List of countries by continents

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Countries listed by continent and their capitals:

Eurafrasia[change | edit source]

Eurafrasia is a continent in the three-continent system and includes Africa, Asia and Europe.

Africa[change | edit source]

Africa is a continent in the systems with 5 or more continents, consisting of 55 countries (including 1 disputed).


Asia[change | edit source]

Asia is a continent in the 5 continent systems (but includes Europe in one of them) and those with 6 or more continents. The 49 countries within it are as follows:

Europe[change | edit source]

Europe is a continent in one of the 6 continent systems and the 7 continent system. In other systems it is part of Asia, Eurasia or Eurafrasia. 47 countries are listed

America[change | edit source]

America is a continent in the 4, 5 and one of the 6 continent systems.

North America[change | edit source]

North America is a continent in the 7 continent system, consisting of 3 countries.

Central America and the Antilles[change | edit source]

Central America is a continent in the 6 continent system, consisting of 23 countries.

South America[change | edit source]

South America is a continent in the seven continent system. In other systems it is part of America. The 13 countries belonging to it are as follows:

Oceania[change | edit source]

Several terms are in use to describe the region comprising Australia and the nations of the Pacific Ocean. The term Oceania is usually preferred, and this is the term in use by the United Nations. The term Pacific Islands generally excludes the islands of New Zealand, and the continent of Australia. The indigenous Māori of New Zealand are a Polynesian people.

Historically the region was called Australasia, although this often meant just Australia, New Zealand and sometimes Papua New Guinea. The term gives special emphasis to Australia and is falling out of favour.

The countries (14 total) are listed below according to their UN classification:

Australia[change | edit source]

Melanesia[change | edit source]

Micronesia[change | edit source]

Polynesia[change | edit source]

Other pages[change | edit source]

Other websites to information by country[change | edit source]