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How many countries in the World? - 193 UN Member States List



There are currently 193 Member States in the United Nations and each member state is a member of the United Nations General Assembly.

Following is the list of 193 Member States with dates on which they joined.

United Nations Member States


#Member StateContinentDate of Admission
1AfghanistanAsia19 November 1946
2AlbaniaEurope14 December 1955
3AlgeriaAfrica8 October 1962
4AndorraEurope28 July 1993
5AngolaAfrica1 December 1976
6Antigua and BarbudaAmericas11 November 1981
7ArgentinaAmericas24 October 1945
8ArmeniaAsia2 March 1992
9AustraliaOceania1 November 1945
11AzerbaijanAsia2 March 1992
11AzerbaijanAsia2 March 1992
B
12BahamasAmericas18 September 1973
13BahrainAsia21 September 1971
14BangladeshAsia17 September 1974
15BarbadosAmericas9 December 1966
16BelarusEurope24 October 1945
17BelgiumEurope27 December 1945
18BelizeAmericas25 September 1981
19BeninAfrica20 September 1960
20BhutanAsia21 September 1971
21Bolivia South America14 November 1945
22Bosnia and HerzegovinaEurope22 May 1992
23BotswanaAfrica17 October 1966
24BrazilAmericas24 October 1945
25Brunei DarussalamAsia21 September 1984
26BulgariaEurope14 December 1955
27Burkina FasoAfrica20 September 1960
28BurundiAfrica18 September 1962
C
29Cabo VerdeAfrica16 September 1975
30CambodiaAsia14 December 1955
31CameroonAfrica20 September 1960
32CanadaAmericas9 November 1945
33Central African RepublicAfrica20 September 1960
34ChadAfrica20 September 1960
35ChileAmericas24 October 1945
36ChinaAsia24 October 1945
37ColombiaAmericas5 November 1945
38ComorosAfrica12 November 1975
39CongoAfrica20 September 1960
40Costa RicaAmericas2 November 1945
41Côte d'IvoireAfrica20 September 1960
42CroatiaEurope22 May 1992
43CubaAmericas24 October 1945
44CyprusAsia20 September 1960
45Czech RepublicEurope19 January 1993
D
46Democratic People's Republic of KoreaAsia17 September 1991
47Democratic Republic of the CongoAfrica20 September 1960
48DenmarkEurope24 October 1945
49DjiboutiAfrica20 September 1977
50DominicaAmericas18 December 1978
51Dominican RepublicAmericas24 October 1945
E
52EcuadorAmericas21 December 1945
53EgyptAfrica24 October 1945
54El SalvadorAmericas24 October 1945
55Equatorial GuineaAfrica12 November 1968
56EritreaAfrica28 May 1993
57EstoniaEurope17 September 1991
58EswatiniAfrica24 September 1968
59EthiopiaAfrica13 November 1945
F
60FijiOceania13 October 1970
61FinlandEurope14 December 1955
62FranceEurope24 October 1945
G
63GabonAfrica20 September 1960
64GambiaAfrica21 September 1965
65GeorgiaAsia31 July 1992
66GermanyEurope18 September 1973
67GhanaAfrica8 March 1957
68GreeceEurope25 October 1945
69GrenadaAmericas17 September 1974
70GuatemalaAmericas21 November 1945
71GuineaAfrica12 December 1958
72Guinea-BissauAfrica17 September 1974
73GuyanaAmericas20 September 1966
H
74HaitiAmericas24 October 1945
75HondurasAmericas17 December 1945
76HungaryEurope14 December 1955
I
77IcelandEurope19 November 1946
78IndiaAsia30 October 1945
79IndonesiaAsia28 September 1950
80Iran (Islamic Republic of)Asia24 October 1945
81IraqAsia21 December 1945
82IrelandEurope14 December 1955
83IsraelAsia11 May 1949
84ItalyEurope14 December 1955
J
85JamaicaAmericas18 September 1962
86JapanAsia18 December 1956
87JordanAsia14 December 1955
K
88KazakhstanAsia2 March 1992
89KenyaAfrica16 December 1963
90KiribatiOceania14 September 1999
91KuwaitAsia14 May 1963
92KyrgyzstanAsia2 March 1992
L
93LaosAsia14 December 1955
94LatviaEurope17 September 1991
95LebanonAsia24 October 1945
96LesothoAfrica17 October 1966
97LiberiaAfrica2 November 1945
98LibyaAfrica14 December 1955
99LiechtensteinEurope18 September 1990
100LithuaniaEurope17 September 1991
101LuxembourgEurope24 October 1945
M
102MadagascarAfrica20 September 1960
