A comprehensive list of countries, their capital cities, currency and embassy websites in alphabetic order to help increase your General Knowledge. The world comprises 183 sovereign countries and 20 non-sovereign, separately administered territories, making a total of 203 countries.

Till the end of 1989, there were only 170 sovereign countries; then Namibia joined as the 171st country when it achieved independence in March 1990. However, the unification of North and South Yemen in May 1990 and East and West Germany in October 1990 brought the total number of sovereign countries to 169 at the end of 1990. With the disintegration of former USSR towards the end 1991 (which comprised 15 unions Republic) the number of the countries in the world now stands at 183.

World Countries, Capital, Currency and Embassy Website

Country Capital Currency Embassy Website
Afghanistan Kabul Afghani embassyofafghanistan.org
Albania Tirana Lek keshilliministrative.al
Algeria Algiers Dinar algeria-us.org
Andorra Andorra la Vella Euro andorra.ad
Angola Luanda New Kwanza angola.org
Antigua and Barbuda Saint John's (Antigua) East Caribbean Dollar antigua-barbuda.com
Argentina Buenos Aires Peso turismo.gov.ar.org
Armenia Yerevan Dram armeniaemb.org
Australia Canberra Australian Dollar australia.gov.au
Austria Vienna Euro austria.gov.au
Azerbaijan, Republic of Baku (Baki) Manat azembassy.com
Bahamas, The Nassau Bahamian Dollar bahamas.gov.bs
Bahrain Al-Manama Bahrain Dinar behrainembassy.org
Bangladesh Dhaka Taka bangladeshgov.org
Barbados Bridgetown Barbados Dollar barbados.gov.bb
Belarus Minsk Belorussian Rubel belarusembassy.org
Belgium Brussels (formerly Belgian Franc) Euro belgium.fgov.be
Belize Belmopan Belize Dollar belize.gov.bz
Benin Porto Novo (official capital); Contonu (Seat of govt.) CFA Franc gouv.bj/en
Bhutan Thimphu Ngultrum bhutan.gov.bt
Bolivia La Paz (Seat of govt.); Sucre (legal capital and seat of judiciary) Boliviano bolivia.gov.bo
Bosnia and Herzegovina Sarajevo Marka bhembassy.org
Botswana Gaborone Pula gov.bw
Brazil Brasilia Real brasilemb.org
Brunei Bandar Seri Begawan Brunei Dollar brunei.gov.bn
Bulgaria Sofia Lev government.bg
Burundi Bujumbura Burundi Franc burundiembassy-usa.org
Cambodia Phnom Penh Riel cambodia.gov.kh
Cameroon Yaound CFA Franc spm.gov.cm
Canada Ottawa Canadian Dollar canada.gc.ca
Cape Verde Praia Cape Verdean Escudo virtualcapeverde.net
Central African Republic Bangui CFA Franc state.gov/p/af/ci/ct
Chad N'Djamena CFA Franc chadembassy.org
Chile Santiago Chilean Peso chileangovernment.cl/
China Beijing Yuan/Renminbi english.gov.en
Colombia Santa Fe de Bogot Colombian Peso coluombiaemb.org
Comoros Moroni Franc state.gov/p/af/ci/cn
Congo, Dem. Republic of the Kinshasa Congolese Franc un.int/drcongo
Congo, Republic of Brazzaville CFA Franc state/fov/p/af/ci/cf
Costa Rica San Jose Colon costarica-embassy.org
Cote d'Ivoire Yamoussoukro CFA Franc cotedivorire.usembassy.gov
Croatia Zagreb Kuna vlada.hr
Cuba Havana Cuban Peso cubagob.ci
Cyprus Lefkosia (Nicosia) Cyprus pound moi.gov.cy
Czech Republic Prague Koruna czech.cz
Denmark Copenhagen Krone denmark.dk
Djibouti Djibouti Djibouti Franc djibouti.usembassy.gov
Dominica Roseau East Caribbean Dollar dominica.dm
Dominican Republic Santo Domingo Dominican Peso Domrep.org
East Timor Dili US Dollar ecuador.org/main.htm
Ecuador Quito US Dollar
Egypt Cairo Egyptian Pound sis.gov.eg
El Salvador San Salvador Colon, US Dollar elsavador.org
