How many communist countries are left in the world?

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Answer: 5

  1. People's Republic of China
  2. Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea)
  3. Socialist Republic of Vietnam
  4. Lao People's Democratic Republic (Laos)
  5. Republic of Cuba

PRI - While China, North Korea, Vietnam, Laos, and Cuba officially claim to be communist states, the country that adheres most strictly to communist principles, according to Oxford University scholar Robert Service, is North Korea. He should know, he wrote the book on it — Comrades! A History of World Communism.

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