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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 (6 June 2024)
Algeria 3 0 0
Antarctica 19 5 2 Erebus
Argentina 34 6 3
Armenia 5 0 0
Australia 4 2 2 Heard
Azerbaijan 2 0 0
Bolivia 7 1 1
Burma (Myanmar) 1 0 0
Cabo Verde 2 1 1
Cameroon 3 1 1
Canada 24 1 0
Chad 4 0 0
Chile 91 35 19 Villarrica
China 10 3 0
Colombia 14 8 4 Nevado del Ruiz
Comoros 2 1 1
Costa Rica 10 6 5 Rincon de la Vieja, Poas
Djibouti 4 2 1
Dominica 5 1 1
DR Congo 4 3 2 Nyamulagira, Nyiragongo
Ecuador 36 18 12 Reventador, Sangay
El Salvador 20 5 3
Equatorial Guinea 3 1 0
Eritrea 8 2 1
Ethiopia 50 10 5 Erta Ale
Fiji 2 0 0
France 19 11 8
Georgia 2 0 0
Germany 1 0 0
Greece 4 2 0
Grenada 2 1 1
Guatemala 21 7 5 Santa Maria, Fuego
Honduras 3 0 0
Iceland 35 14 10 Reykjanes
India 2 1 1 Barren Island
Indonesia 116 74 56 Marapi, Dempo, Lewotobi, Lewotolok, Semeru, Merapi, Ruang, Dukono, Ibu
Iran 1 0 0
Italy 13 6 2 Stromboli
Japan 121 62 40 Suwanosejima, Aira
Jordan 1 0 0
Kenya 21 5 0
Madagascar 5 0 0
Mexico 36 9 5 Popocatepetl
Mongolia 3 0 0
Netherlands 2 0 0
New Zealand 24 9 8
Nicaragua 13 8 6 Masaya
Niger 1 0 0
North Korea 2 1 0
Norway 2 1 1
Panama 1 0 0
Papua New Guinea 44 20 13 Bagana, Manam, Langila
Peru 16 5 3 Sabancaya, Ubinas
Philippines 37 14 6 Taal, Kanlaon, Mayon
Portugal 13 5 1
Russia 115 49 27 Ebeko, Bezymianny, Sheveluch
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
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 9 Tofua
Turkiye 7 2 0
Uganda 7 0 0
United Kingdom 14 10 9 Saunders
United States 165 63 39 Great Sitkin
Vanuatu 14 12 9 Yasur
Vietnam 2 1 0
Yemen 10 2 2