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What is a blank political world map?

A blank political world map illustrates the borders of countries and territories without text, shapes, or other details. Blank maps can be displayed in either color or black and white. The blank maps can be colored to represent geographical regions, neighboring countries, or administrative borders. A map is a physical representation of the world that shows the location of territorial countries, large islands, rivers, and seas. Political maps do not show the physical geographic features of a map. State and national boundaries, major cities, capital cities, and overall geography are demonstrated instead.

Is this political world map editable?

The method of editing a blank map is basically by importing the SVG file into a vector editing tool like adobe illustrator or Inkscape that allows users to compose and edit vector graphics images using an interactive interface. There are several ways to use a blank political world map, including for educational purposes. Various online platforms are available for editing blank maps. There is a platform called ‘My Maps’ offered by Google where you can edit the maps you have saved. Therefore, these maps available on various online platforms are editable.

Is it printable?

For printing purposes, you need to download the political map of the world onto your device, extract the zip file then use the PDF file to print your map. Multiple maps are available for download, all of which are optimized for printing. Select the map you want to download, and you can print it according to your requirements, as they are all printable.

Is this map free to download?

Yes, this vector map is free to download. You can do that by clicking on the download button on this page. Or you can right-click on the featured image to download a low-quality preview of the map.

How many countries are there in the world?

There are currently 195 major countries (independent sovereign nations) in the world. A total of 193 nations are members of the United Nations, while Palestine and the Holy See are observers. However, there is a controversy regarding the status of Taiwan as a country. Africa consists of fifty-four countries, Asia consists of forty-eight countries, Europe consists of forty-four countries, Latin America consists of thirty-three countries, Oceania consists of fourteen countries, and Northern America consists of two.

List of countries in the world

  1. Afghanistan
  2. Albania
  3. Algeria
  4. Andorra
  5. Angola
  6. Antigua and Barbuda
  7. Argentina
  8. Armenia
  9. Australia
  10. Austria
  11. Azerbaijan
  12. The Bahamas
  13. Bahrain
  14. Bangladesh
  15. Barbados
  16. Belarus
  17. Belgium
  18. Belize
  19. Benin
  20. Bhutan
  21. Bolivia
  22. Bosnia and Herzegovina
  23. Botswana
  24. Brazil
  25. Brunei
  26. Bulgaria
  27. Burkina Faso
  28. Burundi
  29. Cabo Verde
  30. Cambodia
  31. Cameroon
  32. Canada
  33. Central African Republic
  34. Chad
  35. Chile
  36. China
  37. Colombia
  38. Comoros
  39. Congo, Democratic Republic of the
  40. Congo, Republic of the
  41. Costa Rica
  42. Côte d’Ivoire
  43. Croatia
  44. Cuba
  45. Cyprus
  46. Czech Republic
  47. Denmark
  48. Djibouti
  49. Dominica
  50. Dominican Republic
  51. East Timor (Timor-Leste)
  52. Ecuador
  53. Egypt
  54. El Salvador
  55. Equatorial Guinea
  56. Eritrea
  57. Estonia
  58. Eswatini
  59. Ethiopia
  60. Fiji
  61. Finland
  62. France
  63. Gabon
  64. The Gambia
  65. Georgia
  66. Germany
  67. Ghana
  68. Greece
  69. Grenada
  70. Guatemala
  71. Guinea
  72. Guinea-Bissau
  73. Guyana
  74. Haiti
  75. Honduras
  76. Hungary
  77. Iceland
  78. India
  79. Indonesia
  80. Iran
  81. Iraq
  82. Ireland
  83. Israel
  84. Italy
  85. Jamaica
  86. Japan
  87. Jordan
  88. Kazakhstan
  89. Kenya
  90. Kiribati
  91. Korea, North
  92. Korea, South
  93. Kosovo
  94. Kuwait
  95. Kyrgyzstan
  96. Laos
  97. Latvia
  98. Lebanon
  99. Lesotho
  100. Liberia
  101. Libya
  102. Liechtenstein
  103. Lithuania
  104. Luxembourg
  105. Madagascar
  106. Malawi
  107. Malaysia
  108. Maldives
  109. Mali
  110. Malta
  111. Marshall Islands
  112. Mauritania
  113. Mauritius
  114. Mexico
  115. Micronesia, Federated States of
  116. Moldova
  117. Monaco
  118. Mongolia
  119. Montenegro
  120. Morocco
  121. Mozambique
  122. Myanmar (Burma)
  123. Namibia
  124. Nauru
  125. Nepal
  126. Netherlands
  127. New Zealand
  128. Nicaragua
  129. Niger
  130. Nigeria
  131. North Macedonia
  132. Norway
  133. Oman
  134. Pakistan
  135. Palau
  136. Panama
  137. Papua New Guinea
  138. Paraguay
  139. Peru
  140. Philippines
  141. Poland
  142. Portugal
  143. Qatar
  144. Romania
  145. Russia
  146. Rwanda
  147. Saint Kitts and Nevis
  148. Saint Lucia
  149. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
  150. Samoa
  151. San Marino
  152. Sao Tome and Principe
  153. Saudi Arabia
  154. Senegal
  155. Serbia
  156. Seychelles
  157. Sierra Leone
  158. Singapore
  159. Slovakia
  160. Slovenia
  161. Solomon Islands
  162. Somalia
  163. South Africa
  164. Spain
  165. Sri Lanka
  166. Sudan
  167. Sudan, South
  168. Suriname
  169. Sweden
  170. Switzerland
  171. Syria
  172. Tajikistan
  173. Tanzania
  174. Thailand
  175. Togo
  176. Tonga
  177. Trinidad and Tobago
  178. Tunisia
  179. Turkey
  180. Turkmenistan
  181. Tuvalu
  182. Uganda
  183. Ukraine
  184. United Arab Emirates
  185. United Kingdom
  186. United States
  187. Uruguay
  188. Uzbekistan
  189. Vanuatu
  190. Vatican City
  191. Venezuela
  192. Vietnam
  193. Yemen
  194. Zambia
  195. Zimbabwe

