List of Country, Capital & Currency [Video Lectures]

Country, capital and currency are one of the most important topics in terms of static GK for the various competitive exams like NDA, CDS, AFCAT, INET and other government exams conducted in the country. 

  • AFGHANISTAN– A landlocked country in South and Central Asia. Also India’s neighbor. It touches North- Western boundary of India.
  • Capital: Kabul.
  • Currency: Afghani
  • ALBANIA– A country in southern Europe, located in the western part of the Balkan Peninsula.
  • Capital: Tirana
  • Currency: Lek
  • ALGERIA– A country in the Maghreb region of North Africa.
  • Capital: Algiers
  • Currency: Algerian Dinar
  • ANGOLA– A country on the west coast of Southern Africa.
  • Capital: Luanda
  • Currency: New Kwanza
  • ANTIGUAANDBARBUDA– An island sovereign state in the West Indies in the Americas, lying between the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean.
  • Capital: Saint John’s
  • Currency: East Caribbean dollar
  • ARGENTINA– Argentina, is a country located mostly in the southern half of South America
  • Capital: Buenos Aires
  • Currency: Peso
  • ARMENIA– A landlocked country in the South Caucasus region of Eurasia.
  • Capital: Yerevan
  • Currency: Dram
  • AUSTRALIA– It is the largest country in Oceania and the world’s sixth-largest country by total area.
  • Capital: Canberra.
  • Currency: Australian Dollar
  • AUSTRIA- A landlocked East Alpine country in the southern part of Central Europe.
  • Capital: Vienna
  • Currency: Euro
  • THEBAHAMAS- A country within the Lucayan Archipelago in the West Indies
  • Capital: Nassau
  • Currency: Bahamian dollar
  • BANGLADESH- Bangladesh, to the east of India on the Bay of Bengal, is a South Asian country.
  • Capital: Dhaka
  • Currency: Taka
  • BARBADOS- An eastern Caribbean island and an independent British Commonwealth nation
  • Capital: Bridgetown
  • Currency: Barbados dollar
  • BELARUS- A landlocked country in Eastern Europe.
  • Capital: Minsk
  • Currency: Belorussian ruble
  • BELGIUM– Kingdom of Belgium is a country in Western Europe.
  • Capital: Brussels
  • Currency: Euro
  • BHUTAN- Kingdom of Bhutan is a landlocked country in South Asia. Located in the Eastern Himalayas.
  • Capital: Thimphu
  • Currency: Ngultrum
  • BOTSWANA- A landlocked country in Southern Africa
  • Capital: Gaborone
  • Currency: Pula
  • BRAZIL- The Federative Republic of Brazil is the largest country in both South America and Latin America.
  • Capital: Brasilia
  • Currency: Real
  • COMBODIA- A country located in the southern portion of the Indochina peninsula in Southeast Asia.
  • Capital: Phnom-Penh
  • Currency: Rial
  • CANADA- Canada is a country in the northern part of North America. It is the world largest country by total area.
  • Capital: Ottawa
  • Currency: Canadian Dollar
  • CHILE- A long, narrow country stretching along South America’s western edge, with more than 6,000km of Pacific Ocean coastline
  • Capital: Santiago
  • Currency: Peso
  • CHINA- A country in East Asia. It is the world’s most populous country.
  • Capital: Beijing
  • Currency: Yuan, Renminbi
  • COMBODIA- Cambodia, country of the Indochinese mainland of Southeast Asia.
  • Capital: Bogota
  • Currency: Cambodian riel
  • DENMARK- Denmark is a Scandinavian country comprising the Jutland Peninsula and numerous islands.
  • Capital: Copenhagen
  • Currency: Krone
  • DJIBOUTI- Djibouti is a country located in the Horn of Africa in East Africa.
  • Capital: Djibouti
  • Currency: Djiboutian Franc
  • EASTTIMOR– East Timor, a Southeast Asian nation occupying half the island of Timor, is ringed by coral reefs teeming with marine life
  • Capital: Dili
  • Currency: US Dollar
  • EGYPT- Egypt, country located in the northeastern corner of Africa.
  • Capital: Cairo
  • Currency: Egyptian Pound
  • Ethiopia- Ethiopia, in the Horn of Africa, is a rugged, landlocked country split by the Great Rift Valley
  • Capital: Addis Ababa
  • Currency: Egyptian Pound
  • Finland- Finland is a Northern European nation bordering Sweden, Norway and Russia.
