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This month we welcomed our 5 millionth follower on Twitter! Thank you to everyone who has been retweeting our posts and asking questions.

Who is following our English language account on Twitter? According to Twitter analytics, see below for some details:

The top 10 countries in terms of numbers of followers are:

United States, India, United Kingdom, Canada, Nigeria, Mexico, Philippines, Kenya, Pakistan and Indonesia

The majority of our followers list the following as their main language on Twitter:

English, Spanish, Arabic, French and Portuguese

Did you know that the UN’s Department of Public Information has social media accounts in the six official UN languages and more? You can get all the details on our website.


This year, our digital ambassador Elyx is traveling around the world visiting UN staff and offices. You can see all his updates online.

Here are three of our top tweets in terms of reach and engagement from the past month:

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