The United Nations (UN) is an intergovernmental organization established 24 October 1945 to promote international co-operation. A replacement for the ineffective League of Nations, the organization was created following the Second World War to prevent another such conflict. At its founding, the UN had 51 member states; there are now 193.
Members and The Big FiveEdit
Currently,there are 193 countries in the UN,this includes nearly all sovereign nations,except for The Vatican City and Palestine (Disputed) which are only observer members,there are a few nations with limited recognition that also want to join the UN,this includes: Souh Osetia,Abajasia,Kurdistan,Kosovo,Corsica,Novorossya and Somaliland.