Continents / Countries of the World


Please note that for political reasons, some countries are listed in more than one location or region.  I hope this information will be helpful to you. 

Seven Continents

Africa - Antarctica - Asia - Europe - North America - South America - Oceania


Not everyone agrees on exactly how the world is divided into continents, but these are the entities you will sometimes see referred to as continents:

Africa Asia Eurasia Eurafrasia
Antarctica Europe Oceania - Australia
America North America South America
                    

 

AFRICA:  (includes the following countries)

Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verdi, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo Republic (Brazzaville), Congo Democratic Republic (Zaire), Cote d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast), Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Reunion, Rwanda, Sao Tome and Principe, Senegal, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Western Sahara, Zambia, Zaire, Zimbabwe.

 

ASIA:  (includes the following countries from Southern and Eastern Asia)

Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei, Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea (North), Korea (South), Laos, Macau, Malaysia, Maldives, Mongolia, Myanmar (Burma), Nepal, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, Tibet, Vietnam.

 

BALTIC Region: (includes the following countries - nowadays, also known as NORDIC)

Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania 

 

BRITISH COMMONWEALTH:  (includes the following countries) 

Sovereign States:

Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belize, Botswana, Brunei, Cameroon, Canada, Cyprus, Dominica, Fiji, The Gambia, Ghana, Grenada, Guyana, India, Jamaica, Kenya, Kiribati, Lesotho, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Malta, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Nauru, New Zealand, Nigeria, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, Seychelles, Sierra, Leone, Singapore, Solomon Islands, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Swaziland, Tanzania, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tuvalu, Uganda, United Kingdom (Great Britain), Vanuatu, Zambia 

Dependencies:

Akrotini and Dhekelia (Cyprus) (U.K.), Andaman and Nicobar Islands (India), Anguilla (UK), Ashmore and Cartier Islands (Aus), Australian Antarctic Territory (Aus), Bermuda (UK), British Antarctic Territory (UK), British Indian Ocean Territory (UK), British Virgin Islands (UK), Cayman Islands (UK), Christmas Islands (Aus), Cocos Keeling Islands (Aus), Cook Islands (NZ), Coral Sea Islands (Aus), Falkland Islands (UK), Gibraltar (UK), Guernsey (UK), Heard Island and McDonald Islands (Aus), Isle of Man (UK), Jersey (UK), Lakshadweep (India), Montserrat (UK), Niue (NZ), Norfolk Island (Aus), Pitcairn Islands (UK), Ross Dependency Antarctica (NZ), Saint Helena (including Ascension Island and Tristan da Cunha) (UK), South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands (UK), Tokelau (NZ), Turks and Caicos Islands (UK)

CARIBBEAN:  (includes the following countries).

Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, Bahamas, Barbados, Cayman Islands, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Haiti, Jamaica, Martinique, Puerto Rico, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks and Caicos Islands

 

EASTERN EUROPE: (includes the following countries)

Albania, Belarus, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, DDR, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Moldova, Poland, Romania, Serbia-Montenegro, Ukraine.

 

LATIN AMERICA:  (includes the following countries).

Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Columbia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, Venezuela

 

MIDDLE EAST (Western Asia):   (includes the following countries).

Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Cyprus, Georgia, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Turkey, UAE, Yemen

 

NORTH AMERICA: (includes the following countries)

 

Canada, Mexico, United States

 

 

OCEANIA / PACIFIC: (includes the following countries)

American Samoa, Australia, Christmas Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands, Cook Islands, Fiji, French Polynesia, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Nauru, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Niue, Norfolk Island, Northern Mariana Islands, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Pitcairn, Samoa, Western Samoa US, Solomon Islands, Tokelau Island, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, Wake Island, Wallis and Futuna

 

RUSSIA Ex-USSR (Northern Asia): (includes the following countries)

Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan

 

SCANDINAVIA (Northern Europe):  (includes the following countries, also known as NORDIC)
Aland, Denmark, Faroe Islands, Finland, Greenland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden

 

SOUTH AND CENTRAL AMERICA: (includes the following countries)

Argentina, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Columbia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, French Guatemala, Guiana, Guyana, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Uruguay, Venezuela

 

WESTERN EUROPE (Central and Southern):  (includes the following countries)

Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Czech Republic, France, (Mayotte), Germany, Gibraltar, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Ireland, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Portugal, San Marino, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United Nations, Vatican.

 

WEST INDIES: (includes the following countries)

Antigua, Bahamas, Barbados, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Haiti, Jamaica, Saint Kitts / Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent, Trinidad / Tobago

 

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