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
  • Territorial extension: 83,879 km²
  • German language
  • Euro currency

2. Belgium

Belgium National Flag
  • Capital: Brussels
  • Territorial extension: 30,530 km²
  • Language: French, German and Dutch
  • Euro currency

3. France

France National Flag
  • Capital: Paris
  • Territorial extension: 549.190 km²
  • French Language
  • Euro currency

4. Germany

Germany National Flag
  • Capital: Berlin
  • Territorial extension: 357.120 km²
  • German language
  • Euro currency

5. Ireland

  • Capital: Dublin
  • Territorial extent: 70,280 km²
  • Language: Irish and English
  • Euro currency

6. Liechtenstein

Liechtenstein National Flag
  • Capital: Vaduz
  • Territorial extension: 160 km²
  • German language
  • Currency: Swiss Franc

7. Luxembourg

Luxembourg National Flag
  • Capital: Luxembourg
  • Territorial extension: 2,590 km²
  • Language: Luxembourgish
  • Euro currency

8. Netherlands

Netherlands National Flag
  • Capital: Amsterdam
  • Territorial extension: 41.540 km²
  • Language: Dutch
  • Euro currency

9. Switzerland

Switzerland National Flag
  • Capital: Bern
  • Territorial extension: 41.280 km²
  • Language: 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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