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Poll - how many countries have you visited?

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Old Apr 14, 17, 1:23 pm
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Originally Posted by ilcannone View Post
Personally, I only count the UN recognised countries and not territories of countries (like Guadeloupe), individual parts of a country (e.g. England, NI, Scotland, Wales of the UK) or places like Transnistria. So ultimately, my list comes down to a total of 197.
But there are only 193 UN members. Which extras are you counting?
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Old Apr 14, 17, 1:48 pm
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Originally Posted by ironmanjt View Post
But there are only 193 UN members. Which extras are you counting?
Taiwan, Kosovo, Palestine and Vatican
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Old Apr 15, 17, 8:25 pm
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Here's what I can recall.

USA
Mexico
Canada
Honduras
Dominican Republic
Costa Rica
St. Lucia
St. Vincent and the Grenadines (several of them)
Bahamas
Puerto Rico
British Virgin Islands (several of them)
US Virgin Islands (all of them)
England
Scotland
Ireland
Spain
France
Holland
Belgium
Germany
Austria
Switzerland
Lichtenstein
Italy
Slovakia
Slovenia
Croatia
Monaco
Andorra
Sweden
Denmark
Norway
Israel
Dubai
Japan
Korea
Taiwan
China, many places, including Hong Kong and Macau
Thailand
Singapore
Malaysia
Australia

That's about all I can recall at the moment. Lots more to see in the world.

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Old Apr 21, 17, 12:54 pm
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Not including transiting through airports...
  1. Australia
  2. Austria
  3. Azerbaijan
  4. Bahrain
  5. Belgium
  6. Brazil
  7. Canada
  8. China
  9. Czech Republic
  10. France
  11. Germany
  12. Hungary
  13. India
  14. Ireland
  15. Italy
  16. Japan
  17. Korea (South)
  18. Macau
  19. Malaysia
  20. Mexico
  21. Monaco
  22. Morocco
  23. New Zealand
  24. Portugal
  25. Russia
  26. Singapore
  27. Spain
  28. Turkey
  29. United Arab Emirates
  30. United Kingdom
  31. United States

Hoping to visit a couple more countries this year. I haven't been to any of the Nordic countries so they're definitely on the wish-list.
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Old May 5, 17, 7:25 am
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At last count, 81:

Albania
Andorra
Argentina
Australia
Austria
Bahamas
Belgium
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Botswana
Brazil (10)
Bulgaria
Cambodia
Canada
Chile
China
Costa Rica
Croatia
Czech Republic
Denmark
Dominican Republic (20)
Egypt
Estonia
Finland
France
Germany
Greece
Hungary
Iceland
India
Indonesia (30)
Ireland
Israel
Italy
Jamaica
Japan
Jordan
Kenya
Laos
Latvia
Luxembourg (40)
Malaysia
Mexico
Monaco
Montenegro
Morocco
Myanmar
Nepal
Netherlands
New Zealand
Norway (50)
Oman
Panama
Peru
Philippines
Poland
Portugal
Qatar
Romania
Russia
San Marino (60)
Serbia
Singapore
Slovakia
South Africa
South Korea
Spain
Sri Lanka
Sweden
Switzerland
Taiwan (70)
Tanzania
Thailand
Turkey
UAE
United Kingdom
USA
Uruguay
Vatican City
Vietnam
Zambia (80)
Zimbabwe (81)

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Old May 7, 17, 6:15 am
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How many countries in the world?

Hi! I would like to hear your feedback.

Just arriving in Brunei as my 95th country, I took some time to update the list of all countries visited and wanted to know how you count the overall countries in the world.

There are many ways to count and I explained my way here. In short: I counted the 193 UN nations, Holy see (aka Vatikan), Palestine and Kosovo. Maybe I will add Taiwan as well after visiting it later this year.

How many countries do we have in the world according to you?!



Cheers,
Chris
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Old May 7, 17, 10:03 am
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Merged with our long-standing thread on this topic. /Moderator
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Old May 7, 17, 10:20 am
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Originally Posted by Chris1984 View Post
In short: I counted the 193 UN nations, Holy see (aka Vatikan), Palestine and Kosovo. Maybe I will add Taiwan as well after visiting it later this year.

