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North America & Caribbean (see all 33 countries)

Flag Country 2 Letter Abbr. 3 Letter Abbr. Capital Population Area (sq. km) Currency Telephone Code Internet Code
Anguilla AI AIA The Valley 18,090 102 Caribbean dollar + 1-264 .ai
Antigua and Barbuda AG ATG Saint John's 98,179 443 Caribbean dollar + 1-268 .ag
Aruba AW ARU Oranjestad 119,428 193 Aruban guilder + 297 .aw
Bahamas BS BAH Nassau 385,640 13,940 Bahamian dollar + 1-242 .bs
Barbados BB BRB Bridgetown 294,560 431 Barbadian dollar + 1-246 .bb
Belize BZ BLZ Belmopan 399,598 22,966 Belizean dollar + 501 .bz
Bermuda BM BER Hamilton 71,750 53 Bermudian dollar + 1-441 .bm
British Virgin Islands VG VGB Road Town 37,381 153 US dollar + 1-284 .vg
Canada CA CAN Ottawa 37,894,799 9,976,140 Canadian dollar + 1 .ca
Cayman Islands KY CAY George Town 68,076 262 Caymanian dollar + 1-345 .ky
Costa Rica CR CRC San Jose 5,097,988 51,100 Costa Rican colon + 506 .cr
Cuba CU CUB Havana 11,209,628 110,860 Cuban peso + 53 .cu
Dominica DM DMA Roseau 74,243 754 Caribbean dollar + 1-767 .dm
Dominican Republic DO DOM Santo Domingo 10,499,707 48,730 Dominican peso + 1-809 .do
El Salvador SV SLV San Salvador 6,481,102 21,040 U.S. Dollar + 503 . .sv
Grenada GD GRN Saint George's 113,094 344 Caribbean dollar + 1-473 .gd
Guatemala GT GUA Guatemala 17,153,288 108,890 Quetzal + 502 .gt
Guyana GY GUY Georgetown 750,204 214,970 Guyanese dollar + 592 .gy
Haiti HT HAI Port-au-Prince 11,067,777 27,750 Gourde + 509 .ht
Honduras HN HON Tegucigalpa 9,235,340 112,090 Lempira + 504 .hn
Jamaica JM JAM Kingston 2,808,570 10,991 Jamaican dollar + 1-876 .jm
Mexico MX MEX Mexico 128,649,565 1,972,550 Mexican peso + 52 .mx
Montserrat MS MSR Plymouth 5,373 102 Caribbean dollar + 1-664 .ms
Nicaragua NI NCA Managua 6,203,441 129,494 Cordoba + 505 .ni
Panama PA PAN Panama 3,894,082 78,200 Balboa + 507 .pa
Saint Kitts and Nevis KN SKN Basseterre 53,821 261 Caribbean dollar + 1-869 .kn
Saint Lucia LC LCA Castries 166,487 616 Caribbean dollar + 1-758 .lc
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines VC VIN Kingstown 110,211 389 Caribbean dollar + 1-784 .vc
Suriname SR SUR Paramaribo 609,569 163,270 Surinamese guilder + 597 .sr
Trinidad and Tobago TT TRI Port-of-Spain 1,363,985 5,128 Trinidad and Tobago dollar + 1-868 .tt
Turks and Caicos Islands TC TCA Grand Turk 55,926 430 US dollar + 1-649 .tc
United States of America US USA Washington 332,639,104 9,629,091 US dollar + 1 .us
Virgin Islands VI VIR Charlotte Amalie 106,235 352 US dollar + 1-340 .vi

South America (see all 10 countries)

Flag Country 2 Letter Abbr. 3 Letter Abbr. Capital Population Area (sq. km) Currency Telephone Code Internet Code
Argentina AR ARG Buenos Aires 45,479,118 2,766,890 Argentine peso + 54 .ar
Bolivia BO BOL La Paz 11,639,909 1,098,580 Boliviano + 591 .bo
Brazil BR BRA Brasilia 211,715,973 8,511,965 Real + 55 .br
Chile CL CHI Santiago 18,186,770 756,950 Chilean peso + 56 .cl
Colombia CO COL Bogota 50,372,424 1,138,910 Colombian peso + 57 .co
Ecuador EC ECU Quito 16,904,867 283,560 American dollar + 593 .ec
Paraguay PY PAR Asuncion 7,191,685 406,750 Guarani + 595 .py
Peru PE PER Lima 31,914,989 1,285,220 Sol + 51 .pe
Uruguay UY URU Montevideo 3,387,605 176 Uruguayan peso + 598 .uy
Venezuela VE VEN Caracas 28,644,603 912 Bolivar + 58 .ve

