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

CountryCapitalCurrencyEmbassy Website
AfghanistanKabulAfghaniembassyofafghanistan.org
AlbaniaTiranaLekkeshilliministrative.al
AlgeriaAlgiersDinaralgeria-us.org
AndorraAndorra la VellaEuroandorra.ad
AngolaLuandaNew Kwanzaangola.org
Antigua and BarbudaSaint John's (Antigua)East Caribbean Dollarantigua-barbuda.com
ArgentinaBuenos AiresPesoturismo.gov.ar.org
ArmeniaYerevanDramarmeniaemb.org
AustraliaCanberraAustralian Dollaraustralia.gov.au
AustriaViennaEuroaustria.gov.au
Azerbaijan, Republic ofBaku (Baki)Manatazembassy.com
Bahamas, TheNassauBahamian Dollarbahamas.gov.bs
BahrainAl-ManamaBahrain Dinarbehrainembassy.org
BangladeshDhakaTakabangladeshgov.org
BarbadosBridgetownBarbados Dollarbarbados.gov.bb
BelarusMinskBelorussian Rubelbelarusembassy.org
BelgiumBrussels (formerly Belgian Franc)Eurobelgium.fgov.be
BelizeBelmopanBelize Dollarbelize.gov.bz
BeninPorto Novo (official capital); Contonu (Seat of govt.)CFA Francgouv.bj/en
BhutanThimphuNgultrumbhutan.gov.bt
BoliviaLa Paz (Seat of govt.); Sucre (legal capital and seat of judiciary)Bolivianobolivia.gov.bo
Bosnia and HerzegovinaSarajevoMarkabhembassy.org
BotswanaGaboronePulagov.bw
BrazilBrasiliaRealbrasilemb.org
BruneiBandar Seri BegawanBrunei Dollarbrunei.gov.bn
BulgariaSofiaLevgovernment.bg
BurundiBujumburaBurundi Francburundiembassy-usa.org
CambodiaPhnom PenhRielcambodia.gov.kh
CameroonYaoundCFA Francspm.gov.cm
CanadaOttawaCanadian Dollarcanada.gc.ca
Cape VerdePraiaCape Verdean Escudovirtualcapeverde.net
Central African RepublicBanguiCFA Francstate.gov/p/af/ci/ct
ChadN'DjamenaCFA Francchadembassy.org
ChileSantiagoChilean Pesochileangovernment.cl/
ChinaBeijingYuan/Renminbienglish.gov.en
ColombiaSanta Fe de BogotColombian Pesocoluombiaemb.org
ComorosMoroniFrancstate.gov/p/af/ci/cn
Congo, Dem. Republic of theKinshasaCongolese Francun.int/drcongo
Congo, Republic ofBrazzavilleCFA Francstate/fov/p/af/ci/cf
Costa RicaSan JoseColoncostarica-embassy.org
Cote d'IvoireYamoussoukroCFA Franccotedivorire.usembassy.gov
CroatiaZagrebKunavlada.hr
CubaHavanaCuban Pesocubagob.ci
CyprusLefkosia (Nicosia)Cyprus poundmoi.gov.cy
Czech RepublicPragueKorunaczech.cz
DenmarkCopenhagenKronedenmark.dk
DjiboutiDjiboutiDjibouti Francdjibouti.usembassy.gov
DominicaRoseauEast Caribbean Dollardominica.dm
Dominican RepublicSanto DomingoDominican PesoDomrep.org
East TimorDiliUS Dollarecuador.org/main.htm
EcuadorQuitoUS Dollar
EgyptCairoEgyptian Poundsis.gov.eg
El SalvadorSan SalvadorColon, US Dollarelsavador.org
Equatorial GuineaMalaboCFA Francstate.gov/p/as/ci/ek
EritreaAsmara (Formerly Asmera)Nakfashabait.com
EstoniaTallinnKroonriik.ee/en
EthiopiaAddis AbabaBirrmoinfo.gouv.fr
FijiSuva (Viti Levu)Birrfiji.gov.fj
FinlandHelsinkiEuro (Formerly Marka)finland.fi
