Meaning of COUNTRY in English

COUNTRY

n. 25B6; noun

foreign countries : NATION, (sovereign) state, kingdom, realm, territory, province, principality, palatinate, duchy. See list.

he risked his life for his country : HOMELAND, native land, fatherland, motherland, the land of one's fathers.

the whole country took to the streets : PEOPLE, public, population, populace, citizenry, nation, body politic; electors, voters, taxpayers, grass roots; Brit. informal Joe Public.

thickly forested country : TERRAIN, land, territory, parts; landscape, scenery, setting, surroundings, environment.

she hated living in the country : COUNTRYSIDE, green belt, great outdoors; provinces, rural areas, backwoods, back of beyond, hinterland; Austral./NZ outback, bush, back country, backblocks, booay; informal sticks, middle of nowhere; N. Amer. informal boondocks, boonies, tall timbers; Austral. informal beyond the black stump.

25B6; adjective country pursuits : RURAL, countryside, outdoor, rustic, pastoral, bucolic; poetic/literary sylvan, Arcadian, georgic.

urban.

Countries

country adjective/noun capital currency

Afghanistan Afghan Kabul afghani = 100 puls

Albania Albanian Tirana lek = 100 qindarka

Algeria Algerian Algiers dinar = 100 centimes

America (see United States)

Andorra Andorran Andorra la Vella euro = 100 cents (formerly French franc and Spanish peseta)

Angola Angolan Luanda kwanza = 100 lwei

Antigua and Barbuda Antiguan, Barbudan St John's dollar = 100 cents

Argentina Argentinian or Argentine Buenos Aires peso = 100 centavos

Armenia Armenian Yerevan dram = 100 luma

Australia Australian Canberra dollar = 100 cents

Austria Austrian Vienna (euro = 100 cents, formerly schilling = 100 groschen)

Azerbaijan Azerbaijani Baku manat = 100 gopik

Bahamas Bahamian Nassau dollar = 100 cents

Bahrain Bahraini Manama dinar = 1,000 fils

Bangladesh Bangladeshi Dhaka taka = 100 poisha

Barbados Barbadian Bridgetown dollar = 100 cents

Belarus Belarusian or Belarussian Minsk rouble = 100 kopeks

Belgium Belgian Brussels euro = 100 cents (formerly franc = 100 centimes)

Belize Belizean Belmopan dollar = 100 cents

Benin Beninese Porto Novo African franc

Bermuda Bermudan Hamilton dollar

Bhutan Bhutanese Thimphu ngultrum = 100 chetrum, Indian rupee

Bolivia Bolivian La Paz boliviano = 100 centavos

Bosnia-Herzegovina Bosnian Sarajevo dinar = 100 paras

Botswana Botswanan/Tswana Gaborone pula = 100 thebe

Brazil Brazilian Brasilia real = 100 centavos

Britain (see United Kingdom)

Brunei Bruneian Bandar Seri Begawan dollar = 100 sen

Bulgaria Bulgarian Sofia lev = 100 stotinki

Burkina Faso Burkinese Ouagadougou African franc

Burma (officially Myanmar) Burmese Rangoon kyat = 100 pyas

Burundi Burundian Bujumbura franc = 100 centimes

Cambodia Cambodian Phnom Penh riel = 100 sen

Cameroon Cameroonian Yaoundé African franc

Canada Canadian Ottawa dollar = 100 cents

Cape Verde Islands Cape Verdean Praia escudo = 100 centavos

Central African Republic — Bangui African franc

Chad Chadian N'Djamena African franc

Chile Chilean Santiago peso = 100 centavos

China Chinese Beijing yuan = 10 jiao or 100 fen

Colombia Colombian Bogotá peso = 100 centavos

Comoros Comoran Moroni African franc

Congo Congolese Brazzaville African franc

Congo, Democratic Republic of (Zaire) Congolese Kinshasa Congolese franc

Costa Rica Costa Rican San José colón = 100 centimos

Croatia Croat or Croatian Zagreb kuna = 100 lipa

Cuba Cuban Havana peso = 100 centavos

Cyprus Cypriot Nicosia pound = 100 cents

Czech Republic Czech Prague koruna = 100 haleru

Denmark Danish/Dane Copenhagen krone = 100 øre

Djibouti Djiboutian Djibouti franc = 100 centimes

Dominica Dominican Roseau dollar = 100 cents

Dominican Republic Dominican Santo Domingo peso = 100 centavos

Ecuador Ecuadorean Quito sucre = 100 centavos

Egypt Egyptian Cairo pound = 100 piastres or 1,000 milliemes

El Salvador Salvadorean San Salvador colón = 100 centavos

Equatorial Guinea Equatorial Guinean Malabo African franc

Eritrea Eritrean Asmara nakfa = 100 cents

Estonia Estonian Tallinn kroon = 100 sents

Ethiopia Ethiopian Addis Abada birr = 100 cents

Fiji Fijian Suva dollar = 100 cents

Finland Finnish/Finn Helsinki euro = 100 cents (formerly markka = 100 penniä)

