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www.state.gov/s/inr/rls/4250.htm

into a sovereign state with a definite territory recognized as independent by the US. Note 2: Geopolitical Entities, Names, and Codes (GENC) Standard two-letter and three-letter codes. GENC is the replacement standard for FIPS 10-4 and is the U.S. Government profile of the ISO 3166 international ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_sovereign_states

The following is a list providing an overview of sovereign states around the world, with information on their status and recognition of their sovereignty. The 206 listed states can be divided into three categories based on membership within the United Nations system: 193 member states, two observer states and 11 other states.

www.quora.com/How-many-states-are-there-in-the-world

There are 195 countries in the world today, but it does not include some countries such as; Palestine or Western Sahara or Taiwan or Greenland or many other partly recognized states. They are located: 1. 54 in Africa 2. 48 in Asia 3. 48 in Europe ...

www.worldometers.info/geography/how-many-countries-are-there-in...

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.. Not in the list. Not included in this total count of 195 countries are: Taiwan - the United Nations considers it represented by the People's Republic of China

www.worldatlas.com/nations.htm

The 194 countries does not include Kosovo , or Palestine or Western Sahara or Taiwan or Greenland or many other partly recognized states. There are few questions that are more difficult to answer than the total number of countries in the world, as there is no single correct answer.

www.polgeonow.com/2011/04/how-many-countries-are-there-in...

Well, the standard list does leave out some breakaway states not recognized by the UN, but makes up for it by listing dependent territories separately from their parent countries. In other words, the ISO list is more an answer to the question, "How many countries and territories in the world?" than "How many countries in the world?"

www.answers.com/Q/How_many_states_is_there_in_the_world

There may be a small number of states in the world that are not recognized as such by the United Nations, but 192 is a good number to know.. This is an excellent answer. Thanks for the link.

www.infoplease.com/world/general-world-statistics/state...

Has recognition from other independent states; How many countries are there in the world? Today, there are 195 independent countries or states recognized in the world. Kosovo, which declared independence from Serbia in February 2008 is the newest country.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States

At 3.8 million square miles (9.8 million km 2), the United States is the world's third or fourth largest country by total area and is slightly smaller than the entire continent of Europe's 3.9 million square miles (10.1 million km 2). With a population of over 327 million people, the U.S. is the third most populous country.

answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20060709151324AAJ2R1A

Best Answer: The United States has 50 states. But many other countries are divided into states: Mexico has 32 states. India has 28 states and 7 union territories. Many other countries have provinces. If you are asking how many subdivisions the world has, the best source is the World Factbook at the CIA ...