Which Countries Have Nuclear Weapons?

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There are 9 countries in the world that possess nuclear weapons

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These countries are Russia, US, China, France, UK, Pakistan, India, Israel, and North Korea

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Together, these countries have 12,700 nuclear warheads, of which 9,400 are in active military stockpiles

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According to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, Russia has the most confirmed nuclear weapons, with 5,997 nuclear warheads

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US has 5,428, China has 410, France has 290; UK, Pakistan and India have 225, 170 and 164 respectively 

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Israel has material for up to 200, with an estimated 90 existing warheads and North Korea has 30

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South Africa also produced nuclear devices beginning in 1979, but it later dismantled them before joining Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty in 1991

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A single nuclear warhead could kill hundreds of thousands of people, with lasting and devastating humanitarian and environmental consequences

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Detonating just 1 nuclear weapon alone over New York would cause an estimated 583,160 deaths

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Nuclear weapons killed between 110,000 and 210,000 people when the US used them against Hiroshima and Nagasaki in 1945

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