103MalawiAfrica1 December 1964
104MalaysiaAsia17 September 1957
105MaldivesAsia21 September 1965
106MaliAfrica28 September 1960
107MaltaEurope1 December 1964
108Marshall IslandsOceania17 September 1991
109MauritaniaAfrica27 October 1961
110MauritiusAfrica24 April 1968
111MexicoAmericas7 November 1945
112Micronesia (Federated States of)Oceania17 September 1991
113MonacoEurope28 May 1993
114MongoliaAsia27 October 1961
115MontenegroEurope28 June 2006
116MoroccoAfrica12 November 1956
117MozambiqueAfrica16 September 1975
118MyanmarAsia19 April 1948
N
119NamibiaAfrica23 April 1990
120NauruOceania14 September 1999
121NepalAsia14 December 1955
122NetherlandsEurope10 December 1945
123New ZealandOceania24 October 1945
124NicaraguaAmericas24 October 1945
125NigerAfrica20 September 1960
126NigeriaAfrica7 October 1960
127North MacedoniaEurope8 April 1993
128NorwayEurope27 November 1945
O - p
129OmanAsia7 October 1971
130PakistanAsia30 September 1947
131PalauOceania15 December 1994
132PanamaAmericas13 November 1945
133Papua New GuineaOceania10 October 1975
134ParaguayAmericas24 October 1945
135PeruAmericas31 October 1945
136PhilippinesAsia24 October 1945
137PolandEurope24 October 1945
138PortugalEurope14 December 1955
Q-R
139QatarAsia21 September 1971
140Republic of KoreaAsia17 September 1991
141Republic of MoldovaEurope2 March 1992
142RomaniaEurope14 December 1955
143Russian FederationEurope/Asia24 October 1945
144RwandaAfrica18 September 1962
S
145St. Kitts and NevisNorth America23 September 1983
146St. LuciaNorth America18 September 1979
147St. Vincent and the GrenadinesNorth America16 September 1980
148SamoaOceania15 December 1976
149San MarinoEurope2 March 1992
150São Tomé and PríncipeAfrica16 September 1975
151Saudi ArabiaAsia24 October 1945
152SenegalAfrica28 September 1960
153SerbiaEurope1 November 2000
154SeychellesAfrica21 September 1976
155Sierra LeoneAfrica27 September 1961
156SingaporeAsia21 September 1965
157SlovakiaEurope19 January 1993
158SloveniaEurope22 May 1992
159Solomon IslandsOceania19 September 1978
160SomaliaAfrica20 September 1960
161South AfricaAfrica7 November 1945
162South SudanAfrica14 July 2011
163SpainEurope14 December 1955
164Sri LankaAsia14 December 1955
165SudanAfrica12 November 1956
166SurinameAmericas4 December 1975
167SwedenEurope19 November 1946
168SwitzerlandEurope10 September 2002
169Syrian Arab RepublicAsia24 October 1945
T
170TajikistanAsia2 March 1992
171ThailandAsia16 December 1946
172Timor-LesteAsia27 September 2002
173TogoAfrica20 September 1960
174TongaOceania14 September 1999
175Trinidad and TobagoAmericas18 September 1962
176TunisiaAfrica12 November 1956
177TurkeyAsia24 October 1945
178TurkmenistanAsia2 March 1992
179TuvaluOceania5 September 2000
U
180UgandaAfrica25 October 1962
181UkraineEurope24 October 1945
182United Arab EmiratesAsia9 December 1971
183United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern IrelandEurope24 October 1945
184United Republic of TanzaniaAfrica14 December 1961
185United States of AmericaNorth America24 October 1945
186UruguayAmericas18 December 1945
187UzbekistanAsia2 March 1992
188VanuatuOceania15 September 1981
V-Z
189Venezuela (Bolivarian Republic of)South America15 November 1945
190Viet NamAsia20 September 1977
191YemenAsia30 September 1947
192ZambiaAfrica1 December 1964
193ZimbabweAfrica25 August 1980


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There are currently 193 Member States in the United Nations and each member state is a member of the United Nations General Assembly.

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Russia is the world's largest country by landmass, with a total area of 17,098,242 Km² (6,601,665 mi²) and a land area of 16,376,870 Km² (6,323,142 mi²). Total area includes, land area + water bodies (lakes, reservoirs, and rivers)