Countries - Summary

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Currency name - the name of the country preceeding the currency name is left out (by default). As such, example, Singapore's currency name Dollar is different from Cayman Islands's Dollar and has different exchange rates.

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Countries - Summary Information:-

There are 245 political entities as follows:-

1) There are 193 states with general international recognition
- (i) 192 member states of the United Nations (UN)
- (ii) 1 state with UN permanent observer status (Holy See Vatican City)

2) 9 states lacking general international recognition
- (i) Republic of China (Taiwan)
- (ii) Republic of Kosovo
- (iii) Sahrawi Arab DR, Western Sahara
- (iv) Republic of Abkhazia
- (v) Republic of Ossetia
- (vi) Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus
- (vii) Nagorno-Karabakh Republic
- (viii) Republic of Somaliland
- (ix) Transnistria

3) 38 inhabited dependant territories
- 3 from Australia (Christmas Island / Cocos (Keeling) Islands / Norfolk Island)
- 2 from Denmark (Faroe Islands / Greenland)
- 7 from France (New Caledonia / French Polynesia / Mayotte / Saint Pierre and Miquelon / Saint Barthelemy / Saint Martin / Wallis and Futuna
- 2 from Netherlands (Aruba / Netherlands Antilles
- 3 from New Zealand (Cook Islands / Niue / Tokelau)
- 16 from United Kingdom (Anguilla / Bermuda / British Virgin Islands / Cayman Islands / Falkland Islands / Gibraltar / Montserrat / Pitcairn Islands / Saint Helena / Ascension Island / Tristan da Cunha / Turks and Caicos Islands / Akrotiri and Dhekelia / [Crown depencies] Guernsey / Jersey / Isle of Man
- 5 from United States (Northen Mariana Islands / Puerto Rico / Guam / US Virgin Islands / American Samoa

4) 5 special entities recognized by international treaty
- 1 from Finland (Aland)
- 1 from Norway (Svalbard)
- Occupied Palestinian Territories
- 2 from China (Hong Kong / Macau)
- Macau

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