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robisonsb's avatar

How many countries are there in the world?

Asked by robisonsb (10points) March 3rd, 2008 from iPhone
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ishotthesheriff's avatar

answer to your question:
depends on the source, usually you’ll get the answer “189, 191, 192, 193 or 194”

i know you’re probably new to fluther, so i suggest reading the fluther blog ( and other posts to form “better” questions. . .

allen_o's avatar

thats a bit harsh

djbuu's avatar

are we including petoria?

mirza's avatar

According to The United States’ State Department, there are 194 independent countries around the world.

Sorry about the rudeness by some other people. Feel free to ask other questions and let the community judge whether its good or bad.

segdeha's avatar

I agree, it seems like a perfectly legitimate question that—through no fault of the asker—requires a nuanced answer.

ishotthesheriff's avatar

yeah, it is a “legitimate” question, just saying you could easily google it.

calm down. . .

will3192's avatar

whatever it is, its +1 now because of kosovo

tupara's avatar

Kosovo is the 195th.

xgunther's avatar

@ishotthesherrif: Dude—over 90% of the questions asked on Fluther can be answered by google. So chill out.

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