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Government > Country name > Local short 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
AfghanistanAfghanistan Afghanistan
AlbaniaAlbania Shqiperia
AlgeriaAlgeria Al Jaza'ir
AndorraAndorra Andorra
AngolaAngola Angola
ArgentinaArgentina Argentina
ArmeniaArmenia Hayastan
AustriaAustria Oesterreich
AzerbaijanAzerbaijan Azarbaycan
BahrainBahrain Al Bahrayn
BangladeshBangladesh Bangladesh
BelarusBelarus Byelarus'/Belarus'
BelgiumBelgium Belgique/Belgie/Belgien
BeninBenin Benin
BhutanBhutan Druk Yul
BoliviaBolivia Bolivia
Bosnia and HerzegovinaBosnia+ Bosna i Hercegovina
BotswanaBotswana Botswana
BrazilBrazil Brasil
BruneiBrunei Brunei
BulgariaBulgaria Balgariya
Burkina FasoBurkina Faso Burkina Faso
BurmaBurma Myanma Naingngandaw
BurundiBurundi Burundi
CambodiaCambodia Kampuchea
CameroonCameroon Cameroun/Cameroon
Cape VerdeCape Verde Cabo Verde
Central African RepublicCentral Africa none
ChadChad Tchad/Tshad
ChileChile Chile
ChinaChina Zhongguo
Clipperton IslandClipperton Ile Clipperton
ColombiaColombia Colombia
ComorosComoros Komori (Comorian); Comores (French); Juzur al Qamar (Arabic)
Congo, Republic of theCongo, Republic of the none
Costa RicaCosta Rica Costa Rica
Cote d'IvoireCote d'Ivoire Cote d'Ivoire
CroatiaCroatia Hrvatska
CubaCuba Cuba
CyprusCyprus Kypros/Kibris
Czech RepublicCzech Republic Cesko
Democratic Republic of the CongoCongo, DR. RDC
DenmarkDenmark Danmark
DjiboutiDjibouti Djibouti/Jibuti
Dominican RepublicDominican Rep. La Dominicana
East TimorEast Timor Timor Lorosa'e [Tetum]; Timor-Leste [Portuguese]
EcuadorEcuador Ecuador
EgyptEgypt Misr
El SalvadorEl Salvador El Salvador
Equatorial GuineaEqu. Guinea Guinea Ecuatorial/Guinee equatoriale
EritreaEritrea Ertra
EstoniaEstonia Eesti
EthiopiaEthiopia Ityop'iya
Faroe IslandsFaroe Islands Foroyar
Federated States of MicronesiaMicronesia none
FijiFiji Fiji/Viti
FinlandFinland Suomi/Finland
FranceFrance France
French PolynesiaFr. Polynesia Polynesie Francaise
French Southern and Antarctic LandsFrench Antarctic+ Terres Australes et Antarctiques Francaises
GabonGabon Gabon
Gaza StripGaza Strip Qita' Ghazzah
GeorgiaGeorgia Sak'art'velo
GermanyGermany Deutschland
GreeceGreece Ellas or Ellada
GreenlandGreenland Kalaallit Nunaat
GuamGuam Guahan
GuatemalaGuatemala Guatemala
GuineaGuinea Guinee
Guinea-BissauGuinea-Bissau Guine-Bissau
HaitiHaiti Haiti/Ayiti
Holy See (Vatican City)Vatican City Santa Sede (Citta del Vaticano)
HondurasHonduras Honduras
Hong KongHong Kong Xianggang
HungaryHungary Magyarorszag
IcelandIceland Island
IndiaIndia India/Bharat
IndonesiaIndonesia Indonesia
IranIran Iran
IraqIraq Al Iraq/Eraq
IrelandIreland Eire
IsraelIsrael Yisra'el
ItalyItaly Italia
JapanJapan Nihon/Nippon
JordanJordan Al Urdun
KazakhstanKazakhstan Qazaqstan
KenyaKenya Kenya
KiribatiKiribati Kiribati
KosovoKosovo Kosova (Kosovo)
