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VI. Members of the United Nations in Order of Admission
 
 
 1.Argentina24 Oct. 1945
 2.Brazil24 Oct. 1945
 3.Belarus (Byelorussia)24 Oct. 1945
 4.Chile24 Oct. 1945
 5.China (Nationalist)24 Oct. 1945
 6.Cuba24 Oct. 1945
 7.Denmark24 Oct. 1945
 8.Dominican Republic24 Oct. 1945
 9.El Salvador24 Oct. 1945
10.France24 Oct. 1945
11.Haiti24 Oct. 1945
12.Iran24 Oct. 1945
13.Lebanon24 Oct. 1945
14.Luxembourg24 Oct. 1945
15.New Zealand24 Oct. 1945
16.Nicaragua24 Oct. 1945
17.Paraguay24 Oct. 1945
18.Philippines24 Oct. 1945
19.Poland24 Oct. 1945
20.Saudi Arabia24 Oct. 1945
21.Syria (Syrian Arab Republic)*24 Oct. 1945
22.Turkey24 Oct. 1945
23.Ukraine24 Oct. 1945
24.Russian Federation (U.S.S.R.)24 Oct. 1945
25.Arab Republic of Egypt (United Arab Republic)*24 Oct. 1945
26.United Kingdom24 Oct. 1945
27.United States24 Oct. 1945
28.Greece25 Oct. 1945
29.India30 Oct. 1945
30.Peru31 Oct. 1945
31.Australia1 Nov. 1945
32.Costa Rica2 Nov. 1945
33.Liberia2 Nov. 1945
34.Colombia5 Nov. 1945
35.Mexico7 Nov. 1945
36.South Africa7 Nov. 1945
37.Canada9 Nov. 1945
38.Ethiopia13 Nov. 1945
39.Panama13 Nov. 1945
40.Bolivia14 Nov. 1945
41.Venezuela15 Nov. 1945
42.Guatemala21 Nov. 1945
43.Norway27 Nov. 1945
44.Netherlands10 Dec. 1945
45.Honduras17 Dec. 1945
46.Uruguay18 Dec. 1945
47.Ecuador21 Dec. 1945
48.Iraq21 Dec. 1945
49.Belgium27 Dec. 1945
50.Afghanistan19 Nov. 1946
51.Iceland19 Nov. 1946
52.Sweden19 Nov. 1946
53.Thailand16 Dec. 1946
54.Pakistan30 Sep. 1947
55.Yemen30 Sep. 1947
56.Myanmar (Burma)19 Apr. 1948
57.Israel11 May 1949
58.Indonesia28 Sep. 1950
59.Albania14 Dec. 1955
60.Austria14 Dec. 1955
61.Bulgaria14 Dec. 1955
62.Cambodia14 Dec. 1955
63.Sri Lanka (Ceylon)14 Dec. 1955
64.Finland14 Dec. 1955
65.Hungary14 Dec. 1955
66.Ireland14 Dec. 1955
67.Italy14 Dec. 1955
68.Jordan14 Dec. 1955
69.Laos (Lao People's Democratic Republic)14 Dec. 1955
70.Libya (Libyan Arab Jamahiriya)14 Dec. 1955
71.Nepal14 Dec. 1955
72.Portugal14 Dec. 1955
73.Romania14 Dec. 1955
74.Spain14 Dec. 1955
75.Morocco12 Nov. 1956
76.Sudan12 Nov. 1956
77.Tunisia12 Nov. 1956
78.Japan18 Dec. 1956
79.Ghana8 Mar. 1957
80.Malaysia (Federation of Malaya)17 Sep. 1957
81.Guinea12 Dec. 1958
82.Cameroon20 Sep. 1960
83.Central African Republic20 Sep. 1960
84.Chad20 Sep. 1960
85.Congo (capital: Brazzaville)20 Sep. 1960
86.Democratic Republic of the Congo20 Sep. 1960
87.Cyprus20 Sep. 1960
88.Benin (Dahomey)20 Sep. 1960
89.Gabon20 Sep. 1960
90.Ivory Coast (Côte d'Ivoire)20 Sep. 1960
91.Republic of Madagascar (Malagasy Republic)20 Sep. 1960
92.Niger20 Sep. 1960
93.Somalia20 Sep. 1960
94.Togo20 Sep. 1960
95.Burkina Faso (Upper Volta)20 Sep. 1960
96.Mali28 Sep. 1960
97.Senegal28 Sep. 1960
98.Nigeria7 Oct. 1960
99.Sierra Leone27 Sep. 1961
100.Mauritania27 Oct. 1961
101.Mongolia27 Oct. 1961
102.United Republic of Tanzania (Tanganyika)14 Dec. 1961
103.Burundi18 Sep. 1962
104.Jamaica18 Sep. 1962
105.Rwanda18 Sep. 1962
106.Trinidad and Tobago18 Sep. 1962
107.Algeria8 Oct. 1962
108.Uganda25 Oct. 1962
109.Kuwait14 May 1963
110.Kenya16 Dec. 1963
111.Zanzibar16 Dec. 1963
112.Malawi1 Dec. 1964
113.Malta1 Dec. 1964
114.Zambia1 Dec. 1964
115.Gambia21 Sep. 1965
116.Maldives21 Sep. 1965
117.Singapore21 Sep. 1965
118.Guyana20 Sep. 1966
119.Botswana17 Oct. 1966
120.Lesotho17 Oct. 1966
121.Barbados9 Dec. 1966
122.Democratic Yemen14 Dec. 1967
123.Mauritius24 Apr. 1968
