945 
CyprusAS895,0005,64319601960figures without Turkish Cyprus, Akrotiri, Dhekelia
Czech RepublicEU10,686,00078,86719181993 
DenmarkEU5,810,00043,094 1945 
DjiboutiAF884,00023,20019771977 
DominicaNA74,03072819781978 
Dominican RepublicNA10,299,00048,44218441945 
EcuadorSA16,499,000283,56118221945 
EgyptAF99,413,0001,000,25819221945 
El SalvadorNA6,187,00021,04118211945 
Equatorial GuineaAF797,50028,05119681968 
EritreaAF5,971,000121,32019931993 
EstoniaEU1,244,00045,22819911991 
EswatiniAF1,087,00017,36419681968 
EthiopiaAF108,386,0001,104,300 1945 
FijiOC926,30018,27419701970 
FinlandEU5,537,000338,14519171955 
FranceEU65,190,000554,625 1945figures without overseas depts.
GabonAF2,119,000267,66719601960 
GambiaAF2,093,00011,29519651965 
GeorgiaAS4,636,00057,40019911992figures without Abkhazia, South Ossentia
GermanyEU80,458,000357,02218151973 
GhanaAF28,102,000238,53319571957 
GreeceEU10,762,000131,957 1945 
GrenadaNA112,20034419741974 
GuatemalaNA16,581,000108,88918211945 
GuineaAF11,855,000245,85719581958 
Guinea-BissauAF1,833,00036,12519741974 
GuyanaSA740,700214,96919661966 
HaitiNA10,788,00027,75018041945 
Holy See (Vatican City)EU1,0000.43991929  
HondurasNA9,183,000112,08818211945 
HungaryEU9,826,00093,028 1955 
IcelandEU343,500102,82819441946 
IndiaAS1,296,834,0003,287,26319471945 
IndonesiaAS262,787,0001,904,56919451950 
IranAS83,025,0001,648,19519211945 
IraqAS40,194,000438,31719321945 
IrelandEU5,068,00070,27319211955 
IsraelAS8,425,00020,77019481949 
ItalyEU62,247,000301,245 1955 
JamaicaNA2,812,00010,99119621962 
JapanAS126,168,000381,946 1956 
JordanAS10,458,00089,34219461955 
KazakhstanAS18,745,0002,724,90019911992 
KenyaAF48,398,000580,36719631963 
KiribatiOC109,40081119791999 
Korea, DPR (North Korea)AS25,381,000120,53819481991 
Korea, Republic of (South Korea)AS51,418,00099,72019451991 
KosovoEU1,908,00010,8872008  
KuwaitAS2,916,00017,81819611963 
KyrgyzstanAS5,849,000199,95119911992 
LaosAS7,234,000236,79719491955 
LatviaEU1,924,00064,58919911991 
LebanonAS6,100,00010,23019431945 
LesothoAF1,962,00030,35519661966 
LiberiaAF4,810,000111,36918471945 
LibyaAF6,755,0001,759,54019511955 
LiechtensteinEU38,55016017191990 
LithuaniaEU2,793,00065,30019911991 
LuxembourgEU605,8002,58618391945 
MacedoniaEU2,119,00025,71319911993 
MadagascarAF25,684,000587,04119601960 
MalawiAF19,843,000118,48419641964 
MalaysiaAS31,810,000329,84719571957 
MaldivesAS392,50029819651965 
MaliAF18,430,0001,240,19219601960 
MaltaEU449,00031619641964 
Marshall IslandsOC75,680180.8819911991 
MauritaniaAF3,840,0001,030,70019601961 
MauritiusAF1,364,0002,04019681968 
MexicoNA125,959,0001,964,37518101945 
MicronesiaOC103,600701.3419901991 
MoldovaEU2,969,00029,68819911992figures without Transnistria
MonacoEU30,7301.918611993 
MongoliaAS3,103,0001,564,11619211961 
MontenegroEU614,20013,81220062006 
MoroccoAF34,314,000446,55019561956 
MozambiqueAF27,234,000799,38019751975 
NamibiaAF2,533,000824,29219901990 
NauruOC9,69221.319681999 
NepalAS29,718,000147,18117691955 
NetherlandsEU17,126,00041,160.615791945figures without overseas depts.
New ZealandOC4,546,000268,70419071945 
NicaraguaSA6,085,000130,37018211945 
NigerAF19,866,0001,267,00019601960 
NigeriaAF203,453,000923,76819601960 
NorwayEU5,372,000385,943.0619051945 
OmanAS3,494,000309,50017441971 
PakistanAS207,863,000796,09519471947 
PalauOC21,520493.8119941994 
PanamaNA3,801,00075,42019031945 
Papua New GuineaOC7,027,000462,84019751975 
ParaguaySA7,026,000406,75218111945 
PeruSA31,331,0001,285,21618211945 
PhilippinesAS105,893,000299,67019461945 
PolandEU38,421,000312,685 1945 
PortugalEU10,355,00092,09019101955 
QatarAS2,364,00011,58619711971 
RomaniaEU21,457,000238,39118811955 
RussiaAS142,123,00017,098,242 1945 
RwandaAF12,187,00026,33819621962 
Saint Kitts and NevisNA53,09026119831983 
Saint LuciaNA165,50061619791979 
Saint Vincent and the GrenadinesNA101,80038919791980 
SamoaOC201,3002,83119621976 
San MarinoEU33,78061.193011992 
Sao Tome and PrincipeAF204,50096419751975 
Saudi ArabiaAS33,091,0002,149,67719271945 
SenegalAF15,021,000176,72219601960 
SerbiaEU7,078,00077,47418782000 
SeychellesAF94,63045519761976 
Sierra LeoneAF6,312,00071,74019611961 
SingaporeAS5,996,000719.219651965 
SlovakiaEU5,445,00049,03519931993 
SloveniaEU2,102,00020,27319911992 
Solomon IslandsOC660,10028,89619781978 
SomaliaAF11,259,000637,65719601960 
South AfricaAF55,380,0001,219,09019101945 
South SudanAF10,205,000644,32920112011 
SpainEU49,331,000505,37014921955 
Sri LankaAS22,577,00065,61019481955 
SudanAF43,121,0001,861,48419561956 
SurinameSA597,900163,82019751975 
SwedenEU10,041,000450,29515231946 
SwitzerlandEU8,293,00041,27712912002 
SyriaAS19,454,000185,18019461945 
TajikistanAS8,605,000143,10019911992 
TanzaniaAF55,451,000945,05019611961 
ThailandAS68,616,000514,11313501946 
Timor-LesteAS1,322,00014,87420022002 
TogoAF8,176,00056,78519601960 
TongaOC106,40074719701999 
Trinidad and TobagoNA1,216,0005,12819621962 
TunisiaAF11,516,000163,61019561956 
TurkeyAS81,257,000783,56219231945 
TurkmenistanAS5,411,000488,10019911992 
TuvaluOC11,1502619782000 
UgandaAF40,854,000241,03819621962 
UkraineEU41,668,000577,45019911945figures without Crimea
United Arab EmiratesAS9,701,00086,44919711971 
United KingdomEU65,105,000243,610 1945 
United StatesNA329,256,0009,384,61517761945 
UruguaySA3,369,000176,21518281945 
UzbekistanAS30,024,000447,40019911992 
VanuatuOC288,00012,18919801981 
VenezuelaSA31,689,000912,05018811945 
VietnamAS97,040,000331,21019451977 
YemenAS28,667,000527,96819181947 
ZambiaAF16,445,000752,61819641964 
ZimbabweAF14,030,000390,75719801980 

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