There are no countries in the world that begin with the letter W
And before you start saying what about Wales? Wales is a constituent country of the United Kingdom and is not recognised as a sovereign state!
Out of the 195 sovereign states in the world recognised by the United Nations, there are no countries that begin with the letter W.
What about Wales?
Wales is politically part of the Great Britain and the United Kingdom. The official languages are English and Welsh.
The Welsh nation appeared when Romans left Britain and the region of Wales was still inhabited by many Celtic Britons in the 5th century.
Wales is a constituent unit of the United Kingdom and the British prime minister is the head of state and chief executive.
Other notable mentions/regions not recognised as countries
Western Sahara; a disputed region.
What about Western Samoa? some older people with a keen sense of geography might be asking. Well, it changed to the Independent State of Samoa in 1997.
WA Self is a self-administered region of Burma.
No countries begin with X either
Countries beginning with O, Q and Y
There is only one country that starts with letters O, Q, and Y: Oman, Qatar, and Yemen.