How many countries do we have in the world according to you?!
Congrats on #95 , Chris.

Both Taiwan and China mainland agree there is only one China, they just disagree on who governs/controls it. So it doesn't make sense to me to count them separately as two countries.
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Old May 9, 17, 9:36 am
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Mexico
UK
Ireland
Canada
Libya
France
Spain

Not that many but I have been to 42 states
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Old May 9, 17, 10:20 am
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Originally Posted by JumboJet View Post
Mexico
UK
Ireland
Canada
Libya
France
Spain

Not that many but I have been to 42 states
Not common to see Libya on such a relatively short list! When were you there?
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Old Jul 7, 17, 2:04 pm
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28 countries that I've stayed overnight in, mostly in Europe. Next week I'll add Malaysia. All except Canada came after I was 40 -- I didn't have the money or desire when I was younger.

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Old Jul 7, 17, 3:00 pm
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1. Germany
2. Netherlands
3. Belgium
4. France
5. Luxembourg
6. Italy
7. Switzerland
8. Vatican
9. Poland
10. Czech Rep
11. Austria
12. Turkey
13. Kuwait
14. Bahrain
15. Qatar
16. UAE
17. Saudi Arabia
18. Iraq
19. Egypt
20. Thailand
21. Philippines
22. South Korea
23. North Korea
24. China
25. Hong Kong (when a British colony, so I'll count it)
26. Federated States of Micronesia
27. Rep of Marshall Islands
28. Mexico
29. Jamaica
30. Caymans
31. Haiti

Wow, not as many as I thought. But some of these I routinely go to 2 to 4 times a year.
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Old Jul 9, 17, 8:42 pm
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I've been to 36 so far:

Andorra
Australia
Austria
Bahamas
Belgium
Canada
Costa Rica
Croatia
Czech Republic
Denmark
France
Germany
Gibraltar
Hungary
Iceland
Indonesia
Italy
Jamaica
Liechtenstein
Luxembourg
Malaysia
Mexico
Monaco
Netherlands
Norway
Poland
Qatar
Singapore
Slovakia
Slovenia
Spain
Sweden
Switzerland
Thailand
United Kingdom
United States
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Old Jul 10, 17, 4:36 am
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Africa:
Egypt
Morocco

Asia:
Brunei
Cambodia
China
India
Indonesia
Iran
Japan
Jordan [10]
South Korea
Laos
Malaysia
Maldives
Myanmar
Nepal
Oman
Philippines
Qatar
Singapore [20]
Sri Lanka
Syria
Thailand
Turkey
UAE
Vietnam

N. America + Caribbean:
Belize
Canada
Costa Rica
Cuba [30]
Guatemala
Mexico
Panama
USA

S. America:
Argentina
Brazil
Chile
Colombia
Peru
Uruguay [40]

Europe:
Austria
Belgium
Czech Republic
France
Germany
Greece
Hungary
Italy
Portugal
Serbia [50]
Spain
United Kingdom

Oceania:
Australia
Fiji
Palau
Vanuatu

For 2017, I have the following new countries planned/already booked:
Denmark
Lebanon
Netherlands
New Zealand
Stockholm

Originally Posted by solewalker View Post
I'm currently at 41 (by the 193 count). Aged 31:

Africa:
Morocco

Asia:
Cambodia
China
India
Indonesia
Iran
Japan
Jordan
South Korea
Laos
Malaysia
Myanmar
Philippines
Singapore
Syria
Thailand
Turkey
UAE
Vietnam

N. America + Caribbean:
Belize
Canada
Costa Rica
Cuba
Guatemala
Mexico
Panama
USA

S. America:
Colombia
Peru

Europe:
Austria
Belgium
Czech Republic
France
Germany
Greece
Italy
Portugal
Spain
United Kingdom
Vatican City

Oceania:
Australia

For 2016, I have the following new countries planned/already booked:
Argentina
Brazil
Brunei
Chile
Maldives
Sri Lanka
Uruguay
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Old Jul 11, 17, 10:11 pm
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Japan - Hungary - Scotland - England - Ireland - France - Trinidad -

7....not bad
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