List of sovereign states
List providing an overview of sovereign states around the world with information on their status and recognition of their sovereignty.- List of sovereign states
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Aspect of international law involving the principle of custom.
Generally, sovereign nations must consent in order to be bound by a particular treaty or legal norm.
Distinct territorial body, a state, nation, or other political entity.
By one application of the declarative theory of statehood and constitutive theory of statehood, there are 206 sovereign states; of which 193 are members of the UN, two have observer status at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) (the Holy See and Palestine), and 11 others are neither a member nor observer at the UNGA.
Third planet from the Sun and the only astronomical object known to harbor life.
Humans have developed diverse societies and cultures; politically, the world has about 206 sovereign states.
System or group of people governing an organized community, generally a state.
While all types of organizations have governance, the term government is often used more specifically to refer to the approximately 200 independent national governments and subsidiary organizations.
Landlocked country in Western Europe.
Luxembourg is one of the smallest countries in Europe, and ranked 167th in size of all the 194 independent countries of the world; the country is about 2,586 km2 in size, and measures 82 km long and 57 km wide.
These are lists of incumbents (individuals holding offices or positions), including heads of states or of subnational entities.
Incumbents may also be found in the countries' articles (main article and "Politics of") and the list of national leaders, recent changes in 2020 in politics and government, and past leaders on State leaders by year and Colonial governors by year.
List of legislatures by country.
All entities included in the list of sovereign states are included in this list.
Form of government in which "supreme power is held by the people and their elected representatives".
, 159 of the world's 206 sovereign states use the word "republic" as part of their official names.
Unrecognized micronation that claims HM Fort Roughs , an offshore platform in the North Sea approximately 12 km off the coast of Suffolk, as its territory.
Simon Sellars of The Australian and Red Bull describe Sealand as the world's smallest country, but Sealand is not officially recognised by any established sovereign state in spite of Sealand's government's claim that it has been de facto recognised by Germany.
Intergovernmental organization whose purpose is to maintain international peace and security, develop friendly relations among nations, achieve international cooperation, and be a centre for harmonizing the actions of nations.
All the world's undisputed independent states, apart from Vatican City, are members of the United Nations.