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List Of All Countries That Start With ‘A’

Though the total number of countries in the world are 195 countries that start with A are 11. The unique part is that most of the countries whose name start with A also end with A but its not applicable in some cases. Here is the list of total 11 Countries that begins with A.

List Of All Countries That Start With A

1. Argentina

Argentina is one of the beautiful South American nations surrounded by encompassing Andes mountains, glacial lakes and Pampas grassland. Officially known as the Argentine Republic with Spanish as its official language. Argentina shares its border with Andes, South Atlantic Ocean, Chile, Bolivia, Paraguay, Brazil and Uruguay I all respective directions. Buenos Aires is the capital and the largest city in the country popular for its European atmosphere and nightlife. The highest point in the country is Aconcagua with an elevation of 6,959 meters above sea level.

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2. Algeria

Algeria is a North African country popular for its Mediterranean coastline and a Saharan desert. Officially it is known as the People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria and shares its border with Tunisia, Libya, Mauritania, Mali, Niger and the Mediterranean Sea. Arabic and Berber are two official languages spoken in the country.

Algiers is the capital and largest city in the country situated on the Mediterranean Sea in the north direction of Algeria. The highest point in the country is Mount Tahat with an elevation of 2,908 meters (9,541 feet) above sea level. The country is famous among travellers for its variety of beaches and beautiful landscape places. Algeria national animal is the Fennec fox and the national football team is named after it which is called “Les Fennecs”.

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3. Afghanistan

Afghanistan offcially is known as the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan, which shares its border with China, Pakistan and Iran in respective directions. East and West part of the country is split by the Hindu Kush mountain range with an elevation of 24,000 ft (7,315 m). Except for southwest, most of the country is covered by high snow-capped mountains and is traversed by deep valleys. Kabul is the capital and the largest city in the country.

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4. Angola

Angola is a country in Southern Africa and shares its border with Namibia, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Zambia and the Atlantic Ocean in respective directions. Portuguese is the official language of the country with Luanda being the capital and largest city in Angola. The country is known for its four natural regions and they are arid coastal lowland, green hills and mountains, high plateau and rain forest. The highest point in the country is Mount Moco with an elevation of 2,620 meters (8,600 feet). It is also popular for its beautiful beaches along with wonderful scenery and landscapes formed by small islands.

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5. Australia

Australia is the sixth-largest country and one of the countries with the largest forest area in the world. Initially, Melbourne is the capital city of Australia, howvever, later it has been moved to Canberra that continues to be the national capital to this day. The highest point in the country is Mt Kosciuszko at an elevation of 2228 meters (7310 feet) above sea level. The unique part about the country is its different landscapes that include urban areas, mountain ranges, deserts and rain forests. The most popular landmark in the country is Uluru, howvever, there are other 16 world heritage listed sites along with historic townships, cities and landscapes.

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6. Azerbaijan

Azerbaijan was a former Soviet republic and now officially known as the Republic of Azerbaijan. The country shares its border with the Caspian Sea, Russia, Georgia, Armenia and Iran in respective directions. Azerbaijani is the official language of the country and Baku is the capital and the largest city of Azerbaijan.

Talking about the geography, Azerbaijan was dominated by three physical features and that are natural boundary to the east, the Greater Caucasus mountain range to the north and the extensive flatlands at the country’s centre. The highest peak in the country is Mount Bazardüzü at an elevation of 4,466 meters (14,652 feet) above sea level.

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7. Austria

Austria is a beautiful country in Central Europe which is popular for its mountain villages, historical places and baroque city architecture. Offcially is known as the Republic of Austria the country shares its border with the Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Liechtenstein, Slovakia, Slovenia, and Switzerland.

German is the official language of the country and Vienna is the capital known for its landscape and places. Austria is one of the most forested countries in Europe with more than half of the country is under forest. The Grossglockner is the highest point in Austria at an elevation of 3,798 meters (12,460 feet). The most popular sport in the country is Alpine, or downhill, skiing with more than 100 years of history.

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8. Armenia

Armenia is also a part of the Soviet Union in the past and popular for its mountainous region straddling Asia and Europe. Officially, it is known as the Republic of Armenia and shares its border with Georgia, Azerbaijan, Iran and Turkey. Armenian is the official language of the country with Yerevan is the capital and the largest city in the country. The highest point in the country is Mount Aragats with an elevation of 4,090 meters (13,420 feet) above sea level. The most popular visiting place in the country is Sanahin Monastery which is believed to be built in the 930s by King Abas Bagratuni.

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9. Albania

Officially known as the Republic of Albania which is independent for more than 104 years. The highest point in Albania is Maje e Korabit or Golem Korab with an elevation of 2,700 metres above sea level. The site is a central point of attraction for many tourists, particularly for outdoor adventurers. Tirana is the capital city of Albania which is popular for its similarity with the European capitals.

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10. Antigua and Barbuda

As the name suggests, Antigua and Barbuda are a twin-island country situated between the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean. English is the official language of the country and nearest countries to the twin-island are St Kitts and Nevis, Dominica and the French territory of Guadeloupe. St. John’s is the capital and largest city of the island popular for its commercial centre and for the countries main port. Mount Obama is the highest point in the country with an elevation of 402 meters (1319 feet) and popular among tourists for its Boggy Peak until 4 August 2009, later it was renamed after Obama birthday on the same day. The country is also known as “Land of 365 Beaches” because of numerous beaches surrounding the islands. The country flag has one of the best combinations of Yellow Blue Red flags in the world.

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11. Andorra

Andorra is a sovereign landlocked beautiful country situated in Southwestern Europe and shares its border with Spain and France. Officially known as the Principality of Andorra and also popular by another name known as the Principality of the Valleys of Andorra. Catalan is the official language of the country and the same language was spoken in Spain, France and Sardinia as well. Andorra la Vella is the capital city of Andorra at an elevation of 1,023 meters (3,356 feet) making it the highest capital city in Europe and a popular ski resort. This is one of the most beautiful countries that start with a. Coma Pedrosa is the highest point in the country with an elevation of 1,996 meters (6,549 ft).

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These are the list of all countries that start with a. Kindly share and do post your comments.

Written by Utsav Srinet

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