  • Capital: Helsinki
  • Currency: Euro (Formerly Morka)
  • France- A country whose territory consists of metropolitan France in Western Europe and several overseas regions and territories
  • Capital: Paris
  • Currency: Euro (Formerly French Franc)
  • GEORGIA- A country at the intersection of Europe and Asia
  • Capital: Tbilisi
  • Currency: Lari
  • GERMANY- Federal Republic of Germany is a country in Central and Western Europe
  • Capital: Berlin
  • Currency: Euro
  • Greece- Greece officially the Hellenic Republic, known also as Hellas, is a country located in Southeast Europe.
  • Capital: Athens
  • Currency: Euro
  • ICELAND- Iceland is a Nordic island country in the North Atlantic
  • Capital: Reykjavik
  • Currency: Krona
  • INDIA- The Republic of India, is a country in South Asia
  • Capital: Delhi
  • Currency: Rupee
  • INDONESIA- Country in Southeast Asia and Oceania consists of more than seventeen thousand islands.
  • Capital: Jakarta
  • Currency: Rupiah
  • IRAN- Iran, also called Persia, and officially the Islamic Republic of Iran, is a country in Western Asia.
  • Capital: Tehran
  • Currency: Riyal
  • IRAQ- The Republic of Iraq is a country in Western Asia.
  • Capital: Baghdad
  • Currency: Dinar
  • ISRAEL- Israel, a West Asian country on the Mediterranean Sea, is regarded as the biblical Holy Land.
  • Capital: Jerusalem
  • Currency: Shekel
  • ITALY- The Italian Republic is a country consisting of a peninsula delimited by the Alps and surrounded by several islands
  • Capital: Rome
  • Currency: Euro
  • JAMAICA- An island country situated in the Caribbean Sea
  • Capital: Kingston
  • Currency: Jamaican dollar
  • JAPAN- Island country in East Asia. Located in the northwest Pacific Ocean.
  • Capital: Tokyo
  • Currency: Yen
  • KAZAKHSTAN- A transcontinental country largely located in Central Asia and Eastern Europe.
  • Capital: Nur-Sultan
  • Currency: Tenge
  • KENYA- Kenya is a country in East Africa with coastline on the Indian Ocean.
  • Capital: Nairobi
  • Currency: Shilling
  • KUWAIT- Kuwait is a country in Western Asia. Situated in the northern edge of Eastern Arabia at the tip of the Persian Gulf.
  • Capital: Kuwait City
  • Currency: Kuwait Dinar
  • LATVIA- Latvia is a country on the Baltic Sea between Lithuania and Estonia.
  • Capital: Riga
  • Currency: Euro
  • LIBERIA- Latvia is a country on the Baltic Sea between Lithuania and Estonia.
  • Capital: Monrovia
  • Currency: Liberian Dollar
  • LIBYA- Libya, is a country in the Maghreb region in North Africa a mostly desert and oil-rich country with an ancient history
  • Capital: Tripoli
  • Currency: Libyan Dinar
  • MAURITIUS- Mauritius, an Indian Ocean island nation, is known for its beaches, lagoons and reefs.
  • Capital: Port Louis
  • Currency: Rupee
  • MANGOLIA- Mongolia, a nation bordered by China and Russia, is known for vast, rugged expanses and nomadic culture.
  • Capital: UlanBator
  • Currency: Tugrik
  • MOROCCO- A North African country bordering the Atlantic Ocean and Mediterranean Sea
  • Capital: Rabat
  • Currency: Dirham
  • MOZAMBIQUE- A country located in Southern Africa bordered by the Indian Ocean to the east.
  • Capital: Maputo
  • Currency: Metical
  • MYANMAR- A country in Southeast Asia. Myanmar is bordered by India to its northwest.
  • Capital: Naypyidaw
  • Currency: Kyat
  • NAMIBIA- A country in southwest Africa is distinguished by the Namib Desert along its Atlantic Ocean coast.
  • Capital: Windhoek
  • Currency: Namibian Dollar
  • NEPAL- Nepal, country of Asia, lying along the southern slopes of the Himalayan mountain ranges.
  • Capital: Kathmandu
  • Currency: Rupee
  • NETHERLANDS- The Netherlands informally Holland, is a country in Western Europe along the North Sea coast.
  • Capital: Amsterdam
  • Currency: Euro
  • NIGERIA- An African country on the Gulf of Guinea, has many natural landmarks and wildlife reserves
  • Capital: Abuja
  • Currency: Naira
  • NORTHKOREA– A country in East Asia constituting the northern part of the Korean Peninsula.
