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How many superpowers are in the world?

Answer

Wiki User
10/11/2008

In 2008, there is at least one superpower (the United States). Some would argue that China is quickly rising to superpower status as well.

Sometimes people speak of nuclear powers as superpowers, in which case the following countries might be considered superpowers:

United States

France

United Kingdom

Russia

China

India

Pakistan

(Israel is widely believed to have nuclear weapons, but has never admitted it does.)