Emea Countries 2019

EMEA is an acronym that stands for Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. As the name suggests, the EMEA region of the world encapsulates all of the countries found on the continents of Africa and Europe, as well as the countries that make up the Middle East.

Complete and Updated List of Current EMEA Countries

As of 2019, there are one hundred sixteen countries in the EMEA. These countries are...

This acronym is used by governments, marketers, and business officials when referencing the EMEA part of the world. Since the continents are already formally part of the EMEA grouping, it is a shorthand way of referencing the three continents all at once. Many companies in North America frequently use this acronym to describe the region when talking about the area as a whole.

Across the entire region, over two thousand native languages are spoken by over one hundred separate countriesy. Taking every EMEA country into consideration, the total population size of the EMEA region comes to just about two billion people. The most populous country in the region is Nigeria, while Vatican City has the lowest population of all EMEA countries.

The EMEA countries that are part of Europe include...

  • Albania
  • Aland Islands
  • Andorra
  • Armenia
  • Austria
  • Azerbaijan
  • Belgium
  • Belarus
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Bulgaria
  • Croatia
  • Cyprus
  • The Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • Estonia
  • Faroe Islands
  • Finland
  • France
  • Georgia
  • Germany
  • Gibraltar
  • Greece
  • Guernsey
  • Hungary
  • Iceland
  • Ireland
  • The Isle of Man
  • Italy
  • Jersey
  • Kazakhstan
  • Kosovo
  • Latvia
  • Liechtenstein
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg
  • Macedonia
  • Malta
  • Moldova
  • Monaco
  • Montenegro
  • The Netherlands
  • Northern Cyprus
  • Norway
  • Poland
  • Portugal
  • Romania
  • Russia
  • San Marino
  • Serbia
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • Spain
  • Svalbard and Jan Mayen
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Turkey
  • Ukraine
  • The United Kingdom
  • Vatican City

EMEA is used most often in situations involving international trade and business. It is less of a political term and more of geographical term. Sometimes, a nation outside of the EMEA, like the United States for example, might talk about Russia as being part of the EMEA. Another country, like Bolivia for example, might say the EMEA when they mean Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and India. The point here is that the EMEA is not a completely set in stone term. While it most commonly refers to Europe, the Middle East, and Africa, it is not uncommon for other nations to slightly tweak the countries they include under the umbrella term.

The fifty-five African countries that are part of EMEA are...

  • Algeria
  • Angola
  • Benin
  • Botswana
  • Burkina Faso
  • Burundi
  • Cameroon
  • Cape Verde
  • The Central African Republic
  • Chad
  • Comoros
  • The Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Djibouti
  • Egypt
  • Equatorial Guinea
  • Eritrea
  • Ethiopia
  • Gabon
  • Gambia
  • Ghana
  • Guinea
  • Guinea-Bissau
  • The Ivory Coast
  • Kenya
  • Lesotho
  • Liberia
  • Libya
  • Madagascar
  • Malawi
  • Mali
  • Mauritania
  • Mauritius
  • Mayotte
  • Morocco
  • Mozambique
  • Namibia
  • Niger
  • Nigeria
  • The Republic of the Congo
  • Reunion
  • Rwanda
  • Sao Tome and Principe
  • Seychelles
  • Sierra Leone
  • Somalia
  • South Africa
  • South Sudan
  • Sudan
  • Swaziland
  • Tanzania
  • Togo
  • Tunisia
  • Uganda
  • The Western Sahara
  • Zimbabwe

There are fifteen Middle Eastern countries that are part of EMEA, including...

  • Bahrain
  • Iran
  • Iraq
  • Israel
  • Jordan
  • Kuwait
  • Lebanon
  • Oman
  • Palestine
  • Qatar
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Syria
  • Turkey
  • The United Arab Emirates
  • Yemen

Regions Considered to be Part of the EMEA Countries

The EMEA group consists of many other organizations that are based on geographic locations. There are a lot of groups that form between countries that share a unique cause, goal, or mindset about one subject or another. For example, EMEA formed as a way of distinguishing the part of the world that encompasses Europe, Africa, and the Middle East.

Just as you have the Americas, and the Western World, the European, African, and Middle Eastern countries have the title of EMEA. But within the EMEA are a plethora of smaller groupings of countries are regions. None of these groups comprise the entire EMEA, but all of these groups are part of the EMEA. Here they are, in no particular order!




