World Government - 1989
SOURCE: 1989 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK
Administrative divisions: 247 nations, dependencies, and geographic entities
Legal system: varies among each of the entities; 162 are parties to the United Nations International Court of Justice (ICJ) or World Court
Diplomatic representation: there are 159 members of the UN
NOTE: The information regarding World on this page is re-published from the 1989 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of World Government 1989 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about World Government 1989 should be addressed to the CIA.