How many countries are there in the world? You probably know the answer to this question! You can tell right away that there are 195 countries in the world. But if you are asked the names of these countries, then at most you will be able to tell how many names. 20-50 or maybe even more than 100. Very few people would know the names of all the countries. However, if you hear the name, you will say that yes, I have heard the name of this country. But today we are going to tell you about 7 such countries, whose names you have not even heard. Moreover, it may not even be possible for you to find these countries on the world map!
Iraqi Kurdistan and Seborga: There is an independent country inside Iraq since 1970, whose name is Iraqi Kurdistan. This country has its own separate army and also has its own border. This country also has its own separate government. Similarly, there are many small countries in the Vatican City of Italy, but Seborga has not found a place in any map. This country is so big of New York City’s Central Park.
Somaliland and Puntland: Violence erupted suddenly in 1991 in Somalia, after which the north-western part of this country declared itself a separate independent country. In this way Somaliland was separated from Somalia. This country has its own flag and currency too. Like Somaliland, which was carved out of Somalia, Puntland was also formed. Although Puntland has always been occupied by ISIS. Despite this, there was always peace here.
Transnistria: This country, formed in 1990, was previously included in Chisinau. This country is also not included in the world map. This country also has its own separate army. It has its own flag and even its currency is different.
Western Sahara: You must have heard about the Sahara Desert. But there is also a country named Western Sahara, very few people would know about it! Hidden from the eyes of many people, it is a separate country, which is part of the African Union. This country has been fighting the freedom struggle for many years. This country is not visible in any map of the world.
Abkhazia: This country was earlier a part of Georgia. But after the fall of the Soviet Union, this country demanded independence. It was liberated in 1993 and thus a separate country named Abkhazia came into existence. Most people will not even know about this country.