Bluebulb Projects' The Measure of Things presents:
140 is about two-and-a-half times the number of Countries in Africa
In other words, the count of Countries in Africa is 0.40 times that amount.
(2016 figures) (sovereign states recognized by the UN only) The continent of Africa includes 56 sovereign countries recognized by the United Nations as of 2020. It is the second-most populous continent in the world, with 1.3 billion inhabitants.List_of_sovereign_states_and_dependent_territories_in_Africa