Total Countries In The World:- When seen from the space, 71 percent of the earth is covered with water. Only 29 percent is the land. But in this minor amount of area also, man has created a huge civilization.
Number of countries in the world
Talking of the total countries in the world, they are 195. Though two of them, namely the Holy See and the State of Palestine, are the non-member observer states. The rest of the total countries in the world are the actual member states of the global body called the UN.
Countries besides the 195 countries
1. Taiwan is a country that has the People’s Republic of China representing it. This is as per the United Nations.
2. Then there are certain ‘dependencies’ as well as Areas of Special Sovereignty.
4. Then there are certainly other countries as well. The reason they do not count among the total countries in the world is they are not considered as self-governing by the UN.
Naming the 195 countries
Have a look at these. These have been arranged on the basis of the population with the country with the highest population on the top. So give them a look.
These are 15 most populated countries.
The list of total countries in the world further is: DR Congo, Turkey, Iran, Germany, Thailand, U.K., France, Tanzania, Italy, South Africa, Myanmar, Kenya, South Korea, Colombia, Spain, Uganda, Argentina, Ukraine, Algeria, Sudan, Iraq, Poland, Canada, Afghanistan, Morocco, South Arabia, Peru, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, Malaysia, Angola, Mozambique, Ghana, Nepal, Yemen, Madagascar, North Korea, Cote d’Ivoire, Cameroon, Australia, Niger, Sri Lanka.
It goes further:
United Arab Emirates
Papua New Guinea
State of Palestine
Central African Republic
Bosnia & Herzegovina
Trinidad and Tobago
Sao Tome & Principe
St. Vincent & Grenadines
Antigua and Barbuda
Saint Kitts & Nevis
Location of the countries
Africa has 54 countries.
Asia has 48 countries.
There are 44 countries in Europe.
Latin America and the Caribbean consist of 33 countries.
14 countries in Oceania.
Finally, North America has two countries.
There are other bases of jurisdiction one of which claims the number goes to 247 of the total countries in the world.