Tropical Countries 2021

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Tropical countries are nations that are found in the tropics, a region that is located along the Earth's Equator. More specifically, the countries located between the Tropic of Cancer (Northern Hemisphere) and the Tropic of Capricorn (Southern Hemisphere). The tropics make up about 40% of the planet's surface area and is home to approximately 40% of the world's population. It is estimated that 50% of the world's population will reside in the tropics by the late 2030s.

Tropical countries typically have a tropical climate, which means that it is warm all year long. Most nations have a dry season and a wet season when most of the annual rainfall occurs. However, not all nations located in the tropics have a tropical climate. Regions, including the Sahara Desert and Australian Outback – both located within the tropics – are classified as "dry." Ecosystems in tropical countries may be very diverse, including tropical rainforests, dry forests, and deserts.

There are multiple tropical countries and territories located on continents around the world. These include:

  • Angola
  • Anguilla
  • Antigua and Barbuda
  • Aruba
  • Bahamas
  • Barbados
  • Belize
  • Benin
  • Bolivia
  • Brazil
  • British Virgin Islands
  • Brunei
  • Burkina Faso
  • Burma
  • Burundi
  • Cambodia
  • Cameroon
  • Cayman Islands
  • Central African Republic
  • Chad
  • Colombia
  • Comoros
  • Congo
  • Costa Rica
  • Cuba
  • Democratic Republic of Congo
  • Djibouti
  • Dominica
  • Dominican Republic
  • East Timor
  • Ecuador
  • El Salvador
  • Equatorial Guinea
  • Eritrea
  • Ethiopia
  • French Guiana
  • Gabon
  • Galapagos Islands
  • Gambia
  • Grenada
  • Guadeloupe
  • Guatemala
  • Guinea
  • Guinea-Bissau
  • Guyana
  • Haiti
  • Honduras
  • India
  • Indonesia
  • Ivory Coast
  • Jamaica
  • Kenya
  • Laos
  • Liberia
  • Madagascar
  • Malawi
  • Malaysia
  • Mali
  • Martinique
  • Mauritania
  • Mauritius
  • Mayotte
  • Mexico
  • Montserrat
  • Mozambique
  • Netherlands Antilles
  • Nicaragua
  • Niger
  • Nigeria
  • Panama
  • Paraguay
  • Peru
  • Philippines
  • Puerto Rico
  • Reunion
  • Rwanda
  • Saint Barthelemy
  • Saint Helena
  • Saint Kitts and Nevis
  • Saint Lucia
  • Saint Martin
  • Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
  • Sao Tome and Principe
  • Senegal
  • Seychelles
  • Sierra Leone
  • Singapore
  • Somalia
  • Sudan
  • Suriname
  • Tanzania
  • Thailand
  • Togo
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • Turks and Cacaos Islands
  • Uganda
  • United States Virgin Islands
  • Venezuela
  • Vietnam
  • Zambia

Tropical Countries 2021

Country 2021 Population
India1,393,409,038
Indonesia276,361,783
Brazil213,993,437
Nigeria211,400,708
Mexico130,262,216
Ethiopia117,876,227
Philippines111,046,913
Vietnam98,168,833
DR Congo92,377,993
Thailand69,950,850
Tanzania61,498,437
Kenya54,985,698
Myanmar54,806,012
Colombia51,265,844
Uganda47,123,531
Sudan44,909,353
Angola33,933,610
Peru33,359,418
Malaysia32,776,194
Mozambique32,163,047
Venezuela28,704,954
Madagascar28,427,328
Cameroon27,224,265
Ivory Coast27,053,629
Niger25,130,817
Burkina Faso21,497,096
Mali20,855,735
Malawi19,647,684
Zambia18,920,651
Guatemala18,249,860
Ecuador17,888,475
Senegal17,196,301
Cambodia16,946,438
Chad16,914,985
Somalia16,359,504
Guinea13,497,244
Rwanda13,276,513
Benin12,451,040
Burundi12,255,433
Bolivia11,832,940
Haiti11,541,685
Cuba11,317,505
Dominican Republic10,953,703
Honduras10,062,991
Togo8,478,250
Sierra Leone8,141,343
Laos7,379,358
Paraguay7,219,638
Nicaragua6,702,385
El Salvador6,518,499
Singapore5,896,686
Republic of the Congo5,657,013
Liberia5,180,203
Costa Rica5,139,052
Central African Republic4,919,981
Mauritania4,775,119
Panama4,381,579
Eritrea3,601,467
Jamaica2,973,463
Puerto Rico2,828,255
Gambia2,486,945
Gabon2,278,825
Guinea Bissau2,015,494
Equatorial Guinea1,449,896
Trinidad And Tobago1,403,375
Timor Leste1,343,873
Mauritius1,273,433
Djibouti1,002,187
Reunion901,686
Comoros888,451
Guyana790,326
Suriname591,800
Brunei441,532
Belize404,914
Guadeloupe400,020
Bahamas396,913
Martinique374,745
French Guiana306,448
Barbados287,711
Mayotte279,515
Sao Tome And Principe223,368
Saint Lucia184,400
Grenada113,021
Saint Vincent And the Grenadines111,263
Aruba107,204
United States Virgin Islands104,226
Seychelles98,908
Antigua And Barbuda98,731
Dominica72,167
Cayman Islands66,497
Saint Kitts And Nevis53,544
Saint Martin39,234
Turks And Caicos Islands39,231
British Virgin Islands30,421
Anguilla15,117
Montserrat4,977

Tropical Countries 2021