  • Africa
  • Central Europe
  • The Middle East


  • Central Europe
  • Eastern Europe


  • North Africa
  • The Middle East


  • Europe
  • North Africa
  • The Middle East


  • Africa
  • Europe
  • India
  • The Middle East


  • Africa
  • The Commonwealth of Independent States
  • Europe
  • The Middle East


  • Africa
  • The Caribbean
  • Europe
  • The Middle East


  • The Black Sea
  • The Caspian Sea
  • The Commonwealth of Independent States


  • Central Europe
  • The North Atlantic


  • Africa
  • Central Europe
  • Eastern Europe
  • The Middle East
Rank Flag Name Population 2019 Area Area (mi²) % of Earth's Area Growth Rate Region Subregion
1Nigeria200,963,599923,768 km²356,574 mi²0.62%2.60%AfricaWestern Africa
2Russia145,872,25617,098,242 km²6,599,921 mi²11.52%0.09%EuropeEastern Europe
3Ethiopia112,078,7301,104,300 km²426,260 mi²0.74%2.61%AfricaEastern Africa
4Egypt100,388,0731,002,450 km²386,946 mi²0.68%2.00%AfricaNorthern Africa
5Dr Congo86,790,5672,344,858 km²905,115 mi²1.58%3.24%AfricaMiddle Africa
6Germany83,517,045357,114 km²137,846 mi²0.24%0.47%EuropeWestern Europe
7Turkey83,429,615783,562 km²302,455 mi²0.53%1.32%AsiaWestern Asia
8Iran82,913,9061,648,195 km²636,203 mi²1.11%1.36%AsiaSouthern Asia
9United Kingdom67,530,172242,900 km²93,759 mi²0.16%0.58%EuropeNorthern Europe
10France65,129,728551,695 km²212,954 mi²0.37%0.21%EuropeWestern Europe
11Italy60,550,075301,336 km²116,316 mi²0.20%-0.13%EuropeSouthern Europe
12South Africa58,558,2701,221,037 km²471,320 mi²0.82%1.33%AfricaSouthern Africa
13Tanzania58,005,463945,087 km²364,804 mi²0.64%3.00%AfricaEastern Africa
14Kenya52,573,973580,367 km²224,022 mi²0.39%2.30%AfricaEastern Africa
15Spain46,736,776505,992 km²195,313 mi²0.34%0.09%EuropeSouthern Europe
16Uganda44,269,594241,550 km²93,238 mi²0.16%3.61%AfricaEastern Africa
17Ukraine43,993,638603,500 km²232,951 mi²0.41%-0.57%EuropeEastern Europe
18Algeria43,053,0542,381,741 km²919,352 mi²1.60%1.95%AfricaNorthern Africa
19Sudan42,813,2381,886,068 km²728,022 mi²1.27%2.42%AfricaNorthern Africa
20Iraq39,309,783438,317 km²169,190 mi²0.30%2.28%AsiaWestern Asia
21Poland37,887,768312,679 km²120,694 mi²0.21%-0.09%EuropeEastern Europe
22Morocco36,471,769446,550 km²172,368 mi²0.30%1.23%AfricaNorthern Africa
23Saudi Arabia34,268,5282,149,690 km²829,780 mi²1.45%1.68%AsiaWestern Asia
24Angola31,825,2951,246,700 km²481,226 mi²0.84%3.30%AfricaMiddle Africa
25Ghana30,417,856238,533 km²92,074 mi²0.16%2.19%AfricaWestern Africa
26Mozambique30,366,036801,590 km²309,414 mi²0.54%2.95%AfricaEastern Africa
27Yemen29,161,922527,968 km²203,796 mi²0.36%2.33%AsiaWestern Asia
28Madagascar26,969,307587,041 km²226,598 mi²0.40%2.69%AfricaEastern Africa
29Cameroon25,876,380475,442 km²183,521 mi²0.32%2.62%AfricaMiddle Africa
30Ivory Coast25,716,544322,463 km²124,471 mi²0.22%2.58%AfricaWestern Africa
31Niger23,310,7151,267,000 km²489,062 mi²0.85%3.87%AfricaWestern Africa
32Burkina Faso20,321,378272,967 km²105,365 mi²0.18%2.89%AfricaWestern Africa
33Mali19,658,0311,240,192 km²478,714 mi²0.84%3.04%AfricaWestern Africa
34Romania19,364,557238,391 km²92,019 mi²0.16%-0.73%EuropeEastern Europe
