Government > Country name > Conventional long form: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: This entry is derived from Government > Country name, which includes all forms of the country's name approved by the US Board on Geographic Names (Italy is used as an example): conventional long form (Italian Republic), conventional short form (Italy), local long form (Repubblica Italiana), local short form (Italia), former (Kingdom of Italy), as well as the abbreviation. Also see the Terminology note..

AfghanistanAfghanistan Islamic Republic of Afghanistan
AkrotiriAkrotiri none
AlbaniaAlbania Republic of Albania
AlgeriaAlgeria People's Democratic Republic of Algeria
American SamoaAmerican Samoa Territory of American Samoa
AndorraAndorra Principality of Andorra
AngolaAngola Republic of Angola
AnguillaAnguilla none
AntarcticaAntarctica none
Antigua and BarbudaAntigua+ none
ArgentinaArgentina Argentine Republic
ArmeniaArmenia Republic of Armenia
ArubaAruba none
Ashmore and Cartier IslandsAshmore+ Territory of Ashmore and Cartier Islands
AustraliaAustralia Commonwealth of Australia
AustriaAustria Republic of Austria
AzerbaijanAzerbaijan Republic of Azerbaijan
BahrainBahrain Kingdom of Bahrain
BangladeshBangladesh People's Republic of Bangladesh
BarbadosBarbados none
BelarusBelarus Republic of Belarus
BelgiumBelgium Kingdom of Belgium
BelizeBelize none
BeninBenin Republic of Benin
BermudaBermuda none
BhutanBhutan Kingdom of Bhutan
BoliviaBolivia Plurinational State of Bolivia
Bosnia and HerzegovinaBosnia+ none
BotswanaBotswana Republic of Botswana
Bouvet IslandBouvet Island none
BrazilBrazil Federative Republic of Brazil
British Indian Ocean TerritoryIndian Ocean British Indian Ocean Territory
British Virgin IslandsBrit. Virgin Isl. none
BruneiBrunei Brunei Darussalam
BulgariaBulgaria Republic of Bulgaria
Burkina FasoBurkina Faso none
BurmaBurma Union of Burma
BurundiBurundi Republic of Burundi
CambodiaCambodia Kingdom of Cambodia
CameroonCameroon Republic of Cameroon
CanadaCanada none
Cape VerdeCape Verde Republic of Cabo Verde
Cayman IslandsCayman Islands none
Central African RepublicCentral Africa Central African Republic
ChadChad Republic of Chad
ChileChile Republic of Chile
ChinaChina People's Republic of China
Christmas IslandXmas Island Territory of Christmas Island
Clipperton IslandClipperton none
Cocos (Keeling) IslandsCocos Islands Territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands
ColombiaColombia Republic of Colombia
ComorosComoros Union of the Comoros
Congo, Republic of theCongo, Republic of the Republic of the Congo
Cook IslandsCook Islands none
Coral Sea IslandsCoral Sea Coral Sea Islands Territory
Costa RicaCosta Rica Republic of Costa Rica
Cote d'IvoireCote d'Ivoire Republic of Cote d'Ivoire
CroatiaCroatia Republic of Croatia
CubaCuba Republic of Cuba
CyprusCyprus Republic of Cyprus
Czech RepublicCzech Republic Czech Republic
Democratic Republic of the CongoCongo, DR. Democratic Republic of the Congo
DenmarkDenmark Kingdom of Denmark
DhekeliaDhekelia none
DjiboutiDjibouti Republic of Djibouti
DominicaDominica Commonwealth of Dominica
Dominican RepublicDominican Rep. Dominican Republic
East TimorEast Timor Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste (pronounced TEE-mor LESS-tay)
EcuadorEcuador Republic of Ecuador
EgyptEgypt Arab Republic of Egypt
El SalvadorEl Salvador Republic of El Salvador
Equatorial GuineaEqu. Guinea Republic of Equatorial Guinea
EritreaEritrea State of Eritrea
EstoniaEstonia Republic of Estonia
EthiopiaEthiopia Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia
Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)Falklands none
Faroe IslandsFaroe Islands none
Federated States of MicronesiaMicronesia Federated States of Micronesia
FijiFiji Republic of Fiji