France French/Frenchman, Frenchwoman Paris euro = 100 cents (formerly franc = 100 centimes)

Gabon Gabonese Libreville African franc

Gambia, the Gambian Banjul dalasi = 100 butut

Georgia Georgian Tbilisi lari = 100 tetri

Germany German Berlin euro = 100 cents (formerly Deutschmark = 100 pfennigs)

Ghana Ghanaian Accra cedi = 100 pesewas

Greece Greek Athens euro = 100 cents (formerly drachma = 100 leptae)

Grenada Grenadaian St George's dollar = 100 cents

Guatemala Guatemalan Guatemala City quetzal = 100 centavos

Guinea Guinean Conakry franc = 100 centimes

Guinea-Bissau — Bissau peso = 100 centavos

Guyana Guyanese Georgetown dollar = 100 cents

Haiti Haitian Port-au-Prince gourde = 100 centimes

Holland (see Netherlands)

Honduras Honduran Tegucigalpa lempira = 100 centavos

Hungary Hungarian Budapest forint = 100 filler

Iceland Icelandic/Icelander Reykjavik krona = 100 aurar

India Indian New Delhi rupee = 100 paisa

Indonesia Indonesian Djakarta rupiah = 100 sen

Iran Iranian Tehran rial = 100 dinars

Iraq Iraqi Baghdad dinar = 1,000 fils

Ireland, Republic of Irish Dublin euro = 100 cents (formerly pound (punt) = 100 pence)

Israel Israeli Jerusalem shekel = 100 agora

Italy Italian Rome euro = 100 cents (formerly lira = 100 centesemi)

Ivory Coast Ivorian Yamoussoukro African franc

Jamaica Jamaican Kingston dollar = 100 cents

Japan Japanese Tokyo yen = 100 sen

Jordan Jordanian Amman dinar = 1,000 fils

Kazakhstan Kazakh Astana tenge = 100 teins

Kenya Kenyan Nairobi shilling = 100 cents

Kiribati — Bairiki Australian dollar

Kuwait Kuwaiti Kuwait City dinar = 1,000 fils

Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyz Bishkek som = 100 tiyin

Laos Laotian Vientiane kip = 100 ats

Latvia Latvian Riga lat = 100 santims

Lebanon Lebanese Beirut pound = 100 piastres

Lesotho Lesothan/Mosotho, plural Basotho Maseru loti = 100 lisente

Liberia Liberian Monrovia dollar = 100 cents

Libya Libyan Tripoli dinar = 1,000 dirhams

Liechtenstein —/Liechtensteiner Vaduz Swiss franc

Lithuania Lithuanian Vilnius litas = 100 centas

Luxembourg —/Luxembourger Luxembourg euro = 100 cents (formerly franc = 100 centimes)

Macedonia Macedonian Skopje denar

Madagascar Malagasy or Madagascan Antananarivo franc = 100 centimes

Malawi Malawian Lilongwe kwacha = 100 tambala

Malaysia Malaysian Kuala Lumpur dollar (ringgit) = 100 sen

Maldives Maldivian/Maldive or Maldivian Male rufiyaa = 100 laris

Mali Malian Bamako African franc

Malta Maltese Valletta lira = 100 cents

Marshall Islands Marshallese Majuro US dollar

Mauritania Mauritanian Nouakchott ouguiya = 5 khoums

Mauritius Mauritian Port Louis rupee = 100 cents

Mexico Mexican Mexico City peso = 100 centavos

Micronesia, Federated States of Micronesian Kolonia US dollar

Moldova Moldovan Chi 015F; in 0103; u leu = 100 bani

Monaco Monégasque Monaco euro = 100 cents (formerly French franc)

Mongolia Mongolian Ulan Bator tugrik = 100 mongos

Morocco Moroccan Rabat dirham = 100 centimes

Mozambique Mozambican Maputo metical = 100 centavos

Myanmar (see Burma)

Namibia Namibian Windhoek rand = 100 cents

Nauru Nauruan — Australian dollar

Nepal Nepalese or Nepali Kathmandu rupee = 100 paisa

Netherlands, the Dutch/Dutchman, Dutchwoman Amsterdam euro = 100 cents (formerly guilder = 100 cents)