35Malawi18,628,747118,484 km²45,735 mi²< 0.1%2.68%AfricaEastern Africa
36Kazakhstan18,551,4272,724,900 km²1,051,811 mi²1.84%1.27%AsiaCentral Asia
37Zambia17,861,030752,612 km²290,508 mi²0.51%2.94%AfricaEastern Africa
38Netherlands17,097,13041,850 km²16,154 mi²< 0.1%0.22%EuropeWestern Europe
39Syria17,070,135185,180 km²71,479 mi²0.12%0.74%AsiaWestern Asia
40Senegal16,296,364196,722 km²75,935 mi²0.13%2.79%AfricaWestern Africa
41Chad15,946,8761,284,000 km²495,624 mi²0.86%3.03%AfricaMiddle Africa
42Somalia15,442,905637,657 km²246,136 mi²0.43%2.90%AfricaEastern Africa
43Zimbabwe14,645,468390,757 km²150,832 mi²0.26%1.43%AfricaEastern Africa
44Guinea12,771,246245,857 km²94,901 mi²0.17%2.88%AfricaWestern Africa
45Rwanda12,626,95026,338 km²10,166 mi²< 0.1%2.64%AfricaEastern Africa
46Benin11,801,151112,622 km²43,472 mi²< 0.1%2.75%AfricaWestern Africa
47Tunisia11,694,719163,610 km²63,153 mi²0.11%1.12%AfricaNorthern Africa
48Belgium11,539,32830,528 km²11,784 mi²< 0.1%0.50%EuropeWestern Europe
49Burundi11,530,58027,834 km²10,744 mi²< 0.1%3.18%AfricaEastern Africa
50South Sudan11,062,113619,745 km²239,222 mi²0.42%0.79%AfricaMiddle Africa
51Czech Republic10,689,20978,865 km²30,442 mi²< 0.1%0.22%EuropeEastern Europe
52Greece10,473,455131,990 km²50,948 mi²< 0.1%-0.46%EuropeSouthern Europe
53Portugal10,226,18792,090 km²35,547 mi²< 0.1%-0.29%EuropeSouthern Europe
54Jordan10,101,69489,342 km²34,486 mi²< 0.1%1.37%AsiaWestern Asia
55Azerbaijan10,047,71886,600 km²33,428 mi²< 0.1%0.99%AsiaWestern Asia
56Sweden10,036,379450,295 km²173,814 mi²0.30%0.65%EuropeNorthern Europe
57United Arab Emirates9,770,52983,600 km²32,270 mi²< 0.1%1.45%AsiaWestern Asia
58Hungary9,684,67993,028 km²35,909 mi²< 0.1%-0.24%EuropeEastern Europe
59Belarus9,452,411207,600 km²80,134 mi²0.14%-0.00%EuropeEastern Europe
60Austria8,955,10283,871 km²32,374 mi²< 0.1%0.72%EuropeWestern Europe
61Serbia8,772,23588,361 km²34,107 mi²< 0.1%-0.35%EuropeSouthern Europe
62Switzerland8,591,36541,284 km²15,936 mi²< 0.1%0.77%EuropeWestern Europe
63Israel8,519,37720,770 km²8,017 mi²< 0.1%1.64%AsiaWestern Asia
64Togo8,082,36656,785 km²21,919 mi²< 0.1%2.45%AfricaWestern Africa
65Sierra Leone7,813,21571,740 km²27,692 mi²< 0.1%2.13%AfricaWestern Africa
66Bulgaria7,000,119110,879 km²42,799 mi²< 0.1%-0.73%EuropeEastern Europe
67Lebanon6,855,71310,452 km²4,034 mi²< 0.1%-0.05%AsiaWestern Asia
68Libya6,777,4521,759,540 km²679,182 mi²1.19%1.48%AfricaNorthern Africa
69Denmark5,771,87643,094 km²16,634 mi²< 0.1%0.34%EuropeNorthern Europe
70Finland5,532,156338,424 km²130,632 mi²0.23%0.17%EuropeNorthern Europe
71Slovakia5,457,01349,037 km²18,928 mi²< 0.1%0.07%EuropeEastern Europe
72Republic Of The Congo5,380,508342,000 km²132,012 mi²0.23%2.60%AfricaMiddle Africa
73Norway5,378,857323,802 km²124,988 mi²0.22%0.77%EuropeNorthern Europe
74Palestine4,981,4206,220 km²2,401 mi²< 0.1%2.44%AsiaWestern Asia
75Oman4,974,986309,500 km²119,467 mi²0.21%3.01%AsiaWestern Asia
76Liberia4,937,374111,369 km²42,988 mi²< 0.1%2.46%AfricaWestern Africa
77Ireland4,882,49570,273 km²27,125 mi²< 0.1%1.32%EuropeNorthern Europe
78Central African Republic4,745,185622,984 km²240,472 mi²0.42%1.69%AfricaMiddle Africa
