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Countries in the World:

195

There are 195 countries in the world today. This total comprises 193 countries that are member states of the United Nations and 2 countries that are non-member observer states: the Holy See and the State of Palestine.

Not in the list

Not included in this total count of 195 countries are:

  • Taiwan – the United Nations considers it represented by the People’s Republic of China
  • The Cook Islands and Niue, both states in free association with New Zealand which are members of several UN specialized agencies and have been recognized “full treaty-making capacity”, but are neither member states nor non-member observer states.
  • Dependencies (or dependent territories, dependent areas, dependencies) and Areas of Special Sovereignty (autonomous territories)
  • Other countries recognized by the United Nations as not being self-governing

Where are they located?

Of the 195 countries in the world:

  • 54 countries are in Africa
  • 48 in Asia
  • 44 in Europe
  • 33 in Latin America and the Caribbean
  • 14 in Oceania
  • 2 in Northern America

Flags

  • Flags of all 195 countries in the world

List of countries

Below is the full table of countries ranked by the most populous and showing current population, share of world population, and land area:

#CountryPopulation
(2020)
World
Share
Land Area
(Km²)
1China1,439,323,77618.5 %9,388,211
2India1,380,004,38517.7 %2,973,190
3United States331,002,6514.2 %9,147,420
4Indonesia273,523,6153.5 %1,811,570
5Pakistan220,892,3402.8 %770,880
6Brazil212,559,4172.7 %8,358,140
7Nigeria206,139,5892.6 %910,770
8Bangladesh164,689,3832.1 %130,170
9Russia145,934,4621.9 %16,376,870
10Mexico128,932,7531.7 %1,943,950
11Japan126,476,4611.6 %364,555
12Ethiopia114,963,5881.5 %1,000,000
13Philippines109,581,0781.4 %298,170
14Egypt102,334,4041.3 %995,450
15Vietnam97,338,5791.2 %310,070
16DR Congo89,561,4031.1 %2,267,050
17Turkey84,339,0671.1 %769,630
18Iran83,992,9491.1 %1,628,550
19Germany83,783,9421.1 %348,560
20Thailand69,799,9780.9 %510,890
21United Kingdom67,886,0110.9 %241,930
22France65,273,5110.8 %547,557
23Italy60,461,8260.8 %294,140
24Tanzania59,734,2180.8 %885,800
25South Africa59,308,6900.8 %1,213,090
26Myanmar54,409,8000.7 %653,290
27Kenya53,771,2960.7 %569,140
28South Korea51,269,1850.7 %97,230
29Colombia50,882,8910.7 %1,109,500
30Spain46,754,7780.6 %498,800
31Uganda45,741,0070.6 %199,810
32Argentina45,195,7740.6 %2,736,690
33Algeria43,851,0440.6 %2,381,740
34Sudan43,849,2600.6 %1,765,048
35Ukraine43,733,7620.6 %579,320
36Iraq40,222,4930.5 %434,320
37Afghanistan38,928,3460.5 %652,860
38Poland37,846,6110.5 %306,230
39Canada37,742,1540.5 %9,093,510
40Morocco36,910,5600.5 %446,300
41Saudi Arabia34,813,8710.4 %2,149,690
42Uzbekistan33,469,2030.4 %425,400
43Peru32,971,8540.4 %1,280,000
44Angola32,866,2720.4 %1,246,700
45Malaysia32,365,9990.4 %328,550
46Mozambique31,255,4350.4 %786,380
47Ghana31,072,9400.4 %227,540
48Yemen29,825,9640.4 %527,970
49Nepal29,136,8080.4 %143,350
50Venezuela28,435,9400.4 %882,050
51Madagascar27,691,0180.4 %581,795
52Cameroon26,545,8630.3 %472,710
53Côte d’Ivoire26,378,2740.3 %318,000
54North Korea25,778,8160.3 %120,410
55Australia25,499,8840.3 %7,682,300
56Niger24,206,6440.3 %1,266,700
57Sri Lanka21,413,2490.3 %62,710
58Burkina Faso20,903,2730.3 %273,600
59Mali20,250,8330.3 %1,220,190
60Romania19,237,6910.2 %230,170
61Malawi19,129,9520.2 %94,280
62Chile19,116,2010.2 %743,532
63Kazakhstan18,776,7070.2 %2,699,700
64Zambia18,383,9550.2 %743,390
65Guatemala17,915,5680.2 %107,160
66Ecuador17,643,0540.2 %248,360
67Syria17,500,6580.2 %183,630
68Netherlands17,134,8720.2 %33,720
69Senegal16,743,9270.2 %192,530
70Cambodia16,718,9650.2 %176,520
71Chad16,425,8640.2 %1,259,200
72Somalia15,893,2220.2 %627,340