Africa (see all 54 countries)

Flag Country 2 Letter Abbr. 3 Letter Abbr. Capital Population Area (sq. km) Currency Telephone Code Internet Code
Algeria DZ ALG Algiers 42,972,878 2,381,740 Algerian dinar + 213 .dz
Angola AO ANG Luanda 32,522,339 1,246,700 Kwanza + 244 .ao
Benin BJ BEN Porto-Novo 12,864,634 112,620 CFA franc + 229 .bj
Botswana BW BOT Gaborone 2,317,233 600,370 Pula + 267 .bw
Burkina Faso BF BFA Ouagadougou 20,835,401 274,200 CFA franc + 226 .bf
Burundi BI BDI Bujumbura 11,865,821 27,830 Burundi franc + 257 .bi
Cameroon CM CMR Yaounde 27,744,989 475,440 CFA franc + 237 .cm
Cape Verde Islands CV CPV Praia 583,255 4,033 Cape Verdean escudo + 238 .hp
Central African Republic CF CTA Bangui 5,990,855 622,984 CFA franc + 236 .cf
Chad TD CHA N'Djamena 16,877,357 1,284,000 CFA franc + 235 .td
Comoros KM COM Moroni 846,281 1,660 Comorian franc + 269 .km
Congo, Democratic Republic of the CD COD Kinshasa 101,780,263 2,345,410 Congolese franc + 243 .cd
Congo, Republic of the CG CGO Brazzaville 5,293,070 342,000 CFA franc + 242 .cg
Cote d'Ivoire CI CIV Yamoussoukro 27,481,086 322,460 CFA franc + 225 .ci
Djibouti DJ DJI Djibouti 921,804 23,000 Djibouti franc + 253 .dj
Egypt EG EGY Cairo 104,124,440 1,001,450 Egyptian pound + 20 .eg
Equatorial Guinea GQ EQG Malabo 836,178 28,051 CFA franc + 240 .gq
Eritrea ER ERI Asmara 6,081,196 121,320 Nakfa + 291 .er
Eswatini SZ SWZ Mbabane 1,104,479 17,360 Swazi lilangeni + 268 .sz
Ethiopia ET ETH Addis Ababa 108,113,150 1,127,127 Birr + 251 .et
Gabon GA GAB Libreville 2,230,908 267,667 CFA franc + 241 .ga
Gambia GM GAM Banjul 2,173,999 11,300 Dalasi + 220 .gm
Ghana GH GHA Accra 29,340,248 239,460 Cedi + 233 .gh
Guinea GN GUI Conakry 12,527,440 245,857 Guinean franc + 224 .gn
Guinea-Bissau GW GNB Bissau 1,927,104 36,120 CFA franc + 245 .gw
Kenya KE KEN Nairobi 53,527,936 582,650 Shilling + 254 .ke
Lesotho LS LES Maseru 1,969,334 30,355 Maloti + 266 .ls
Liberia LR LBR Monrovia 5,073,296 111,370 Liberian dollar + 231 .lr
Libya LY LBY Tripoli 6,890,535 1,759,540 Libyan dinar + 218 .ly
Madagascar MG MAD Antananarivo 26,955,737 587,040 Malagasy franc + 261 .mg
Malawi MW MWI Lilongwe 21,196,629 118,480 Malawian kwacha + 265 .mw
Mali ML MLI Bamako 19,553,397 1,240,000 CFA franc + 223 .ml
Mauritania MR MTN Nouakchott 4,005,475 1,030,700 Ouguiya + 222 .mr
Mauritius MU MRI Port Louis 1,379,365 2,040 Mauritian rupee + 230 .mu
Morocco MA MAR Rabat 35,561,654 446,550 Moroccan dirham + 212 .my
Mozambique MZ MOZ Maputo 30,098,197 801,590 Metical + 258 .mz
Namibia NA NAM Windhoek 2,630,073 825,418 Namibian dollar + 264 .na
Niger NE NIG Niamey 22,772,361 1,267,000 CFA franc + 227 .ne
Nigeria NG NGA Abuja 214,028,302 923,768 Naira + 234 .ng
Rwanda RW RWA Kigali 12,712,431 26,338 Rwandan franc + 250 .rw
Sao Tome and Principe ST STP Sao Tome 211,122 1,001 Dobra + 239 .st
Senegal SN SEN Dakar 15,736,368 196,190 CFA franc + 221 .sn
Seychelles SC SEY Victoria 95,981 455 Seychelles rupee + 248 .sc
Sierra Leone SL SLE Freetown 6,624,933 71,740 Leone + 232 .sl
Somalia SO SOM Mogadishu 11,757,124 637,657 Somali shilling + 252 .so
South Africa ZA RSA Pretoria 56,463,617 1,219,912 Rand + 27 .za
South Sudan SD SSD Juba 10,561,244 619,745 South Sudanese Pound + 211 .ss
Sudan SD SUD Khartoum 45,561,556 2,505,810 Sudanese dinar + 249 .sd
Tanzania TZ TAN Dodoma 58,552,845 945,087 Tanzanian shilling + 255 .tz
Togo TG TOG Lome 8,608,444 56,785 CFA franc + 228 .tg
Tunisia TN TUN Tunis 11,721,177 163,610 Dinar + 216 .tn
Uganda UG UGA Kampala 43,252,966 236,040 Ugandan shilling + 256 .ug
Zambia ZM ZAM Lusaka 17,426,623 752,614 Zambian kwacha + 260 .zm
Zimbabwe ZW ZIM Harare 14,546,314 390,580 Zimbabwe dollar + 263 .zw

