How many countries participate in the Olympics?

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There are currently 204 National Olympic Committees, each representing their own country, that participate in the Olympic Movement.
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201 nations participated in the 2004 Games in Athens and 14 nations
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Australia is a country on the continent of the same name. Australia is divided into six states and two territories including the island of Tasmania off the coast of Australia.
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there were a total of 83 nations. Those nations competed in 150 events.
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As a matter of convention, participating teams in Olympic Games are officially recognized by their National Olympic Committees, not the names of their respective countries. This practical measure represents an effort to appease nations with differing opinions on the sovereignty of one another. China, for example, does not recognize the independence of Taiwan, whose NOC participates in the Games under the name Chinese Taipei as a compromise. Additionally, there are qualifying athletes who, for reasons ranging from political discord to simple lack of domestic support, compete instead under an Olympic flag.

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