Country (disambiguation)


country A country is a distinct territorial body or political entity A polity is an identifiable political entity—any group of people who have a collective identity, who are organized by some form of Institutionalisation, institutionalized social ...

is a geopolitical area–often synonymous with a sovereign state. Country or countries may also refer to: *
Rural area In general, a rural area or a countryside is a geographic area that is located outside town A town is a human settlement In geography Geography (from Greek: , ''geographia'', literally "earth description") is a field o ...

Rural area
, the country or countryside, an area away from towns or cities *
Country (identity) The concept of country, as an identity or descriptive quality, varies widely across the world, although some elements may be common among several groups of people. Rurality One interpretation is the state or character of being rural In g ...
, a self-concept related to being from a rural area. *Traditional lands of Aboriginal Australian peoples, as recognised in the
Welcome to Country A Welcome to Country is a ritual or formal ceremony performed as a land acknowledgement at many events held in Australia. It is intended to highlight the cultural significance of the surrounding area to a particular Aboriginal Australians, Abori ...

Administrative divisions

* Countries of the Kingdom of Denmark, subdivisions of Denmark *
Countries of the Kingdom of the Netherlands , national_anthem = ) , image_map = Kingdom of the Netherlands (orthographic projection).svg , map_width = 250px , image_map2 = File:KonDerNed-10-10-10.png , map_caption2 = Map of the four constituent countries shown to scale , capital = ...
, subdivisions of the Netherlands *
Countries of the United Kingdom The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed. The Guardian' and Telegraph' use Britain as a synonym ...
, subdivisions of the UK *
Emirates of the United Arab Emirates The United Arab Emirates The United Arab Emirates (UAE; ar, الإمارات العربية المتحدة ) or the Emirates ( ar, الإمارات ), is a country in Western Asia Western Asia, West Asia, or Southwest Asia, is the wester ...
, subdivisions of the UAE *
Overseas country of France Overseas country (french: Pays d' outre-mer) is the designation for the overseas collectivity The French overseas collectivities (''collectivité d'outre-mer The French overseas collectivities ('' collectivité d'outre-mer'' or ''COM''), ...
, a subdivision of the French Republic *
Republics of Russia According to its constitution, Russia Russia ( rus, link=no, Россия, Rossiya, ), or the Russian Federation, is a country spanning Eastern Europe Eastern Europe is the eastern region of . There is no consistent definition of th ...

Republics of Russia
, subdivisions of the Russian Federation

Arts and entertainment

* ''Country'' (film), a 1984 U.S. film * ''Country'' (book), published by American Nick Tosches in 1977


Country music Country (also called country and western) is a genre of popular music Popular music is music with wide appeal that is typically distributed to large audiences through the music industry. These forms and styles can be enjoyed and performed b ...

Country music
, a genre of music * ''Country'' (EP), a 2008 EP by Anaïs Mitchell and Rachel Ries *Country (album), ''Country'' (album), a 1974 album by Canadian Anne Murray *Country (Mo Pitney song), "Country" (Mo Pitney song), released in 2014 * "C-O-U-N-T-R-Y", a single from American country music singer Joe Diffie's 1995 album ''Life's So Funny'' *Country Joe McDonald (born 1942), an American musician and singer

See also

* Country Party (disambiguation) * {{Disambiguation