79Mauritania4,525,6961,030,700 km²397,850 mi²0.69%2.78%AfricaWestern Africa
80Kuwait4,207,08317,818 km²6,878 mi²< 0.1%1.69%AsiaWestern Asia
81Croatia4,130,30456,594 km²21,845 mi²< 0.1%-0.63%EuropeSouthern Europe
82Moldova4,043,26333,846 km²13,065 mi²< 0.1%-0.21%EuropeEastern Europe
83Georgia3,996,76569,700 km²26,904 mi²< 0.1%-0.15%AsiaWestern Asia
84Eritrea3,497,117117,600 km²45,394 mi²< 0.1%1.28%AfricaEastern Africa
85Bosnia And Herzegovina3,301,00051,209 km²19,767 mi²< 0.1%-0.69%EuropeSouthern Europe
86Armenia2,957,73129,743 km²11,481 mi²< 0.1%0.20%AsiaWestern Asia
87Albania2,880,91728,748 km²11,097 mi²< 0.1%-0.06%EuropeSouthern Europe
88Qatar2,832,06711,586 km²4,472 mi²< 0.1%1.81%AsiaWestern Asia
89Lithuania2,759,62765,300 km²25,206 mi²< 0.1%-1.49%EuropeNorthern Europe
90Namibia2,494,530825,615 km²318,687 mi²0.56%1.89%AfricaSouthern Africa
91Gambia2,347,70610,689 km²4,126 mi²< 0.1%2.97%AfricaWestern Africa
92Botswana2,303,697582,000 km²224,652 mi²0.39%2.20%AfricaSouthern Africa
93Gabon2,172,579267,668 km²103,320 mi²0.18%2.52%AfricaMiddle Africa
94Lesotho2,125,26830,355 km²11,717 mi²< 0.1%0.80%AfricaSouthern Africa
95Macedonia2,083,45925,713 km²9,925 mi²< 0.1%0.02%EuropeSouthern Europe
96Slovenia2,078,65420,273 km²7,825 mi²< 0.1%0.04%EuropeSouthern Europe
97Guinea Bissau1,920,92236,125 km²13,944 mi²< 0.1%2.49%AfricaWestern Africa
98Latvia1,906,74364,559 km²24,920 mi²< 0.1%-1.13%EuropeNorthern Europe
99Bahrain1,641,172765 km²295 mi²< 0.1%4.57%AsiaWestern Asia
100Equatorial Guinea1,355,98628,051 km²10,828 mi²< 0.1%3.59%AfricaMiddle Africa
101Estonia1,325,64845,227 km²17,458 mi²< 0.1%0.21%EuropeNorthern Europe
102Mauritius1,269,6682,040 km²787 mi²< 0.1%0.20%AfricaEastern Africa
103Cyprus1,198,5759,251 km²3,571 mi²< 0.1%0.78%EuropeEastern Europe
104Swaziland1,148,13017,364 km²6,703 mi²< 0.1%1.04%AfricaSouthern Africa
105Djibouti973,56023,200 km²8,955 mi²< 0.1%1.53%AfricaEastern Africa
106Reunion888,9272,511 km²969 mi²< 0.1%0.73%AfricaEastern Africa
107Comoros850,8861,862 km²719 mi²< 0.1%2.23%AfricaEastern Africa
108Montenegro627,98713,812 km²5,331 mi²< 0.1%0.03%EuropeSouthern Europe
109Luxembourg615,7292,586 km²998 mi²< 0.1%1.90%EuropeWestern Europe
110Western Sahara582,463266,000 km²102,676 mi²0.18%2.65%AfricaNorthern Africa
111Cape Verde549,9354,033 km²1,557 mi²< 0.1%1.13%AfricaWestern Africa
112Malta440,372316 km²122 mi²< 0.1%0.26%EuropeSouthern Europe
113Iceland339,031103,000 km²39,758 mi²< 0.1%0.69%EuropeNorthern Europe
114Mayotte266,150374 km²144 mi²< 0.1%2.55%AfricaEastern Africa
115Sao Tome And Principe215,056964 km²372 mi²< 0.1%1.91%AfricaMiddle Africa
116Seychelles97,739452 km²174 mi²< 0.1%0.66%AfricaEastern Africa
117Isle Of Man84,584572 km²221 mi²< 0.1%0.60%EuropeNorthern Europe
118Andorra77,142468 km²181 mi²< 0.1%0.18%EuropeSouthern Europe
119Faroe Islands48,6781,393 km²538 mi²< 0.1%0.37%EuropeNorthern Europe
120Monaco38,9642.02 km²1 mi²< 0.1%0.73%EuropeWestern Europe
121Liechtenstein38,019160 km²62 mi²< 0.1%0.29%EuropeWestern Europe
122San Marino33,86061 km²24 mi²< 0.1%0.22%EuropeSouthern Europe
123Gibraltar33,7016 km²2 mi²< 0.1%-0.05%EuropeSouthern Europe
124Vatican City7990.44 km² mi²< 0.1%-0.25%EuropeSouthern Europe