Second World Countries List

The Second World is a Western term to regard to the former socialist industrial countries (previously the Eastern Bloc), generally the territory and area under the control of the Soviet Union. Following World War 2, there were 19 communist countries, and after the fall of the Soviet Union (Russia), only five socialist countries remained: China, North Korea, Cuba, Laos, and Vietnam. Along with "1st World" and "3rd World", the term was used to separate the countries of Earth into 3 broad categories.

S.N.Second World Countries NameCapitalPopulationCurrencyDialing Code2015 GDP (PPP) in Millions2015 Nominal GDP - $ Millions2015 GDP (PPP) per CapitaArea (km2)Area (sq mi)
1AlbaniaTirana30,20,209Lek+355$32,440$11,590$11,900 28,74811,100
2ArmeniaYerevan30,60,631Dram+374$25,220$10,610$8,40029,74311,484
3AzerbaijanBaku96,86,210Manat+994$1,74,300$63,980$18,70086,60033,436
4BelarusMinsk96,08,058Belarusian ruble+375$1,68,200$62,020$17,800 2,07,60080,155
5Bosnia and HerzegovinaSarajevo38,71,643Convertible mark+387$39,460$15,570$10,200 51,19719,767
6BulgariaSofia69,24,716Lev+359$1,32,600$47,170$18,400 1,10,87942,811
7ChinaBeijing1,37,07,93,000Renminbi (yuan)+86$1,95,10,000$1,13,80,000$14,30095,96,96137,05,407
8CroatiaZagreb44,70,534Kuna+385$90,330$48,930$21,300 56,59421,851
9CubaHavana1,12,52,000Cuban peso, Cuban convertible peso+53$1,28,500$77,150$10,2001,09,88442,426
10Czech RepublicPrague1,05,38,275Czech koruna+420$3,31,400$1,82,500$31,500 78,86730,451
11East GermanyBerlin8,09,96,685Euro+49$38,42,000$33,71,000$47,400 3,57,0221,37,847
12EstoniaTallinn12,57,921Euro+372$37,880$22,930$28,700 45,22817,463
13GeorgiaTbilisi / T'bilisi49,35,880Lari+995$35,370$13,750$9,50069,70026,911
14HungaryBudapest99,19,128Forint+36$2,57,000$1,18,500$26,000 93,02835,918
15KazakhstanAstana1,79,48,816Tenge+7-6xx, +7-7xx$4,30,500$1,95,000$24,70027,24,90010,52,090
16KyrgyzstanBishkek59,43,000Som+996$19,810$7,158$3,4001,99,95177,181
17LaosVientiane68,02,000Kip+856$37,500$12,550$5,4002,36,80091,428.99
18LatviaRiga21,65,165Euro+371$49,890$27,820$24,500 64,58924,938
19LithuaniaVilnius29,43,472Euro+370$82,140$41,780$28,000 65,30025,212
20Macedonia, Rep. ofSkopje20,91,719Macedonian denar+389$28,890$10,090$14,000 25,7139,928
21MoldovaChișinău35,83,288Moldovan leu+373$17,770$6,188$5,000 33,85113,070
22MontenegroPodgorica6,50,036Euro+382$9,829$3,985$15,700 13,8125,333
23North KoreaP'yŏngyang2,58,63,000North Korean won+850$40,000$28,000$1,8001,20,54046,528
24PolandWarsaw3,83,46,279Polish złoty+48$10,03,000$4,81,200$26,400 3,12,6851,20,728
25RomaniaBucharest2,17,29,871Romanian leu+40$4,11,100$1,74,900$20,600 2,38,39192,043
26RussiaMoscow14,62,67,288Russian ruble+7$34,71,000$12,36,000$23,7001,70,98,24266,01,668
27SerbiaBelgrade72,09,764Serbian dinar+381$97,270$36,560$13,600 88,36134,116
28SlovakiaBratislava54,43,583Euro+421$1,59,600$86,200$29,500 49,03518,933
29SloveniaLjubljana19,88,292Euro+386$63,600$42,740$30,900 20,2737,827
30TajikistanDushanbe84,51,000Somoni+992$23,300$8,045$2,8001,43,10055,251
31TurkmenistanAshgabat49,02,000Turkmen new manat+993$90,290$44,360$15,6004,91,2101,88,456
32UkraineKiev4,42,91,413Ukrainian hryvnia+380$3,34,200$90,140$8,000 6,03,5502,33,032
33UzbekistanTashkent3,12,83,000Uzbekistan som (O'zbekiston so'mi)+998$1,85,800$65,950$6,1004,48,9781,72,742
34VietnamHanoi9,18,12,000đồng+84$5,51,300$1,98,800$6,1003,32,6981,28,565