What is the Longest Country Name in the World?
|Rank||Country Name||Character Count|
|1||The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland||56|
|2||Independent and Sovereign Republic of Kiribati||46|
|3||Democratic Republic of Sao Tome and Principe||45|
|4||The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia||41|
There are only two letters in the entire alphabet that don’t begin any name of a country. Wales is part of a “sovereign state,” and is not recognized as its own nation, making “W” one of the two letters.
These countries include: Benin. Burundi. Comoros. Congo. Djibouti. Egypt. Ivory Coast. Lesotho.
Countries Whose Official Names Begin With “The ” The Bahamas and the Maldives. The Gambia and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The United States. The Netherlands.
Countries – 3 letters
|DDR||East Germany, former country||W O D|
|GDR||East Germany, former country||W O D|
|UAE||United Arab Emirates||W O D|
|UAR||Former country||W O D|
Funny country names include names like Swaziland, Papua New Guinea, Belize, Panama, Hungary, and Niger. Some people will also find names like Kazakhstan, Afghanistan, Kyrgyzstan and all the remaining “-stans” funny. What about names like Christmas Island, Bangladesh, Tajikistan, and Yemen.
Countries Without the Letter A in Their Name
|Rank||Countries Without the Letter A in It|
Of the 194 countries on Earth, 11 countries start with the letter A.
There are only two countries in the world that have three alphabetically consecutive letters somewhere in their names.
Other countries with 5 letter names include Chile, China, Haiti, India, Italy, Japan, Malta, Nauru, Nepal, Palau, Qatar, Samoa, Spain, Syria, Tonga, and Yemen. Some of these countries are briefly described below.
The closest is the previous given answer of Kyrgyz Republic – usually known as Kyrgyzstan, which at least uses a language without a vowel in its name.
List of cities beginning with letter A
So UN full-members 193 + 2 observers + Taiwan & Kosovo = 197. Some like to include Western Sahara, Somaliland and other countries of questionable or not fully recognised status to make a round number like 200.
Assuming this: Russian Federation (an official name for Russia). South Korea. North Korea. Czech Republic. New Zealand. Burkina Faso. Vatican City. San Marino.
J Jamaica. Japan. Jordan.