Countries of the World and Capitals: Full List

The full list of the names of countries of the world and their capitals in alphabetical order and all names of continents on planet earth.

How many countries are there in the world today? The answer simply is 196. Some say there are 195 recognized sovereign nations in the world because Taiwan isn’t recognized by most countries as one.

How many continents are there in the world? The answer is seven and the list of the continents of the world includes: Africa, Asia, Europe, North America, South America, Australia/Oceania and Antarctica.


For a country to be called a nation, it must be sovereign state, have its own defined territory and boundary in a continent and have its own form of government structure with laid down rules and regulation guiding its citizens.

Below is a table showing the alphabetical list of countries in the world and their capitals

Alphabetical list of all countries and capitals of the world
Country Capital city
Afghanistan Kabul
Albania Tirana
Algeria Algiers
Andorra Andorra la Vella
Angola Luanda
Antigua and Barbuda Saint 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 Brasilia
Brunei Bandar Seri Begawan
Bulgaria Sofia
Burkina Faso Ouagadougou
Burundi Bujumbura
Cabo Verde Praia
Cambodia Phnom Penh
Cameroon Yaounde
Canada Ottawa
Central African Republic Bangui
Chad N’Djamena
Chile Santiago
China Beijing
Colombia Bogotá
Comoros Moroni
Democratic Republic of the Congo Kinshasa
Republic of the Congo Brazzaville
Costa Rica San Jose
Cote d’Ivoire Yamoussoukro
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
Ethiopia Addis Ababa
Fiji Suva
Finland Helsinki
France Paris
Gabon Libreville
Gambia Banjul
Georgia Tbilisi
Germany Berlin
Ghana Accra
Greece Athens
Grenada Saint 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 Astana
Kenya Nairobi
Kiribati South Tarawa
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
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