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Government > Country name > Local 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.
COUNTRY DESCRIPTION
Afghanistan Jamhuri-ye Islami-ye Afghanistan
Albania Republika e Shqiperise
Algeria Al Jumhuriyah al Jaza'iriyah ad Dimuqratiyah ash Sha'biyah
Andorra Principat d'Andorra
Angola Republica de Angola
Argentina Republica Argentina
Armenia Hayastani Hanrapetut'yun
Austria Republik Oesterreich
Azerbaijan Azarbaycan Respublikasi
Bahrain Mamlakat al Bahrayn
Bangladesh Gana Prajatantri Bangladesh
Belarus Respublika Byelarus'/Respublika Belarus'
Belgium Royaume de Belgique/Koninkrijk Belgie/Koenigreich Belgien
Benin Republique du Benin
Bhutan Druk Gyalkhap
Bolivia Estado Plurinacional de Bolivia
Bosnia and Herzegovina none
Botswana Republic of Botswana
Brazil Republica Federativa do Brasil
Brunei Negara Brunei Darussalam
Bulgaria Republika Balgariya
Burkina Faso none
Burma Pyidaungzu Myanma Naingngandaw (translated by the US Government as Union of Myanma and by the Burmese as Union of Myanmar)
Burundi Republique du Burundi/Republika y'u Burundi
Cambodia Preahreacheanachakr Kampuchea (phonetic pronunciation)
Cameroon Republique du Cameroun/Republic of Cameroon
Cape Verde Republica de Cabo Verde
Central African Republic Republique Centrafricaine
Chad Republique du Tchad/Jumhuriyat Tshad
Chile Republica de Chile
China Zhonghua Renmin Gongheguo
Clipperton Island none
Colombia Republica de Colombia
Comoros Udzima wa Komori (Comorian); Union des Comores (French); Jumhuriyat al Qamar al Muttahidah (Arabic)
Congo, Republic of the Republique du Congo
Costa Rica Republica de Costa Rica
Cote d'Ivoire Republique de Cote d'Ivoire
Croatia Republika Hrvatska
Cuba Republica de Cuba
Cyprus Kypriaki Dimokratia/Kibris Cumhuriyeti
Czech Republic Ceska republika
Democratic Republic of the Congo Republique Democratique du Congo
Denmark Kongeriget Danmark
Djibouti Republique de Djibouti/Jumhuriyat Jibuti
Dominican Republic Republica Dominicana
East Timor Republika Demokratika Timor Lorosa'e [Tetum]; Republica Democratica de Timor-Leste [Portuguese]
Ecuador Republica del Ecuador
Egypt Jumhuriyat Misr al-Arabiyah
El Salvador Republica de El Salvador
Equatorial Guinea Republica de Guinea Ecuatorial/Republique de Guinee equatoriale
Eritrea Hagere Ertra
Estonia Eesti Vabariik
Ethiopia Ityop'iya Federalawi Demokrasiyawi Ripeblik
Faroe Islands none
Federated States of Micronesia Federated States of Micronesia
Fiji Republic of Fiji/Matanitu ko Viti
Finland Suomen tasavalta/Republiken Finland
France Republique francaise
French Polynesia Pays d'outre-mer de la Polynesie Francaise
French Southern and Antarctic Lands Territoire des Terres Australes et Antarctiques Francaises
Gabon Republique Gabonaise
Gaza Strip none
Georgia none
Germany Bundesrepublik Deutschland
Greece Elliniki Dimokratia
Greenland none
Guam Guahan
Guatemala Republica de Guatemala
Guinea Republique de Guinee
Guinea-Bissau Republica da Guine-Bissau
Haiti Republique d'Haiti/Repiblik d' Ayiti
Holy See (Vatican City) La Santa Sede (Stato della Citta del Vaticano)
Honduras Republica de Honduras
Hong Kong Xianggang Tebie Xingzhengqu
Hungary none
Iceland Lydveldid Island
India Republic of India/Bharatiya Ganarajya
Indonesia Republik Indonesia
Iran Jomhuri-ye Eslami-ye Iran
Iraq Jumhuriyat al-Iraq/Komar-i Eraq
Ireland none
Israel Medinat Yisra'el
Italy Repubblica Italiana
Japan Nihon-koku/Nippon-koku
Jordan Al Mamlakah al Urduniyah al Hashimiyah
Kazakhstan Qazaqstan Respublikasy
Kenya Republic of Kenya/Jamhuri ya Kenya
Kiribati Republic of Kiribati
Kosovo Republika e Kosoves (Republika Kosovo)
Kuwait Dawlat al Kuwayt
Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyz Respublikasy
Laos Sathalanalat Paxathipatai Paxaxon Lao
Latvia Latvijas Republika
Lebanon Al Jumhuriyah al Lubnaniyah
Lesotho Kingdom of Lesotho
Libya none
Liechtenstein Fuerstentum Liechtenstein
Lithuania Lietuvos Respublika
Luxembourg Grand Duche de Luxembourg
Macau Aomen Tebie Xingzhengqu (Chinese); Regiao Administrativa Especial de Macau (Portuguese)
Madagascar Republique de Madagascar/Repoblikan'i Madagasikara
Malawi Dziko la Malawi
Malaysia none
Maldives Dhivehi Raajjeyge Jumhooriyyaa
Mali Republique de Mali
Malta Repubblika ta' Malta
Marshall Islands Republic of the Marshall Islands
Mauritania Al Jumhuriyah al Islamiyah al Muritaniyah
Mauritius Republic of Mauritius
Mexico Estados Unidos Mexicanos
Moldova Republica Moldova
Monaco Principaute de Monaco
Mongolia none
Montenegro none
Morocco Al Mamlakah al Maghribiyah
Mozambique Republica de Mocambique
Namibia Republic of Namibia
Nauru Republic of Nauru
Nepal Sanghiya Loktantrik Ganatantra Nepal
Netherlands Koninkrijk der Nederlanden
New Caledonia Territoire des Nouvelle-Caledonie et Dependances
Nicaragua Republica de Nicaragua
Niger Republique du Niger
North Korea Choson-minjujuui-inmin-konghwaguk
Norway Kongeriket Norge
Oman Saltanat Uman
Pakistan Jamhuryat Islami Pakistan
Palau Beluu er a Belau
Panama Republica de Panama
Paraguay Republica del Paraguay
Peru Republica del Peru
Philippines Republika ng Pilipinas
Poland Rzeczpospolita Polska
Portugal Republica Portuguesa
Qatar Dawlat Qatar
Republic of Macedonia Republika Makedonija
Romania none
Russia Rossiyskaya Federatsiya
Rwanda Republika y'u Rwanda
Saint Barthelemy Collectivite d'outre mer de Saint-Barthelemy
Saint Martin Collectivite d'outre mer de Saint-Martin
Saint Pierre and Miquelon Departement de Saint-Pierre et Miquelon
Samoa Malo Sa'oloto Tuto'atasi o Samoa
San Marino Repubblica di San Marino
Sao Tome and Principe Republica Democratica de Sao Tome e Principe
Saudi Arabia Al Mamlakah al Arabiyah as Saudiyah
Senegal Republique du Senegal
Serbia Republika Srbija
Seychelles Republic of Seychelles
Sierra Leone Republic of Sierra Leone
Singapore Republic of Singapore
Slovakia Slovenska republika
Slovenia Republika Slovenija
Solomon Islands none
Somalia Jamhuuriyadda Federaalkaa Soomaaliya
South Korea Taehan-min'guk
Spain Reino de Espana
Sri Lanka Shri Lanka Prajatantrika Samajavadi Janarajaya/Ilankai Jananayaka Choshalichak Kutiyarachu
Sudan Jumhuriyat as-Sudan
Suriname Republiek Suriname
Swaziland Umbuso weSwatini
Sweden Konungariket Sverige
Switzerland Schweizerische Eidgenossenschaft (German); Confederation Suisse (French); Confederazione Svizzera (Italian); Confederaziun Svizra (Romansh)
Syria Al Jumhuriyah al Arabiyah as Suriyah
Taiwan none
Tajikistan Jumhurii Tojikiston
Tanzania Jamhuri ya Muungano wa Tanzania
Thailand Ratcha Anachak Thai
Togo Republique Togolaise
Tonga Pule'anga Tonga
Tunisia Al Jumhuriyah at Tunisiyah
Turkey Turkiye Cumhuriyeti
Turkmenistan none
Tuvalu none
Ukraine none
United Arab Emirates Al Imarat al Arabiyah al Muttahidah
Uruguay Republica Oriental del Uruguay
Uzbekistan O'zbekiston Respublikasi
Vanuatu Ripablik blong Vanuatu
Venezuela Republica Bolivariana de Venezuela
Vietnam Cong Hoa Xa Hoi Chu Nghia Viet Nam
Wallis and Futuna Territoire des Iles Wallis et Futuna
Yemen Al Jumhuriyah al Yamaniyah

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"Countries Compared by Government > Country name > Local long form. International Statistics at NationMaster.com", CIA World Factbooks 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Government/Country-name/Local-long-form

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