Equatorial Guinea Malabo CFA Franc state.gov/p/as/ci/ek
Eritrea Asmara (Formerly Asmera) Nakfa shabait.com
Estonia Tallinn Kroon riik.ee/en
Ethiopia Addis Ababa Birr moinfo.gouv.fr
Fiji Suva (Viti Levu) Birr fiji.gov.fj
Finland Helsinki Euro (Formerly Marka) finland.fi
France Paris Euro (Formerly French Franc) diplomatie.gauv.fr
Gabon Libreville CFA Franc legabon.org
Gambia, The Banjul Dalasi statehouse.gm/index.html
Georgia T'bilisi Lari parliament.ge
Germany Berlin Euro (Formerly Deutsche Mark) germany-info.org
Ghana Accra Cedi ghana.gov.gd
Greece Athens Euro (Formerly Drachma) primeminister.gr/gr
Grenada Saint George's East Caribbean Dollar gov.gd
Guatemala Guatemala City Quetzal guatemala-embassy.org
Guinea Conakry Guinean Franc guinea-usembaddy.gov
Guinea Bissau Bissau CFA Franc state.gov
Guyana Georgetown Guyanese Dollar op.gov.gy
Haiti Port-au-Prince Gourde haiti.org
Honduras Tegucigalpa Lempira hondurasemb.org
Hungary Budapest Forint hungary.hu
Iceland Reykjavik Icelandic Krona iceland.is
India New Delhi Rupee india.gov.in
Indonesia Jakarta Rupiah embassyofindonesia.org
Iran Tehran Rial spk-gov.ir
Iraq Baghdad Dinar/US Dollar iraqigoverment.org
Ireland Dublin Euro (Formerly Irish Pound) irlgov.ie
Israel Jerusalem1 Shekel mfa.gov.il
Italy Rome Euro (Formerly Lira) italyemb.org
Jamaica Kingston Dinar jis.gov.jm
Japan Tokyo Yen kantei.go.jp
Jordan Amman Dinar jordanembassyus.org
Kazakhstan Astana2 Tenge government.kz
Kenya Nairobi Kenya Shilling kenyaembassy.com
Kiribati South Tarawa Australian Dollar state.gov
Korea, North Pyongyang Won korea-dpr-org
Korea, South Seoul Won korea.net
Kuwait Kuwait City Kuwaiti Dinar kuwait-info.org
Kyrgyzstan Bishkek Som president.kg
Laos Vientiane New Kip tourismlaos.gov.la
Latvia Riga Lat lv
Lebanon Beirut Lebanese Pound lebanonembassy.org
Lesotho Maseru Loti lesotho.gov.ls
Liberia Monrovia Liberian Dollar embassyofliberia.org
Libya Tripoli Libyan Dinar libya-un.org
Liechtenstein Vaduz Swiss Franc liechtenstin.li/en
Lithuania Vilnius Litas president.lt/en
Luxembourg Luxembourg Ville Euro (Formerly Luxembourg Franc) luxembourg-usa.org
Macedonia Skopje3 Denar vlada.mk
Madagascar Antananarivo Ariary madagascar-consulate.org
Malawi Lilongwe Kwacha malawi.gov.mw
Malaysia Kuala Lumpur4 Ringgit gov.my
Maldives Male rufiyaa maldivesinfor.gov.us
Mali Bamako CFA Franc maliembassy.us
Malta Valletta Maltese Lira gov.mt
Marshall Islands Majuro Us Dollar rmiebassyus.org
Mexico Mexico City (Distrito Federal) Mexican Peso presidencia.gob.mx
Micronesia Fed. States of Palikir US Dollar fsmgov.org
Moldova Chisinau Leu Moldova.org
Monaco Monaco Ville Euro gouv.mc
Mongolia Ulaanbaatar Tugrik pmis.gov.ma
Morocco Rabat Dirham mincom.gov.ma
Montenegro Padgorica Euro montenegro.yu
Mozambique Maputo Metical embamoc-usa.org
Myanmar Rangoon5 Kyat myanmar.gov.mm
Namibia Windhoek Namibian Dollar grnnet.gov.na
Nauru No official capital; govt offices in Yaren District Australian Dollar un.int/nauru
Nepal Kathmandu Napalese Rupee nepalgov.np
Netherlands Amsterdam Euro government.nl
New Zealand Wellington New Zealand Dollar govt.nz
Nicaragua Managua Gold Cordoba consuladodenicaragua.org
Niger Niamey CFA Franc nigerembassyusa.org
Nigeria Abuja Naira nigeria.gov.ng
Norway Oslo Norwegian Krone norway.no
Oman Muscat Omani Rial omanet.om
Pakistan Islamabad Pakistan Rupee pakistan.gov.pk
Palau Koror US Dollar palaugon.net
Panama Panama City Balboa, US Dollar visitpanama.com
Papua New Guinea Port Moresby Kina pngonline.gov.pg