124.Swaziland24 Sep. 1968
125.Equatorial Guinea12 Nov. 1968
126.Fiji13 Oct. 1970
127.Bahrain21 Sep. 1971
128.Bhutan21 Sep. 1971
129.Qatar21 Sep. 1971
130.Oman7 Oct. 1971
131.United Arab Emirates9 Dec. 1971
132.Bahamas18 Sep. 1973
133.Germany (Federal Republic of Germany and German Democratic Republic)18 Sep. 1973
134.Bangladesh17 Sep. 1974
135.Grenada17 Sep. 1974
136.Guinea Bissau17 Sep. 1974
137.Cape Verde16 Sep. 1975
138.Mozambique16 Sep. 1975
139.Sao Tome and Principe16 Sep. 1975
140.Papua New Guinea10 Oct. 1975
141.Comoros12 Nov. 1975
142.Suriname4 Dec. 1975
143.Seychelles21 Sep. 1976
144.Angola1 Dec. 1976
145.Samoa15 Dec. 1976
146.Viet Nam20 Sep. 1977
147.Djibouti29 Sep. 1977
148.Solomon Islands19 Sep. 1978
149.Dominica18 Dec. 1978
150.Saint Lucia18 Sep. 1979
151.Zimbabwe25 Aug. 1980
152.Saint Vincent and the Grenadines16 Sep. 1980
153.Vanuatu15 Sep. 1981
154.Belize25 Sep. 1981
155.Antigua and Barbuda11 Nov. 1981
156.Saint Kitts and Nevis23 Sep. 1983
157.Brunei Darussalam21 Sep. 1984
158.Namibia23 Apr. 1990
159.Liechtenstein18 Sep. 1990
160.Democratic People's Republic of Korea17 Sep. 1991
161.Estonia17 Sep. 1991
162.Latvia17 Sep. 1991
163.Lithuania17 Sep. 1991
164.Marshall Islands17 Sep. 1991
165.Micronesia (Federated States of)17 Sep. 1991
166.Republic of Korea17 Sep. 1991
167.Armenia2 Mar. 1992
168.Kazakhstan2 Mar. 1992
169.Kyrgyzstan2 Mar. 1992
170.Republic of Moldova2 Mar. 1992
171.San Marino2 Mar. 1992
172.Tajikistan2 Mar. 1992
173.Turkmenistan2 Mar. 1992
174.Uzbekistan2 Mar. 1992
175.Azerbaijan9 Mar. 1992
176.Bosnia and Herzegovina**22 May 1992
177.Croatia**22 May 1992
178.Slovenia**22 May 1992
179.Georgia31 Jul. 1992
180.Czech Republic§19 Jan. 1993
181.Slovak Republic§19 Jan. 1993
182.The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia**8 Apr. 1993
183.Eritrea28 May 1993
184.Monaco28 May 1993
185.Andorra28 Jul. 1993
186.Palau15 Dec. 1994
187.Kiribati14 Sep. 1999
188.Nauru14 Sep. 1999
189.Tonga14 Sep. 1999
190.Tuvalu5 Sep. 2000
191.Yugoslavia**1 Nov. 2000
*  Egypt and Syria were original members of the United Nations. In 1958, a union of the two countries established the United Arab Republic. On October 3, 1961, Syria resumed its status as an independent state. On September 2, 1971, the United Arab Republic became the Arab Republic of Egypt.
  Democratic Yemen and Yemen merged on May 22, 1990.
  Zanzibar's seat was given up on May 13, 1964, following the union of Zanzibar with Tanzania.
**  The Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia was admitted to the United Nations on October 19, 1945. Between 1991 and 1992, the republic split into the following countries, which were admitted to the United Nations as new members: Bosnia, Herzegovina, the Republic of Croatia, the Republic of Slovenia, the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, and the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia.
§  Czechoslovakia was admitted to the United Nations on October 24, 1945. In 1992, Czechoslovakia split into the Czech Republic and the Slovak Republic.
 
 
The Encyclopedia of World History, Sixth edition. Peter N. Stearns, general editor. Copyright © 2001 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Maps by Mary Reilly, copyright 2001 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company. All rights reserved.

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