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Top youngest states in the world

Top youngest states in the world

Top youngest states in the world

The number of independent states has increased over time, currently reaching 203 sovereign states. Countries like Egypt, Japan, France, United Kingdom or Russia have a very long history that goes back millenniums ago.

Besides these states that have known centuries of independence and sovereignty, some states barely have few decades of independence. In the past 30 years never the less than 14 new states were born gaining their independence as nations. (more…)