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Map of Europe showing the different countries

In geography and politics, a country is a political division. It is often a sovereign territory. The term is most commonly used for both state and nation, and also with government. For example, Liechtenstein is a country. The United Nations recognises lots of countries. There are around 206 countries in the World with 193 that are members of the UN.

Montevideo Convention[change | change source]

As defined by Montevideo Convention, a "country" has:

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