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Old 01-03-2013, 07:05 AM   #1
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Just for fun: There are 193 countries, how many have you been to?

According to the UN, there are 193 countries (with some debate). How many have you been to and which ones (please don't include holdings of other countries...for example, the Cayman Islands are not a country)... For a good reference see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_sovereign_states

I've been to 20 (so far!), they are:

Antigua and Barbuda
Australia
Austria
Bahamas
Belgium
Canada
France
Germany
Greece
Ireland
Italy
Japan
Luxembourg
Netherlands
New Zealand
South Africa
Switzerland
United Kingdom
United States of America
Vatican City State
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Old 01-03-2013, 07:52 AM   #2
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Depends on how you count it. I landed in Switzerland & drove through a portion of it, but never actually did anything, so it may or may not count. (The airport argument. )

United States
Switzerland
Austria
Germany
United Kingdom (Scotland only)
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Old 01-03-2013, 08:00 AM   #3
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Only 4 for me but would LOVE to more especially Europe

Canada (home)
USA
Dominican Republic
Australia
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Old 01-03-2013, 08:14 AM   #4
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only 2 for me..US and Bahamas
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Old 01-03-2013, 08:16 AM   #5
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Ireland and Mexico will join the list in 2013.



Japan
China
South Korea
Malaysia
Singapore
India
Thailand
Maldives
Seychelles
Mauritius
South Africa
Egypt
Kasachstan
Russia
Hungary
Czech Republic
Slovakia
Slovenia
Croatia
Italy
Greece
Cyprus
Turkey
Switzerland
France
Netherlands
Germany
Denmark
Sweden
Norway
Spain
UK
Canada
USA
Jamaica
Bahamas
Austria, my home country
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Old 01-03-2013, 08:17 AM   #6
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Canada
United States (& Puerto Rico)
Mexico
Jamaica
Grand Cayman
Turks & Caicos
US Virgin Islands (does that count?)
Barbados
St. Kitts
St. Lucia
St. Maarten
Bahamas
Haiti
Peru
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Old 01-03-2013, 08:18 AM   #7
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USA
Mexico
Canada
Dominican Republic
Jamaica
Bahamas
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Old 01-03-2013, 08:32 AM   #8
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It looks like 28, unless I am forgetting something. Pretty much all in North America and Europe--I have not had the chance to branch out much yet--I think we will get much further once the kids are off and it is just the two of us travelling.

The US
Canada
Mexico
The Bahamas
The Dominican Republic
Spain
Germany
France
Austria
The Czech Republic
Turkey
Hungary
Belgium
Denmark
Greece
Hungary
Italy
Liechtenstein
Luxembourg
Malta
Monaco
The Netherlands
St Lucia
Sweden
Switzerland
Tunisia
The United Kingdom
Vatican City (well, the Wki link does point out that technically it is its own country--which still astounds me )
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Old 01-03-2013, 08:33 AM   #9
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I've been fortunate enough to visit at least 13 countries:
United States
Canada
Mexico
Germany
France
England
Holland
Belgium
Switzerland
Austria
Italy
Spain
Lichenstein (little country between Switzerland and Austria)
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Old 01-03-2013, 08:35 AM   #10
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Vatican City State
Seriously?
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Old 01-03-2013, 08:39 AM   #11
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I've been to:

Canada
USA
Barbados
Jamaica
England
Zambia
South Africa
Cambodia
Thailand
China
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Old 01-03-2013, 08:40 AM   #12
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I'm taking it that touring the countries in Epcot doesnt count right?

I have never been outside of the United States. I have just never had a desire to.
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Old 01-03-2013, 08:48 AM   #13
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Seriously?
Not sure what you mean by this. The Vatican City is considered a sovereign state.
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Old 01-03-2013, 08:55 AM   #14
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Not sure what you mean by this. The Vatican City is considered a sovereign state.
When I studied Italian, ages ago, I had to do a paper about the sovereignty (is that a word?) of the Vatican State, some things in their contract with Italy are pretty interesting, like when a murder happens at the Vatican, the Vatican police investigates, when a resident of the Vatican is murdered in Italy, the Vatican police gets to investigate, too.

Every country of the Euro zone makes their own coins, the Vatican coins are highly sought out and never make it to the regular market.
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Old 01-03-2013, 09:12 AM   #15
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Not that many yet... I am only 16 but I love travel and hope to go to more countries in the future

England
Scotland
Wales
France
Sardinia
Germany
Austria
Belgium
Hungary
USA

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