73Zimbabwe14,862,9240.2 %386,850
74Guinea13,132,7950.2 %245,720
75Rwanda12,952,2180.2 %24,670
76Benin12,123,2000.2 %112,760
77Burundi11,890,7840.2 %25,680
78Tunisia11,818,6190.2 %155,360
79Bolivia11,673,0210.1 %1,083,300
80Belgium11,589,6230.1 %30,280
81Haiti11,402,5280.1 %27,560
82Cuba11,326,6160.1 %106,440
83South Sudan11,193,7250.1 %610,952
84Dominican Republic10,847,9100.1 %48,320
85Czech Republic (Czechia)10,708,9810.1 %77,240
86Greece10,423,0540.1 %128,900
87Jordan10,203,1340.1 %88,780
88Portugal10,196,7090.1 %91,590
89Azerbaijan10,139,1770.1 %82,658
90Sweden10,099,2650.1 %410,340
91Honduras9,904,6070.1 %111,890
92United Arab Emirates9,890,4020.1 %83,600
93Hungary9,660,3510.1 %90,530
94Tajikistan9,537,6450.1 %139,960
95Belarus9,449,3230.1 %202,910
96Austria9,006,3980.1 %82,409
97Papua New Guinea8,947,0240.1 %452,860
98Serbia8,737,3710.1 %87,460
99Israel8,655,5350.1 %21,640
100Switzerland8,654,6220.1 %39,516
101Togo8,278,7240.1 %54,390
102Sierra Leone7,976,9830.1 %72,180
103Laos7,275,5600.1 %230,800
104Paraguay7,132,5380.1 %397,300
105Bulgaria6,948,4450.1 %108,560
106Libya6,871,2920.1 %1,759,540
107Lebanon6,825,4450.1 %10,230
108Nicaragua6,624,5540.1 %120,340
109Kyrgyzstan6,524,1950.1 %191,800
110El Salvador6,486,2050.1 %20,720
111Turkmenistan6,031,2000.1 %469,930
112Singapore5,850,3420.1 %700
113Denmark5,792,2020.1 %42,430
114Finland5,540,7200.1 %303,890
115Congo5,518,0870.1 %341,500
116Slovakia5,459,6420.1 %48,088
117Norway5,421,2410.1 %365,268
118Oman5,106,6260.1 %309,500
119State of Palestine5,101,4140.1 %6,020
120Costa Rica5,094,1180.1 %51,060
121Liberia5,057,6810.1 %96,320
122Ireland4,937,7860.1 %68,890
123Central African Republic4,829,7670.1 %622,980
124New Zealand4,822,2330.1 %263,310
125Mauritania4,649,6580.1 %1,030,700
126Panama4,314,7670.1 %74,340
127Kuwait4,270,5710.1 %17,820
128Croatia4,105,2670.1 %55,960
129Moldova4,033,9630.1 %32,850
130Georgia3,989,1670.1 %69,490
131Eritrea3,546,4210 %101,000
132Uruguay3,473,7300 %175,020
133Bosnia and Herzegovina3,280,8190 %51,000
134Mongolia3,278,2900 %1,553,560
135Armenia2,963,2430 %28,470
136Jamaica2,961,1670 %10,830
137Qatar2,881,0530 %11,610
138Albania2,877,7970 %27,400
139Lithuania2,722,2890 %62,674
140Namibia2,540,9050 %823,290
141Gambia2,416,6680 %10,120
142Botswana2,351,6270 %566,730
143Gabon2,225,7340 %257,670
144Lesotho2,142,2490 %30,360
145North Macedonia2,083,3740 %25,220
146Slovenia2,078,9380 %20,140
147Guinea-Bissau1,968,0010 %28,120
148Latvia1,886,1980 %62,200
149Bahrain1,701,5750 %760
150Equatorial Guinea1,402,9850 %28,050
151Trinidad and Tobago1,399,4880 %5,130
152Estonia1,326,5350 %42,390
153Timor-Leste1,318,4450 %14,870
154Mauritius1,271,7680 %2,030
155Cyprus1,207,3590 %9,240
156Eswatini1,160,1640 %17,200
157Djibouti988,0000 %23,180
158Fiji896,4450 %18,270
159Comoros869,6010 %1,861
160Guyana786,5520 %196,850
161Bhutan771,6080 %38,117
162Solomon Islands686,8840 %27,990
163Montenegro628,0660 %13,450
164Luxembourg625,9780 %2,590
165Suriname586,6320 %156,000
166Cabo Verde555,9870 %4,030
167Micronesia548,9140 %700
168Maldives540,5440 %300
169Malta441,5430 %320
170Brunei437,4790 %5,270
171Belize397,6280 %22,810
172Bahamas393,2440 %10,010
173Iceland341,2430 %100,250
174Vanuatu307,1450 %12,190
175Barbados287,3750 %430
176Sao Tome & Principe219,1590 %960
177Samoa198,4140 %2,830
178Saint Lucia183,6270 %610
179Kiribati119,4490 %810
180Grenada112,5230 %340
181St. Vincent & Grenadines110,9400 %390
182Tonga105,6950 %720
183Seychelles98,3470 %460
184Antigua and Barbuda97,9290 %440
185Andorra77,2650 %470
186Dominica71,9860 %750
187Marshall Islands59,1900 %180
188Saint Kitts & Nevis53,1990 %260
189Monaco39,2420 %1
190Liechtenstein38,1280 %160
191San Marino33,9310 %60
192Palau18,0940 %460
193Tuvalu11,7920 %30
194Nauru10,8240 %20
195Holy See8010 %0
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