Five Letter Countries 2019

Countries around the world have very unique names. Take Liechtenstein, for example, which has one of the longest names with a total of 13 letters. Or let’s go the other direction and look at the countries with the shortest names of just 4 letters – countries including Chad, Cuba, and Peru. In this post, we’re going to explore countries that have five-letter names.

In total, there are 24 countries around the world with five letters in their names. One-third of these nations – eight in total – are located in Africa. In Africa, the countries that have five-letter names are:

Benin Egypt Gabon Ghana Kenya Libya Niger Sudan

In Asia, there are seven countries that have five-letter names. These nations include:

China India Japan Nepal Qatar Syria Yemen

In Oceania, there are four countries with five-letter names. Those countries are:

Nauru Palau Samoa Tonga

In Europe, there are three countries with five-letter names. Those countries are:

Italy Malta Spain

Rank Flag Country Population 2019
1China1,433,783,686
2India1,366,417,754
3Japan126,860,301
4Egypt100,388,073
5Italy60,550,075
6Kenya52,573,973
7Spain46,736,776
8Sudan42,813,238
9Ghana30,417,856
10Yemen29,161,922
11Nepal28,608,710
12Niger23,310,715
13Syria17,070,135
14Benin11,801,151
15Libya6,777,452
16Qatar2,832,067
17Gabon2,172,579
18Malta440,372
19Samoa197,097
20Tonga104,494
21Palau18,008
22Nauru10,756