A country is a region identified as a distinct entity in political geography. A country may be an independent sovereign state or one that is occupied by another state, as a non-sovereign or formerly ...
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These are the happiest countries in the world
The countries that don’t exist
There's a secret world of hidden independent nations, with their own populations, governments – and football leagues. In fact, you’ve almost certainly visited one without realising.
Country code
Country Codes are short alphabetic or numeric geographical codes (geocodes) developed to represent countries and dependent areas, for use in data processing and communications. Several different syste...
Country code - Wikipedia
Lists of countries
This is a list of many lists of countries and territories by various definitions, including FIFA countries, federations and fictional countries. A country or territory is a geographical area, either i...
Lists of countries - Wikipedia
List of former sovereign states
This page lists sovereign states, countries, nations, empires or territories that have ceased to exist as political entities, grouped geographically and by constitutional nature.
The criteria for ...
List of former sovereign states - Wikipedia
Lists by country
This is a series of lists by country. The lists generally cover topics related to sovereign countries; however, states with limited recognition are also included.
Fictional country
A fictional country is a country that is made up for fictional stories, and does not exist in real life, or one that people believe in without proof. Sailors have always mistaken low clouds for land ...
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Polish–Lithuanian–Muscovite Commonwealth
The Polish–Lithuanian–Muscovite Commonwealth was a proposed state that would have been based on a personal union between the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth and the Tsardom of Russia. A number of serio...
Polish–Lithuanian–Muscovite Commonwealth - Wikipedia
Liberal democracy
Liberal democracy is a form of government in which representative democracy operates under the principles of liberalism, i.e. protecting the rights of the individual, which are generally enshrined in ...
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Member states of the International Atomic Energy Agency
The member states of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) are those states which have joined the international organization that seeks to promote the peaceful use of nuclear energy, and to...
Member states of the International Atomic Energy Agency - Wikipedia
A city-state is a sovereign state consisting of a city and its dependent territories. Historically this included famous cities like Rome, Athens, Carthage and the Italian city-states during the Renais...
City-states - Wikipedia
Balkania (proposed state)
Balkania was the name of a proposed state in the Balkans, suggested by the Albanian politician Adem Demaci in 1993. Intended as an alternative to Serb-Albanian ethnic conflict, it would have transform...
Balkania (proposed state) - Wikipedia
VISTA (economics)
VISTA is an acronym for Vietnam, Indonesia, South Africa, Turkey, Argentina. It is used in economics in discussing emerging markets. The concept was first proposed in 2006 by BRICs Economic Research I...
VISTA (economics) - Wikipedia
Bribe Payers Index
Bribe Payers Index (BPI) is a measure of how willing a nation appears to comply with demands for corrupt business practices. The first BPI was published by Transparency International on October 26, 19...
A republic is a form of government in which power resides in the people, and the government is ruled by elected leaders run according to law (from Latin: res publica), rather than inherited or app...
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