FinlandFinland Republic of Finland
FranceFrance French Republic
French PolynesiaFr. Polynesia Overseas Lands of French Polynesia
French Southern and Antarctic LandsFrench Antarctic+ Territory of the French Southern and Antarctic Lands
GabonGabon Gabonese Republic
Gaza StripGaza Strip none
GeorgiaGeorgia none
GermanyGermany Federal Republic of Germany
GhanaGhana Republic of Ghana
GibraltarGibraltar none
GreeceGreece Hellenic Republic
GreenlandGreenland none
GrenadaGrenada none
GuamGuam Territory of Guam
GuatemalaGuatemala Republic of Guatemala
GuernseyGuernsey Bailiwick of Guernsey
GuineaGuinea Republic of Guinea
Guinea-BissauGuinea-Bissau Republic of Guinea-Bissau
GuyanaGuyana Cooperative Republic of Guyana
HaitiHaiti Republic of Haiti
Heard Island and McDonald IslandsHeard Isl+ Territory of Heard Island and McDonald Islands
Holy See (Vatican City)Vatican City The Holy See (Vatican City State)
HondurasHonduras Republic of Honduras
Hong KongHong Kong Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
Howland IslandHowland Island none
HungaryHungary none
IcelandIceland Republic of Iceland
IndiaIndia Republic of India
IndonesiaIndonesia Republic of Indonesia
IranIran Islamic Republic of Iran
IraqIraq Republic of Iraq
IrelandIreland none
Isle of ManIsle of Man none
IsraelIsrael State of Israel
ItalyItaly Italian Republic
JamaicaJamaica none
Jan MayenJan Mayen none
JapanJapan none
Jarvis IslandJarvis Island none
JerseyJersey Bailiwick of Jersey
Johnston AtollJohnston Atoll none
JordanJordan Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
KazakhstanKazakhstan Republic of Kazakhstan
KenyaKenya Republic of Kenya
Kingman ReefKingman Reef none
KiribatiKiribati Republic of Kiribati
KosovoKosovo Republic of Kosovo
KuwaitKuwait State of Kuwait
KyrgyzstanKyrgyzstan Kyrgyz Republic
LaosLaos Lao People's Democratic Republic
LatviaLatvia Republic of Latvia
LebanonLebanon Lebanese Republic
LesothoLesotho Kingdom of Lesotho
LiberiaLiberia Republic of Liberia
LibyaLibya none
LiechtensteinLiechtenstein Principality of Liechtenstein
LithuaniaLithuania Republic of Lithuania
LuxembourgLuxembourg Grand Duchy of Luxembourg
MacauMacau Macau Special Administrative Region
MadagascarMadagascar Republic of Madagascar
MalawiMalawi Republic of Malawi
MalaysiaMalaysia none
MaldivesMaldives Republic of Maldives
MaliMali Republic of Mali
MaltaMalta Republic of Malta
Marshall IslandsMarshall Isl. Republic of the Marshall Islands
MauritaniaMauritania Islamic Republic of Mauritania
MauritiusMauritius Republic of Mauritius
MayotteMayotte Department Collectivity of Mayotte
MexicoMexico United Mexican States
Midway IslandsMidway Islands none
MoldovaMoldova Republic of Moldova
MonacoMonaco Principality of Monaco
MongoliaMongolia none
MontenegroMontenegro none
MontserratMontserrat none
MoroccoMorocco Kingdom of Morocco
MozambiqueMozambique Republic of Mozambique
NamibiaNamibia Republic of Namibia
NauruNauru Republic of Nauru
Navassa IslandNavassa Island none
NepalNepal Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal
NetherlandsNetherlands Kingdom of the Netherlands
New CaledoniaNew Caledonia Territory of New Caledonia and Dependencies
New ZealandNew Zealand none
NicaraguaNicaragua Republic of Nicaragua
NigerNiger Republic of Niger
NigeriaNigeria Federal Republic of Nigeria
NiueNiue none
Norfolk IslandNorfolk Island Territory of Norfolk Island
North KoreaNorth Korea Democratic People's Republic of Korea
Northern Mariana IslandsN. Mariana Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands
NorwayNorway Kingdom of Norway
OmanOman Sultanate of Oman
PakistanPakistan Islamic Republic of Pakistan
PalauPalau Republic of Palau
Palmyra AtollPalmyra Atoll none
PanamaPanama Republic of Panama
Papua New GuineaPapua NG Independent State of Papua New Guinea
