distinct region in geography; a broad term that can include political divisions or regions associated with distinct political characteristics
Map of Europe showing the different countries

In geography and politics, a country is a political division. It is often a sovereign territory. The term is most commonly used for both state and nation, and also with government. For example, Liechtenstein is a country. The United Nations recognises lots of countries. There are around 206 countries in the World with 193 that are members of the UN.

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