Countres in the UN

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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.

Countres in the UN

Rank Country 2021 Population
1China1,444,216,107
2India1,393,409,038
3United States332,915,073
4Indonesia276,361,783
5Pakistan225,199,937
6Brazil213,993,437
7Nigeria211,400,708
8Bangladesh166,303,498
9Russia145,912,025
10Mexico130,262,216
11Japan126,050,804
12Ethiopia117,876,227
13Philippines111,046,913
14Egypt104,258,327
15Vietnam98,168,833
16Dr Congo92,377,993
17Turkey85,042,738
18Iran85,028,759
19Germany83,900,473
20Thailand69,950,850
21United Kingdom68,207,116
22France65,426,179
23Tanzania61,498,437
24Italy60,367,477
25South Africa60,041,994
26Kenya54,985,698
27Myanmar54,806,012
28South Korea51,305,186
29Colombia51,265,844
30Uganda47,123,531
31Spain46,745,216
32Argentina45,605,826
33Sudan44,909,353
34Algeria44,616,624
35Ukraine43,466,819
36Iraq41,179,350
37Afghanistan39,835,428
38Canada38,067,903
39Poland37,797,005
40Morocco37,344,795
41Saudi Arabia35,340,683
42Uzbekistan33,935,763
43Angola33,933,610
44Peru33,359,418
45Malaysia32,776,194
46Mozambique32,163,047
47Ghana31,732,129
48Yemen30,490,640
49Nepal29,674,920
50Venezuela28,704,954
51Madagascar28,427,328
52Cameroon27,224,265
53Ivory Coast27,053,629
54North Korea25,887,041
55Australia25,788,215
56Niger25,130,817
57Sri Lanka21,497,310
58Burkina Faso21,497,096
59Mali20,855,735
60Malawi19,647,684
61Chile19,212,361
62Romania19,127,774
63Kazakhstan18,994,962
64Zambia18,920,651
65Syria18,275,702
66Guatemala18,249,860
67Ecuador17,888,475
68Senegal17,196,301
69Netherlands17,173,099
70Cambodia16,946,438
71Chad16,914,985
72Somalia16,359,504
73Zimbabwe15,092,171
74Guinea13,497,244
75Rwanda13,276,513
76Benin12,451,040
77Burundi12,255,433
78Tunisia11,935,766
79Bolivia11,832,940
80Belgium11,632,326
81Haiti11,541,685
82South Sudan11,381,378
83Cuba11,317,505
84Dominican Republic10,953,703
85Czech Republic10,724,555
86Greece10,370,744
87Jordan10,269,021
88Azerbaijan10,223,342
89Portugal10,167,925
90Sweden10,160,169
91Honduras10,062,991
92United Arab Emirates9,991,089
93Tajikistan9,749,627
94Hungary9,634,164
95Belarus9,442,862
96Papua New Guinea9,119,010
97Austria9,043,070
98Israel8,789,774
99Switzerland8,715,494
100Serbia8,697,550
101Togo8,478,250
102Sierra Leone8,141,343
103Laos7,379,358
104Paraguay7,219,638
105Libya6,958,532
106Bulgaria6,896,663
107Lebanon6,769,146
108Nicaragua6,702,385
109Kyrgyzstan6,628,356
110El Salvador6,518,499
111Turkmenistan6,117,924
112Singapore5,896,686
113Denmark5,813,298
114Republic Of The Congo5,657,013
115Finland5,548,360
116Norway5,465,630
117Slovakia5,460,721
118Oman5,223,375
119Liberia5,180,203
120Costa Rica5,139,052
121Ireland4,982,907
122Central African Republic4,919,981
123New Zealand4,860,643
124Mauritania4,775,119
125Panama4,381,579
126Kuwait4,328,550
127Croatia4,081,651
128Moldova4,024,019
129Georgia3,979,765
130Eritrea3,601,467
131Uruguay3,485,151
132Mongolia3,329,289
133Bosnia And Herzegovina3,263,466
134Jamaica2,973,463
135Armenia2,968,127
136Qatar2,930,528
137Albania2,872,933
138Lithuania2,689,862
139Namibia2,587,344
140Gambia2,486,945
141Botswana2,397,241
142Gabon2,278,825
143Lesotho2,159,079
144Slovenia2,078,724
145Guinea Bissau2,015,494
146Latvia1,866,942
147Bahrain1,748,296
148Equatorial Guinea1,449,896
149Trinidad And Tobago1,403,375
150Estonia1,325,185
151Mauritius1,273,433
152Cyprus1,215,584
153Eswatini1,172,362
154Djibouti1,002,187
155Fiji902,906
156Comoros888,451
157Guyana790,326
158Bhutan779,898
159Solomon Islands703,996
160Luxembourg634,814
161Montenegro628,053
162Suriname591,800
163Cape Verde561,898
164Maldives543,617
165Malta442,784
166Brunei441,532
167Belize404,914
168Bahamas396,913
169Iceland343,353
170Vanuatu314,464
171Barbados287,711
172Sao Tome And Principe223,368
173Samoa200,149
174Saint Lucia184,400
175Kiribati121,392
176Micronesia116,254
177Grenada113,021
178Saint Vincent And The Grenadines111,263
179Tonga106,760
180Seychelles98,908
181Antigua And Barbuda98,731
182Andorra77,355
183Dominica72,167
184Marshall Islands59,610
185Saint Kitts And Nevis53,544
186Monaco39,511
187Liechtenstein38,250
188San Marino34,017
189Palau18,169
190Tuvalu11,931
191Nauru10,876

Countres in the UN