FranceParisEuro (Formerly French Franc)diplomatie.gauv.fr
GabonLibrevilleCFA Franclegabon.org
Gambia, TheBanjulDalasistatehouse.gm/index.html
GeorgiaT'bilisiLariparliament.ge
GermanyBerlinEuro (Formerly Deutsche Mark)germany-info.org
GhanaAccraCedighana.gov.gd
GreeceAthensEuro (Formerly Drachma)primeminister.gr/gr
GrenadaSaint George'sEast Caribbean Dollargov.gd
GuatemalaGuatemala CityQuetzalguatemala-embassy.org
GuineaConakryGuinean Francguinea-usembaddy.gov
Guinea BissauBissauCFA Francstate.gov
GuyanaGeorgetownGuyanese Dollarop.gov.gy
HaitiPort-au-PrinceGourdehaiti.org
HondurasTegucigalpaLempirahondurasemb.org
HungaryBudapestForinthungary.hu
IcelandReykjavikIcelandic Kronaiceland.is
IndiaNew DelhiRupeeindia.gov.in
IndonesiaJakartaRupiahembassyofindonesia.org
IranTehranRialspk-gov.ir
IraqBaghdadDinar/US Dollariraqigoverment.org
IrelandDublinEuro (Formerly Irish Pound)irlgov.ie
IsraelJerusalem1Shekelmfa.gov.il
ItalyRomeEuro (Formerly Lira)italyemb.org
JamaicaKingstonDinarjis.gov.jm
JapanTokyoYenkantei.go.jp
JordanAmmanDinarjordanembassyus.org
KazakhstanAstana2Tengegovernment.kz
KenyaNairobiKenya Shillingkenyaembassy.com
KiribatiSouth TarawaAustralian Dollarstate.gov
Korea, NorthPyongyangWonkorea-dpr-org
Korea, SouthSeoulWonkorea.net
KuwaitKuwait CityKuwaiti Dinarkuwait-info.org
KyrgyzstanBishkekSompresident.kg
LaosVientianeNew Kiptourismlaos.gov.la
LatviaRigaLatlv
LebanonBeirutLebanese Poundlebanonembassy.org
LesothoMaseruLotilesotho.gov.ls
LiberiaMonroviaLiberian Dollarembassyofliberia.org
LibyaTripoliLibyan Dinarlibya-un.org
LiechtensteinVaduzSwiss Francliechtenstin.li/en
LithuaniaVilniusLitaspresident.lt/en
LuxembourgLuxembourg VilleEuro (Formerly Luxembourg Franc)luxembourg-usa.org
MacedoniaSkopje3Denarvlada.mk
MadagascarAntananarivoAriarymadagascar-consulate.org
MalawiLilongweKwachamalawi.gov.mw
MalaysiaKuala Lumpur4Ringgitgov.my
MaldivesMalerufiyaamaldivesinfor.gov.us
MaliBamakoCFA Francmaliembassy.us
MaltaVallettaMaltese Liragov.mt
Marshall IslandsMajuroUs Dollarrmiebassyus.org
MexicoMexico City (Distrito Federal)Mexican Pesopresidencia.gob.mx
Micronesia Fed. States ofPalikirUS Dollarfsmgov.org
MoldovaChisinauLeuMoldova.org
MonacoMonaco VilleEurogouv.mc
MongoliaUlaanbaatarTugrikpmis.gov.ma
MoroccoRabatDirhammincom.gov.ma
MontenegroPadgoricaEuromontenegro.yu
MozambiqueMaputoMeticalembamoc-usa.org
MyanmarRangoon5Kyatmyanmar.gov.mm
NamibiaWindhoekNamibian Dollargrnnet.gov.na
NauruNo official capital; govt offices in Yaren DistrictAustralian Dollarun.int/nauru
NepalKathmanduNapalese Rupeenepalgov.np
NetherlandsAmsterdamEurogovernment.nl
New ZealandWellingtonNew Zealand Dollargovt.nz
NicaraguaManaguaGold Cordobaconsuladodenicaragua.org
NigerNiameyCFA Francnigerembassyusa.org
NigeriaAbujaNairanigeria.gov.ng
NorwayOsloNorwegian Kronenorway.no
OmanMuscatOmani Rialomanet.om
