Education Vocabulary

Countries That Start With The Letter N

There are 10 Countries that start with the letter N.

Countries That Begins With N – List Of Countries In the World Starts From Letter N

Countries That Start With N

Namibia

Namibia is a country in southwest Africa. The Atlantic Ocean borders it to the west, Angola to the north, Zambia to the northeast, Botswana to the east, and South Africa to the south and east. After the Namibian War of Independence, Namibia gained independence from South Africa on 21 March 1990.

Namibia

Its capital and largest city are Windhoek. Namibia is a member state of the United Nations, the Southern African Development Community, the African Union, and the Commonwealth of Nations. The dry lands of Namibia have been inhabited since early times by the San, Damara, and Nama peoples.

Namibia has a population of about 2.5 million people and a land area of 824,292 square kilometers. The official languages of Namibia are English, Afrikaans, German, and Oshiwambo.

Nauru

Nauru, officially the Republic of Nauru and formerly known as Pleasant Island, is an island country in Micronesia, a subregion of Oceania, in the Central Pacific. Its nearest neighbor is Banaba Island in Kiribati, 300 kilometers to the east.

Nauru

Nauru is the world‘s smallest island nation, with an area of just 21 square kilometers, and its population of 10,670 makes it the thirdsmallest sovereign state after Vatican City and Monaco. Settled by Micronesian and Polynesian people, Nauru was annexed and claimed as a colony by the German Empire in the late 19th century. 

Nepal

Nepal is a landlocked country in South Asia. China borders it to the north and India to the south, east, and west. Nepal has a diverse geography, including alpine forests, snowcapped mountains, and subtropical plains.

Nepal

Nepal is home to eight of the world‘s ten tallest mountains, including Mount Everest, the highest point on Earth.

The Nepali people are of IndoAryan and Tibetan descent. The Nepali language is a member of the TibetoBurman family of languages. The majority of Nepalis are Hindu, followed by Buddhists and Muslims. Nepal is a multiethnic, multilingual, and multireligious country.

Netherlands

The Netherlands is a country located in northwestern Europe. It is the largest of the Low Countries and is bordered by Belgium to the south and Germany to the east.

Netherlands

The Netherlands has a population of approximately 17 million people, making it the 64th most populous country in the world. The official language of the Netherlands is Dutch, and the currency is the Euro.

New Zealand

New Zealand is a country located in the southwestern Pacific Ocean. It comprises two main landmassesthe North Island and the South Islandand around 600 smaller islands, covering a total area of 268,000 square kilometers (103,500 sq mi).

New Zealand

New Zealand is about 2,000 kilometers (1,200 mi) east of Australia across the Tasman Sea and 1,000 kilometers (600 mi) south of the Pacific island areas of New Caledonia, Fiji, and Tonga. Because of its remoteness, it was one of the last lands to be settled by humans.

During its long isolation, New Zealand developed a distinct biodiversity of animal, fungal, and plant life. The country‘s varied topography and its sharp mountain peaks, such as the Southern Alps, owe much to the tectonic uplift of land and volcanic eruptions. New Zealand‘s capital city is Wellington, while its most populous city is Auckland.

Nicaragua

Nicaragua is the largest country in the Central American isthmus, bordered by Honduras to the north, the Caribbean to the east, Costa Rica to the south, and the Pacific Ocean to the west.

Nicaragua

Nicaragua‘s capital, Managua, is the thirdlargest city in Central America. The multiethnic population of six million includes people of indigenous, European, African, and Asian heritage. The main language is Spanish. Native tribes on the eastern coast speak their own languages.

Niger

Niger is a landlocked country in Western Africa, named after the Niger River. Niger is bordered by Libya to the northeast, Chad to the east, Nigeria to the south, Benin to the southwest, Burkina Faso to the southeast, and Mali to the northwest.

Niger

Niger covers a land area of almost 1,270,000 km2 (490,000 sq mi), making it the largest country in West Africa. Over 80% of the land is covered by the Sahara Desert. The capital city is Niamey, located in the far southwest corner of Niger.

Nigeria

Nigeria is a country located in Western Africa. Nigeria has a population of over 200 million people, making it the most populous country in Africa.

Nigeria

Nigeria is a federal republic consisting of 36 states and a federal capital territory. The official language of Nigeria is English. Nigeria is a member of the United Nations, the African Union, and the Commonwealth of Nations.

North Korea

North Korea, officially the Democratic People‘s Republic of Korea, is a country in East Asia, constituting the northern part of the Korean Peninsula. Pyongyang is both the nation‘s capital as well as its largest city.

North Korea

To the north and northwest, the country is bordered by China and by Russia along the Amnok and Tumen rivers; it is bordered to the south by South Korea, with the heavily fortified Korean Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) separating the two. Notwithstanding these borders, North Korea describes itself as aselfreliant socialist state, and formally holds elections, though said elections have been described by outside observers as sham elections.

North Korea has an area of 120,540 square kilometers (46,541 square miles). It has a population of 25,814,000, and a population density of 213 people per square kilometer (549 people per square mile). The capital and largest city are Pyongyang. The official language is Korean.

Norway

Norway is a sovereign and unitary monarchy whose territory comprises the western portion of the Scandinavian Peninsula plus the remote island of Jan Mayen and the archipelago of Svalbard.

Norway

Subantarctic Bouvet Island is a dependency of Norway; it is not part of the Kingdom. Norway also lays claim to a section of Antarctica known as Queen Maud Land. Norway has a total area of 385,252 square kilometers and a population of about 5.3 million. It is the secondlargest country in Europe after Russia and is slightly larger than the U.S. state of Montana.

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