Countries in Western Europe


How Many Countries in Western Europe

As a region of Europe, Western Europe is composed of independent countries (Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Monaco, Netherlands, Switzerland) and 2 territories (Guernsey, Jersey). See below for the list of West European countries and dependencies by population.  Also, you can find all of them in alphabetical order at this end of this page.

1. Austria

Austria National Flag
  • Capital: Vienna
  • Area: 83,879 km²
  • Language: German
  • Currency: Euro

2. Belgium

Belgium National Flag
  • Capital: Brussels
  • Area: 30,530 km²
  • Languages: French, German and Dutch
  • Currency: Euro

3. France

France National Flag
  • Capital: Paris
  • Area: 549,190 km²
  • Language: French
  • Currency: Euro

4. Germany

Germany National Flag
  • Capital: Berlin
  • Area: 357,120 km²
  • Language: German
  • Currency: Euro

5. Ireland

  • Capital: Dublin
  • Area: 70,280 km²
  • Languages: Irish and English
  • Currency: Euro

6. Liechtenstein

Liechtenstein National Flag
  • Capital: Vaduz
  • Area: 160 km²
  • Language: German
  • Currency: Swiss Franc

7. Luxembourg

Luxembourg National Flag
  • Capital: Luxembourg
  • Area: 2,590 km²
  • Language: Luxembourgish
  • Currency: Euro

8. Netherlands

Netherlands National Flag
  • Capital: Amsterdam
  • Area: 41,540 km²
  • Language: Dutch
  • Currency: Euro

9. Switzerland

Switzerland National Flag
  • Capital: Bern
  • Area: 41,280 km²
  • Languages: German, French and Italian
  • Currency: Swiss Franc

List of Countries in Western Europe and Their Capitals

As noted above, there are 3 independent countries in the Western Europe. Among them, the largest country is Germany and the smallest is Monaco. The full list of Western European countries with capitals is shown in the table below, ranked by latest total population.

Rank Independent Country Current Population Capital
1 Germany 82,979,100 Berlin
2 France 66,998,000 Paris
3 Netherlands 17,325,700 Amsterdam
4 Belgium 11,467,362 Brussels
5 Austria 8,869,537 Vienna
6 Switzerland 8,542,323 Bern
7 Luxembourg 613,894 Luxembourg
8 Liechtenstein 38,380 Vaduz
9 Monaco 38,300 Monaco

Territories in Western Europe

Rank Dependent Territory Population Territory of
1 Jersey 105,500 U.K.
2 Guernsey 62,063 U.K.

Map of Countries in Western Europe

Map of Countries in Western Europe

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