PakistanIslamabadPakistan Rupeepakistan.gov.pk
PalauKororUS Dollarpalaugon.net
PanamaPanama CityBalboa, US Dollarvisitpanama.com
Papua New GuineaPort MoresbyKinapngonline.gov.pg
ParaguayAsuncionGuaraniparaguayconsulatela.com
PeruLimaNuevo solperu.info/perueng.asp
Philippines, TheManilaPesogov.ph
PolandWarsawZlotypoland.pl
PortugalLisbonEuro (Formerly Escudo)portugal.gov.pt
Puerto RicoSan JuanUS Dollar
QatarDohaQatari Riyalenglish.mofa.gov.qa
RomaniaBucharestLeuguv.ro/engleza
RussiaMoscowRublegov.ru
RwandaKigaliRwanda Francgov.rw
St. Kitts and NevisBasseterreEast Caribbean Dollarstkittsnevis.net
St. LuciaCastriesEast Caribbean Dollarstlucica.gov.lc
St. Vincent & the GrenadinesKingstownEast Caribbean Dollarembsvg.com
SamoaApiaTalagovt.ws
San MarinoSan MarinoEurosanmarino.usvpp.gov
Sao Tome and PrincipeSao TomeDobrasaotome.org
Saudi ArabiaRiyadhRiyalsaudiembassy.net
SenegalDakarCFA Francsenegal-tourism.com
SerbiaBelgradeYugoslav new dinargov.yu
SeychellesVictoriaSeychelles Dollarvirtualseychelles.sc
Sierra LeoneFreetownLeonestatehouse.sl.org
SingaporeSingaporeSingapore Dollargov.sg
SlovakiaBratislavaKorunasigov.si
SloveniaLjubljanaSlovenian Tolare-uprava.gov.si
Solomon IslandsHoniaraSolomon Islands Dollarpmc.gov.sb
SomaliaMogadishuSomali Shillingstate.gov/p/af/ci/so
South AfricaPretoria6Randgov.za
SpainMadridEuro (Formerly Peseta)la-moncloa.es
Sri LankaColombo7Sri Lanka RupeePriu.gov.lk
SudanKhartoumDinarsudan.gov.sd
SurinameParamariboSurinamese Dollarsurinameambsaddy.org
SwazilandMbabane8Lilangenigov.sz
SwedenStockholmKronasweden.gov.se
SwitzerlandBernSwiss Francswissemb.org
SyriaDamascusSyrian Poundsyrianembassy.us
TaiwanTaipeiTaiwan New Dollargov.tw
TajikistanDushanbeSomonitjus.org
TanzaniaDar es Salaam9Tanzanian Shillingtanzania.go.tz
ThailandBangkokBahtthaiembdc.org
TogoLomeCFA Francstate.gov/p/af/ci/to
TongaNuku'alofaPa'angapmo.gov.to
Trinidad and TobagoPort-of-SpainTrinidad and Tobago Dollargov.tt
TunisiaTunisTunisian Dinartourismtunisia.com
TurkeyAnkaraTurkish New Lira (YTL)turkishembassy.org
TurkmenistanAshgabatManatturkmenistanembassy.org
TuvaluFunafuti10Australian dollartimelesstuvalu.com
UgandaKampalaUgandan New Shillingstatehouse.go.ug
UkraineKievHryvnakmu.gov.ua/control/en
United Arab EmiratesAbu DhabiUAE Dirhamgovernment.ae/gov/en
United KingdomLondonPound Sterlingdirect.gov.uk
United StateWashington, DCUS Dollarfirstgov.gov
UruguayMontevideoUruguay Pesouruwashi.org
UzbekistanTashkent (Toshkent)Uzbekistani Somgov.uz
VanuatuPort-Vila (Efate)Vatuvanuatu.gov.ru
Vatican City (Holy See)Vatican CityEurovatican.va
VenezuelaCaracasBolivarsembavenez-us.org
VietnamHanoiDongna.gov.vn
YemenSanaRialnic.gov.ye
ZambiaLusakaKwachastatehouse.gov.zm
ZimbabweHarareZimbabwean dollarzim.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.