Countries of the world

compiled by Wm. Robert Johnston
last updated 7 February 2020

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

nationcont.population, 2020area, km2date independentdate UN membernotes
AfghanistanAS36,644,000652,23019191946 
AlbaniaEU3,075,00028,74819121955 
AlgeriaAF42,973,0002,381,74119621962 
AndorraEU77,00046812781993 
AngolaAF32,522,0001,246,70019751976 
Antigua and BarbudaNA98,180442.619811981 
ArgentinaSA45,479,0002,777,81518161945 
ArmeniaAS3,021,00029,74319911992 
AustraliaAU25,466,0007,741,22019011945 
AustriaEU8,859,00083,87118041955 
AzerbaijanAS10,059,00075,14219911992figures without Nargorno-Karabakh
BahamasNA337,70013,86419731973 
BahrainAS1,505,00076019711971 
BangladeshAS162,651,000143,99819711974 
BarbadosNA294,60043019661966 
BelarusEU9,478,000207,60019911945 
BelgiumEU11,721,00030,52818301945 
BelizeNA399,60022,96619811981 
BeninAF12,865,000112,62219601960 
BhutanAS782,30038,39419491971 
BoliviaSA11,640,0001,098,58118251945 
Bosnia and HerzegovinaEU3,836,00051,19719921992 
BotswanaAF2,317,000581,73019661966 
BrazilSA211,716,0008,514,87718221945 
BruneiAS464,5005,76519841984 
BulgariaEU6,967,000110,911.519081955 
Burkina FasoAF20,835,000274,12219601960 
BurmaAS56,590,000676,57819481948 
BurundiAF11,866,00027,83419621962 
Cabo Verde (Cape Verde)AF583,3004,03319751975 
CambodiaAS16,927,000181,03519531955 
CameroonAF27,745,000475,44019601960 
CanadaNA37,694,0009,093,50718671945 
Central African RepublicAF5,991,000622,98419601960 
ChadAF16,877,0001,283,99219601960 
ChileSA18,187,000756,10218101945 
China, PRAS1,394,016,0009,596,96119491971 
China, Republic of (Taiwan)AS23,603,00035,989 1945-1971 
ColombiaSA49,085,0001,138,91418101945 
ComorosAF846,3002,23519751975 
Congo, DRAF101,780,0002,344,85819601960 
Congo, Republic ofAF5,293,000342,00019601960 
Costa RicaNA5,098,00050,89818211945 
Cote d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast)AF27,481,000322,46319601960 
CroatiaEU4,228,00056,59419911992 
CubaNA11,059,000110,86019021945 
CyprusAS925,1005,64319601960figures without Turkish Cyprus, Akrotiri, Dhekelia
Czech Republic (Czechia)EU10,702,00078,86719181993 
DenmarkEU5,869,00043,094 1945 
DjiboutiAF921,80023,20019771977 
DominicaNA74,24072819781978 
Dominican RepublicNA10,500,00048,44218441945 
EcuadorSA16,905,000283,56118221945 
EgyptAF104,124,0001,000,25819221945 
El SalvadorNA6,481,00021,04118211945 
Equatorial GuineaAF836,20028,05119681968 
EritreaAF6,081,000101,00019931993 
EstoniaEU1,229,00045,22819911991 
EswatiniAF1,104,00017,36419681968 
EthiopiaAF108,113,0001,104,300 1945 
FijiOC936,00018,27419701970 
FinlandEU5,572,000338,14519171955 
FranceEU65,622,000554,625 1945figures without overseas depts.
GabonAF2,231,000267,66719601960 
GambiaAF2,174,00011,29519651965 
GeorgiaAS3,699,00057,40019911992figures without Abkhazia, South Ossentia
GermanyEU80,160,000357,02218151973 
GhanaAF29,340,000238,53319571957 
GreeceEU10,607,000131,957 1945 
GrenadaNA113,10034419741974 
GuatemalaNA17,153,000108,88918211945 
GuineaAF12,527,000245,85719581958 
Guinea-BissauAF1,927,00036,12519741974 
GuyanaSA750,200214,96919661966 
HaitiNA11,068,00027,75018041945 
Holy See (Vatican City)EU1,0000.43991929  
HondurasNA9,235,000112,08818211945 
HungaryEU9,772,00093,028 1955 
IcelandEU350,700102,82819441946 
IndiaAS1,326,093,0003,287,26319471945 
IndonesiaAS267,026,0001,904,56919451950 
IranAS84,923,0001,648,19519211945 
IraqAS38,873,000438,31719321945 
IrelandEU5,177,00070,27319211955 
IsraelAS8,675,00021,93719481949 
ItalyEU62,403,000301,245 1955 
JamaicaNA2,809,00010,99119621962 
JapanAS125,507,000364,545.24 1956 
JordanAS10,821,00089,34219461955 
KazakhstanAS19,092,0002,724,90019911992 
KenyaAF53,528,000580,36719631963 
KiribatiOC111,80081119791999 
Korea, DPR (North Korea)AS25,643,000120,53819481991 
Korea, Republic of (South Korea)AS51,835,00099,72019451991 
