Five Letter Countries

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Countries around the world have 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 just four 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, and Sudan. There are seven five-letter countries in Asia: China, India, Japan, Nepal, Qatar, Syria, and Yemen. In Oceania, there are four countries with five-letter names. Those countries are Nauru, Palau, Samoa, and Tonga. In Europe, there are three countries with five-letter names: Italy, Malta, and Spain. Finally, the Americas have two five-letter countries: Chile and Haiti.

Five Letter Countries

Country 2022 Population
China1,425,887,337
India1,417,173,173
Japan123,951,692
Egypt110,990,103
Italy59,037,474
Kenya54,027,487
Spain47,558,630
Sudan46,874,204
Yemen33,696,614
Ghana33,475,870
Nepal30,547,580
Niger26,207,977
Syria22,125,249
Chile19,603,733
Benin13,352,864
Haiti11,584,996
Libya6,812,341
Qatar2,695,122
Gabon2,388,992
Malta533,286
Samoa222,382
Tonga106,858
Palau18,055
Nauru12,668

Five Letter Countries

Number of Letters Number of Countries Countries
411Chad, Cuba, Fiji, Iran, Iraq, Laos, Mali, Niue, Oman, Peru, Togo
522Benin, Egypt, Gabon, Ghana, Kenya, Libya, Niger, Sudan, China, India, Japan, Nepal, Qatar, Syria, Yemen, Nauru, Palau, Samoa, Tonga, Italy, Malta, Spain
632Angola, Belize, Bhutan, Brazil, Brunei, Canada, Cyprus, France, Gambia, Greece, Guinea, Guyana, Israel, Jordan, Kosovo, Kuwait, Latvia, Malawi, Mexico, Monaco, Norway, Panama, Poland, Russia, Rwanda, Serbia, Sweden, Taiwan, Turkey, Tuvalu, Uganda, Zambia
742Albania, Algeria, Andorra, Armenia, Austria, Bahamas, Bahrain, Belarus, Belgium, Bermuda, Bolivia, Burundi, Croatia, Denmark, Ecuador, Eritrea, Estonia, Finland, Georgia, Germany, Grenada, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Jamaica, Lebanon, Lesotho, Moldova, Morocco, Myanmar, Nigeria, Rio Muni, Romania, Romania, Senegal, Somalia, Tokelau, Tunisia, Ukraine, Uruguay, Vanuatu, Vietnam
827Anguilla, Barbados, Botswana, Bulgaria, Cambodia, Colombia, Cameroon, Djibouti, Dominica, Ethiopia, Eswatini, Honduras, Hong Kong, Kiribati, Malaysia, Maldives, Mongolia, Pakistan, Paraguay, Portugal, Sri Lanka, Slovakia, Slovenia, Suriname, Tanzania, Thailand, Zimbabwe
913Argentina, Australia, Cape Verde, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Indonesia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Mauritius, Nicaragua, San Marino, Singapore, Venezuela
1017Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, El Salvador, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Luxembourg, Madagascar, Mauritania, Mozambique, New Zealand, North Korea, Saint Lucia, Seychelles, South Korea, South Sudan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan
1110Afghanistan, Burkina Faso, Cook Islands, Netherlands, Philippines, Saudi Arabia, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Switzerland, Vatican City
125United States, Great Britain, New Caledonia, French Guiana, Turkmenistan
134Czech Republic, Liechtenstein, American Samoa, Norfolk Island

Five Letter Countries