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This is a list of all Useful Notes articles we have about the various sovereign countries and nation-states of the world.

206 existent countries are listed below in the first two folders. Most of them (193) are full member states of the United Nations; and (for the most part), their independence, sovereignty, and territories are internationally well-recognized. However, some of these countries (13) have a more limited status when it comes to their position and role within international diplomacy.

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    Countries with full UN membership 
There are currently 193 countries which hold full membership within the United Nations. Most of them are completely (de jure) recognized by every other country in the world, with some exceptions, though this doesn't really affect their (de facto) independence and sovereignty.
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    Other countries without (full) UN membership 

Countries with partial membership or observer status in the UN

These 6 countries may or may not be recognized internationally, but they only participate in the United Nations in a more limited capacity than actual member states do. They include:

2 UN observer states:
3 states which are members of at least one UN specialized agency:
1 former UN member state which has been reduced to being an observer in one UN specialized agency:

Countries without any membership or participation in the UN

These 7 countries have no official involvement in the United Nations whatsoever, and mostly lack any diplomatic relations with (or even sovereign recognition by) almost every other country in the world (with a few exceptions):

    Former historical countries which no longer exist 
Many different nations and states have existed throughout history, rising and falling to make room for new nations and states on the world map. Here's a list of just some which have articles on this wiki.


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