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    how many countrys are in exesttance?

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    There are 196 countries in the world today.


    Unless you don't count Taiwan…


    Taiwan is not considered an official country by many, which would bring the count down to 195 countries. Although Taiwan operates as an independent country, many countries (including the U.S.) do not officially recognize it as one. Because the People's Republic of China considers Taiwan a breakaway province of China, countries who wish to maintain diplomatic relations with China have had to sever their formal relations with Taiwan (more than 100 countries, however, have unofficial relations with Taiwan).


    How many countries belong to the United Nations?


    192 countries are UN members. The exceptions are Taiwan (in 1971, the UN ousted Taiwan and replaced it with the People's Republic of China) and Vatican City. Kosovo is not yet a member. The newest UN members are Switzerland (2002) and Montenegro (2006).


    Read more: How Many Countries? — Infoplease.com http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0932875.html#ixzz1qpqlMfRw

    gracelost

    wow realy?i thought there was more!! but coolie and thankx! :)

    The number of countries can change in a day depending on politics.............

     at jhharlan well i would have settled for an estimation............ :(


     

    jhharlan

    You got that from ROMOS, why the vote down for my guess-a-mation?
    gracelost

    the vote down was an axident im sorry for the confusion please look agin! :)


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