Country List

Marathon Globetrotters have determined that we are using the following list of 254 entities and classifying each as a country based on ISO 3166. This roster has been carefully thought out and much debated. Currently ISO 3166 has a list of 249 and we have added the following: England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland (subdividing United Kingdom), Kosovo and Tibet. For clarification on the rules, see Marathon Rules.

Name Continent Region
Afghanistan AfghanistanAsiaSouthern and Central Asia
Aland Islands Aland IslandsEuropeNordic Countries
Albania AlbaniaEuropeSouthern Europe
Algeria AlgeriaAfricaNorthern Africa
American Samoa American SamoaOceaniaPolynesia
Andorra AndorraEuropeSouthern Europe
Angola AngolaAfricaCentral Africa
Anguilla AnguillaNorth AmericaCaribbean
Antarctica AntarcticaAntarcticaAntarctica
Antigua and Barbuda Antigua and BarbudaNorth AmericaCaribbean
Argentina ArgentinaSouth AmericaSouth America
Armenia ArmeniaAsiaMiddle East
Aruba ArubaNorth AmericaCaribbean
Australia AustraliaOceaniaAustralia and New Zealand
Austria AustriaEuropeWestern Europe
Azerbaijan AzerbaijanAsiaMiddle East
Bahamas BahamasNorth AmericaCaribbean
Bahrain BahrainAsiaMiddle East
Bangladesh BangladeshAsiaSouthern and Central Asia
Barbados BarbadosNorth AmericaCaribbean
Belarus BelarusEuropeEastern Europe
Belgium BelgiumEuropeWestern Europe
Belize BelizeNorth AmericaCentral America
Benin BeninAfricaWestern Africa
Bermuda BermudaNorth AmericaNorth America
Bhutan BhutanAsiaSouthern and Central Asia
Bolivia BoliviaSouth AmericaSouth America
Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and SabaNorth AmericaCaribbean
Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and HerzegovinaEuropeSouthern Europe
Botswana BotswanaAfricaSouthern Africa
Bouvet Island Bouvet IslandAntarcticaAntarctica
Brazil BrazilSouth AmericaSouth America
British Indian Ocean Territory British Indian Ocean TerritoryAfricaEastern Africa
Brunei BruneiAsiaSoutheast Asia
Bulgaria BulgariaEuropeEastern Europe
Burkina Faso Burkina FasoAfricaWestern Africa
Burundi BurundiAfricaEastern Africa
Cambodia CambodiaAsiaSoutheast Asia
Cameroon CameroonAfricaCentral Africa
Canada CanadaNorth AmericaNorth America
Cape Verde Cape VerdeAfricaWestern Africa
Cayman Islands Cayman IslandsNorth AmericaCaribbean
Central African Republic Central African RepublicAfricaCentral Africa
Chad ChadAfricaCentral Africa
Chile ChileSouth AmericaSouth America
China ChinaAsiaEastern Asia
Christmas Island Christmas IslandOceaniaAustralia and New Zealand
Cocos (Keeling Islands) Cocos (Keeling Islands)OceaniaAustralia and New Zealand
Colombia ColombiaSouth AmericaSouth America
Comoros ComorosAfricaEastern Africa
Congo CongoAfricaCentral Africa
Congo, The Democratic Republic of the Congo, The Democratic Republic of theAfricaCentral Africa
Cook Islands Cook IslandsOceaniaPolynesia
Costa Rica Costa RicaNorth AmericaCentral America
Croatia CroatiaEuropeSouthern Europe
Cuba CubaNorth AmericaCaribbean
Curacao CuracaoNorth AmericaCaribbean
Cyprus CyprusEuropeEastern Europe
Czech Republic Czech RepublicEuropeEastern Europe
Denmark DenmarkEuropeNordic Countries
Djibouti DjiboutiAfricaEastern Africa
Dominica DominicaNorth AmericaCaribbean
Dominican Republic Dominican RepublicNorth AmericaCaribbean
Ecuador EcuadorSouth AmericaSouth America
Egypt EgyptAfricaNorthern Africa
El Salvador El SalvadorNorth AmericaCentral America
England EnglandEuropeBritish Islands
Equatorial Guinea Equatorial GuineaAfricaCentral Africa
Eritrea EritreaAfricaEastern Africa
Estonia EstoniaEuropeBaltic Countries
Eswatini EswatiniAfricaSouthern Africa
Ethiopia EthiopiaAfricaEastern Africa
Falkland Islands Falkland IslandsSouth AmericaSouth America
Faroe Islands Faroe IslandsEuropeNordic Countries
Fiji Islands Fiji IslandsOceaniaMelanesia
Finland FinlandEuropeNordic Countries
France FranceEuropeWestern Europe
