World Government - 1991
SOURCE: 1991 CIA WORLD FACTBOOK
Administrative divisions: 170 sovereign nations plus 72 dependent, other, and miscellaneous areas
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 1991 World Fact Book of the United States Central Intelligence Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of World Government 1991 information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about World Government 1991 should be addressed to the CIA.