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Europe 1914
European military alliances in 1914. The Central Powers are shown in purple, the Allies in gray and neutral countries in yellow

The Central Powers were a group of nations fighting against the Allied Powers during World War I;

The members included Germany, Austria-Hungary, the Ottoman Empire, Bulgaria and their territories. They were also supported by Azerbaijan and Finland, as well as Lithuania in 1918 and co-belligerent Jabal Shammar. They lost the war. The Allied Forces included Great Britain, Canada, Newfoundland, Russia, France, later the United States, Greece, Portugal, Brazil, Georgia, Armenia, Australia and Japan.

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