What Are Third World Countries?

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Third world countries are economically undeveloped countries and are largely dependant on advanced countries. These countries are mostly in Asia, Africa, Oceania and Latin America.
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Third world country generally refers to a country that is poor, less technologically advanced with high rates of illiteracy, disease and unstable governments. It usually describes most of the developing countries of Asia, Africa and Latin America.
A third world country is a country whose economy is less developed and lacks either societal, technological and industrial infrastructure necessary to provide high living standards for its citizens. This term was initially used to refer to countries that were not allied to NATO and capitalism. Examples of such countries are Malawi, Kenya and Thailand. These countries are mainly distributed in Africa and Asia.
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