Asia (see all 49 countries)

Flag Country 2 Letter Abbr. 3 Letter Abbr. Capital Population Area (sq. km) Currency Telephone Code Internet Code
Afghanistan AF AFG Kabul 36,643,815 647,500 Afghani + 93 .af
Armenia AM ARM Yerevan 3,021,324 29,800 Dram + 374 .am
Azerbaijan AZ AZE Baku 10,205,810 86,600 Azerbaijani manat + 994 .az
Bahrain BH BHR Manama 1,505,003 665 Bahrain dinar + 973 .bh
Bangladesh BD BAN Dhaka 162,650,853 144,000 Taka + 880 .bd
Bhutan BT BHU Thimphou 782,318 47,000 Ngultrum + 975 .bt
Brunei BN BRU Bandar Seri Begawan 464,478 5,770 Brunei dollar + 673 .bn
Cambodia KH CAM Phnom Penh 16,926,984 181,040 Riel + 855 .kh
China, People's Republic of CN CHN Beijing 1,428,647,785 9,596,960 Yuan + 86 .cn
Chinese Taipei (Taiwan) TW TPE Taipei 23,603,049 35,980 Taiwan dollar + 886 .tw
Georgia GE GEO Tbilisi 3,997,000 69,700 Lari + 995 .ge
Guam GU GUM Agana 168,485 549 US dollar + 1-671 .gu
Hong Kong (part of People's Republic of China) HK HKG Hong Kong, Central (formerly Victoria) 7,249,907 1,092 Hong Kong dollar + 852 .hk
India IN IND New Dehli 1,326,093,247 3,287,590 Rupee + 91 .in
Indonesia ID IDN Jakarta 267,026,366 1,919,440 Rupiah + 62 .id
Iran IR IRN Teheran 84,923,314 1,648,000 Rial + 98 .ir
Iraq IQ IRQ Baghdad 38,872,655 437,072 Dinar + 964 .iq
Israel IL ISR Jerusalem 8,675,475 20,770 New Israeli shekel + 972 .il
Japan JP JPN Tokyo 125,507,472 377,835 Yen + 81 .jp
Jordan JO JOR Amman 10,820,644 92,300 Dinar + 962 .jo
Kazakhstan KZ KAZ Astana 19,091,949 2,717,300 Tenge + 7 .kz
Korea, Democratic People's Republic of (North Korea) KP PRK Pyongyang 25,643,466 120,540 Won + 850 .kp
Korea, Republic of (South Korea) KR KOR Seoul 51,835,110 99,313 Won + 82 .kr
Kuwait KW KUW Kuwait City 2,993,706 17,820 Kuwaiti dinar + 965 .kw
Kyrgyzstan KG KGZ Bishkek 5,964,897 198,500 Kyrgyzstani som + 996 .kg
Laos LA LAO Vientiane 7,447,396 236,800 Kip + 856 .la
Lebanon LB LIB Beirut 5,469,612 10,400 Lebanese pound + 961 .lb
Macau (part of People's Republic of China) MO MAC Macau 614,458 25 Pataca + 853 .mo
Malaysia MY MAS Kuala Lumpur 32,652,083 329,750 Ringgit + 60 .my
Maldives MV MDV Male 391,904 300 Rufiyaa + 960 .mv
Mongolia MN MGL Ulaanbaatar 3,168,026 1,565,000 Tugrik + 976 .mn
Myanmar (formerly Burma) MM MYA Rangoon 56,590,071 676,580 Kyat + 95 .mm
Nepal NP NEP Katmandu 30,327,877 140,800 Nepalese rupee + 977 .np
Oman OM OMA Mascat 4,664,844 212,460 Rial + 968 .om
Pakistan PK PAK Islamabad 233,500,636 803,940 Rupee + 92 .pk
Palestine PS PLE Ramallah (administrative) 5,052,953 6,326 Israeli shekel + 970 .ps
Philippines PH PHI Manila 109,180,815 300,000 Peso + 63 .ph
Qatar QA QAT Doha 2,444,174 11,437 Riyal + 974 .qa
Saudi Arabia SA KSA Riyadh 34,173,498 1,960,582 Rial + 966 .sa
Singapore SG SIN Singapore 6,209,660 692 Singapore dollar + 65 .sg
Sri Lanka LK SRI Colombo 22,889,201 65,610 Sri Lankan rupee + 94 .lk
Syria SY SYR Damascus 19,398,448 185,180 Syrian pound + 963 .sy
Tajikistan TJ TJK Dushanbe 8,873,669 143,100 Somoni + 992 .tj
Thailand TH THA Bangkok 68,977,400 514,000 Baht + 66 .th
Turkmenistan TM TKM Ashgabat 5,528,627 488,100 Turkmen manat + 993 .tm
United Arab Emirates AE UAE Abu Dhabi 9,992,083 82,880 Emirati dirham + 971 .ae
Uzbekistan UZ UZB Tashkent 30,565,411 447,400 Uzbekistani sum + 998 .uz
Vietnam VN VIE Hanoi 98,721,275 329,560 Dong + 84 .vn
Yemen YE YEM Sanaa 29,884,405 527,970 Yemeni rial + 967 .ye

