There are 21 countries in the world that begin with the letter "M." Those countries are: Macau, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Malta, the Marshall Islands, Martinique, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mayotte, Mexico, the Federated States of Micronesia, Moldova, Monaco, Mongolia, Montserrat, Morocco and Mozambique.Continue Reading
There 191 countries in the world whose status as countries are undisputed. Lists that include disputed countries are much longer, with some lists reaching 257 names.
Of the list of countries beginning with "M," Malta is one of the nations whose country status is disputed. The Sovereign Military Order of Malta is technically a nonstate sovereign entity, as it claims neither statehood nor territory. It has established full diplomatic relations with 104 sovereign states as a sovereign subject of international law, and it participates in the United Nations as an observer entity.
Mayotte is also a disputed country. Mayotte is an African country located in southern Africa, north of Mozambique. It is actually an island whose people have chosen to live under the rule of the French; therefore, having their culture influenced and almost similar to that of native French. The citizens of Mayotte made that decision in an important referendum that was voted on in 2009.Learn more about Maps & Cartography
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.Full Answer >
The term "Western world" can mean a number of different things, but generally it refers to countries in Europe and North America. Some widen the term to include Latin America and other countries around the world that descended from European culture. It is often used interchangeably with "first world" nations.Full Answer >
Oman is the only country in the world that begins with the letter "O." It is a small country in Northern Africa that is bordered by the Indian Ocean.Full Answer >
There are several places in the world with names that start with the letter X, many of which are cities in China. Among the most prominent is Xi'an, the capitol of Shaanxi province in China. As of 2010, it had a population of 6.5 million.Full Answer >