KuwaitKuwait Al Kuwayt
KyrgyzstanKyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan
LaosLaos Pathet Lao (unofficial)
LatviaLatvia Latvija
LebanonLebanon Lubnan
LesothoLesotho Lesotho
LibyaLibya Libiya
LiechtensteinLiechtenstein Liechtenstein
LithuaniaLithuania Lietuva
LuxembourgLuxembourg Luxembourg
MacauMacau Aomen (Chinese); Macau (Portuguese)
MadagascarMadagascar Madagascar/Madagasikara
MalawiMalawi Malawi
MalaysiaMalaysia Malaysia
MaldivesMaldives Dhivehi Raajje
MaliMali Mali
MaltaMalta Malta
Marshall IslandsMarshall Isl. Marshall Islands
MauritaniaMauritania Muritaniyah
MauritiusMauritius Mauritius
MexicoMexico Mexico
MoldovaMoldova Moldova
MonacoMonaco Monaco
MongoliaMongolia Mongol Uls
MontenegroMontenegro Crna Gora
MoroccoMorocco Al Maghrib
MozambiqueMozambique Mocambique
NamibiaNamibia Namibia
NauruNauru Nauru
NepalNepal Nepal
NetherlandsNetherlands Nederland
New CaledoniaNew Caledonia Nouvelle-Caledonie
NicaraguaNicaragua Nicaragua
NigerNiger Niger
North KoreaNorth Korea Choson
NorwayNorway Norge
OmanOman Uman
PakistanPakistan Pakistan
PalauPalau Belau
PanamaPanama Panama
Papua New GuineaPapua NG Papuaniugini
ParaguayParaguay Paraguay
PeruPeru Peru
PhilippinesPhilippines Pilipinas
PolandPoland Polska
PortugalPortugal Portugal
QatarQatar Qatar
Republic of MacedoniaMacedonia Rep. Makedonija
RomaniaRomania Romania
RussiaRussia Rossiya
RwandaRwanda Rwanda
Saint BarthelemySt Barthelemy Saint-Barthelemy
Saint MartinSaint Martin Saint-Martin
Saint Pierre and MiquelonSt Pierre+ Saint-Pierre et Miquelon
SamoaSamoa Samoa
San MarinoSan Marino San Marino
Sao Tome and PrincipeSoa Tome+ Sao Tome e Principe
Saudi ArabiaSaudi Arabia Al Arabiyah as Saudiyah
SenegalSenegal Senegal
SerbiaSerbia Srbija
SeychellesSeychelles Seychelles
Sierra LeoneSierra Leone Sierra Leone
SingaporeSingapore Singapore
SlovakiaSlovakia Slovensko
SloveniaSlovenia Slovenija
Solomon IslandsSolomon Islands Solomon Islands
SomaliaSomalia Soomaaliya
South KoreaSouth Korea Han'guk
SpainSpain Espana
Sri LankaSri Lanka Shri Lanka/Ilankai
SudanSudan As-Sudan
SurinameSuriname Suriname
SwazilandSwaziland eSwatini
SwedenSweden Sverige
SwitzerlandSwitzerland Schweiz (German); Suisse (French); Svizzera (Italian); Svizra (Romansh)
SyriaSyria Suriyah
TaiwanTaiwan Taiwan
TajikistanTajikistan Tojikiston
TanzaniaTanzania Tanzania
ThailandThailand Prathet Thai
TogoTogo none
TongaTonga Tonga
TunisiaTunisia Tunis
TurkeyTurkey Turkiye
TurkmenistanTurkmenistan Turkmenistan
TuvaluTuvalu Tuvalu
UkraineUkraine Ukrayina
United Arab EmiratesUAE none
UruguayUruguay Uruguay
UzbekistanUzbekistan O'zbekiston
VanuatuVanuatu Vanuatu
VenezuelaVenezuela Venezuela
VietnamVietnam Viet Nam
Wallis and FutunaWallis+ Wallis et Futuna
YemenYemen Al Yaman

Citation

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

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