List of All Country Names with Their Capital

List of All Country Names

As of 2023, there are 196 recognized independent countries in the world, each with its own unique culture, history, and government. The countries vary in size, population, and geography, with some spanning entire continents and others consisting of small islands in the ocean. Despite their differences, each country plays a critical role in shaping the world we live in, from its economic and political systems to its natural resources and cultural heritage. In this blog post, we will provide a comprehensive list of all country names, along with their capital cities.

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As of 2023, there are 196 recognized independent countries in the world. This number can vary depending on different sources and interpretations of what constitutes a country, as there are some territories with disputed sovereignty or that are not universally recognized.

Country Names with Their Capital

Here is a list of all countries in alphabetical order with their capitals:

  • Afghanistan – Kabul
  • Albania – Tirana
  • Algeria – Algiers
  • Andorra – Andorra la Vella
  • Angola – Luanda
  • Antigua and Barbuda – St. John’s
  • Argentina – Buenos Aires
  • Armenia – Yerevan
  • Australia – Canberra
  • Austria – Vienna
  • Azerbaijan – Baku
  • Bahamas – Nassau
  • Bahrain – Manama
  • Bangladesh – Dhaka
  • Barbados – Bridgetown
  • Belarus – Minsk
  • Belgium – Brussels
  • Belize – Belmopan
  • Benin – Porto-Novo
  • Bhutan – Thimphu
  • Bolivia – La Paz (administrative); Sucre (judicial)
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina – Sarajevo
  • Botswana – Gaborone
  • Brazil – Brasília
  • Brunei – Bandar Seri Begawan
  • Bulgaria – Sofia
  • Burkina Faso – Ouagadougou
  • Burundi – Gitega
  • Cabo Verde – Praia
  • Cambodia – Phnom Penh
  • Cameroon – Yaoundé
  • Canada – Ottawa
  • Central African Republic (CAR) – Bangui
  • Chad – N’Djamena
  • Chile – Santiago
  • China – Beijing
  • Colombia – Bogotá
  • Comoros – Moroni
  • Congo, Democratic Republic of the (DRC) – Kinshasa
  • Congo, Republic of the – Brazzaville
  • Costa Rica – San José
  • Cote d’Ivoire – Yamoussoukro (administrative); Abidjan (economic)
  • Croatia – Zagreb
  • Cuba – Havana
  • Cyprus – Nicosia
  • Czech Republic – Prague
  • Denmark – Copenhagen
  • Djibouti – Djibouti City
  • Dominica – Roseau
  • Dominican Republic – Santo Domingo
  • Ecuador – Quito
  • Egypt – Cairo
  • El Salvador – San Salvador
  • Equatorial Guinea – Malabo
  • Eritrea – Asmara
  • Estonia – Tallinn
  • Eswatini (formerly Swaziland) – Mbabane (administrative); Lobamba (royal and legislative)
  • Ethiopia – Addis Ababa
  • Fiji – Suva
  • Finland – Helsinki
  • France – Paris
  • Gabon – Libreville
  • Gambia – Banjul
  • Georgia – Tbilisi
  • Germany – Berlin
  • Ghana – Accra
  • Greece – Athens
  • Grenada – St. George’s
  • Guatemala – Guatemala City
  • Guinea – Conakry
  • Guinea-Bissau – Bissau
  • Guyana – Georgetown
  • Haiti – Port-au-Prince
  • Honduras – Tegucigalpa
  • Hungary – Budapest
  • Iceland – Reykjavik
  • India – New Delhi
