The names of countries can be challenging to spell sometimes, but if you remember how many letters are in their names, spelling them can become more manageable. Many countries have seven letters in their names. Here is the list, sorted by the continents that they are on and some unique historical information.
Many countries in Europe have seven letters in their names. These countries include the [eastern European nations] of Ukraine, Georgia, Romania, Hungary, Belarus, and Moldova. In Western Europe, Belgium, Britain (United Kingdom), and Ireland each have seven letter names. The Central European countries with seven letters include Austria and Germany. Additionally, Albania, Andorra, and Croatia are located in Southern Europe, and Estonia is in Northern Europe. Three Nordic Countries have seven letter names: Denmark, Finland, and Iceland. The last European country with seven letters is Armenia, which is a transcontinental country.
East of Europe, in Asia, is several countries whose names also have seven letters. These include Vietnam and Myanmar in Southeast Asia, as well as several countries in the Middle East, which is part of Asia. These Middle Eastern countries include Bahrain, an oil-rich kingdom in the Persian Gulf, and Lebanon, on the Mediterranean Sea border. Formosa was a short-lived country on Taiwan's island; it is no longer in existence, and most people have never even heard of it.
South of the Middle East, in Africa, are several countries whose names have seven letters. In North Africa (above the Sahara Desert), there is Tunisia, Algeria, and Morocco. In the hot and muggy Horn of Africa are Somalia and Eritrea. There is also Burundi, Nigeria, Senegal, and Lesotho. Dahomey was a country in Africa from about 1600 until the French colonized it around 1904; it no longer exists today, and most people have never heard about it.
Travel westward and the Caribbean island countries of Jamaica, Bermuda, and the Bahamas are part of North America and have seven letters in its name. St. Lucia, Grenada, and Antigua are other seven-letter countries located in the Caribbean's Lesser Antilles, often considered part of South America. Other South American countries with seven-letter names include Bolivia, Ecuador, Uruguay, and Surinam (sometimes spelled Suriname).