Continent With The Most Countries 2019

There are a total of 195 countries around the world. About 27% of the world’s countries are located on just one continent: Africa. Africa has the most countries with a total of 54 as of April 2019. The countries of Africa are:

The next continent with the most countries is Asia, which is also the most populous continent in the world. Asia has a total of 48 countries, including:

The next continent with the most countries is Europe, which has a total of 44. Those countries are:

Next on the list is North America, which has a total of 23 countries. Those countries are:

There are a total of 14 countries in Oceania/Australia. Those countries are:

Finally, the continent with the fewest number of countries is South America, which has just 12. The nations on that continent are:

Rank Flag Country Population 2019
1Nigeria200,963,599
2Ethiopia112,078,730
3Egypt100,388,073
4South Africa58,558,270
5Tanzania58,005,463
6Kenya52,573,973
7Uganda44,269,594
8Algeria43,053,054
9Sudan42,813,238
10Morocco36,471,769
11Angola31,825,295
12Ghana30,417,856
13Mozambique30,366,036
14Madagascar26,969,307
15Cameroon25,876,380
16Ivory Coast25,716,544
17Niger23,310,715
18Burkina Faso20,321,378
19Mali19,658,031
20Malawi18,628,747
21Zambia17,861,030
22Senegal16,296,364
23Chad15,946,876
24Somalia15,442,905
25Zimbabwe14,645,468
26Guinea12,771,246
27Rwanda12,626,950
28Benin11,801,151
29Tunisia11,694,719
30Burundi11,530,580
31South Sudan11,062,113
32Togo8,082,366
33Sierra Leone7,813,215
34Libya6,777,452
35Republic Of The Congo5,380,508
36Liberia4,937,374
37Central African Republic4,745,185
38Mauritania4,525,696
39Eritrea3,497,117
40Namibia2,494,530
41Gambia2,347,706
42Botswana2,303,697
43Gabon2,172,579
44Lesotho2,125,268
45Guinea Bissau1,920,922
46Equatorial Guinea1,355,986
47Mauritius1,269,668
48Swaziland1,148,130
49Djibouti973,560
50Comoros850,886
51Cape Verde549,935
52Sao Tome And Principe215,056
53Seychelles97,739