How many African countries are members of the United Nations?
Last Updated: Jun 28, 2022     Views: 69166

According to the United Nations Department for General Assembly and Conference Management, 54 countries belong to the African Group and are Members of the United Nations.

Information on the date of membership for each country is available from the UN Membership page.

Research on individual Member States including the year of joining the UN may be conducted from the website UN Member States on the Record

A list of current chairpersons of regional groups is published in the UN Journal.

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