  • Indonesia – Jakarta
  • Iran – Tehran
  • Iraq – Baghdad
  • Ireland – Dublin
  • Israel – Jerusalem
  • Italy – Rome
  • Jamaica – Kingston
  • Japan – Tokyo
  • Jordan – Amman
  • Kazakhstan – Nur-Sultan (formerly Astana)
  • Kenya – Nairobi
  • Kiribati – South Tarawa
  • Korea, North – Pyongyang
  • Korea, South – Seoul
  • Kosovo – Pristina
  • Kuwait – Kuwait City
  • Kyrgyzstan – Bishkek
  • Laos – Vientiane
  • Latvia – Riga
  • Lebanon – Beirut
  • Lesotho – Maseru
  • Liberia – Monrovia
  • Libya – Tripoli
  • Liechtenstein – Vaduz
  • Lithuania – Vilnius
  • Luxembourg – Luxembourg City
  • Madagascar – Antananarivo
  • Malawi – Lilongwe
  • Malaysia – Kuala Lumpur
  • Maldives – Male
  • Mali – Bamako
  • Malta – Valletta
  • Marshall Islands – Majuro
  • Mauritania – Nouakchott
  • Mauritius – Port Louis
  • Mexico – Mexico City
  • Micronesia – Palikir
  • Moldova – Chisinau
  • Monaco – Monaco
  • Mongolia – Ulaanbaatar
  • Montenegro – Podgorica
  • Morocco – Rabat
  • Mozambique – Maputo
  • Myanmar (formerly Burma) – Naypyidaw
  • Namibia – Windhoek
  • Nauru – Yaren District
  • Nepal – Kathmandu
  • Netherlands – Amsterdam (constitutional capital); The Hague (seat of government)
  • New Zealand – Wellington
  • Nicaragua – Managua
  • Niger – Niamey
  • Nigeria – Abuja
  • North Macedonia (formerly Macedonia) – Skopje
  • Norway – Oslo
  • Oman – Muscat
  • Pakistan – Islamabad
  • Palau – Ngerulmud
  • Panama – Panama City
  • Papua New Guinea – Port Moresby
  • Paraguay – Asunción
  • Peru – Lima
  • Philippines – Manila
  • Poland – Warsaw
  • Portugal – Lisbon
  • Qatar – Doha
  • Romania – Bucharest
  • Russia – Moscow
  • Rwanda – Kigali
  • Saint Kitts and Nevis – Basseterre
  • Saint Lucia – Castries
  • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines – Kingstown
  • Samoa – Apia
  • San Marino – San Marino
  • Sao Tome and Principe – Sao Tome
  • Saudi Arabia – Riyadh
  • Senegal – Dakar
  • Serbia – Belgrade
  • Seychelles – Victoria
  • Sierra Leone – Freetown
  • Singapore – Singapore
  • Slovakia – Bratislava
  • Slovenia – Ljubljana
  • Solomon Islands – Honiara
  • Somalia – Mogadishu
  • South Africa – Pretoria (administrative); Cape Town (legislative); Bloemfontein (judicial)
  • South Sudan – Juba
  • Spain – Madrid
  • Sri Lanka – Colombo
  • Sudan – Khartoum
  • Suriname – Paramaribo
  • Sweden – Stockholm
  • Switzerland – Bern
  • Syria – Damascus
  • Taiwan – Taipei
  • Tajikistan – Dushanbe
  • Tanzania – Dodoma (administrative); Dar es Salaam (judicial)
  • Thailand – Bangkok
  • Timor-Leste (formerly East Timor) – Dili
  • Togo – Lome
  • Tonga – Nuku’alofa
  • Trinidad and Tobago – Port of Spain
  • Tunisia – Tunis
  • Turkey – Ankara
  • Turkmenistan – Ashgabat
  • Tuvalu – Funafuti
  • Uganda – Kampala
  • Ukraine – Kyiv
  • United Arab Emirates – Abu Dhabi
  • United Kingdom – London
  • United States of America – Washington, D.C.
  • Uruguay – Montevideo
  • Uzbekistan – Tashkent
  • Vanuatu – Port Vila
  • Vatican City (Holy See) – Vatican City
  • Venezuela – Caracas
  • Vietnam – Hanoi
  • Yemen – Sanaa
  • Zambia – Lusaka
  • Zimbabwe – Harare

