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This site has packaged for you the full list of world countries and capitals across the globe. Reason for this is the fact in some years, there are other countries been created or free from dependency. So it is important that you have the knowledge of these world countries and capitals of each and every one of them. But one thing you should know is that not all the countries on this list are registered under the United Nations because it hasn’t been long they are been formed, and even some of them are still partially dependent.
All countries of the world have a single goal (To develop). But one thing that is different when you compare all these countries is the fact that they differ in national flag, maps, geography, language, political ideology, culture, population, education, economy, etc. The population of the world ranges from human populations at a particular time. Then when you talk of the world economy, then you should know that it comprises of economies of all countries, especially when it comes to globalization.
Now, some people do misinterpreted the world as planet earth, which is actually wrong. When we talk about the World, it doesn’t actually mean the whole planet. This is because the world has to do with the entire globe and not just only one place. But whereas the Planet Earth for instance, refers to that particular planet with physical entities which are quite different from other planets and physical objects. Now read more below to see the list of world countries and capitals.
List of World Countries and Capitals
Before we give you the list of these countries, it’s important to highlight you on each of the continents of the world, because it is through the continents that the countries can be found.
The widely recognized all the 7 continents are listed by size below, from biggest to smallest.
- Asia includes 50 countries, and it is the most populated continent, the 60% of the total population of the Earth live here.
- Africa comprises 54 countries. It is the hottest continent and home of the world’s largest desert, the Sahara, occupying the 25% of the total area of Africa.
- North America includes 23 countries led by the USA as the largest economy in the world.
- South America comprises 12 countries. Here is located the largest forest, the Amazon rainforest, which covers 30% of the South America total area.
- Europe comprises 51 countries. It is the most developed continent in the world in terms of economy. Most of the countries in this continent are among the world’s super powers, eg; United Kingdom, France, Germany, and Russia. The European Union is the biggest economic and political union in the world.
- Australia has about 14 countries in the continent. It is been considered as the least populated continent after Antarctica, with only about 0.2% of the total Earth population been occupied.
- Antarctica is the latest continent created in the world. It is the coldest continent in the world, completely covered with ice. There are no permanent inhabitants, except of scientists maintaining research stations in Antarctica.
|ANDORRA||ANDORRA LA VELLA|
|ANTIGUA & BARBUDA||SAINT JOHN’S|
|BOSNIA & HERZEGOVINA||SARAJEVO|
|BRUNEI||BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN|
|CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC||BANGUI|
|CONGO, DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE||KINSHASA|
|COSTA RICA||SAN JOSE|
|DOMINICAN REPUBLIC||SANTO DOMINGO|
|EL SALVADOR||SAN SALVADOR|
|FEDERATED STATES OF MICRONESIA||PALIKIR|
|MYANMAR||NAY PYI TAW|
|PAPUA NEW GUINEA||PORT MORESBY|
|REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO||BRAZZAVILLE|
|SAINT KITTS & NEVIS||BASSETERRE|
|SAINT VINCENT & THE GRENADINES||KINGSTOWN|
|SAN MARINO||SAN MARINO|
|SÃO TOMÉ & PRÍNCIPE||SÃO TOMÉ|
|SOUTH AFRICA||BLOEMFONTEIN, CAPE TOWN, PRETORIA|
|SRI LANKA||COLOMBO, SRI JAYAWARDENEPURA KOTTE|
|TRINIDAD & TOBAGO||PORT OF SPAIN|
|UNITED ARAB EMIRATES||ABU DHABI|
|UNITED STATES||WASHINGTON, D.C.|
|VATICAN CITY||VATICAN CITY|
Now having giving you the complete guide of the world countries and capitals, more lights will therefore been thrown on this post in particular.
Now to bring it down, all the continents of the world has their respective land area and population as they vary. Therefore, read below to see the list of the continents and their land area and population.
The continent contains several large landmasses. There are about seven regions that are commonly regarded as continents geopolitically. Asia has the largest area in terms of landmass, followed by Africa, then North America, followed by South America, then the newly formed Antarctica, followed by industrious Europe, and finally Australia with the least land area.
Although just like land area, population differs also. When you try to compare the population, Asia still maintains the first spot as the most populous continent in the world, Africa maintains the second spot also in terms of population, then followed by Europe, after which we have North America, South America is next in line, Australia is the next, and then the least populated is Antarctica with no actual data on its population figure.
Calculating by economy, Europe tops the chat as the most developed continent compared to other continents. This is as a result of the fact that the top countries are been found in the Europe. Next in line is Asia with about seven countries from this continent making up the G-20, namely; China, Japan, Australia, South Korea, Saudi Arabia, India, and Indonesia.
The next continent to fall in place is North America, thanks to the economical power of the US. We have USA, Mexico, and Canada as the super-powers driving this continent. South America is another continent to be stable economically prior to the continent’s position in the global world. Argentina and Brazil are the countries in this continent to be among the G-20 nations. After North-America, we now have Africa next in the list, with South Africa leading in terms of economic development in the continent and also among the G-20 nations.
|Continents by area from largest to smallest|
|#||Continent||Area (km2)||Area (mi2)|
|Continents by population from largest to smallest|
|#||Continent||Population April 2020||Population Prospects 2050|
The United States of the America is the most developed nation in the world and among the G-20 nations. The G-20 is an international forum of governments whose aim is to strategize on policy matters towards strengthening international financial stability. It consists of about 19 countries plus the European Union (EU). List of countries in the G-20 are; USA, UK, Germany, France, Russia, China, Japan, Italy, South Korea, Mexico, Canada, Argentina, Brazil, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, India, Australia, Indonesia, and South Africa.