New Zealand —/New Zealander Wellington dollar = 100 cents

Nicaragua Nicaraguan Managua cordoba = 100 centavos

Niger Nigerien Niamey African franc

Nigeria Nigerian Abuja naira = 100 kobo

North Korea North Korean Pyongyang won = 100 jun

Norway Norwegian Oslo krone = 100 øre

Oman Omani Muscat rial = 1,000 baiza

Pakistan Pakistani Islamabad rupee = 100 paisa

Panama Panamanian Panama City balboa = 100 centésimos

Papua New Guinea Papuan, Guinean, or Papua New Guinean Port Moresby kina = 100 toea

Paraguay Paraguayan Asunción guarani = 100 centimos

Peru Peruvian Lima neuvo sol = 100 cents

Philippines Filipino or Philippine Manila peso = 100 centavos

Poland Polish/Pole Warsaw zloty = 100 groszy

Portugal Portuguese Lisbon euro = 100 cents (formerly escudo = 100 centavos)

Qatar Qatari Doha riyal = 100 dirhams

Romania Romanian Bucharest leu = 100 bani

Russia Russian Moscow rouble = 100 copecks

Rwanda Rwandan Kigali franc = 100 centimes

St Kitts and Nevis Kittsian or Nevisian Basseterre dollar = 100 cents

St Lucia St Lucian Castries dollar = 100 cents

St Vincent and the Grenadines Vincentian or St Vincentian or Grenadian Kingstown dollar = 100 cents

Samoa Samoan Apia tala = 100 sene

San Marino — San Marino euro = 100 cents (formerly Italian lira)

Saudi Arabia Saudi or Saudi Arabian Riyadh riyal = 20 qursh or 100 halalas

Senegal Senegalese Dakar African franc

Seychelles, the Seychellois Victoria rupee = 100 cents

Sierra Leone Sierra Leonean Freetown leone = 100 cents

Singapore Singaporean Singapore dollar = 100 cents

Slovakia Slovak Bratislava koruna = 100 haleru

Slovenia Slovene or Slovenian Ljubljana tolar = 100 stotins

Solomon Islands —/Solomon Islander Honiara dollar = 100 cents

Somalia Somali or Somalian Mogadishu shilling = 100 cents

South Africa South African Pretoria rand= 100 cents

South Korea South Korean Seoul won = 100 jeon

Spain Spanish/Spaniard Madrid euro = 100 cents (formerly peseta = 100 centimos)

Sri Lanka Sri Lankan Colombo rupee = 100 cents

Sudan Sudanese Khartoum dinar = 10 pounds

Suriname Surinamese Paramaribo guilder = 100 cents

Swaziland Swazi Mbabane lilangeni = 100 cents

Sweden Swedish/Swede Stockholm krona = 100 öre

Switzerland Swiss Berne franc = 100 centimes

Syria Syrian Damascus pound = 100 piastres

Taiwan Taiwanese Taipei New Taiwan dollar = 100 cents

Tajikistan Tajik Dushanbe somoni = 100 dirams

Tanzania Tanzanian Dodoma shilling = 100 cents

Thailand Thai Bangkok baht = 100 satangs

Togo Togolese Lomé African franc

Tonga Tongan Nuku'alofa pa'anga = 100 seniti

Trinidad and Tobago Trinidadian, Tobagan or Tobagonian Port-of-Spain dollar = 100 cents

Tunisia Tunisian Tunis dinar = 1,000 milliemes

Turkey Turkish/Turk Ankara lira = 100 kurus

Turkmenistan Turkmen or Turkoman Ashgabat manat = 100 tenge

Tuvalu Tuvaluan Funafuti dollar = 100 cents

Uganda Ugandan Kampala shilling = 100 cents

Ukraine Ukrainian Kiev hryvna = 100 kopiykas

United Arab Emirates — Abu Dhabi dirham = 100 fils

United Kingdom British/Briton London pound = 100 pence

United States of America American Washington, DC dollar = 100 cents

Uruguay Uruguayan Montevideo peso = 100 centésimos

Uzbekistan Uzbek Tashkent som

Vanuatu Vanuatuan Vila vatu = 100 centimes

Vatican City Vatican/— — euro = 100 cents (formerly Italian lira)

Venezuela Venezuelan Caracas bolívar = 100 centimos

Vietnam Vietnamese Hanoi dong = 10 hao or 100 xu

Yemen Yemeni Sana'a riyal = 100 fils

Yugoslavia Yugoslav or Yugoslavian Belgrade dinar = 100 paras

Zaire Zairean (see Congo, Democratic Republic of)

Zambia Zambian Lusaka kwacha = 100 ngwee

Zimbabwe Zimbabwean Harare dollar = 100 cents

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