How many countries are there in the world in 2017?

There are 195 countries in the world today. This total comprises 193 countries that are member states of the United Nations and 2 countries that are non-member observer states: the Holy See and the State of Palestine.

Furthermore, how many countries are in the World list?

There are 195 countries in the world today. Taiwan is not considered an official country by many, which would bring the count down to 194 countries. Although Taiwan operates as an independent country, many countries (including the U.S.) do not officially recognize it as one.

What are 5 countries?

Ten Countries with the Highest Population in the World. are China, India, United States, Indonesia, Brazil, Pakistan, Nigeria, Bangladesh, Russia and Mexico.

What are the main countries in the world?

When all 10 of the world's largest countries are taken together, they total 49% of the earth's entire 149 million square kilometres of land.

  • 10 – Algeria.
  • 9 – Kazakhstan.
  • 8 – Argentina.
  • 7 – India.
  • 6 – Australia.
  • 5 – Brazil.
  • 4 – People's Republic of China.
  • 3 – United States of America.

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