Paraguay Asuncion Guarani paraguayconsulatela.com
Peru Lima Nuevo sol peru.info/perueng.asp
Philippines, The Manila Peso gov.ph
Poland Warsaw Zloty poland.pl
Portugal Lisbon Euro (Formerly Escudo) portugal.gov.pt
Puerto Rico San Juan US Dollar
Qatar Doha Qatari Riyal english.mofa.gov.qa
Romania Bucharest Leu guv.ro/engleza
Russia Moscow Ruble gov.ru
Rwanda Kigali Rwanda Franc gov.rw
St. Kitts and Nevis Basseterre East Caribbean Dollar stkittsnevis.net
St. Lucia Castries East Caribbean Dollar stlucica.gov.lc
St. Vincent & the Grenadines Kingstown East Caribbean Dollar embsvg.com
Samoa Apia Tala govt.ws
San Marino San Marino Euro sanmarino.usvpp.gov
Sao Tome and Principe Sao Tome Dobra saotome.org
Saudi Arabia Riyadh Riyal saudiembassy.net
Senegal Dakar CFA Franc senegal-tourism.com
Serbia Belgrade Yugoslav new dinar gov.yu
Seychelles Victoria Seychelles Dollar virtualseychelles.sc
Sierra Leone Freetown Leone statehouse.sl.org
Singapore Singapore Singapore Dollar gov.sg
Slovakia Bratislava Koruna sigov.si
Slovenia Ljubljana Slovenian Tolar e-uprava.gov.si
Solomon Islands Honiara Solomon Islands Dollar pmc.gov.sb
Somalia Mogadishu Somali Shilling state.gov/p/af/ci/so
South Africa Pretoria6 Rand gov.za
Spain Madrid Euro (Formerly Peseta) la-moncloa.es
Sri Lanka Colombo7 Sri Lanka Rupee Priu.gov.lk
Sudan Khartoum Dinar sudan.gov.sd
Suriname Paramaribo Surinamese Dollar surinameambsaddy.org
Swaziland Mbabane8 Lilangeni gov.sz
Sweden Stockholm Krona sweden.gov.se
Switzerland Bern Swiss Franc swissemb.org
Syria Damascus Syrian Pound syrianembassy.us
Taiwan Taipei Taiwan New Dollar gov.tw
Tajikistan Dushanbe Somoni tjus.org
Tanzania Dar es Salaam9 Tanzanian Shilling tanzania.go.tz
Thailand Bangkok Baht thaiembdc.org
Togo Lome CFA Franc state.gov/p/af/ci/to
Tonga Nuku'alofa Pa'anga pmo.gov.to
Trinidad and Tobago Port-of-Spain Trinidad and Tobago Dollar gov.tt
Tunisia Tunis Tunisian Dinar tourismtunisia.com
Turkey Ankara Turkish New Lira (YTL) turkishembassy.org
Turkmenistan Ashgabat Manat turkmenistanembassy.org
Tuvalu Funafuti10 Australian dollar timelesstuvalu.com
Uganda Kampala Ugandan New Shilling statehouse.go.ug
Ukraine Kiev Hryvna kmu.gov.ua/control/en
United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi UAE Dirham government.ae/gov/en
United Kingdom London Pound Sterling direct.gov.uk
United State Washington, DC US Dollar firstgov.gov
Uruguay Montevideo Uruguay Peso uruwashi.org
Uzbekistan Tashkent (Toshkent) Uzbekistani Som gov.uz
Vanuatu Port-Vila (Efate) Vatu vanuatu.gov.ru
Vatican City (Holy See) Vatican City Euro vatican.va
Venezuela Caracas Bolivars embavenez-us.org
Vietnam Hanoi Dong na.gov.vn
Yemen Sana Rial nic.gov.ye
Zambia Lusaka Kwacha statehouse.gov.zm
Zimbabwe Harare Zimbabwean dollar zim.gov.zw
  1. Israel proclaimed Jerusalem as its capital in 1950, but nearly all countries, maintain their Embassies in Tel Aviv.
  2. The govt. moved from Almaty to Astana in December 1998.
  3. Macedonia is, The Former Republic of Yugoslav.
  4. Putrajaya is referred to as the administrative capital.
  5. Regime refers to the capital as Yangon.
  6. Cape Town - legislative seat Bloemfontein - judicial seat.
  7. Sri Jayewardenepura Kotte is the Legislative capital.
  8. Lobamba is the royal and legislative capital.
  9. Legislative officer transferred to Dodoma,which is planned as the new national capital.
  10. Administration Offices are located in Vaiaku Village on Fongafale.