Member Countries of the United Nations

There Are Currently 193 UN Member Countries

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What follows is a listing of the 193 member countries of the United Nations with their date of admission. There are several countries that are not members of the United Nations.

Current United Nations Member Countries

Note that the admission date of October 24, 1945, is the founding day the U.N.

CountryAdmission Date 
AfghanistanNov 19, 1946 
AlbaniaDec 14, 1955 
AlgeriaOct 8, 1962 
AndorraJuly 28, 1993 
AngolaDec 1, 1976 
Antigua and BarbudaNov 11, 1981 
ArgentinaOct 24, 1945original UN member
ArmeniaMarch 2, 1992 
AustraliaNov 1, 1945original UN member
AustriaDec 14, 1955 
AzerbaijanMarch 2, 1992 
The BahamasSept 18, 1973 
BahrainSept 21, 1971 
BangladeshSept 17, 1974 
BarbadosDec 9, 1966 
BelarusOct 24, 1945original UN member
BelgiumDec 27, 1945original UN member
BelizeSept 25, 1981 
BeninSept 20, 1960 
BhutanSept 21, 1971 
BoliviaNov 14, 1945original UN member
Bosnia and HerzegovinaMay 22, 1992 
BotswanaOct 17, 1966 
BrazilOct 24, 1945original UN member
BruneiSept 21, 1984 
BulgariaDec 14, 1955 
Burkina FasoSept 20, 1960 
BurundiSept 18, 1962 
CambodiaDec 14, 1955 
CameroonSept 20, 1960 
CanadaNov 9, 1945original UN member
Cape VerdeSept 16, 1975 
Central African RepublicSept 20, 1960 
ChadSept 20, 1960 
ChileOct 24, 1945original UN member
ChinaOct 25, 1971* 
ColombiaNov 5, 1945original UN member
ComorosNov 12, 1975 
Republic of the CongoSept 20, 1960 
Democratic Republic of the CongoSept 20, 1960 
Costa RicaNov 2, 1945original UN member
Cote d'IvoireSept 20, 1960 
CroatiaMay 22, 1992 
CubaOct 24, 1945original UN member
CyprusSept 20, 1960 
Czech RepublicJan 19, 1993 
DenmarkOct 24, 1945original UN member
DjiboutiSept 20, 1977 
DominicaDec 18, 1978 
Dominican RepublicOct 24, 1945original UN member
East TimorSept 22, 2002 
EcuadorDec 21, 1945original UN member
EgyptOct 24, 1945original UN member
El SalvadorOct 24, 1945original UN member
Equatorial GuineaNov 12, 1968 
EritreaMay 28, 1993 
EstoniaSept 17, 1991 
EthiopiaNov 13, 1945original UN member
FijiOct 13, 1970 
FinlandDec 14, 1955 
FranceOct 24, 1945original UN member
GabonSept 20, 1960 
The GambiaSept 21, 1965 
GeorgiaJuly 31, 1992 
GermanySept 18, 1973 
GhanaMarch 8, 1957 
GreeceOct 25, 1945original UN member
GrenadaSept 17, 1974 
GuatemalaNov 21, 1945original UN member
GuineaDec 12, 1958 
Guinea-BissauSept 17, 1974 
GuyanaSept 20, 1966 
HaitiOct 24, 1945original UN member
HondurasDec 17, 1945original UN member
HungaryDec 14, 1955 
IcelandNov 19, 1946 
IndiaOct 30, 1945original UN member
IndonesiaSept 28, 1950 
IranOct 24, 1945original UN member
IraqDec 21, 1945original UN member
IrelandDec 14, 1955 
IsraelMay 11, 1949 
ItalyDec 14, 1955 
JamaicaSept 18, 1962 
JapanDec 18, 1956 
JordanDec 14, 1955 
KazakhstanMarch 2, 1992 
KenyaDec 16, 1963 
KiribatiSept 14, 1999 
Korea, NorthDec 17, 1991 
