How many countries in Europe? - Worldometer

Countries in Europe:

44

There are 44 countries in Europe today, according to the United Nations. The full list is shown in the table below, with current population and subregion (based on the United Nations official statistics).

Not included in this total of "countries" and listed separately are:

  • Dependencies (or dependent territories, dependent areas) or Areas of Special Sovereignty (autonomous territories)
#CountryPopulation
(2020)
Subregion
1 Russia 145,934,462 Eastern Europe
2 Germany 83,783,942 Western Europe
3 United Kingdom 67,886,011 Northern Europe
4 France 65,273,511 Western Europe
5 Italy 60,461,826 Southern Europe
6 Spain 46,754,778 Southern Europe
7 Ukraine 43,733,762 Eastern Europe
8 Poland 37,846,611 Eastern Europe
9 Romania 19,237,691 Eastern Europe
10 Netherlands 17,134,872 Western Europe
11 Belgium 11,589,623 Western Europe
12 Czech Republic (Czechia) 10,708,981 Eastern Europe
13 Greece 10,423,054 Southern Europe
14 Portugal 10,196,709 Southern Europe
15 Sweden 10,099,265 Northern Europe
16 Hungary 9,660,351 Eastern Europe
17 Belarus 9,449,323 Eastern Europe
18 Austria 9,006,398 Western Europe
19 Serbia 8,737,371 Southern Europe
20 Switzerland 8,654,622 Western Europe
21 Bulgaria 6,948,445 Eastern Europe
22 Denmark 5,792,202 Northern Europe
23 Finland 5,540,720 Northern Europe
24 Slovakia 5,459,642 Eastern Europe
25 Norway 5,421,241 Northern Europe
26 Ireland 4,937,786 Northern Europe
27 Croatia 4,105,267 Southern Europe
28 Moldova 4,033,963 Eastern Europe
29 Bosnia and Herzegovina 3,280,819 Southern Europe
30 Albania 2,877,797 Southern Europe
31 Lithuania 2,722,289 Northern Europe
32 North Macedonia 2,083,374 Southern Europe
33 Slovenia 2,078,938 Southern Europe
34 Latvia 1,886,198 Northern Europe
35 Estonia 1,326,535 Northern Europe
36 Montenegro 628,066 Southern Europe
37 Luxembourg 625,978 Western Europe
38 Malta 441,543 Southern Europe
39 Iceland 341,243 Northern Europe
40 Andorra 77,265 Southern Europe
41 Monaco 39,242 Western Europe
42 Liechtenstein 38,128 Western Europe
43 San Marino 33,931 Southern Europe
44 Holy See 801 Southern Europe

Dependencies or other territories

#TerritoryPopulation
(2020)
Dependency of
1 Channel Islands 173,863 U.K.
2 Isle of Man 85,033 U.K.
3 Faeroe Islands 48,863 Denmark
4 Gibraltar 33,691 U.K.