There are 11 countries that start with the letter A. Two of these countries, Algeria and Angola, are found in the African Continent. Australia, which is a country and continent, is the largest of the eleven countries while Antigua and Barbuda is the smallest. Argentina is the only country in South America that starts with the letter "a."
List of Countries That Start with Letter A
The Islamic Republic of Pakistan is a South Asian country inhabited by about 34,656,032 people as of 2016. It is the 40th largest country with a total area of 252,072 square miles. The capital city of Afghanistan is Kabul.
The capital city of the Republic of Albania is Tirana. The country is located in Southeastern Europe, and it occupies an area of 11,100 square miles.
Algeria is Africa's largest country with a total area 919,595 square miles. In the world, it is ranked tenth in size. Its capital is Algiers, and as of 2016, the population estimate for the country was 40.4 million.
The principality of Andorra lies between France and Spain. The capital city of the nation is Andorra de la Vella. It has a total area of 180.55 square miles, and as of 2009, its population was estimated at 84,082.
The capital city of the Republic of Angola is Luanda. The nation is found in the southern region of Africa. It has an area of 481,400 square miles, making it the 23rd largest state in the world. Angola is home to approximately 18.498 million people.
Antigua and Barbuda
The island state of Antigua and Barbuda lies in the eastern part of the Caribbean Sea, bordering the Atlantic Ocean. Its capital, St. John, is the largest port and city on Antigua Island. The country covers 170 square miles of area in total, and it is estimated to be inhabited by around 81,799 people.
The Argentine Republic is South America's second largest country with 1,073,500 square miles of area. Its capital city is Buenos Aires. According to a census held in the nation in 2014, Argentina has a population of around 42,669,500 people.
The Republic of Armenia sits on the Armenia Highlands in the Western part of Asia. The capital city of Armenia is Yerevan. It is also the largest city in the nation. Armenia occupies 11,484 square miles of area, and it has approximately 2,924,816 inhabitants.
The Commonwealth of Australia is located in the southern hemisphere of the globe. Mainland Australia is a continent by itself. Together with its constituent islands, the nation covers an area of 2,969,907 square miles. Canberra is the country's capital while Sydney is its largest city. The population estimate of Australia as of 2018 is 24,803,900.
The Republic of Austria is a Central European state inhabited by about 8,794,267 people. The country covers 32,386 square miles of area. The capital city of Austria is Vienna, and the official language of Austrians is German.
The Republic of Azerbaijan is a transcontinental country, lying in both Asia and Europe. The capital city of Azerbaijan is Baku. The total area covered by the nation is 33,400 square miles, and it is inhabited by an estimated 9,165,000 people.
Why Aruba Is Not Included in the List?
Some sources also include Aruba, a tiny island nation in the Caribbean Sea, just eighteen miles north of Venezuela's coast. However, although the island also starts with the letter "a", it is not a sovereign state as it is a constituent country the Kingdom of the Netherlands.
Countries that Start with the Letter A
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