How Many Countries Are There In Oceania?
There are 14 countries in the Oceania region, according to United Nations official statistics and 12 dependent overseas territories.
Oceania covers an area of approximately 100 million square kilometres, which is about one-fifth of Earth’s surface area.
The largest sovereign state is Australia, occupying about 86% of the region’s total area, Followed by Papua New Guinea and New Zealand. The smallest independent country is Nauru and then followed by Tuvalu and Marshall Islands.
- Oceania is home to more than 43 million people.
- Oceania has a land area of 8,525,989 square kilometres (3,291,903 sq mi).
Flag of Oceania Countries
The Oceania region includes 14 countries: Australia, Micronesia, Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Nauru, New Zealand, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu and Vanuatu.
Flags of Dependent Overseas Territories
The Oceania region also includes dependent overseas territories: American Samoa, Cook Islands, French Polynesia, Guam, New Caledonia, Niue, Norfolk Island, Northern Mariana Islands, Pitcairn Island, Tokelau, Wake island and Wallis and Future.
- The largest and most populous dependency is New Caledonia, which has a land area of 18,280 km2, and a population of approximately 287,800.
- The smallest and least populous dependency in Oceania is Tokelau, which has a land area of just 10 km2 /4 sq mi, and a population of 1,357.