Countries in the UN 2022

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The United Nations, or UN as it is known, is an organization that focuses on maintaining peace, security, and good relations among member nations around the world. The UN is the largest and most powerful intergovernmental organization.

The UN Charter was first signed on June 26, 1945. The charter went into effect later that year on October 24. When the UN was founded, there were just 51 members. Today, there are 193 members, as well as two observer states. The UN was formed by the United Kingdom, the United States, China, and the Soviet Union. Delegates from this nation met and agreed upon the structure and the goals of the organization.

The UN is made up of five organs. The General Assembly’s roles include handling the budget and admitting new members. The Secretariat offers administrative support to the other bodies. The Security Council is responsible for maintaining international peace and security. The International Court of Justice gives legal opinions and settles disputes. The Economic and Security Council handles cooperation between states in economic and social matters. At one time, there was a Trusteeship Council as a principal organ, but this has been inactive since 1994.

The UN also has specialized agencies that help the organization fulfill its duties. Some of these agencies include the World Health Organization that performs vaccinations and the World Ford Programme that helps prevent malnutrition and famine around the world.

As mentioned, there are 193 member states in the UN. There are also observer states. These nations are allowed to participate with some limits. The General Assembly determines what level of participation observer states have. Currently, Palestine and Vatican City are the only two observer states.

Countries in the UN 2022

Country 2022 Population
China1,448,471,400
India1,406,631,776
United States334,805,269
Indonesia279,134,505
Pakistan229,488,994
Nigeria216,746,934
Brazil215,353,593
Bangladesh167,885,689
Russia145,805,947
Mexico131,562,772
Japan125,584,838
Ethiopia120,812,698
Philippines112,508,994
Egypt106,156,692
Vietnam98,953,541
DR Congo95,240,792
Iran86,022,837
Turkey85,561,976
Germany83,883,596
Thailand70,078,203
United Kingdom68,497,907
France65,584,518
Tanzania63,298,550
South Africa60,756,135
Italy60,262,770
Kenya56,215,221
Myanmar55,227,143
Colombia51,512,762
South Korea51,329,899
Uganda48,432,863
Spain46,719,142
Argentina46,010,234
Sudan45,992,020
Algeria45,350,148
Ukraine43,192,122
Iraq42,164,965
Afghanistan40,754,388
Canada38,388,419
Morocco37,772,756
Poland37,739,785
Saudi Arabia35,844,909
Angola35,027,343
Uzbekistan34,382,084
Peru33,684,208
Malaysia33,181,072
Mozambique33,089,461
Ghana32,395,450
Yemen31,154,867
Nepal30,225,582
Venezuela29,266,991
Madagascar29,178,077
Cameroon27,911,548
Ivory Coast27,742,298
Niger26,083,660
Australia26,068,792
North Korea25,990,679
Burkina Faso22,102,838
Sri Lanka21,575,842
Mali21,473,764
Malawi20,180,839
Zambia19,470,234
Syria19,364,809
Chile19,250,195
Kazakhstan19,205,043
Romania19,031,335
Guatemala18,584,039
Ecuador18,113,361
Senegal17,653,671
Chad17,413,580
Netherlands17,211,447
Cambodia17,168,639
Somalia16,841,795
Zimbabwe15,331,428
Guinea13,865,691
Rwanda13,600,464
Benin12,784,726
Burundi12,624,840
Tunisia12,046,656
Bolivia11,992,656
Haiti11,680,283
Belgium11,668,278
South Sudan11,618,511
Cuba11,305,652
Dominican Republic11,056,370
Czech Republic10,736,784
Greece10,316,637
Jordan10,300,869
Azerbaijan10,300,205
Honduras10,221,247
Sweden10,218,971
Portugal10,140,570
United Arab Emirates10,081,785
Tajikistan9,957,464
Hungary9,606,259
Belarus9,432,800
Papua New Guinea9,292,169
Austria9,066,710
Israel8,922,892
Switzerland8,773,637
Togo8,680,837
Serbia8,653,016
Sierra Leone8,306,436
Laos7,481,023
Paraguay7,305,843
Libya7,040,745
Bulgaria6,844,597
Nicaragua6,779,100
Kyrgyzstan6,728,271
Lebanon6,684,849
El Salvador6,550,389
Turkmenistan6,201,943
Singapore5,943,546
Denmark5,834,950
Republic of the Congo5,797,805
Finland5,554,960
Norway5,511,370
Slovakia5,460,193
Oman5,323,993
Liberia5,305,117
Costa Rica5,182,354
Ireland5,020,199
Central African Republic5,016,678
Mauritania4,901,981
New Zealand4,898,203
Panama4,446,964
Kuwait4,380,326
Croatia4,059,286
Moldova4,013,171
Georgia3,968,738
Eritrea3,662,244
Uruguay3,496,016
Mongolia3,378,078
Bosnia And Herzegovina3,249,317
Jamaica2,985,094
Qatar2,979,915
Armenia2,971,966
Albania2,866,374
Lithuania2,661,708
Namibia2,633,874
Gambia2,558,482
Botswana2,441,162
Gabon2,331,533
Lesotho2,175,699
Slovenia2,078,034
Guinea Bissau2,063,367
Latvia1,848,837
Bahrain1,783,983
Equatorial Guinea1,496,662
Trinidad And Tobago1,406,585
Estonia1,321,910
Mauritius1,274,727
Cyprus1,223,387
Eswatini1,184,817
Djibouti1,016,097
Fiji909,466
Comoros907,419
Guyana794,045
Bhutan787,941
Solomon Islands721,159
Luxembourg642,371
Montenegro627,950
Suriname596,831
Cape Verde567,678
Maldives540,985
Brunei445,431
Malta444,033
Belize412,190
Bahamas400,516
Iceland345,393
Vanuatu321,832
Barbados288,023
Sao Tome And Principe227,679
Samoa202,239
Saint Lucia185,113
Kiribati123,419
Micronesia117,489
Grenada113,475
Saint Vincent And the Grenadines111,551
Tonga107,749
Antigua And Barbuda99,509
Seychelles99,426
Andorra77,463
Dominica72,344
Marshall Islands60,057
Saint Kitts And Nevis53,871
Monaco39,783
Liechtenstein38,387
San Marino34,085
Palau18,233
Tuvalu12,066
Nauru10,903

Countries in the UN 2022

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