Korea, SouthDec 17, 1991 
KuwaitMay 14, 1964 
KyrgyzstanMarch 2, 1992 
LaosDec 14, 1955 
LatviaSept 17, 1991 
LebanonOct 24, 1945original UN member
LesothoOct 17, 1966 
LiberiaNov 2, 1945original UN member
LibyaDec 14, 1955 
LiechtensteinSept 18, 1990 
LithuaniaSept 17, 1991 
LuxembourgOct 24, 1945original UN member
MacedoniaApril 8, 1993 
MadagascarSept 20, 1960 
MalawiDec 1, 1964 
MalaysiaSept 17, 1957 
MaldivesSept 21, 1965 
MaliSept 28, 1960 
MaltaDec 1, 1964 
Marshall IslandsSept 17, 1991 
MauritaniaOct 27, 1961 
MauritiusApril 24, 1968 
MexicoNov 7, 1945original UN member
Micronesia, Federated States ofSept 17, 1991 
MoldovaMarch 2, 1992 
MonacoMay 28, 1993 
MongoliaOct 27, 1961 
MontenegroJune 28, 2006 
MoroccoNov 12, 1956 
MozambiqueSept 16, 1975 
Myanmar (Burma)April 19, 1948 
NamibiaApril 23, 1990 
NauruSept 14, 1999 
NepalDec 14, 1955 
NetherlandsDec 10, 1945original UN member
New ZealandOct 24, 1945original UN member
NicaraguaOct 24, 1945original UN member
NigerSept 20, 1960 
NigeriaOct 7, 1960 
NorwayNov 27, 1945original UN member
OmanOct 7, 1971 
PakistanSept 30, 1947 
PalauDec 15, 1994 
PanamaNov 13, 1945original UN member
Papua New GuineaOct 10, 1975 
ParaguayOct 24, 1945original UN member
PeruOct 31, 1945original UN member
PhilippinesOct 24, 1945original UN member
PolandOct 24, 1945original UN member
PortugalDec 14, 1955 
QatarSept 21, 1977 
RomaniaDec 14, 1955 
RussiaOct 24, 1945original UN member
RwandaSept 18, 1962 
Saint Kitts and NevisSept 23, 1983 
Saint LuciaSept 18, 1979 
Saint Vincent and the GrenadinesSept. 16, 1980 
SamoaDec 15, 1976 
San MarinoMarch 2, 1992 
Sao Tome and PrincipeSept 16, 1975 
Saudi ArabiaOct 24, 1945 
SenegalSept 28, 1945 
SerbiaNov 1, 2000 
SeychellesSept 21, 1976 
Sierra LeoneSept 27, 1961 
SingaporeSept 21, 1965 
SlovakiaJan 19, 1993 
SloveniaMay 22, 1992 
Solomon IslandsSept 19, 1978 
SomaliaSept 20, 1960 
South AfricaNov 7, 1945original UN member
South SudanJuly 14, 2011 
SpainDec 14, 1955 
Sri LankaDec 14, 1955 
SudanNov 12, 1956 
SurinameDec 4, 1975 
SwazilandSept 24, 1968 
SwedenNov 19, 1946 
SwitzerlandSept 10, 2002 
SyriaOct 24, 1945original UN member
TajikistanMarch 2, 1992 
TanzaniaDec 14, 1961 
ThailandDec 16, 1946 
TogoSept 20, 1960 
TongaSept 14, 1999 
Trinidad and TobagoSept 18, 1962 
TunisiaNov 12, 1956 
TurkeyOct 24, 1945original UN member
TurkmenistanMarch 2, 1992 
TuvaluSept 5, 2000 
UgandaOct 25, 1962 
UkraineOct 24, 1945original UN member
United Arab EmiratesDec 9, 1971 
United KingdomOct 24, 1945original UN member
United States of AmericaOct 24, 1945original UN member
UruguayDec 18, 1945 
UzbekistanMarch 2, 1992 
VanuatuSept 15, 1981 
VenezuelaNov 15, 1945original UN member
VietnamSept 20, 1977 
YemenSept 30, 1947 
ZambiaDec 1, 1964 
ZimbabweAug 25, 1980 

*Taiwan was a member country of the United Nations from October 24, 1945, to October 25, 1971. Since then, China replaced Taiwan on the United Nations Security Council and in the U.N.