Major political unions in the world

Political unions are composed of smaller political units or formed from them. The following are some of the world’s major political unions: 

United Nations

The United Nations was founded in 1945 as an international nonprofit organization to promote economic and political cooperation. Through human rights, development, peace, and security, the UN promotes democracy.

European Union

The European Union (EU) represents 27 countries politically and economically. EU member nations promote democratic values and are among the world’s most influential trade blocs. There are 19 countries that use the euro as their official currency. In terms of political affairs, peace, and security, the European Union is an important ally and partner of the United Nations.

Association of Southeast Asian Nations

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations is a political and economic union composed of 11 Southeast Asian countries that promote intergovernmental cooperation and facilitates the integration of members and countries in the areas of economics, politics, security, military, education, and society. In its role as a regional organization, it promotes economic and security cooperation in the region.

African Union

The African Union (AU) is a continental body that consists of 55 member countries that constitute the African continent. The African Union drives politics and economic development in Africa. Essentially, it aims to promote African integration by fostering cooperation among African states through coordination and solidarity.

North American Union

The North American Union is a union of economic and political power between Canada, Mexico, and the United States but only in theory. Trade, agriculture, fisheries, and regional development are all covered under its policies. A common currency, the Amero, has been adopted by some member states.

What is the world’s biggest country?

Russia is the world’s largest country out of all the world countries, covering a total area of 17,098,242 Km2 (6,601,665 mi2) which includes a land area of 16,376,870 Km2 (6,323,142 mi2), which represents 11% of the world’s landmass of 148,940,000 Km2 (57,510,000 square miles).In addition to having nine different time zones, the country has 14 neighbors on its land borders.

How many countries are on each continent?

The world contains seven continents, six of which have multiple countries.

  1. Africa: 54
  2. Asia: 48
  3. Europe: 44
  4. North America: 23
  5. Oceania: 14
  6. South America: 12
  7. Antarctica: None

Africa has 54 countries; it is the continent with the most countries. The largest continent in terms of size is Asia, with 48 countries. South America is a continent with 12 countries. Oceania includes Australia, which is the smallest continent by extent. Antarctica is the seventh continent, but there are no countries there. 

What is the world’s smallest country?

Vatican City is the smallest country by area, with a size of 0.5 square kilometers (0.22 square miles). There are only around 800 inhabitants in this country, making it the least populous country in the world.

The youngest country in the world

The youngest country in the world is South Sudan. Located in Sub-Saharan Africa, South Sudan became an independent nation in 2011 after seceding from Sudan.