Note that some countries have multiple capital cities or may have different levels of capital cities for different administrative functions. Additionally, some countries may have disputed territories with different governing authorities that claim their own capital cities. The list above reflects the generally recognized capital cities of each country.

Country Names Along with Their Currency

Here is a list of countries from T to Z along with their respective currencies:

  • Afghanistan – Afghan Afghani (AFN)
  • Albania – Albanian Lek (ALL)
  • Algeria – Algerian Dinar (DZD)
  • Andorra – Euro (EUR)
  • Angola – Angolan Kwanza (AOA)
  • Antigua and Barbuda – East Caribbean Dollar (XCD)
  • Argentina – Argentine Peso (ARS)
  • Armenia – Armenian Dram (AMD)
  • Australia – Australian Dollar (AUD)
  • Austria – Euro (EUR)
  • Azerbaijan – Azerbaijani Manat (AZN)
  • Bahamas – Bahamian Dollar (BSD)
  • Bahrain – Bahraini Dinar (BHD)
  • Bangladesh – Bangladeshi Taka (BDT)
  • Barbados – Barbadian Dollar (BBD)
  • Belarus – Belarusian Ruble (BYN)
  • Belgium – Euro (EUR)
  • Belize – Belize Dollar (BZD)
  • Benin – West African CFA Franc (XOF)
  • Bhutan – Bhutanese Ngultrum (BTN)
  • Bolivia – Bolivian Boliviano (BOB)
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina – Bosnia and Herzegovina Convertible Mark (BAM)
  • Botswana – Botswana Pula (BWP)
  • Brazil – Brazilian Real (BRL)
  • Brunei – Brunei Dollar (BND)
  • Bulgaria – Bulgarian Lev (BGN)
  • Burkina Faso – West African CFA Franc (XOF)
  • Burundi – Burundian Franc (BIF)
  • Cambodia – Cambodian Riel (KHR)
  • Cameroon – Central African CFA Franc (XAF)
  • Canada – Canadian Dollar (CAD)
  • Cape Verde – Cape Verdean Escudo (CVE)
  • Central African Republic – Central African CFA Franc (XAF)
  • Chad – Central African CFA Franc (XAF)
  • Chile – Chilean Peso (CLP)
  • China – Chinese Yuan Renminbi (CNY)
  • Colombia – Colombian Peso (COP)
  • Comoros – Comorian Franc (KMF)
  • Congo (Brazzaville) – Central African CFA Franc (XAF)
  • Congo (Kinshasa) – Congolese Franc (CDF)
  • Costa Rica – Costa Rican Colón (CRC)
  • Croatia – Croatian Kuna (HRK)
  • Cuba – Cuban Peso (CUP)
  • Cyprus – Euro (EUR)
  • Czech Republic – Czech Koruna (CZK)
  • Denmark – Danish Krone (DKK)
  • Djibouti – Djiboutian Franc (DJF)
  • Dominica – East Caribbean Dollar (XCD)
  • Dominican Republic – Dominican Peso (DOP)
  • East Timor (Timor-Leste) – United States Dollar (USD)
  • Ecuador – United States Dollar (USD)
  • Egypt – Egyptian Pound (EGP)
  • El Salvador – United States Dollar (USD)
  • Equatorial Guinea – Central African CFA Franc (XAF)
  • Eritrea – Eritrean Nakfa (ERN)
  • Estonia – Euro (EUR)
  • Eswatini – Swazi Lilangeni (SZL)
  • Ethiopia – Ethiopian Birr (ETB)
  • Fiji – Fijian Dollar (FJD)
  • Finland – Euro (EUR)
  • France – Euro (EUR)
  • Gabon – Central African CFA Franc (XAF)
  • Gambia – Gambian Dalasi (GMD)
  • Georgia – Georgian Lari (GEL)
  • Germany – Euro (EUR)
  • Ghana – Ghanaian Cedi (GHS)
  • Greece – Euro (EUR)
  • Grenada – East Caribbean Dollar (XCD)
  • Guatemala – Guatemalan Quetzal (GTQ)
  • Guinea – Guinean Franc (GNF)
  • Guinea-Bissau – West African CFA Franc (XOF)
  • Guyana – Guyanese Dollar (GYD)
  • Haiti – Haitian Gourde (HTG)
  • Honduras – Honduran Lempira (HNL)
  • Hungary – Hungarian Forint (HUF)
  • Iceland – Icelandic Krona (ISK)
  • India – Indian Rupee (INR)
  • Indonesia – Indonesian Rupiah (IDR)
  • Iran – Iranian Rial (IRR)
  • Iraq – Iraqi Dinar (IQD)
  • Ireland – Euro (EUR)
  • Israel – Israeli New Shekel (ILS)
  • Italy – Euro (EUR)
  • Ivory Coast – West African CFA Franc (XOF)
  • Jamaica – Jamaican Dollar (JMD)
  • Japan – Japanese Yen (JPY)
  • Jordan – Jordanian Dinar (JOD)
  • Kazakhstan – Kazakhstani Tenge (KZT)
  • Kenya – Kenyan Shilling (KES)
  • Kiribati – Australian Dollar (AUD)
  • Kosovo – Euro (EUR)
  • Kuwait – Kuwaiti Dinar (KWD)
  • Kyrgyzstan – Kyrgyzstani Som (KGS)
