Where have we been?
Are you curious which countries we've visited around the world?
Below you'll find every country either ticked or unticked.
Not considered countries: * 5/39 More information
Latin America & the Caribbean: 3/33
North America: 1/2
Countries per continent
Countries in the world
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.
* Stars in the lists
Not included in this total count of 195 countries are:
- Taiwan – the United Nations considers it represented by the People’s Republic of China
- The Cook Islands and Niue, both states in free association with New Zealand which are members of several UN specialized agencies and have been recognized “full treaty-making capacity”, but are neither member states nor non-member observer states.
- Dependencies (or dependent territories, dependent areas, dependencies) and Areas of Special Sovereignty (autonomous territories
- Other countries recognized by the United Nations as not being self-governing.
We’ve used the lists of worldometers.info.