Paracel IslandsParacel Islands none
ParaguayParaguay Republic of Paraguay
PeruPeru Republic of Peru
PhilippinesPhilippines Republic of the Philippines
Pitcairn IslandsPitcarn Pitcairn, Henderson, Ducie, and Oeno Islands
PolandPoland Republic of Poland
PortugalPortugal Portuguese Republic
Puerto RicoPuerto Rico Commonwealth of Puerto Rico
QatarQatar State of Qatar
Republic of MacedoniaMacedonia Rep. Republic of Macedonia
RomaniaRomania none
RussiaRussia Russian Federation
RwandaRwanda Republic of Rwanda
Saint BarthelemySt Barthelemy Overseas Collectivity of Saint Barthelemy
Saint HelenaSaint Helena Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha
Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da CunhaSaint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha
Saint Kitts and NevisSt Kitts+ Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis
Saint LuciaSaint Lucia none
Saint MartinSaint Martin Overseas Collectivity of Saint Martin
Saint Pierre and MiquelonSt Pierre+ Territorial Collectivity of Saint Pierre and Miquelon
Saint Vincent and the GrenadinesSt Vincent+ none
SamoaSamoa Independent State of Samoa
San MarinoSan Marino Republic of San Marino
Sao Tome and PrincipeSoa Tome+ Democratic Republic of Sao Tome and Principe
Saudi ArabiaSaudi Arabia Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
SenegalSenegal Republic of Senegal
SerbiaSerbia Republic of Serbia
SeychellesSeychelles Republic of Seychelles
Sierra LeoneSierra Leone Republic of Sierra Leone
SingaporeSingapore Republic of Singapore
SlovakiaSlovakia Slovak Republic
SloveniaSlovenia Republic of Slovenia
Solomon IslandsSolomon Islands none
SomaliaSomalia Federal Republic of Somalia
South AfricaSouth Africa Republic of South Africa
South KoreaSouth Korea Republic of Korea
South SudanSouth Sudan Republic of South Sudan
SpainSpain Kingdom of Spain
Spratly IslandsSpratly Islands none
Sri LankaSri Lanka Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka
SudanSudan Republic of the Sudan
SurinameSuriname Republic of Suriname
SvalbardSvalbard none
SwazilandSwaziland Kingdom of Swaziland
SwedenSweden Kingdom of Sweden
SwitzerlandSwitzerland Swiss Confederation
SyriaSyria Syrian Arab Republic
TaiwanTaiwan none
TajikistanTajikistan Republic of Tajikistan
TanzaniaTanzania United Republic of Tanzania
ThailandThailand Kingdom of Thailand
The BahamasThe Bahamas Commonwealth of The Bahamas
The GambiaThe Gambia Republic of The Gambia
TogoTogo Togolese Republic
TokelauTokelau none
TongaTonga Kingdom of Tonga
Trinidad and TobagoTrinidad+ Republic of Trinidad and Tobago
TunisiaTunisia Tunisian Republic
TurkeyTurkey Republic of Turkey
TurkmenistanTurkmenistan none
Turks and Caicos IslandsTurks+ none
TuvaluTuvalu none
UgandaUganda Republic of Uganda
UkraineUkraine none
United Arab EmiratesUAE United Arab Emirates
United KingdomUnited Kingdom United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
United StatesUnited States United States of America
UruguayUruguay Oriental Republic of Uruguay
UzbekistanUzbekistan Republic of Uzbekistan
VanuatuVanuatu Republic of Vanuatu
VenezuelaVenezuela Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela
VietnamVietnam Socialist Republic of Vietnam
Virgin IslandsVirgin Islands United States Virgin Islands
Wake IslandWake Island none
Wallis and FutunaWallis+ Territory of the Wallis and Futuna Islands
West BankWest Bank none
Western SaharaWestern Sahara none
YemenYemen Republic of Yemen
ZambiaZambia Republic of Zambia
ZimbabweZimbabwe Republic of Zimbabwe


"All countries compared for Government > Country name > Conventional long form", CIA World Factbooks 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Government/Country-name/Conventional-long-form

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