KosovoEU1,933,00010,8872008  
KuwaitAS2,994,00017,81819611963 
KyrgyzstanAS5,965,000199,95119911992 
LaosAS7,447,000236,79719491955 
LatviaEU1,881,00064,58919911991 
LebanonAS5,470,00010,23019431945 
LesothoAF1,969,00030,35519661966 
LiberiaAF5,073,000111,36918471945 
LibyaAF6,891,0001,759,54019511955 
LiechtensteinEU39,14016017191990 
LithuaniaEU2,731,00065,30019911991 
LuxembourgEU628,4002,58618391945 
MadagascarAF26,956,000587,04119601960 
MalawiAF21,197,000118,48419641964 
MalaysiaAS32,652,000329,84719571957 
MaldivesAS391,90029819651965 
MaliAF19,553,0001,240,19219601960 
MaltaEU457,30031619641964 
Marshall IslandsOC77,920180.8819911991 
MauritaniaAF4,005,0001,030,70019601961 
MauritiusAF1,379,0002,04019681968 
MexicoNA128,650,0001,964,37518101945 
MicronesiaOC102,400701.3419901991 
MoldovaEU2,895,00029,68819911992figures without Transnistria
MonacoEU39,0001.918611993 
MongoliaAS3,168,0001,564,11619211961 
MontenegroEU609,90013,81220062006 
MoroccoAF35,562,000446,55019561956 
MozambiqueAF30,098,000799,38019751975 
NamibiaAF2,630,000824,29219901990 
NauruOC11,00021.319681999 
NepalAS30,328,000147,18117691955 
NetherlandsEU17,255,00041,160.615791945figures without overseas depts.
New ZealandOC4,925,000268,70419071945 
NicaraguaNA6,203,000130,37018211945 
NigerAF22,772,0001,267,00019601960 
NigeriaAF214,028,000923,76819601960 
North MacedoniaEU2,126,00025,71319911993 
NorwayEU5,467,000304,07319051945figures without Svalbard and Jan Mayen
OmanAS4,665,000309,50017441971 
PakistanAS233,501,000796,09519471947 
PalauOC21,690493.8119941994 
PanamaNA3,894,00075,42019031945 
Papua New GuineaOC7,259,000462,84019751975 
ParaguaySA7,192,000406,75218111945 
PeruSA31,915,0001,285,21618211945 
PhilippinesAS109,181,000299,67019461945 
PolandEU38,282,000312,685 1945 
PortugalEU10,303,00092,09019101955 
QatarAS2,444,00011,58619711971 
RomaniaEU21,303,000238,39118811955 
RussiaAS141,722,00016,376,870 1945 
RwandaAF12,712,00026,33819621962 
Saint Kitts and NevisNA53,82026119831983 
Saint LuciaNA166,50061619791979 
Saint Vincent and the GrenadinesNA101,40038919791980 
SamoaOC203,8002,83119621976 
San MarinoEU34,23061.193011992 
Sao Tome and PrincipeAF211,10096419751975 
Saudi ArabiaAS34,173,0002,149,67719271945 
SenegalAF15,736,000176,72219601960 
SerbiaEU7,012,00077,47418782000 
SeychellesAF95,98045519761976 
Sierra LeoneAF6,625,00071,74019611961 
SingaporeAS6,210,000719.219651965 
SlovakiaEU5,441,00049,03519931993 
SloveniaEU2,103,00020,27319911992 
Solomon IslandsOC685,10028,89619781978 
SomaliaAF11,757,000637,65719601960 
South AfricaAF56,464,0001,219,09019101945 
South SudanAF10,561,000644,32920112011 
SpainEU50,016,000505,37014921955 
Sri LankaAS22,889,00065,61019481955 
SudanAF45,562,0001,861,48419561956 
SurinameSA609,600163,82019751975 
SwedenEU10,202,000450,29515231946 
SwitzerlandEU8,404,00041,27712912002 
SyriaAS19,398,000185,18019461945 
TajikistanAS8,874,000143,10019911992 
TanzaniaAF58,553,000945,05019611961 
ThailandAS68,977,000510,89013501946 
Timor-LesteAS1,384,00014,87420022002 
TogoAF8,608,00056,78519601960 
TongaOC106,10074719701999 
Trinidad and TobagoNA1,209,0005,12819621962 
TunisiaAF11,721,000163,61019561956 
TurkeyAS82,018,000783,56219231945 
TurkmenistanAS5,529,000488,10019911992 
TuvaluOC11,3402619782000 
UgandaAF43,253,000241,03819621962 
UkraineEU41,623,000577,45019911945figures without Crimea
United Arab EmiratesAS9,992,00083,60019711971 
United KingdomEU65,761,000243,610 1945 
United StatesNA332,639,0009,147,59317761945 
UruguaySA3,388,000176,21518281945 
UzbekistanAS30,565,000447,40019911992 
VanuatuOC298,30012,18919801981 
VenezuelaSA28,645,000912,05018811945 
VietnamAS98,721,000331,21019451977 
YemenAS29,884,000527,96819181947 
ZambiaAF17,427,000752,61819641964 
ZimbabweAF14,546,000390,75719801980 

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