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List of Commonwealth Countries

Hemant Singh12-APR-2018 16:26
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What is Commonwealth?

The Commonwealth of Nations (formerly the British Commonwealth), also known as the Commonwealth. The Commonwealth is an intergovernmental organisation of 53 member states, mostly were ruled by the British Empire.

When was Commonwealth established?

Eight governments came together on 28 April 1949 to form the modern Commonwealth. These countries were; United Kingdom, Australia, India, South Africa, Canada, Sri Lanka, New Zealand and Pakistan.

What is the goal of Commonwealth?

The main goal of the Commonwealth organisation is to improve the well-being of all Commonwealth citizens and to advance their shared interests globally.

The combined population of the Commonwealth is around 2.4 billion people which include both advanced and developing countries. Thirty members of commonwealth are small states, many of which are island nations.

List of all the Commonwealth members is as follows;

  Asian Countries

   Name of Country

 1.

 Bangladesh

 2.

 Brunei Darussalam

 3.

 India

 4.

 Malaysia

 5.

 Pakistan

 6.

 Singapore

 7.

 Sri Lanka

 African Countries

 

 1.

 Botswana

 2.

 Cameroon

 3.

 The Gambia

 4.

 Ghana

 5.

 Kenya

 6.

 Lesotho

 7.

 Malawi

 8.

 Mauritius

 9.

 Mozambique

 10.

 Namibia

 11.

 Nigeria

 12.

 Rwanda

 13.

 Seychelles

 14.

 Sierra Leone

 15.

 South Africa

 16.

 Swaziland

 17.

 Uganda

 18.

 United Republic of Tanzania

 19.

 Zambia

 American Countries

 

 1.

 Antigua and Barbuda

 2.

 The Bahamas

 3.

 Barbados

 4.

 Belize

 5.

 Canada

 6.

 Dominica

 7.

 Grenada

 8.

 Guyana

 9.

 Jamaica

 10.

 Saint Kitts and Nevis

 11.

 Saint Lucia

 12.

 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

 13.

 Trinidad and Tobago

 European Countries

 

 1.

 Cyprus

 2.

 Malta

 3.

 United Kingdom

 Pacific Countries

 

 1.

 Australia

 2.

 Fiji Islands

 3.

 Kiribati

 4.

 Nauru

 5.

 New Zealand

 6.

 Papua New Guinea

 7.

 Samoa

 8.

 Solomon Islands

 9.

 Tonga

 10.

 Tuvalu

 11.

 Vanuatu

 Total -53 countries

 

The last two countries to join the Commonwealth are- Rwanda and Mozambique - have no historical ties to the British Empire but these two countries are members of the Commonwealth. On the other hand USA has been ruled by the British but it is not the member of the commonwealth.

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