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How Many Countries Are in the World?

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There are 191 members of the United Nations.  Unfortunately, the number 191 is too often used to represent the number of countries in the world. Although this number represents almost all of the countries in the world, there is still one country (the Vatican City) that is independent and has chosen not to become a member of the U.N. so 191 really is not the number of countries in the world. Their list of 192 countries reflects the political agenda ...

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