Europe (see all 48 countries)

Flag Country 2 Letter Abbr. 3 Letter Abbr. Capital Population Area (sq. km) Currency Telephone Code Internet Code
Albania AL ALB Tirana 3,074,579 28,748 Lek +355 .al
Andorra AD AND Andorra la Vella 77,000 468 Euro +376 .ad
Austria AT AUT Vienna 8,859,449 83,858 Euro + 43 .at
Belarus BY BLR Minsk 9,477,918 207,600 Belarusian ruble + 375 .by
Belgium BE BEL Brussels 11,720,716 30,510 Euro + 32 .be
Bosnia and Herzegovina BA BIH Sarajevo 3,835,586 51,129 Marka + 387 .ba
Bulgaria BG BUL Sofia 6,966,899 110,910 Lev + 359 .bg
Croatia HR CRO Zagreb 4,227,746 56,542 Kuna + 385 .hr
Cyprus CY CYP Nicosia 1,266,676 9,250 Cypriot pound, Turkish lira + 357 .cy
Czech Republic CZ CZE Prague 10,702,498 78,866 Czech koruna + 420 .cz
Denmark DK DEN Copenhagen 5,869,410 43,094 Danish korone + 45 .dk
England (part of United Kingdom) UK ENG London 65,761,117 130,423 British pound + 44 .uk
Estonia EE EST Tallinn 1,228,624 45,226 Estonian kroon + 372 .ee
Faroe Islands FO FRO Torshavn 52,337 1,399 Danish krone + 298 .fo
Finland FI FIN Helsinki 5,571,665 337,030 Euro + 358 .fi
France FR FRA Paris 67,848,156 547,030 Euro + 33 .fr
Germany DE GER Berlin 80,159,662 357,021 Euro + 49 .de
Greece GR GRE Athens 10,607,051 131,940 Euro + 30 .gr
Hungary HU HUN Budapest 9,771,827 93,030 Forint + 36 .hu
Iceland IS ISL Reykjavik 350,734 103,000 Icelandic krona + 354 .is
Ireland, Republic of IE IRL Dublin 5,176,569 70,284 Euro + 353 .ie
Italy IT ITA Rome 62,402,659 301,230 Euro + 39 .it
Latvia LV LVA Riga 1,881,232 235 Latvian lat + 371 .lv
Liechtenstein LI LIE Vaduz 39,137 160 Swiss franc + 41 .li
Lithuania LT LTU Vilnius 2,731,464 65,200 Litas + 370 .lt
Luxembourg LU LUX Luxembourg 628,381 2,586 Euro + 352 .lu
Macedonia MK MKD Skopje 2,125,971 25,333 Macedonian denar + 389 .mk
Malta MT MLT Valletta 457,267 316 Euro + 356 .mt
Moldova MD MDA Chisinau 3,364,496 33,843 Moldovan leu + 373 .md
Montenegro ME MNE Podgorica 609,859 14,026 Euro + 382 .me, .cg.yu
Netherlands NL NED Amsterdam 17,280,397 41,526 Euro + 31 .nl
Northern Ireland (Ulster or Erie, part of United Kingdom) NR NIR Belfast 1,893,667 14,148 British pound + 44 .uk
Norway NO NOR Oslo 5,467,439 324,220 Norwegian krone + 47 .no
Poland PL POL Warsaw 38,282,325 312,685 Zloty + 48 .pl
Portugal PT POR Lisbon 10,302,674 9,239 Euro + 351 .pt
Romania RO ROU Bucharest 19,402,758 237,500 Leu + 40 .ro
Russia RU RUS Moscow 141,722,205 17,075,200 Russian ruble + 7 .ru
San Marino SM SMR San Marino 34,232 61 Euro + 378 .sm
Scotland (part of United Kingdom) GB SCO Edinburgh 5,424,800 78,789 British pound + 44 .uk
Serbia RS SRB Belgrade 7,012,165 88,361 Serbian dinar + 381 .rs, .yu
Slovakia SK SVK Bratislava 5,440,602 48,845 Slovak koruna + 421 .sk
Slovenia SI SVN Ljubljana 2,102,678 20,273 Tolar + 386 .si
Spain ES ESP Madrid 50,015,792 504,782 Euro + 34 .es
Sweden SE SWE Stockholm 10,202,491 449,964 Swedish krona + 46 .se
Switzerland CH SUI Bern 8,403,994 41,290 Swiss franc + 41 .ch
Turkey TR TUR Ankara 82,017,514 780,580 Turkish lira + 90 .tr
Ukraine UA UKR Kiev 43,922,939 603,700 Hryvnia + 380 .ua
Wales (part of United Kingdom) GB WAL Cardiff 3 20,578 British pound .uk

