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Countries with Holocene Volcanoes

Holocene volcanoes can be found in 79 different countries (plus Antarctica). Note that as a scientific organization we provide these listings for informational purposes only, with no international legal or policy implications. Volcanoes will be included on this list if they are within the boundaries of a country, on a shared boundary or area, in a remote territory, or within a maritime Exclusive Economic Zone. Although GVP tries to be consistent with data from official national agencies, there may be some minor differences due to varying criteria or other reasons.

Country Holocene
Volcanoes
Active since
1800 CE
Active since
1960 CE
Currently Erupting (28 October 2022)
Algeria 3 0 0
Antarctica 19 5 2 Erebus
Argentina 35 6 3
Armenia 5 0 0
Australia 4 2 2 Heard
Azerbaijan 2 0 0
Bolivia 10 1 1
Burma (Myanmar) 1 0 0
Cameroon 3 1 1
Canada 24 1 0
Cape Verde 2 1 1
Chad 4 0 0
Chile 91 34 19 Villarrica, Nevados de Chillan
China 10 3 0
Colombia 14 8 4 Nevado del Ruiz
Comoros 2 1 1
Costa Rica 10 6 5 Rincon de la Vieja
Djibouti 4 2 1
Dominica 5 1 1
DR Congo 4 3 2 Nyiragongo, Nyamulagira
Ecuador 35 17 11 Reventador, Sangay
El Salvador 20 5 3
Equatorial Guinea 3 1 0
Eritrea 8 2 1
Ethiopia 53 10 5 Erta Ale
Fiji 3 0 0
France 19 11 8
Georgia 2 0 0
Germany 1 0 0
Greece 5 2 0
Grenada 2 1 1
Guatemala 23 7 5 Santa Maria, Fuego
Honduras 3 0 0
Iceland 35 14 9
India 2 1 1
Indonesia 121 74 55 Dukono, Ibu, Semeru, Karangetang, Lewotolok, Merapi, Krakatau, Kerinci
Iran 6 0 0
Italy 13 6 2 Stromboli
Japan 122 62 40 Suwanosejima, Aira
Jordan 1 0 0
Kenya 21 5 0
Madagascar 5 0 0
Mexico 37 9 5 Popocatepetl
Mongolia 3 0 0
Netherlands 2 0 0
New Zealand 24 9 8
Nicaragua 17 8 6 Masaya, San Cristobal
Niger 1 0 0
North Korea 2 1 0
Norway 2 1 1
Panama 2 0 0
Papua New Guinea 46 20 13 Bagana, Manam, Langila, Kadovar
Peru 17 5 3 Sabancaya
Philippines 38 15 6 Taal
Portugal 13 5 1
Russia 117 49 27 Bezymianny, Sheveluch, Ebeko, Chikurachki, Alaid
Rwanda 3 1 0
Saint Kitts and Nevis 2 0 0
Saint Lucia 1 0 0
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 1 1 1
Samoa 2 1 0
Saudi Arabia 8 1 0
Solomon Islands 8 4 2 Tinakula, Kavachi
South Africa 2 1 1
South Korea 3 0 0
Spain 8 4 2
Sudan 4 0 0
Syria 1 0 0
Taiwan 2 1 0
Tanzania 6 3 1 Ol Doinyo Lengai
Tonga 21 15 10 Tofua
Turkey 10 2 0
Uganda 7 0 0
United Kingdom 13 10 9 Saunders
United States 162 63 40 Great Sitkin, Pavlof, Kilauea
Vanuatu 14 9 8 Yasur
Vietnam 2 1 0
Yemen 11 2 2