French Guiana French GuianaSouth AmericaSouth America
French Polynesia French PolynesiaOceaniaPolynesia
French Southern territories French Southern territoriesAntarcticaAntarctica
Gabon GabonAfricaCentral Africa
Gambia GambiaAfricaWestern Africa
Georgia GeorgiaAsiaMiddle East
Germany GermanyEuropeWestern Europe
Ghana GhanaAfricaWestern Africa
Gibraltar GibraltarEuropeSouthern Europe
Greece GreeceEuropeSouthern Europe
Greenland GreenlandNorth AmericaNorth America
Grenada GrenadaNorth AmericaCaribbean
Guadeloupe GuadeloupeNorth AmericaCaribbean
Guam GuamOceaniaMicronesia
Guatemala GuatemalaNorth AmericaCentral America
Guernsey GuernseyEuropeBritish Islands
Guinea GuineaAfricaWestern Africa
Guinea-Bissau Guinea-BissauAfricaWestern Africa
Guyana GuyanaSouth AmericaSouth America
Haiti HaitiNorth AmericaCaribbean
Heard Island and McDonald Islands Heard Island and McDonald IslandsAntarcticaAntarctica
Holy See (Vatican City State) Holy See (Vatican City State)EuropeSouthern Europe
Honduras HondurasNorth AmericaCentral America
Hong Kong Hong KongAsiaEastern Asia
Hungary HungaryEuropeEastern Europe
Iceland IcelandEuropeNordic Countries
India IndiaAsiaSouthern and Central Asia
Indonesia IndonesiaAsiaSoutheast Asia
Iran IranAsiaSouthern and Central Asia
Iraq IraqAsiaMiddle East
Ireland IrelandEuropeBritish Islands
Isle of Man Isle of ManEuropeBritish Islands
Israel IsraelAsiaMiddle East
Italy ItalyEuropeSouthern Europe
Ivory Coast - Cote d'Ivoire Ivory Coast - Cote d'IvoireAfricaWestern Africa
Jamaica JamaicaNorth AmericaCaribbean
Japan JapanAsiaEastern Asia
Jersey JerseyEuropeBritish Islands
Jordan JordanAsiaMiddle East
Kazakhstan KazakhstanAsiaSouthern and Central Asia
Kenya KenyaAfricaEastern Africa
Kiribati KiribatiOceaniaMicronesia
Kosovo KosovoEuropeSoutheast Europe
Kuwait KuwaitAsiaMiddle East
Kyrgyzstan KyrgyzstanAsiaSouthern and Central Asia
Laos LaosAsiaSoutheast Asia
Latvia LatviaEuropeBaltic Countries
Lebanon LebanonAsiaMiddle East
Lesotho LesothoAfricaSouthern Africa
Liberia LiberiaAfricaWestern Africa
Libyan Arab Jamahiriya Libyan Arab JamahiriyaAfricaNorthern Africa
Liechtenstein LiechtensteinEuropeWestern Europe
Lithuania LithuaniaEuropeBaltic Countries
Luxembourg LuxembourgEuropeWestern Europe
Macau MacauAsiaEastern Asia
Madagascar MadagascarAfricaEastern Africa
Malawi MalawiAfricaEastern Africa
Malaysia MalaysiaAsiaSoutheast Asia
Maldives MaldivesAsiaSouthern and Central Asia
Mali MaliAfricaWestern Africa
Malta MaltaEuropeSouthern Europe
Marshall Islands Marshall IslandsOceaniaMicronesia
Martinique MartiniqueNorth AmericaCaribbean
Mauritania MauritaniaAfricaWestern Africa
Mauritius MauritiusAfricaEastern Africa
Mayotte MayotteAfricaEastern Africa
Mexico MexicoNorth AmericaCentral America
Micronesia, Federated States of Micronesia, Federated States ofOceaniaMicronesia
Moldova MoldovaEuropeEastern Europe
Monaco MonacoEuropeWestern Europe
Mongolia MongoliaAsiaEastern Asia
Montenegro MontenegroEuropeSoutheast Europe
Montserrat MontserratNorth AmericaCaribbean
Morocco MoroccoAfricaNorthern Africa
Mozambique MozambiqueAfricaEastern Africa
Myanmar MyanmarAsiaSoutheast Asia
Namibia NamibiaAfricaSouthern Africa
Nauru NauruOceaniaMicronesia
Nepal NepalAsiaSouthern and Central Asia
Netherlands NetherlandsEuropeWestern Europe
New Caledonia New CaledoniaOceaniaMelanesia
New Zealand New ZealandOceaniaAustralia and New Zealand
Nicaragua NicaraguaNorth AmericaCentral America
Niger NigerAfricaWestern Africa
Nigeria NigeriaAfricaWestern Africa
Niue NiueOceaniaPolynesia
Norfolk Island Norfolk IslandOceaniaAustralia and New Zealand
North Korea North KoreaAsiaEastern Asia
North Macedonia North MacedoniaEuropeSouthern Europe
Northern Ireland Northern IrelandEuropeBritish Islands
Northern Mariana Islands Northern Mariana IslandsOceaniaMicronesia
Norway NorwayEuropeNordic Countries
Oman OmanAsiaMiddle East
