The countries of the world are those generally recognized nations on Earth. Countries are described by their physical geography, ecoregions, socioeconomic description and history. Each country has a distinct culture and form of governance. Since national boundaries have been altered in many world regions in the 19th and 20th century, the boundaries and names of many countries have changed in the last two centuries.
Angola is a nation of eighteen million people in south-central Africa that fronts the South Atlantic Ocean, between Namibia and Democratic Republic of the Congo
SingaporeLast Updated on 2013-05-16 at 21:21
Singapore is a small island nation with over five million people, separated from the southern tip of Peninsular Malaysia by the Straits of Jabor. It is the focal point for... More »
Countries and Regions of the World CollectionLast Updated on 2013-05-10 at 14:52
The following is a list of countries and regions of the world. The 195 nations that are generally recognzed are numbered.
There are 193 members of the United Nations... More »
EgyptLast Updated on 2013-05-08 at 16:03
Egypt is a nation of eighty-four million people in north-Africa, it also controls the Sinai Peninsula, part of the Middle East and western-Asia. Thus, Egypt controls the only... More »
SenegalLast Updated on 2013-05-04 at 14:29
Senegal is a nation of thirteen million people in West Africa, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean, between Guinea-Bissau and Guinea to the south and Mauritania to the... More »
NorwayLast Updated on 2013-04-30 at 11:54
Norway is a nation of over four-and-a-half million people in northern Europe, bordering the North, Norwegian, and Barents seas, and the North Atlantic Ocean, west of... More »
RussiaLast Updated on 2013-04-22 at 13:47
Russia (more formally the Russian Federation) is a nation of one hundred and twenty-eight million people in eastern Europe (west of the Ural mountains) and northern Asia (east... More »