  • Capital: Pyongyang
  • Currency: Won (WPW)
  • NORWAY- Norway is a Scandinavian country encompassing mountains, glaciers and deep coastal fjords
  • Capital: Oslo
  • Currency: Krone
  • PAKISTAN- A country in South Asia. It is the world’s fifth-most populous country
  • Capital: Islamabad
  • Currency: Rupee
  • PHILIPPINES- Officially the Republic of the Philippines is an archipelagic country in Southeast Asia.
  • Capital: Manila
  • Currency: Peso
  • POLAND- The Republic of Poland is a country located in Central Europe.
  • Capital: Warsaw
  • Currency: Zloty
  • PORTUGAL- Country lying along the Atlantic coast of the Iberian Peninsula in southwestern Europe.
  • Capital: Lisbon
  • Currency: Euro
  • QATAR- A West Asian country with the world’s third-largest natural gas reserves and oil reserves.
  • Capital: Doha
  • Currency: Riyal
  • RUSSIA- A transcontinental country located in Eastern Europe and Northern Asia. And world’s largest country.
  • Capital: Moscow
  • Currency: Ruble
  • SAUDIARABIA– A country in West Asia also the world’s largest oil exporter.
  • Capital: Riyadh
  • Currency: Riyal
  • SINGAPORE- A sovereign island city-state in maritime Southeast Asia.
  • Capital: Singapore
  • Currency: Dollar
  • SOMALIA- Easternmost country of Africa, on the Horn of Africa
  • Capital: Mogadishu
  • Currency: Somali Shilling
  • SOUTHAFRICA– A country on the southernmost tip of the African continent
  • Capital: Pretoria
  • Currency: Rand
  • SOUTHKOREA-An East Asian nation on the southern half of the Korean Peninsula.
  • Capital: Seoul
  • Currency: Won (KRW)
  • SOUTHSUDAN– Officially known as the Republic of South Sudan, is a landlocked country in East-Central Africa
  • Capital: Juba
  • Currency: Sudanese Pound
  • SPAIN- Spain is a country in Southwestern Europe with some of the territory across the Strait of Gibraltar & the Atlantic Ocean.
  • Capital: Madrid
  • Currency: Euro
  • SRILANKA-An island country in South Asia, located in the Indian Ocean southwest of the Bay of Bengal.
  • Capital: Colombo, Sri Jayawardenepura Kottes
  • Currency : Rupee
  • SUDAN- Officially the Republic of the Sudan is a country in Northeast Africa.
  • Capital: Khartoum
  • Currency: Pound
  • SWEDEN- Officially the Kingdom of Sweden is a Nordic country in Northern Europe.
  • Capital: Stockholm
  • Currency: krona
  • SWITZERLAND- A country situated in the confluence of Western, Central, and Southern Europe
  • Capital: Bern
  • Currency: Swiss Franc
  • TAIWAN- Officially the Republic of China is a country in East Asia.
  • Capital: Taipei
  • Currency: Taiwan New Dollar
  • THAILAND- Formerly known as Siam is a country in Southeast Asia.
  • Capital: Bangkok
  • Currency: Baht
  • TURKEY- A transcontinental country located mainly on the Anatolian peninsula in Western Asia.
  • Capital: Ankara
  • Currency: Lira
  • UGANDA- A landlocked country in East-Central Africa. Uganda is in the African Great Lakes region.
  • Capital: Kampala
  • Currency: Uganda Shilling
  • UNITEDKINGDOM– Made up of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, is an island nation in northwestern Europe.
  • Capital: London
  • Currency: Pound Sterling
  • UKRAINE- A country in Eastern Europe. It is the second-largest country in Europe after Russia.
  • Capital: Kiev
  • Currency: Hryvnia
  • UNITEDSTATES-World’s third- or fourth-largest country by total area. Third most populous country in the world.
  • Capital: Washington DC
  • Currency: Dollar
  • ZIMBABWE-A landlocked country located in Southern Africa.
  • Capital: Harare
  • Currency: Dollar

Also Read:

Sakshi Sahu

    Senior Lecturer, General Knowledge, SSBCrackExams, Master's in Politics and International Relations from Jawaharlal Nehru University New Delhi, Bachelor's in Commerce and Computer Applications from DAVV Indore, Former research fellow at Ministry of women and Child Development New Delhi, 1 Year teaching experience (UPSC CSE).

    View all Posts

    Leave a Reply

    Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *