Western Hemisphere Countries 2022

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The Western Hemisphere of Earth is a geographical term for the western half of Earth. The Western Hemisphere is typically defined as the area of Earth, including both land and water, which lies west of the prime meridian (0° longitude) up to the 180th meridian. The Western Hemisphere contains all of North America and South America and their islands and surrounding waters, as well as parts of Africa, Europe, Antarctica, and a part of Russia. The Western Hemisphere has less land than the Eastern Hemisphere, containing about 29% of the Earth’s total land.

North American Countries

North America is located in the Western Hemisphere and entirely in the North Hemisphere. North America is comprised of 23 different countries with a total land area of about 9.54 million square miles and a total population of over 580 million people. The 23 North American countries in the Western Hemisphere are: Antigua and Barbuda, the Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Canada, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, GRenada, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago, and the United States. North America also has several islands and territories that are not independent states.

South American Countries

South America is located in the Western Hemisphere and almost entirely in the Southern Hemisphere with a small portion in the Northern Hemisphere. South America covers about 6.888 million square miles and has a population of over 422.5 million people. There are 12 countries in South America. The 12 South American countries in the Western Hemisphere are: Argnetina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana, paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Urugya, and Venezuela. Of these countries, Suriname, Guyana, Venezuela, some of Colombia, and a part of Ecuador are located in the Northern Hemisphere. In addition to these 12 countries, there are also two non-sovereign territories: the Falkland Islands and French Guinea.

African Countries

Several African countries are located entirely in the Western Hemisphere, including some that are mostly and partially in the Western Hemisphere. Those countries that are entirely in the Western Hemisphere are: Azores, Cape Verse, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Madeira, Mauritania, Morocco, Senegal, Sierra Leone, and Western Sahara. Countries that are mostly or partially located in the Western Hemisphere are Burkina Faso, Ghana, Mali, Algeria, and Togo.

Europe

Several European countries are located either entirely or partially in the Western Hemisphere. Those countries that are located entirely in the Western Hemisphere are Iceland, Ireland, North Ireland, Scotland, and Wales. Those countries that are mostly or partially located in the Western Hemisphere are Spain, England, and France.

Western Hemisphere Countries 2022

Country 2022 Population
Saint Kitts And Nevis53,871
Dominica72,344
Antigua And Barbuda99,509
Saint Vincent And the Grenadines111,551
Grenada113,475
Saint Lucia185,113
Barbados288,023
Iceland345,393
Bahamas400,516
Belize412,190
Cape Verde567,678
Suriname596,831
Western Sahara626,161
Guyana794,045
Trinidad And Tobago1,406,585
Guinea Bissau2,063,367
Gambia2,558,482
Jamaica2,985,094
Uruguay3,496,016
Panama4,446,964
Mauritania4,901,981
Ireland5,020,199
Costa Rica5,182,354
Liberia5,305,117
El Salvador6,550,389
Nicaragua6,779,100
Paraguay7,305,843
Sierra Leone8,306,436
Togo8,680,837
Honduras10,221,247
Dominican Republic11,056,370
Cuba11,305,652
Haiti11,680,283
Bolivia11,992,656
Guinea13,865,691
Senegal17,653,671
Ecuador18,113,361
Guatemala18,584,039
Chile19,250,195
Mali21,473,764
Burkina Faso22,102,838
Ivory Coast27,742,298
Venezuela29,266,991
Ghana32,395,450
Peru33,684,208
Morocco37,772,756
Canada38,388,419
Algeria45,350,148
Argentina46,010,234
Spain46,719,142
Colombia51,512,762
France65,584,518
Mexico131,562,772
Brazil215,353,593
United States334,805,269

Western Hemisphere Countries 2022