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Countries with most nuclear warheads: US is not No 1; with 135 weapons India at 7th spot

Here’s a list of all nine countries with nuclear weapons starting with the country that has the least amount of nuclear warheads

April 23, 2022 / 10:08 AM IST
The world’s nuclear-armed countries possess a combined total of nearly 14,000 nuclear warheads with more than 90 percent belonging only to Russia and the United States. Here’s a list of all nine countries with nuclear weapons starting with the country that has the least amount of nuclear warheads. (Image: Reuters)
The world’s nuclear-armed countries possess a combined total of close to 13,130 nuclear warheads with more than 90 percent belonging only to Russia and the United States. Here’s a list of all nine countries with nuclear weapons starting with the country that has the least amount of nuclear warheads. Note: All numbers have been updated to reflect data as of 2022 from World Population Review. (Image: Reuters)
No 9 | North Korea: 15 nuclear warheads. (Image: Reuters)
No 9 | North Korea: 40-50 nuclear warheads as of 2022. (Image: Reuters)
No 8 | Israel: 80 nuclear warheads. (Image: Reuters)
No 8 | Israel: 90 nuclear warheads. (Image: Reuters)
No 7 | India: 135 nuclear warheads. (Image: Reuters)
No 7 | India: 156 nuclear warheads. (Image: Reuters)
No 6 | Pakistan: 145 nuclear warheads. (Image: Reuters)
No 6 | Pakistan: 165 nuclear warheads. (Image: Reuters)
No 5 | The United Kingdom: 135 nuclear warheads. (Image: Reuters)
No 5 | The United Kingdom: 225 nuclear warheads. (Image: Reuters)
No 3 | France: 300 nuclear warheads. (Image: Reuters)
No 4 | France: 290 nuclear warheads. (Image: Reuters)
No 4 | China: 280 nuclear warheads. (Image: Reuters)
No 3 | China: 350 nuclear warheads. (Image: Reuters)
No 2 | The United States of America: 6,185 nuclear warheads. (Image: Reuters)
No 2 | The United States of America: 5,550 nuclear warheads. (Image: Reuters)
No 1 | Russia: 6,850 nuclear warheads. (Image: Reuters)
No 1 | Russia: 6,257 nuclear warheads. (Image: Reuters)
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