List of Oceanian countries

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This is a list of countries in the Continent of Oceania.

Flag Map English names, and ISO
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Local name(s)[1][2] Capital
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Population 2016
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Area
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Currency
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Flag of Australia.svg
Australia (orthographic projection).svg Australia[note 1]

Commonwealth of Australia

AUS
English: Australia — Commonwealth of Australia Canberra 24,125,848 7,741,220 km2 (2,988,902 sq mi) Australian dollar
Flag of the Federated States of Micronesia.svg
LocationMicronesia.png Federated States of Micronesia

FSM
English: Federated States of Micronesia Palikir 104,937 702 km2 (271 sq mi) United States dollar
Flag of Fiji.svg
LocationFiji.png Fiji

Republic of Fiji

FJI
English: Fiji — Republic of Fiji

Fijian: Viti — Matanitu ko Viti

Fiji Hindi फीजी/Fiji - रिपब्लिक ऑफ फीजी/ Ripablik ăph Phījī
Suva 898,760 18,274 km2 (7,056 sq mi) Fijian dollar
Flag of Kiribati.svg
LocationKiribati.png Kiribati

Republic of Kiribati

KIR
English: Kiribati — Republic of Kiribati

Gilbertese: Kiribati — Ribaberiki Kiribati
South Tarawa
Bairiki
114,395 811 km2 (313 sq mi) Kiribati dollar
Flag of the Marshall Islands.svg
LocationMarshallIslands.png Marshall Islands

Republic of the Marshall Islands

MHL
English: Marshall Islands — Republic of the Marshall Islands

Majuro 53,066 181 km2 (70 sq mi) United States dollar
Flag of Nauru.svg
NRU orthographic.svg Nauru

Republic of Nauru

NRU
English: Nauru — Republic of Nauru

No official Capital
Government offices are in Yaren
11,347 21 km2 (8 sq mi) Australian dollar
Flag of New Zealand.svg
New Zealand (orthographic projection).svg New Zealand[note 2]

NZL
English: New Zealand

Māori: Aotearoa
Wellington 4,660,833 267,710 km2 (103,363 sq mi) New Zealand dollar
Flag of Palau.svg
LocationPalau.png Palau

Republic of Palau

PLW
English: Palau — Republic of Palau

Ngerulmud 21,503 459 km2 (177 sq mi) United States dollar
Flag of Papua New Guinea.svg
Papua New Guinea (orthographic projection).svg Papua New Guinea

Independent State of Papua New Guinea

PNG
English: Papua New Guinea — Independent State of Papua New Guinea

Port Moresby 8,084,991 462,840 km2 (178,704 sq mi) Papua New Guinean kina
Flag of Samoa.svg
LocationSamoa.png Samoa

Independent State of Samoa

WSM
English: Samoa — Independent State of Samoa

Samoan: Samoa — Malo Sa‘oloto Tuto'atasi o Samoa
Apia 195,125 2,831 km2 (1,093 sq mi) Samoan tālā
Flag of the Solomon Islands.svg
LocationSolomonIslands.png Solomon Islands

SLB
English: Solomon Islands Honiara 599,419 28,896 km2 (11,157 sq mi) Solomon Islands dollar
Flag of Tonga.svg
LocationTonga.png Tonga

Kingdom of Tonga

TON
English: Tonga — Kingdom of Tonga

Nukuʻalofa 107,122 747 km2 (288 sq mi) Tongan paʻanga
Flag of Tuvalu.svg
LocationTuvalu.png Tuvalu

TUV
English: Tuvalu

Funafuti 11,097 26 km2 (10 sq mi) Tuvaluan dollar
Flag of Vanuatu.svg
LocationVanuatu.png Vanuatu

Republic of Vanuatu

VUT
English: Republic of Vanuatu

English: Vanuatu — Republic of Vanuatu

French: Vanuatu — République de Vanuatu
Port Vila 270,402 12,189 km2 (4,706 sq mi) Vanuatu vatu

Notes[change | change source]

  1. Australia has two outside territories in the Antarctic, the Heard Island and McDonald Islands and the claimed Australian Antarctic Territory.
  2. New Zealand has five island groups in the Subantarctic. New Zealand claims territory in the Antarctic as the Ross Dependency.

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Field Listing :: Names". CIA. Archived from the original on June 13, 2007. Retrieved 15 August 2011.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "UNGEGN List of Country Names" (PDF). United Nations Group of Experts on Geographical Names. 2007. Retrieved 15 August 2011.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 "List of countries, territories and currencies". Europa. 9 August 2011. Retrieved 23 August 2011.[permanent dead link]
  4. "ISO 3166". International Organization for Standardization. 1974. Retrieved 2022-07-24.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  5. "Field Listing :: Capital". CIA. Archived from the original on June 13, 2007. Retrieved 23 August 2011.
  6. "UNGEGN World Geographical Names". United Nations Group of Experts on Geographical Names. 29 July 2011. Retrieved 23 August 2011.
  7. "World Population Prospects: The 2017 Revision". ESA.UN.org (custom data acquired via website). United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division. Retrieved 10 September 2017.
  8. "Field Listing :: Area". CIA. Archived from the original on June 13, 2007. Retrieved 23 August 2011.