Even though most of us think the world is a settled place, wars, civil wars and other such events happening all around us keep shaping up new borders, unifying lands and creating new countries. For example, did you know that Germany as we know it today is only 25 years old? Here’s a list of 10 new countries around the world.
This was a South African territory right up until 1990. It is the second-to-last African country to gain independence, feat which was achieved on March 21, 1990.