Which Countries Start With the Letter E?

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Eight countries start with the letter E: East Timor, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Estonia and Ethiopia. These countries are located throughout the world.

Locations and Capital Cities

  • East Timor is also known as Timor-Leste. It is located in Southeast Asia on the eastern side of the island of Timor. Its capital is Dili.
  • Ecuador is a South American nation that borders Columbia and Peru. Its capital is Quito.
  • Egypt is in northern Africa and is considered part of the Middle East. Its capital city is Cairo.
  • El Salvador is in Central America and borders Honduras and Guatemala. Its capital is San Salvador.
  • Equatorial Guinea is in central Africa. It borders Cameroon and Gabon, and also includes several islands. The capital, Malabo, is located on Bioko Island
  • Eritrea borders Ethiopia. Asmara is its capital city.
  • Estonia is located in Europe, bordering Latvia and Russia. Its capital city is Tallinn.
  • Ethiopia is an East African country that borders the Sudan. Addis Ababa is its capital city.