  • Laos – Lao Kip (LAK)
  • Latvia – Euro (EUR)
  • Lebanon – Lebanese Pound (LBP)
  • Lesotho – Lesotho Loti (LSL)
  • Liberia – Liberian Dollar (LRD)
  • Libya – Libyan Dinar (LYD)
  • Liechtenstein – Swiss Franc (CHF)
  • Lithuania – Euro (EUR)
  • Luxembourg – Euro (EUR)
  • Madagascar – Malagasy Ariary (MGA)
  • Malawi – Malawian Kwacha (MWK)
  • Malaysia – Malaysian Ringgit (MYR)
  • Maldives – Maldivian Rufiyaa (MVR)
  • Mali – West African CFA Franc (XOF)
  • Malta – Euro (EUR)
  • Marshall Islands – United States Dollar (USD)
  • Mauritania – Mauritanian Ouguiya (MRU)
  • Mauritius – Mauritian Rupee (MUR)
  • Mexico – Mexican Peso (MXN)
  • Micronesia – United States Dollar (USD)
  • Moldova – Moldovan Leu (MDL)
  • Monaco – Euro (EUR)
  • Mongolia – Mongolian Tugrik (MNT)
  • Montenegro – Euro (EUR)
  • Morocco – Moroccan Dirham (MAD)
  • Mozambique – Mozambican Metical (MZN)
  • Myanmar (Burma) – Burmese Kyat (MMK)
  • Namibia – Namibian Dollar (NAD)
  • Nauru – Australian Dollar (AUD)
  • Nepal – Nepalese Rupee (NPR)
  • Netherlands – Euro (EUR)
  • New Zealand – New Zealand Dollar (NZD)
  • Nicaragua – Nicaraguan Córdoba (NIO)
  • Niger – West African CFA Franc (XOF)
  • Nigeria – Nigerian Naira (NGN)
  • North Macedonia – Macedonian Denar (MKD)
  • Norway – Norwegian Krone (NOK)
  • Oman – Omani Rial (OMR)
  • Pakistan – Pakistani Rupee (PKR)
  • Palau – United States Dollar (USD)
  • Palestine – Israeli New Shekel (ILS)
  • Panama – Panamanian Balboa (PAB)
  • Papua New Guinea – Papua New Guinean Kina (PGK)
  • Paraguay – Paraguayan Guarani (PYG)
  • Peru – Peruvian Nuevo Sol (PEN)
  • Philippines – Philippine Peso (PHP)
  • Poland – Polish Zloty (PLN)
  • Portugal – Euro (EUR)
  • Qatar – Qatari Riyal (QAR)
  • Romania – Romanian Leu (RON)
  • Russia – Russian Ruble (RUB)
  • Rwanda – Rwandan Franc (RWF)
  • Saint Kitts and Nevis – East Caribbean Dollar (XCD)
  • Saint Lucia – East Caribbean Dollar (XCD)
  • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines – East Caribbean Dollar (XCD)
  • Samoa – Samoan Tala (WST)
  • San Marino – Euro (EUR)
  • Sao Tome and Principe – Sao Tome and Principe Dobra (STN)
  • Saudi Arabia – Saudi Riyal (SAR)
  • Senegal – West African CFA Franc (XOF)
  • Serbia – Serbian Dinar (RSD)
  • Seychelles – Seychellois Rupee (SCR)
  • Sierra Leone – Sierra Leonean Leone (SLL)
  • Singapore – Singapore Dollar (SGD)
  • Slovakia – Euro (EUR)
  • Slovenia – Euro (EUR)
  • Solomon Islands – Solomon Islands Dollar (SBD)
  • Somalia – Somali Shilling (SOS)
  • South Africa – South African Rand (ZAR)
  • South Korea – South Korean Won (KRW)
  • South Sudan – South Sudanese Pound (SSP)
  • Spain – Euro (EUR)
  • Sri Lanka – Sri Lankan Rupee (LKR)
  • Sudan – Sudanese Pound (SDG)
  • Suriname – Surinamese Dollar (SRD)
  • Sweden – Swedish Krona (SEK)
  • Switzerland – Swiss Franc
  • Taiwan – New Taiwan Dollar (TWD)
  • Tajikistan – Tajikistani Somoni (TJS)
  • Tanzania – Tanzanian Shilling (TZS)
  • Thailand – Thai Baht (THB)
  • Timor-Leste (East Timor) – United States Dollar (USD)
  • Togo – West African CFA Franc (XOF)
  • Tonga – Tongan Pa’anga (TOP)
  • Trinidad and Tobago – Trinidad and Tobago Dollar (TTD)
  • Tunisia – Tunisian Dinar (TND)
  • Turkey – Turkish Lira (TRY)
  • Turkmenistan – Turkmenistan Manat (TMT)
  • Tuvalu – Tuvaluan Dollar (TVD)
  • Uganda – Ugandan Shilling (UGX)
  • Ukraine – Ukrainian Hryvnia (UAH)
  • United Arab Emirates – United Arab Emirates Dirham (AED)
  • United Kingdom – Pound Sterling (GBP)
  • United States – United States Dollar (USD)
  • Uruguay – Uruguayan Peso (UYU)
  • Uzbekistan – Uzbekistani Som (UZS)
  • Vanuatu – Vanuatu Vatu (VUV)
  • Vatican City (Holy See) – Euro (EUR)
  • Venezuela – Venezuelan Bolívar (VES)
  • Vietnam – Vietnamese Dong (VND)
  • Yemen – Yemeni Rial (YER)
  • Zambia – Zambian Kwacha (ZMW)
  • Zimbabwe – Zimbabwean Dollar (ZWL)

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