Which countries are independent?
How many countries are there in the world independent and dependent?
Since South Sudan became an independent state on 9 July 2011, there are now 195 independent sovereign nations in the world (not including the disputed but de facto independent Taiwan), plus about 60 dependent territories and several disputed territories, such as Kosovo.
Which country is not independent?
UN member states that are not recognized by at least one UN member state
Are there 195 or 197 countries?
There are 195 countries in the world today. This total includes 193 countries that are member states of the United Nations and 2 countries that are not member observer states: the Holy See and the State of Palestine.
Are there any independent countries in the world?
All independent states in the world recognized by the US plus Taiwan and the 4 countries of Great Britain. How many have you visited? Are you sure you want to delete your score and checked items on this list?
How many sovereign states are there in the world?
Below is a list of sovereign states with the dates of their formation (the date of their independence or their constitution), sorted by continent. This list includes the 195 states that are currently full member states or observer states of the UN.
The United Nations (UN) recognizes 195 sovereign countries. 193 of these countries are members of the United Nations, and two – the Holy See and the State of Palestine – are merely observer states. According to some definitions, there are 197 countries in the world. This number is subtracted when Taiwan and Kosovo are included.
Where are they located? Of the 195 countries in the world: 54 countries are in Africa. 48 in Asia. 44 in Europe. 33 in Latin America and the Caribbean. 14 in Oceania.
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