Where can I find information on the current membership of the United Nations?
Last Updated: Apr 04, 2017
There are currently 193 UN Member States. Each of the Member States of the United Nations has one seat in the General Assembly.
Information about current members, growth of membership since 1945, the procedure on how a country becomes a member, and the membership of principal UN organs is provided below.
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