7 Letter Countries

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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).

In the South Pacific, part of Australia is the New Zealand territory of Tokelau and the sovereign country of Vanuatu, both of which have seven letters in their names.

7 Letter Countries

Rank Country 2021 Population
Nigeria211,400,708
Vietnam98,168,833
Germany83,900,473
Myanmar54,806,012
Algeria44,616,624
Ukraine43,466,819
Morocco37,344,795
Romania19,127,774
Ecuador17,888,475
Senegal17,196,301
Somalia16,359,504
Burundi12,255,433
Tunisia11,935,766
Bolivia11,832,940
Belgium11,632,326
Hungary9,634,164
Belarus9,442,862
Austria9,043,070
Lebanon6,769,146
Denmark5,813,298
Finland5,548,360
Ireland4,982,907
Croatia4,081,651
Moldova4,024,019
Georgia3,979,765
Eritrea3,601,467
Uruguay3,485,151
Jamaica2,973,463
Armenia2,968,127
Albania2,872,933
Lesotho2,159,079
Bahrain1,748,296
Estonia1,325,185
Bahamas396,913
Iceland343,353
Vanuatu314,464
Grenada113,021
Andorra77,355
Bermuda62,090
Tokelau1,373

7 Letter Countries