Australia & Oceania (see all 19 countries)

Flag Country 2 Letter Abbr. 3 Letter Abbr. Capital Population Area (sq. km) Currency Telephone Code Internet Code
American Samoa AS ASA Pago Pago 55,689 199 US dollar + 1-684 .as
Australia AU AUS Canberra 25,677,700 7,686,850 Australian dollar + 61 .au
Cook Islands CK COK Avarua 8,574 240 New Zealand dollar + 682 .ck
Fiji FJ FIJ Suva 935,974 18,270 Fiji dollar + 679 .fj
Kiribati KI KIR Tarawa 111,796 811 Kiribati dollar + 686 .ki
Marshall Islands MH MHL Majuro 77,917 181 United States Dollar + 692 .mh
Micronesia, Federated States of FM FSM Palikir 102,436 702 United States dollar + 691 .fm
Nauru NR NRU Yaren 11,000 30 Australian Dollar + 674 .nr
New Caledonia NC NCL Noumea 290,009 19,060 Franc CFP + 687 .nc
New Zealand NZ NZL Wellington 4,925,477 268,680 New Zealand dollar + 64 .nz
Niue NU NIU Alofi 2,000 261 New Zealand dollar + 683 .nu
Palau PW PLW Ngerulmud 21,685 458 United States Dollars + 680 .pw
Papua New Guinea PG PNG Port Moresby 7,259,456 462,840 Kina + 675 .pg
Samoa WS SAM Apia 203,774 2,944 Tala + 685 .ws
Solomon Islands SB SOL Honiara 685,097 28,450 Solomon Islands dollar +677 .sb
Tahiti TAH Papeete 227,679 1,042 Euro .fr
Tonga TO TGA Nuku'alofa 106,095 748 Pa'anga + 676 .to
Tuvalu TV TUV Funafuti 11,342 26 Tuvaluan dollar + 688 .tv
Vanuatu VU VAN Port Vila 298,333 12,200 Vatu (VUV) + 678 .vu

Beyond Earth (see 3 outerspace bodies)

Flag Celestial Body 2 Letter Abbr. 3 Letter Abbr. Capital Population Area (sq. km) Currency Telephone Code Internet Code
Mars N/ N/A N/A yet 0 144,371,391 N/A yet N/A yet N/A yet
The Moon N/ N/A N/A yet 0 37,936,694 N/A yet N/A yet N/A yet
Titan N/ N/A N/A yet 0 83,305,418 N/A yet N/A yet N/A yet