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 2021 Population
China1,444,216,107
India1,393,409,038
Japan126,050,804
Egypt104,258,327
Italy60,367,477
Kenya54,985,698
Spain46,745,216
Sudan44,909,353
Ghana31,732,129
Yemen30,490,640
Nepal29,674,920
Niger25,130,817
Syria18,275,702
Benin12,451,040
Libya6,958,532
Qatar2,930,528
Gabon2,278,825
Malta442,784
Samoa200,149
Tonga106,760
Palau18,169
Nauru10,876

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