When trying to spell a foreign country’s name, it might help to remember how many letters are there in the name. There are several nations whose names include exactly seven letters.
The list is below; it’s organized by continent and includes some interesting background information about each location.
There are several European countries whose names include the number seven. This group includes the [Eastern European] countries of Ukraine, Georgia, Romania, Hungary, Belarus, and Moldova.
Three countries in Western Europe have seven letters: Belgium, Britain (United Kingdom), and Ireland. Austria and Germany are the other two seven-letter Central European countries.
Additionally, the countries of Albania, Andorra, and Croatia can all be found in the southern part of Europe, while Estonia can be found in the northern part. Danish, Finnish, and Icelandic are the only seven-letter Nordic country names.
Armenia, a transcontinental nation, has the last seven-letter name in Europe.
Several nations may be found in Asia to the east of Europe with names that also include seven letters. Several nations in the Middle East (part of Asia) and the Southeast Asian nation of Vietnam are examples.
To name just two examples, the oil-rich Persian Gulf monarchy of Bahrain and the Mediterranean Sea bordering country of Lebanon are both parts of this group of Middle Eastern nations. Formosa was a short-lived nation on the island of Taiwan; nowadays, few know it existed.
There are numerous African countries south of the Middle East whose names all include the same seven letters. Countries like Tunisia, Algeria, and Morocco may be found above the Sahara Desert in North Africa.
Somalia and Eritrea are located in the hot and humid Horn of Africa. Burundi, Nigeria, Senegal, and Lesotho are also included. Dahomey was an African nation that existed from the 1600s until the early 1900s when the French colonized it.
Also See: 6-Letter Countries
If you go west, you’ll find that North America (with its seven-letter name) includes the Caribbean island nations of Jamaica, Bermuda, and the Bahamas.
Other seven-letter nations in the Caribbean’s Lesser Antilles—which are often included in South America—include St. Lucia, Grenada, and Antigua. Bolivia, Ecuador, Uruguay, and Surinam are some of the other South American nations having seven-letter names (sometimes spelt Suriname).
Tokelau, a New Zealand territory, and Vanuatu, an independent nation, share seven letters with Australia, both located in the South Pacific.