Pakistan PakistanAsiaSouthern and Central Asia
Palau PalauOceaniaMicronesia
Palestine PalestineAsiaMiddle East
Panama PanamaNorth AmericaCentral America
Papua New Guinea Papua New GuineaOceaniaMelanesia
Paraguay ParaguaySouth AmericaSouth America
Peru PeruSouth AmericaSouth America
Philippines PhilippinesAsiaSoutheast Asia
Pitcairn PitcairnOceaniaPolynesia
Poland PolandEuropeEastern Europe
Portugal PortugalEuropeSouthern Europe
Puerto Rico Puerto RicoNorth AmericaCaribbean
Qatar QatarAsiaMiddle East
Reunion ReunionAfricaEastern Africa
Romania RomaniaEuropeEastern Europe
Russian Federation Russian FederationEuropeEastern Europe
Rwanda RwandaAfricaEastern Africa
Saint Barthelemy Saint BarthelemyNorth AmericaCaribbean
Saint Helena Saint HelenaAfricaWestern Africa
Saint Kitts and Nevis Saint Kitts and NevisNorth AmericaCaribbean
Saint Lucia Saint LuciaNorth AmericaCaribbean
Saint Martin (French part) Saint Martin (French part)North AmericaCaribbean
Saint Pierre and Miquelon Saint Pierre and MiquelonNorth AmericaNorth America
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Saint Vincent and the GrenadinesNorth AmericaCaribbean
Samoa SamoaOceaniaPolynesia
San Marino San MarinoEuropeSouthern Europe
Sao Tome and Principe Sao Tome and PrincipeAfricaCentral Africa
Saudi Arabia Saudi ArabiaAsiaMiddle East
Scotland ScotlandEuropeBritish Islands
Senegal SenegalAfricaWestern Africa
Serbia SerbiaEuropeSoutheast Europe
Seychelles SeychellesAfricaEastern Africa
Sierra Leone Sierra LeoneAfricaWestern Africa
Singapore SingaporeAsiaSoutheast Asia
Sint Maarten (Dutch part) Sint Maarten (Dutch part)North AmericaCaribbean
Slovakia SlovakiaEuropeEastern Europe
Slovenia SloveniaEuropeSouthern Europe
Solomon Islands Solomon IslandsOceaniaMelanesia
Somalia SomaliaAfricaEastern Africa
South Africa South AfricaAfricaSouthern Africa
South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands South Georgia and the South Sandwich IslandsAntarcticaAntarctica
South Korea South KoreaAsiaEastern Asia
South Sudan South SudanAfricaEastern Africa
Spain SpainEuropeSouthern Europe
Sri Lanka Sri LankaAsiaSouthern and Central Asia
Sudan SudanAfricaNorthern Africa
Suriname SurinameSouth AmericaSouth America
Svalbard and Jan Mayen Svalbard and Jan MayenEuropeNordic Countries
Sweden SwedenEuropeNordic Countries
Switzerland SwitzerlandEuropeWestern Europe
Syria SyriaAsiaMiddle East
Taiwan TaiwanAsiaEastern Asia
Tajikistan TajikistanAsiaSouthern and Central Asia
Tanzania TanzaniaAfricaEastern Africa
Thailand ThailandAsiaSoutheast Asia
Tibet TibetAsiaSouthern and Central Asia
Timor-Leste Timor-LesteAsiaSoutheast Asia
Togo TogoAfricaWestern Africa
Tokelau TokelauOceaniaPolynesia
Tonga TongaOceaniaPolynesia
Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and TobagoNorth AmericaCaribbean
Tunisia TunisiaAfricaNorthern Africa
Turkey TurkeyAsiaMiddle East
Turkmenistan TurkmenistanAsiaSouthern and Central Asia
Turks and Caicos Islands Turks and Caicos IslandsNorth AmericaCaribbean
Tuvalu TuvaluOceaniaPolynesia
Uganda UgandaAfricaEastern Africa
Ukraine UkraineEuropeEastern Europe
United Arab Emirates United Arab EmiratesAsiaMiddle East
United States United StatesNorth AmericaNorth America
United States Minor Outlying Islands United States Minor Outlying IslandsOceaniaMicronesia/Caribbean
Uruguay UruguaySouth AmericaSouth America
Uzbekistan UzbekistanAsiaSouthern and Central Asia
Vanuatu VanuatuOceaniaMelanesia
Venezuela VenezuelaSouth AmericaSouth America
Vietnam VietnamAsiaSoutheast Asia
Virgin Islands, British Virgin Islands, BritishNorth AmericaCaribbean
Virgin Islands, U.S. Virgin Islands, U.S.North AmericaCaribbean
Wales WalesEuropeBritish Islands
Wallis and Futuna Wallis and FutunaOceaniaPolynesia
Western Sahara Western SaharaAfricaNorthern Africa
Yemen YemenAsiaMiddle East
Zambia ZambiaAfricaEastern Africa
Zimbabwe ZimbabweAfricaEastern Africa

Total 254 countries.