How many Countries are in the World?

There is no official evidence (proof) of the exact number of countries in the world, but typically, people count a total of 240 countries. However, some territories are considered part of other countries. The United Nations Organization does not recognize such territories as independent countries; therefore, the United Nations Organization only acknowledges member countries that meet the established criteria.

Did you know that currency is a form of money used to buy and sell various goods in our daily lives? Currently, currency includes both coins and paper notes. The currency used in a country is issued by the government of that country.

As of now, there are 195 countries in the world, of which 193 are members of the United Nations, while 2 hold the status of Non-member observer states: the Holy See and the State of Palestine.

All 195 Country Capitals and Currency List:

Names of 195 countries Capital Currencies (Currency Code)
Capitals and currencies of 61 countries in the continent of Asia
India New Delhi Rupee (INR)
Pakistan Islamabad Pakistani Rupee (PKR)
Nepal Kathmandu Nepali Rupee (NPR)
Sri Lanka Colombo/Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte Sri Lankan Rupee (LKR)
Bangladesh Dhaka Taka (BDT)
Bhutan Thimphu Gultrum (BTN)
Myanmar Naypyidaw Kyat (MMK)
Afghanistan Kabul Afghani (AFN)
China Beijing Yuan (CNY)
Mongolia Ulaanbaatar Tugrik (MNT)
Japan Tokyo Yen (JPY)
Taiwan Taipei City Dollar (TWD)
Thailand Bangkok Thaibehat (THB)
Vietnam Hanoi Dong (VND)
Cambodia Phnom Penh Real (KHR)
North Korea Pyongyang Vaughan (KPW)
South Korea Seoul WON (KRW)
Hong Kong Victoria Dollar (HKD)
Philippines Manila Peso (PHP)
Singapore Singapore Singapore dollar (SGD)
Indonesia Nusantara Rupiah (IDR)
Malaysia Kuala Lumpur Ringgit (MYR)
Iran Tehran Rial (IRR)
Iraq Baghdad Iraqi Dinar (IQD)
Türkiye Ankara Lira (TRY)
United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi Dirham (AED)
Saudi Arabia Riyadh Saudi Riyal (SAR)
Kuwait Kuwait City Kuwaiti Dinar (KWD)
Syria Damascus Syrian Pound (SYP)
Lebanon Beirut Pound (LBP)
Kazakhstan Almaty Tenge (KZT)
Jordan Amman Jordanian Dinar (JOD)
Israel Jerusalem New Gekel (ILS)
Qatar Doha Rial (QAR)
Egypt Cairo Pound (EGP)
South Africa Pretoria Rand (ZAR)
Libya Tripoli Dinar (LYD)
Morocco Rabat Darham (MAD)
Nigeria Lagos Naira (NGN)
Angola Luanda Kwanzaa (AOA)
Namibia Windhoek Rand (NAD)
Sudan Khartoum Pound (SDG)
South Sudan Juba Pound (SSP)
East Congo Kinshasa Zaire (CDF)
Somalia Mogadishu Shilling (SOS)
Seychelles Victoria Rupee (SCR)
Ethiopia Addis Ababa BIRR (ETB)
Uganda Kampala Shilling (UGX)
Botswana Gaborone Pula (BWP)
Kenya Nairobi Shilling (KES)
Mauritius Port Louis Rupee (MUR)
Tanzania Dodoma Shilling (TZS)
Zambia Lusaka Kwacha (ZMK)
Algeria Algiers Dinar (DZD)
Rwanda Kigali Franc (RWF)
Zimbabwe Harare Dollar (ZWD)
Senegal Dakar Franc (SEN)
Burkina Faso Ouagadougou Franc (BFA)
West Congo Kinshasa Franc (CDF)
Mali Bamako Franc (XOF)
Mozambique Maputo Metical (MZN)
Capitals and currencies of 25 countries in Europe
Greece Athens Euro (EUR)
Belgium Brussels Euro (EUR)
Denmark Copenhagen Krone (DKK)
France Paris Euro (EUR)
Spain Madrid Euro (EUR) (prior to 2002: ESP)
Portugal Lisbon Euro (EUR) prior was PTE
Italy Rome Euro (EUR) prior was ITL
Bulgaria Sofia Leva (BGN)
Great Britain London Pound Sterling (GBP)
Russia Moscow Ruble (RUB)
Poland Warsaw Ziloti (PLN)
Hungary Budapest Forint (HUF)
Norway Oslo Krone (NOK)
Germany Berlin Euro (EUR) (prior to 2002: DEM)
Netherlands Amsterdam Euro (EUR)
Czech Republic Prague Koruna (CZK)
Sweden Stockholm Krona (SEK)
Switzerland Bern Franc (CHF)
Ukraine Kyiv Hyrvinia (UAH)
Georgia Tbilisi Ruble (GEL)
Cyprus Nicosia Euro (EUR)
Austria Vienna Shillings (ATS)
Slovakia Bratislava Euro (SKK)
Romania Bucharest Leu (RON)
Ireland Dublin Euro (EUR)
The capital and currency of 11 countries of the Caspian Sea and North America
USA Washington, D.C. Dollar (USD)
Canada Ottawa Dollars (CAD)
Mexico Mexico City Peso (MXN)
Cuba Havana Peso (CUP, CUC)
Greenland Nuuk Krone (DKK)
Panama Panama City Valboa (PAB)
Barbados Bridgetown Dollar (BBD)
El Salvador San Salvador Colon (SVC)
Haiti Port-au-Prince Gourd (HTG)
Jamaica Kingston upon Thames Dollar (JMD)
Trinidad and Tobago Port of Spain Dollar (TTD)
Capitals and Currencies of 08 countries in South America
Argentina Buenos Aires Peso (ARS)
Brazil Brasilia Cruzado (BRL)
Chile Santiago Peso (CLP)
Colombia Bogotá Peso (COP)
French Guiana Cayenne Euro (EUR)
Paraguay Asunción Guarani (PYG)
Peru Lima NyvoSol (PEN)
Uruguay Montevideo Peso (UYU)
Venezuela Caracas Bolivar (VEF)
Capitals and Currencies of 03 Oceania island countries
Australia Canberra Dollar (AUD)
Fiji Suva Dollar (FJD)
New Zealand Wellington Dollars (NZD)

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The common currency of the European Union is the "Euro". The euro is the currency of the 19 member states of the European Union and has the symbol €. The euro is used in trade and financial relations in the European Union and is the official currency for many countries.

Rupee is the official currency of Nepal. The rupee currency code is ISO 4217 NPR and its symbol is usually rupee. The Nepalese Rupee is divided into 100 paise. The issuance of this currency is controlled by the Nepal Rastra Bank. The Nepalese currency has a stable exchange rate with the Indian rupee.

The Indian 50 paise coin called Athanni is a denomination of the Indian rupee, equal to half a rupee. The fifty paise coin is the currency of the smaller coin, which the Reserve Bank still considers 50 paise as legal tender.

The currency of Japan is yen. It is the third largest traded currency. It is used as a reserve currency after the US dollar, euro and pound sterling.

The currency of Macau is called "Pataca". The pataca is the official currency of Macau and its symbol is MOP. The pataca is used for business and financial transactions in Macau. There are two units involved in making Pataka – Awo (Avo) and Malwana (Macau).

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