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    how many countries are in the world?

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    There maybe any where between 168-254 nations depending on who is doing the counting. There are approximately 170 separate currenciess, 239 two letter country codes recognized by 150 International Standards Org and the Universal Postal union, haslistings for 500,000 localitiesin 189 countries. By  a recent count, France and   US officially recognize 192 states, though unofficially acknowledging the existance of several others. Switzerland recognizes 194, Russia 172. UK has over 200 diplomatic posts. Germany also recognizes, well over 200.


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