The AU is made up of 55 Member States which represent all the countries on the African continent.
What countries are not in the AU?
Spain is not a member of the AU. Some islands are also sometimes considered to be part of Africa, and are under foreign colonisation or are part of European countries, and so are not members. These include: Mayotte and Reunion (France), Madeira (Portugal) and the Canary Islands (Spain).
What countries are involved in the AU?
Membership. 55 States (September 2018) – Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cabo Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Congo, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Cote d’Ivoire, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau.
Is Africa part of the United Nations?
According to the United Nations Department for General Assembly and Conference Management, 54 countries belong to the African Group and are Members of the United Nations. Information on the date of membership for each country is available from the UN Membership page.
Are there 54 or 55 countries in Africa?
There are 54 countries in Africa today, according to the United Nations. The full list is shown in the table below, with current population and subregion (based on the United Nations official statistics).
Which country is not a member of Who?
The WHO has 194 member states: every country except Liechtenstein which is a member of the United Nations but not of its global health agency.
Who is Africa’s largest trading partner?
In 2020, the largest trade partner for Africa was the EU with 28 % of both exports and imports. In exports it was followed by other African countries (23 %) and China (8 %). For imports these two had switched places, China (16 %) was second and other African countries (13 %) were third.
Where is the headquarters of AU?
What is a AU?
The African Union (AU) is a continental body consisting of the 55 member states that make up the countries of the African Continent. It was officially launched in 2002 as a successor to the Organisation of African Unity (OAU, 1963-1999).